Mother’s Day is the occasion to show your mom how much you appreciate her and all that she does for you. While you could simply pick up a classic flower bouquet from your local store, there are plenty of unique and personal gifts that will encourage mom to take some time for herself. If you’re not sure where to start, take a look at this curated collection of our favorite self-care essentials.
L’Beauxtique Evening Body Serum
If mom is stressed, tired, and low on time (and do you know a mom who isn’t?), this body serum has a subtle scent that gently reminds her to relax and rest. Created by a female-run BIPOC company, this curated blend of 14 plant-based ingredients with aromatic notes of cardamom, jasmine, palo santo, and yuzu is designed for relaxation and to enrich your skin. Use code MOTHERSDAY10 for 10% off the serum and gift set through midnight 5/9/21. They are also offering free shipping to the contiguous U.S. L’Beaxtique, $69.
7AM SoHo Satchel
Lightweight, spacious and water repellent, this vegan bag will fit all of mom’s daily gym essentials, while keeping things organized with the five spacious internal pockets and two external side pockets. It’s lightweight, comes in five colors, machine washable, and cruelty-free. 7AM is a 100% vegan company. 7AM SoHo, $75.
RYZE Superfoods Mushroom Coffee
Give mom her coffee fix with a healthy twist this Mother’s Day. RYZE Mushroom Coffee is a healthier coffee replacement that’s made from arabica beans and a blend of six functional mushrooms to support immunity, boost focus and energy, fight inflammation and relieve stress. It only contains 48 mg of caffeine, which is roughly half that of a normal cup of coffee. RYZE Mushroom Coffee is vegan, 100% natural, keto-friendly, and non-GMO. RYZE Superfoods, $36 for 60 servings, or $30/month with autoship.
Welly Traveler Bottle
This triple-walled, vacuum-insulated bottle comes with a removable infuser and sleek loop cap, making it beautifully simple to stay hydrated no matter where the day takes your mom. The Traveler keeps drinks cold for up to 24 hours and hot for up to 14 hours. The bottles are made of food-grade stainless steel, bamboo, BPA-free plastic, and silicone, and Welly donates 3 percent of sales to clean water projects worldwide. $35, Welly
Rise Countertop Indoor Garden
Rise Gardens is an indoor smart garden that’s easy enough to use even for the notorious plant-killing moms. The guided mobile app tells them step-by-step what to do to grow a flourishing garden filled with fresh, pesticide-free produce, like arugula, beets, tomatoes, peppers, and herbs- all at once. For the diehard, garden-loving moms the Family Garden modular system offers 3 level options, and the new Personal Garden is perfect for small spaces fitting right on a countertop. $279, Rise Gardens
Klei Soothe Self-Care Set
Mom can soften her skin with this nourishing botanical Soothe Rose & Coconut Milk bath soak. A mineral-rich base of Dead Sea salt is blended with coconut milk to soften and pamper, and French rose clay soothes and balances skin. Decadent Soothe Rose & Coconut Body Scrub gives her radiant and glowing skin. Softening shea butter and moisturizing safflower oil are blended with sugar to gently exfoliate, leaving the skin feeling soft and smooth. Klei believes that taking care of the self should never be at the expense of others, so they are 100% cruelty-free, water-free, natural, recyclable, and charitable (this Brooklyn company donates 10% of their profits to Brooklyn nonprofits. $48, Klei Beauty
Manduka EKO® Superlite Travel Yoga Mat
The Manduka EKO Superlight Travel yoga mat is light (weighing in at a mere 2.2 pounds), and offers some serious grip even in the sweatiest hot yoga classes. It’s made from biodegradable natural tree rubber, manufactured with zero waste and with no harmful plasticizers or foaming agents. The brand has created the LiveOn mat recycling program partnering with Renewal Workshop, which consists in moving towards zero waste. If you are based in the U.S., you purchase a mat with them and you can ship yours back at no extra cost. $50, Manduka
Vellabox Candle Subscription
Do you know what really sets the mood this spring? Heavenly scented small-batch candles— especially ones that are made by American artisans, are vegan and cruelty-free, use 100% natural wax with cotton wicks, and are phthalate- and paraben-free. Vellabox ticks all those boxes, with an expertly curated candle subscription box. With three sizes to choose from, your recipient will receive a candle and surprise gift each month all year long. Vellabox; starting at $10/month