Mums, eh? They can be notoriously tricky to buy for - meaning that the run up to Mother’s Day is often really quite stressful. Been dashing around like a headless chicken, scouring the shelves in search of the ideal gift? We suggest you stop, take a deep breath and let us help out. After all, they do say that two heads are better than one – and we’re only too happy to assist.
From perfect products that she can unwrap on the day, to the best spas to take her to for a bit of pampering, we’ve done the research for you – but we’re happy to let you take the credit. So go on, why not treat her to one of these and make her day:
Pinks Boutique scented candles – These clever candles double up as hand and body moisturisers – making them pretty novel gifts. Just make sure you order one for yourself, too, as you may find you can’t bring yourself to part with it!
CK Escape fragrance set – Ideal for stylish mums, this gift set consists of 100ml Calvin Klein Escape Eau de Parfum and 200ml CK Escape Body Lotion. Fruity, floral and feminine, the fragrance is perfect for spring and certain to earn you some real brownie points.
e.l.f Target gift bag – Popular makeup brand e.l.f’s new limited edition gift bag contains an all over colour stick, cream eyeliner and dazzling purple polish, all for £5. What’s more, £1 from every gift bag purchased in March will be donated to Target Ovarian Cancer – making this a truly feel-good present (www.eyeslipsface.co.uk).
Aromatherapy Associates miniature bath & shower oil collection (pictured) – Mums are always busy bees, and we reckon they deserve to put their feet up from time to time. Aromatherapy Associates’ luxurious bath and shower oils contain natural extracts to clear the mind and soothe the body (www.armoatherapyassociates.com).
Wahanda voucher – If you can’t decide what to get, why not leave it up to her? The Wahanda gift voucher can be redeemed at over a thousand different UK venues, making it nice and easy to give the gift of health and beauty.
The Sanctuary Spa – A women only spa, the Sanctuary is the perfect place to spend some quality time with your mum. She’ll love the luxurious setting and the indulgent treatments, which range from relaxing massages to toning body wraps.
Sussex Spa at the Grand Hotel, Eastbourne – Oh, we do like to be beside the seaside – and so do our mums. We recommend heading to the Sussex Spa for a girly weekend of massages, manicures and a cheeky ice cream on the beach. Bliss!
Grayshott Spa - This week’s ‘Spa of the week’, Grayshott is popular at Wahanda HQ thanks to its stunning grounds and expert approach to wellbeing. Head here for delicious meals, indulgent treatments and walks on National Trust land.
Looking for more inspiration? Don’t worry, there are plenty more ideas where these came from – head to our Mother’s Day gift ideas page for lots of venues and offers, or have a read of our afternoon tea blog for some sweet treats.
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