Mother's Day gift guide: Beauty gifts for the ladies in your life

From mothers, aunties and grandmas to sisters, BFFs and work wives, we share some of the most special bonds with the ladies in our lives. The people that know us inside and out, and sometimes, better than we know ourselves.

So when Sunday May 9 rolls around, treat the women who surround you with some extra love, and of course, a few beauty products won't go astray.

Below, we have rounded up our top gifting picks - just click the brand name to learn more!


A'kin Brightening Glow Clay Mask has been formulated with the richest natural source of vitamin C, the Australian Kakadu Plum, which brightens and evens skin tone. Natural AHAs from Australian Caviar Lime work hard to combat the appearance of pigmentation and leave your skin looking radiant and refreshed. 

Alya Skin Pink Pearl Illuminating Eye Cream is the latest addition from the brand and works to magically brighten, smooth, and hydrate the delicate eye area visibly. It illuminates and colour corrects the under eye with its pearly-pink tone, creating the perfect canvas for makeup application, or a fresh natural glow.

Ella Baché Eternal+ Regenerating Night Cream has a concentrated formula containing olive oil to help speed up the natural repair process, myrtle extract for its rejuvenating properties, hyaluronic acid to help plump the skin’s surface for a more youthful appearance, and collaxyl to tone and firm.

Essano Rosehip Treat Your Skin Pack is the perfect gift set to treat your loved ones or yourself. Includes five of Essano's best-selling core range in mini sizes for glow-on-the-go. 

Alpha-H Authentic Ageing Kit features five powerhouse products to offer a full AM and PM routine that works synergistically to help fight the visible signs of ageing for a youthful, year-round radiance. Featuring cult classics like the Liquid Gold Midnight Reboot Serum and Liquid Gold Eye Firming Cream, this pack is sure to be a winner!

Kosmea Discover Collection contains a comprehensive selection of the range to cleanse, hydrate, and revitalise skin. All products are conveniently sized under 100mL, making them the perfect addition to in-flight carry-on luggage, or to trial the range for the first time. 

Dr. LeWinn's Recoverëderm Intensive Overnight Barrier Repair Balm is a silky moisturiser that soothes and hydrates skin overnight. It also helps to visually reduce redness and blotchiness and retain skin moisture, while minimising the visible signs of lines and wrinkles.

La Roche-Posay Hyalu B5 Hyaluronic Acid Anti-Ageing Serum is an anti-wrinkle solution to intensely hydrate and replump sensitive skin. It has a fresh, hydrating water gel texture, which is enriched with pure hyaluronic acid, vitamin B5 and madecassoside. 

Sunday Riley Ceramic Slip Cleanser is formulated with a blend of baby soft, plant-based purifying soaps that lift and wash away impurities without stripping skin. French green clay, bentonite clay, and white clay pull dirt, oil, pollution, SPF, and makeup from pores, while rice and olive oil esters protect the skin from dehydration. 

Ipsum Lip Oil Balm, AKA one of Kim Kardashian's favourites, is a luxuriously rich and conditioning lip oil balm. It has a blend of pure and organic native plant oils, esters and waxes to instantly soothe and smooth lips with long-lasting, intense nourishment. Say goodbye to dry winter lips, with this bad boy.


So…? Miss So…? Midnight Magic Eau de Toilette is fragranced with a signature scent inspired by strong women. Dewy notes of nectarine and strawberry open up the fragrance, complemented by mysterious notes of oriental vanilla and praline.

Sisley Paris Izia La Nuit pays homage to a unique and mysterious rose that grows in Isabelle d’Ornano’s (co-founder of Sisley) garden and only blooms fleetingly once a year. A deep, opulent and nocturnal fragrance, dressed in wood, a hint of vanilla, and leathery notes. 

Minenssey Mine Natural Perfume Oil a fresh, feminine and seductively floral fragrance reminiscent of the honeyed scent of blooms on a warm breeze. Laced with luxurious damask rose, jasmine sambac and neroli, this 100% natural perfume oil lingers on the skin and relaxes the body and mind.

Yves Saint Laurent Libre Eau de Toilette is a new addition from the luxury brand, infusing a pure, soft white tea accord into the freshness of diva lavender and the burning sensuality of orange blossom absolute. YSL is also offering complimentary engraving on all its fragrances on, providing an even more personalised touch this Mother's Day.

Giorgio Armani Si Passione Intense is a rich, yet unforgettably elegant, intensely floral fragrance magnified by vibrant woody and musky notes. The iconic Si signature top note of blackcurrant nectar is blended with an ever more emphatic floral heart of jasmine absolute and super-infusion alongside rose notes. 


Clarins Lip Comfort Oil Shimmer nourishes and protects lips while enhancing them with a pretty shimmer finish. Based on 65 years of plant-based oil expertise, Clarins enhances lips at each application with this new, highly nourishing oil trio of organic macadamia, hazelnut, and organic jojoba.

jane iredale Glow Time™ Blush Stick gives cheeks a golden, lit-from-within glow. It is formulated with jojoba seed oil to hydrate and smooth the skin. It has buildable, blendable colour payoff with a radiant golden finish, natural, streak-free application and is ideal for on-the-go application or touch-ups. 

Mavala Switzerland Graceful Collection is a lipstick collection inspired by autumn/winter 2021 trends. The range is formulated with a PROLIP complex that is a combination of candelilla wax, shea butter, aloe vera, vitamin E, UVB sun filters and a blending of wax and oils for multiple benefits. 

Natio Sapphire Coast Mineral Eyeshadow Palette is a sleek, portable palette of twelve blendable mineral eyeshadows. It offers a range of shades and finishes from fresh ocean greens and glistening golds to rich bronzes and deep sparkling blues. 

benecos Multi Effect Mascara conjures up volume, length and curl for the lashes. The care formula consists of beeswax, jojoba oil and sunflower oil as well as vitamin E, which creates smooth application with no clumping.


Nature’s Way Beauty Collagen Mature Skin Tablets helps to promote collagen production from deep within. Specifically formulated for more mature skin with twice the collagen of the brand's original Beauty Collagen tablets, plus skin care heroes retinol and vitamin C, to reduce free radicals that form in the body it helps to visibly improve skin elasticity and firmness.

The Beauty Chef Radiance Ritual x Dinosaur Designs is a limited-edition kit that includes The Beauty Chef's best-selling GLOW Inner Beauty power with a lovingly crafted Dinosaur Designs resin teaspoon. Allow mum to create a sacred self-care ritual, she'll thank you for it.

Skin Physics Antioxidant Beauty Elixir is an antioxidant-rich beauty supplement that uses a combination of 10 superfood berries to provide superior cellular protection and promote skin renewal. Its blend of essential vitamins and minerals with Biotin provide stronger, healthier looking skin, hair, and nails for an overall revitalised appearance.


Weleda Lavender Relaxing Bath Milk is formulated to help with mental exhaustion, over-stimulation and restlessness. Ideal for use at night, the bath milk works to relax the body and mind, reducing tension and easing restlessness.

LUSH Mother’s Day 2021 - Happy Mother’s Day Gift Pack will have anyone knowing how much they are appreciated with floral pampering for bath, shower and body. Contains: Mother of Pearl Bath Bomb, Rose Gold Bath Bomb, Jasmine Cream Bubble Bar, Dream Cream Body Lotion, Lotus Flower Soap, Mamma Mia Body Scrub and Rose Jam Shower Gel.

Arbonne Rescue & Renew Detox Soak allows mum to take time to release her stress and soak in all the goodness of a warm bath. Quick-dissolving sea salt crystals help remove surface impurities and cleanse the skin, while turmeric root extract helps boost radiance. Emerge with smoother, softer skin, all ready for replenishment.


Hawaiian Tropic Everyday Gradual Milk provides a long-lasting, gradual tan. It is formulated with aloe and vitamin E to hydrate the skin with every application. The transfer-resistant formula dries quickly, leaving skin with a flawless and streak-free glow.

Jurlique Restoring Hand Duo is a luxurious hand wash and lotion duo that contains a special blend of natural botanical extracts to gently cleanse, soothe and replenish precious hands. The packaging features botanical illustrations by South Australian artist, Claire Ishino, who strives to create artwork that lifts the spirit and fills the home and heart with happiness the same way a piece of music can transport you to a happy memory.

Skinbox Pamper Pack is carefully composed of popular basics for a flawless complexion. The starter kit includes: Body Scrub (choose from either Charcoal & Mint, Caramel Latte or Papaya & Pineapple), Salted Caramel Lip Scrub, Coconut & Cucumber Hydrating Mist, Jiggle Free Lotion and a Cosmetics Bag. 

JERGENS Ultra Healing Body Balm helps to combat the signs of extremely dry skin with instant and lasting relief for the whole body. Perfect for a nightstand or bathroom shelf to provide intense moisturisation for true hydration you can see and feel. 

Bio-Oil Skincare Oil is a careful blend of botanical extracts and vitamins suspended in a unique oil base, specifically designed to help improve the appearance of scars and stretch marks. It’s the perfect gift for expecting mums and those who have recently welcomed new bubs.


Glasshouse Fragrances Ode To Women Soy Candle 380g is a limited-edition candle for Mother's Day. As reassuring as her presence, as warm as her embrace, this oriental fragrance comforts with notes of cashmere essence, wild lavender and warm musk. Generously soft yet boldly confident, it’s a dazzling dichotomy which will captivate at every turn.

MOR Buds & Blossoms Collection - In Full Bloom Marshmallow Home Fragrance Duo allows you to your home with the sensual aroma of the brand's best-selling Marshmallow fragrance in this stylish petite candle and diffuser set. Contains: Marshmallow Petite Reed Diffuser (40mL) and Marshmallow Petite Candle (60g).

Circa Home Liquidless Diffuser Set includes a ceramic holder plus two Scent Stem™ fragrances that use innovative dry diffusion technology: Mimosa Mist (limited-edition) and Vanilla Bean & Allspice. Flameless and cordless, it's the perfect always-on fragrance solution for busy households.


FOREO UFO 2 - This Mother's Day (like all days), FOREO is celebrating mums and giving the gift of radiant, glowy skin. And the best part? All you need is two minutes with the UFO 2 - a power masking device that grants busy mums with an at-home, spa-quality facial. Every purchase of UFO 2 receives a FREE box of Bulgarian Rose Masks and FOREO spa headband. 

Swisspers Makeup Pads are 100% pure cotton, triple combed to create a soft, plump pad with a unique ‘stitching’ around the edge of the pad to hold them together even when very wet. Perfect for very liquid cleansers like micellar water.

LUMISKIN™ Hana Compact Sonic Beauty Device is a compact size cleansing tool ideal for on-the-go. The design and ergonomic curve fits the contours of the face, deeply cleansing and massaging, while also reducing the appearance of fine lines and wrinkles by encouraging collagen production. 

Nu Skin® ageLOC® Boost is a breakthrough beauty device system that brings out skin’s brilliant best. It leaves behind visibly brighter, plumper, bouncier skin with youthful radiance and a more even-toned complexion. Effortless to use, just two minutes a day.


muk Blow 3900 - IR dries hair gently and quickly, while infusing it with shine, moisture balance and protection from thermal damage. It utilises revolutionary infrared lights that are imbedded in the dryer’s barrel to infuse a gentle heat deep inside the hair shaft. 

John Frieda Hydrate & Recharge Deep Soak Masque quenches thirsty, lifeless hair with an intensive surge of moisture. Infused with nutrient rich drops containing monoi oil and keratin, this hair mask for dry hair deeply nourishes dry, brittle strands for touchably soft, silky hair that moves with you.  

BaBylissPRO Graphite Titanium Ionic Hair Straightener combines multiple innovations for exceptional heat, glide and durability. It has a graphite upper plate for extremely low friction and a titanium lower plate for super fast conduction of heat. It also features an advanced ceramic heater, ionic generator, dual voltage and memory function.

Manicare RapidDry Hair Turban protects hair by reducing frizz, split ends and breakage, with its premium microfibre material.

And to all the women in our lives - thank you!