2021 Mother's Day: Gifts Ideas For Every Kind Of Mom
By James Dinh
May 7, 2021
Mother's Day is right around the corner, and after the year that was 2020, you already know that moms deserve all the love, attention and special gestures to make them feel appreciated. Haven’t had the time to think about what to get ahead of the Sunday occasion? From skincare to household accessories, creative artwork and the alike, iHeartRadio has you covered with a list of suggestions on what you can gift every kind of mom. Whether you're celebrating over Zoom or spending some time with her in-person, it's important to make her feel the love this weekend and we're here to help.
Malicious Women Co. know how to perfect a number of sassy items to pair with your mom's cheeky side. From their candle collection to their stationery and options for apparel, the Washington-based company knows how to lean into that side of your mom's personality. After all, it comes from the heart. The company was born after owner Lacie Marsh-Carroll decided to put her time into soy-candle making after losing a near, dear friend of hers.
It's not easy to consistently carve out some time for your skin, but the folks behind Trophy Skin offer a number of tools to elevate your skin to new heights — all from the comforts of their own home. Most notably, their Microdermabrasion gadget focuses on wrinkles, blemishes and acne scars. Using the microdermabrasion tool helps users prioritize their skin at a price that can be justified.
Wine is an easy gift to offer the mom who loves to sip, but PureWine brings it to a new level by removing both histamines and sulfites that cause wine sensitivities. Without impacting natural taste, aroma or color, the brand’s Wand accelerates aeration and helps ensure a smooth taste in as little as three minutes.
We all love adventures, especially when it's organized in a scratch-off keepsake challenge book with 50 unique adventures. Help your mom get out of her comfort zone with a specialty book that pushes her to do things for herself, with her partner, family or friends. This scrapbook prompts the adventure and lets its owners commemorate the moment with a spot for a photo and a journey entry.
Creating an atmosphere is important and the team behind Pure Daily Care has a 2-in-1 wellness device that focuses on creating the mood for Aromatherapy and Salt Therapy. While the heatless ultrasonic diffuser atomizes essential oils, a separate part of the device provides natural air ionization and purification, courtesy of raw Himalayan salt crystals mined from the mountains of Pakistan.
Jewelry is an easy gift, but why opt for the generic when you can break the mold and not the bank? Gemandi Jewelry offers 5A grade crystal jewelry, including rings, necklaces, earrings and more. In an effort to create sustainable pieces and remain on top of trends, the designers know the important of creativity and sell their one-of-a-kind pieces at their official website and no where else.
Pampering is an important part of feeling good and sugaringLA offers something special by helping remove body hair with a literal ball of sugar paste. Instead of waxing, sugaringLA offers locations throughout California, as well as at-home kits, for a sugaring process that is fully bio-degradable and hypoallergenic. In fact, the only preservative they use is lemon.
Summer is approaching quickly and there's no better backyard walkway to enjoy than PoolCandy's gigantic outdoor water sprinkler set. Whether they're running through the jumbo sprinkler with little ones or basking in some sun nearby, mothers can enjoy this blow-up piece up from any range. Did we also mention that it features water spray jets pointing in all directions?
Bypass the trouble of organizing a winery outing and opt for In Good Taste's kits mailed straight to your mother's home. Help her turn her living room into a tasting session with the brand's flight of eight, unique 187ml mini bottles paired with virtual tasting events over Zoom.
If you want to gift your mother something on the creative end, the Original Budda Board is a zen-like painting experience, where they can paint on the surface of the board with water and skip the mess with the disappearing art once the water evaporates.
Mothers love a good hack or shortcut and the inventory at PatPat does the trick with their Kitchen & Dining selection. Want to help her keep eggs organized and looking tidy in the refrigerator? Take a look at their retractable container box. How about something to help her cut all the vegetables, fruits and cheese? Well, there’s a 7 blade chopper that makes for compact and easy dicing. They also sell clothing for women and children, as well as additional at-home accessories.
No matter her age, the Backyard Candles Coconut Candles offer something special with 53 highly-fragranced soy candles that match the weeks in the year. Made with real half shell coconuts, these candles were inspired by the four elements: Earth, air, water and fire. As per founder Justin Healy, the elements come together to create our physical world and they've incorporated that concept into their mission statement. They want to create deeper meaning with the very products that they make.
Aging is a hard concept for some to grasp and the team behind TRUST Biologic understands that, so they’ve turned their attention to Baby Boomers who want to not just age gracefully, but confidently, too — and they’re using CBD to do it. Using their four key formulations, they’ve been able to create anti-aging products that hone in on skin health, inflammation, imbalance, aches and pains.
If your mom is all about the environment, then Elise Design Company has a number of options to help dazzle up her look and save the planet. Not only is this jewelry made with the intent to provide some versatility to her wardrobe with multi-season options, but founder Christa Elise has created items that are made from natural woods, crafted acrylics and quality metals. Plus, every purchase contributes to the reforestation of our planet through the non-profit One Tree Planted.
ZV Botanicals is also an option for moms who like to bask in essential oil infusions of tinctures, bitters, salves and body oils. Utilizing a combo of cannabinoids and terpenes, each blend is hand-crafted to offer therapeutic benefits. Whether you're interested in gifting their tincture drops or their blend massage oils, the products are bound to have them feeling relaxed.
The people behind Vagabond are shoemakers and there's no question about it. If your mom is in need of some new footwear, then the sustainable-focused brand is a great option for gifting this Mother's Day. Head on over to their website and you'll notice that they have an array of options, including boots, shoes, pumps, high-heeled sandals, regular sandals, to name a few. As a Swedish brand born in 1973, the line started out as a pure men's shoe brand, before extended to female footwear fashion and eventually becoming one of Europe's leading fashion shoe companies. Plus, their products are made from their very own in-house sourced production.
Another direction you can pivot to in the crafts department is products from the Diamond Art Club. The brand of meditative crafts involves painting with diamonds, where you place hundreds of resin gems one by one on a color-coded canvas. It beats making a mess of the house with splashy paints on canvases and hones in on the intricacy of creating a shimmering piece that will last years.
While feeling good in the outside world is certainly a thing, there’s comfort in feeling the feels while washing up, too. That’s where Manna Kadar Cosmetics comes in handy. Their line of "stay fresh" products is sure to have all the on-the-go mothers feeling like they've shown their bodies some much-needed TLC. From a shower mist to a body wash and the all-too-necessary anti-bacterial hand sanitizer, these products are meant to give her that spa-like feel all from the comforts of her own bath.
Every mother is different and Athia's skincare products are for those who lead an active lifestyle. Created for women focused on athleticism, this skincare line was formulated to target the potential skin issues that might arise from high levels of activity. But supporting women is not just a marketing ploy. Each Athia purchase directly helps provide monthly scholarships for young girls around the world via their partnership with She's The First, a New York City-based nonprofit focused on fighting gender inequality through education.
Haircare is a journey and Boucléme is here to help your mother make that experience as delightful as possible. With curated kits meant for all kinds of waves, curls and coils, the folks behind this brand are focused on helping customers detox and reset their curls with a line of hair oils, creams and defining gels. Oh, and they're also a brand that believes in sustainability and farmers being paid fairly, so they use fair trade ingredients wherever possible.
If you want to give mom an at-home visit to the spa, then Riiviva will also do the trick. The medical-grade microdermabrasion device's tip exfoliates and removes dead skin cells. They're then sucked away in a mini vacuum inside a diamond coated tip. Did we mention that it is wireless?
Rest Day CBD Soaks combines both bath bombs and CBD for good reason. Rest Day was inspired by two women trying to fit training into their lives. Interested in learning better ways to recover, amid preparation for a marathon, the two friends put their heads together. This is their result, a line that eases the hardships that come with training like dealing with fatigue, aches and pains.
Take a look at the ingredients for LifeAround2Angels bath bombs and you’ll see why they live up to their name. These all-natural items are for all skin types and intended to leave it feeling silky and soft. With fragrances like watermelon, Honeydew melon, Mexican lime, it also might increase her appetite ahead of that meal you're going to cook her for Mother's Day, right?