What Your Mom Actually Wants for Mother’s Day

Mothers Day - Best Gifts

Now, when Mother’s Day is literally around the corner, it seems like every single person in this country is trying to figure out what to gift. We want our Mother’s Day gift to be practical and sweet at the same time – which is not an easy thing to find. While trying to figure out what to gift my mother, I came out with these non-trivial Mother’s Day gift ideas that I think you’d appreciate too.

BOTOX for Mothers Day

Botox Treatment

A woman of any age wants to look beautiful and wrinkle-free so why not gifting your mom a voucher to a Botox treatment? If you followed my Stories lately, I took one of my dearest friends Lora to a Botox treatment at the Dr. Melissa Levin office and she was so happy about this summer-ready touch-up.

Lora has amazing skin so all she needed is just a little lift around the eye and frown lines areas. While we are still looking for Botox results to fully develop (it takes anywhere from 5 to 10 days), Lora is already excited about that post-vacation refreshed look that only Botox treatment could give.

My mom, who is in her mid-50s and lives in Belarus, does Botox treatments all the time so I will be sending her an online voucher to visit her favorite dermatologist in Minsk. So every time she looks in a mirror she is thinking of me (and power of Botox, LOL).

VENUS ET FLEUR for Mothers Day

Venus Et Fleur Roses in a Box

I don’t know a woman whose heart is not melting from seeing Insta-famous Eternity Roses by Venus et Fleur. These beautiful roses in a box smell so delicious and last up to one year. In other words, it’s like gifting your mom flowers that will continue making her happy at least until next Mother’s Day. Isn’t it the best kind of gift?

If you are in New York, I highly recommend stopping by The Oculus where Venus Et Fleur just opened their retail location. There, you can not only pick a beautiful arrangement of your choice but also take incredible photos for your Insta. Think about it: a whole wall made out of roses in boxes – it’s so adorable!

And if you live outside of New York, no worries at all – the company is offering international shipping on all orders. And if you are Los Angeles or New York-based, you can pick a same-day delivery option. That’s actually a great solution for Mother’s Day procrastinators – you can literally order your Eternity Roses now to be delivered on Sunday.

LAGOS - Best Mothers Day Gifts

Caviar Jewelry by LAGOS

If your mom wears jewelry, look no more than LAGOS. You probably already saw those beautiful caviar-beading fine jewelry all over the Internet. And as a person who had an opportunity to personally try and wear LAGOS pieces, I have to say that I’m totally addicted.

These are not your typical boring dainty pieces that add nothing to your look but a statement, elegant jewelry pieces that will match absolutely any look your mom is going for. Perhaps, the easiest Mother’s Day gift would be one of their caviar bracelets.

You mom can layer these adorable bracelets with other jewelry in her wardrobe or start building up her entire LAGOS collection. AKA you will not have to think about any additional Mother’s Day gift ideas for at least a few years. It’s very efficient, right?

Another line of products I recommend paying attention to is their Smart Caviar collection. If your mom is into counting her steps on her Apple Watch, consider upgrading it with a stylish caviar beading bracelet. It turns a bulky piece of technology in a stylish, timeless accessory.

Fresh Beauty - Best Mothers Day Gifts

Anything by Fresh Beauty

I send my mom cosmetics all the time and as per her feedback, Fresh Beauty is her absolute favorite brand. Not only all the products are made out of natural ingredients, but these are also always efficient and smell so good. The question is, which of so many amazing Fresh Beauty products to try?

This year, I took my friend Lora on an exploration trip to Fresh Beauty store at Union Square, so she gives me a better idea of what a woman of my mom’s age would enjoy the most. These are the products that Lora personally loves and recommends picking up for Mother’s Day:

Fresh Rose Hydrating Toner is ideal for a woman of any age as it’s very gentle on your skin and smells so beautiful. Not to mention a visual aspect of it: real rose petals that you can see in the bottle are so pretty-looking!

Fresh Sugar Lip Balms are always to have in your bag in case of dry lips emergency. These come in different tint shades to add just a little color to your appearance without looking like you are wearing a full face of makeup. Ideal for moms who appreciate natural beauty and can’t stand the feeling of dry lips.

Fresh Black Tea Firming Eye Serum is a lightweight eye cream that you can either layer underneath other eye creams (I wrote about this eye cream trick in this post) or on its own. This product is designed to re-hydrate sensitive around eye area and help with puffiness, fine lines, and loss of elasticity. I’m personally using this serum for the last few months and I’m absolutely obsessed with it!

Fresh Lotus Youth Preserve Face Cream is a decadent “fits all” kind of hydrator. Its gentle formula delivers a 24-hour hydration to your skin that doesn’t mess up your makeup. Over time, your skin looks younger and more luminous – maybe that’s why my mom can’t get enough of this magic daily moisturizer!

If you are not sure what your mom’s skincare preferences are, I recommend picking one of Fresh Beauty’s body products. Specifically, my all-time favorite Fresh Brown Sugar Body Polish that exfoliates and hydrates your skin at the same time. One of Fresh’s best-selling body lotions (my current favorite scent is Sugar Lychee), or hand cream – every mom can use some help with her hard-working hands! I love the scent of Fresh Sugar Lemon Moisturizing Hand Cream.

Vadiathan - House of Dorchester

Luxury Chocolate

Finally, if none of the above sparked joy, consider gifting your mom a box of designer chocolate! My recent chocolate discovery is those pretty-looking and yummy-tasting pieces from the House of Dorchester.

I receiver these beautiful chocolate boxes as a gift from my good college friend Vadim and I literally inhaled an entire box of Marc De Champagne truffles in one day. Ever since that day I’ve been stocking Vadiathan Malibu online store where you can find more chocolate variations from the brand and much more. Like gorgeous Christian Lacroix stationery and elegant candles from Brooklyn Candle Studio.

If you are in the Malibu area, consider stopping by Vadim’s stunning boutique so you can gift-wrap all the gifts you prepared for your mom this Mother’s Day.

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What to gift your mom on Mother’s Day is never an easy decision, but I hope that my roundup was helpful for making up your mind. I haven’t visited my mom in a while and I miss her so much, so I’ll be certainly over-gifting her this holiday. I wonder what gift are you planning on giving your mom this Mother’s Day?