Stylizen's pick of Mother's Day beauty buys that are nothing short of stunning! Here's how to shop the perfect makeup, skin and scent presents in 12 steps!
With Mother’s Day around the corner, it’s time to start thinking outside the beauty box when it comes to gifts. A little bit of luxury and self-indulgence – with a twist – is the perfect treat for the super special lady in your life.
Take the guesswork out of the gorgeous, radiant skin with this simplified selection of luxe skincare from La Prairie. Each statement cosmetics pouch contains four essential products that will pack some punch in the anti-ageing department.
La Prairie Anti-Ageing Essentials, $375 – available at David Jones.
Cleansing gets futurist – and fun – with the Foreo LUNA go sonic cleansing brush. Suitable for all skin types, the small pulsations of this travel-size gem ensure all dirt, oil, makeup residue and dead skin cells are removed. It also allows for two modes – cleansing and anti-ageing – to cater for your mother’s requirements.
Foreo LUNA go Facial Brush, $125 – available at Foreo.
When all else fails, reach for the oil. The ultimate salve for dull, dry skin, Mum will love having three at arm’s length for skin emergencies. The Bobbi Brown Moisture Rescue Kit contains a reviver, a moisturiser and a fortifier to ease any skin conditions in one antioxidant rich boost.
Bobbi Brown Moisture Rescue Kit, $46.20 – available at Bobbi Brown.
If there’s one beauty tool we always need on speed dial, it’s a decent buffer. This one from Sephora goes above and beyond. Its unique shape works to any nail bed or tip shape with ease, and it files, buffs and shapes without snags.
Sephora Collection 3-Step Ergo Buffer, $12 – available at Sephora.
Go old-school lady-like beauty luxe this Mother’s Day with Ted Baker’s manicure set which contains a mirror, tweezers, nail clippers, cuticle trimmer and scissors in a case you will never want to hide at the bottom of your luggage!
Ted Baker London Manicure Set, $87.28 – available at Nordstrom.
The Aromatherapy Co. Elements Hand Balm, Earth, $19.95 – available at David Jones.
They say brows are a frame for the face, and lashes are the art, therefore this Estee Lauder Sumptuous Knockout Mascara Set is the ultimate all-in-one gift of pure brow and lash gorgeousness!
Estee Lauder Sumptuous Knockout Mascara Set, $50.40 – available at David Jones.
When is a lip treatment so much more than a lip treatment? When it’s the Eve Lom Kiss Mix Disco Ball! Infused with a delicious blend of active extracts, including cooling menthol, it can be applied under lipstick, over lip colour or worn alone for enhanced shine.
Eve Lom Kiss Mix Disco Ball, $28 – available at Coggles.
If your mum is the type who knows her contouring from her strobing, then anything from Make Up For Ever (the go-to brand for all the best make-up artists) will put a smile on her dial. I’m going to pop two of these in my shopping cart – one for me and one for mum!
Make Up For Ever Artist Shadow 1 Palette, $69 – available at Sephora.
Calypso St. Barths is an iconic must-have for purveyors of effortless scent. Our favourite is the fresh mimosa, dripping with citrus, bergamot and almond. It is a luxury mum will revel with each spritz.
Aerin Lauder’s holiday limited edition set is full-tilt glamour in five mini fragrances. A modern wardrobe of scent in one chic coffret, it’s an ideal travel partner for mum’s next weekend away.
Aerin Coffret Fragrance Set, $150 – available at Estee Lauder.
Candle lovers can’t go past Voluspa’s Japonica archive gift set. A dozen embossed glass votives house clean burning blends that last for 15 hours each. Truly a gift that keeps on giving.
Voluspa Japonica Archive Gift Set, $149.95 – available at Adore Beauty.
Do you love giving beauty-inspired gifts for Mother’s Day? Which does your mum love best?