The 12 Best Gifts to Get Your Mum on Mother’s Day in 2021

Your mum is one in a million. She’s seen you through dirty nappies, playground scrapes, relationship woes, and she’s not stopping anytime soon.

With Mother’s Day coming up, now’s a great time to return the favour and give your mum a (well deserved) break.

It’s time for Mum to take some time for herself, revel in your attention, and enjoy the best Mother's Day gifts we have on offer.

Deliver her some extra love this Mother’s Day and order her the mother of all gifts!

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Here's Our List of the 12 Best Gifts to Get Your Mum on Mother’s Day

From running around after you to keeping up appearances at work, your mum knows how to get things done. But being endlessly busy can take its toll. This Mother’s Day, why not treat her to a little luxury? Pick her up the inimitable Estée Lauder S.O.S. Skincare Gift Set. Packed with luminous goodness, this high-performing skincare set brings mum back into the light and gives her back her glow. Designed to revive the look of tired skin, the formulas in this gift set work together to deliver real, noticeable benefits.

An ode to Mum
An ode to Mum

Candles for Mother's Day gifts are pretty perfect. Simple, thoughtful, and perennially pleasing, a candle will always give someone a smile. The lovely limited-edition Glasshouse Fragrances Ode to Women Mother's Day Candle is beautifully packaged and elegantly fragranced. Telling the story of love and connection that spans the earth and beyond, this candle is a great way to show Mum that you care. The candied citrus scent blends with Ylang Ylang, White Honey and Lavender. Like a warm hug, Milky Woods, Tonka Bean, Warm Musk make for a comforting base.

You don’t need to spend a fortune to prove your love for someone. Especially not your mum! It’s always the thought that counts, and with a gorgeous skincare treat, you can’t go too far wrong. The Pixi PLUMP Collagen Boost Sheet Mask plumps and hydrates tired skin with a unique superfood-enriched formula. Containing Phyto-Collagen and Antioxidants to improve the skin’s firmness and elasticity, this mask will leave Mum’s skin feeling smoother and more hydrated after every use.

Glasshouse Scent Scene Duo: Lost in Amalfi & Kyoto in Bloom is an innovative and incredibly potent diffuser that offers out a pair of harmonizing scents. Why limit yourself to just one?! This gorgeous gift idea delivers 2 individually packaged Scent Stems fragrances: Kyoto in Bloom (Camellia and Lotus) and Lost in Amalfi (Sea Mist). Kyoto in Bloom smells of light White Florals and warm Amber, while Lost in Amalfi has a fresh, breezy, invigorating effect.

Why give her one present when you can gift two? The Aesop Resurrection Duet is cruelty-free, vegan, and Australian made, which makes it one of the kindest gifts you could present Mum with this year. A perfect first Mothers Day gift idea, this duet will fill a room with the signature Aesop aroma. The hand wash is a superior cleansing gel that washes away impurities from hard-working hands. Divinely scented and perfect for hands that are prone to dryness, this is a great treat for the woman who has everything.

Even supermums need a helping hand every now and again! The KORA Organics Rose Quartz Heart Facial Sculptor could be just the pick-me-up she needs. It doesn’t matter how much water you drink, how many serums you apply, or how many vitamins you take: sometimes skin just looks a little puffy… or flat. Use this pink Rose Quartz Gua Sha face sculptor to improve circulation and depuff tired skin. The gua sha’s handy size makes it easy to travel with and use whenever you feel the need.

Transport her senses to the bustling streets of sunny Europe with this freshly scented Carrière Frères Tomato Room Fragrance Diffuser. Among great Mothers Day gifts, this diffuser is a winner. It’s perfect for those who take pleasure in the finer things. The blend of waxes used to make the candles enhances the scent, and each is handmade for added precision. Simply made using a single note, this Carrière Frères Diffuser will remind Mum of easy-breezy times spent in the sunshine.

If your mum already has everything, get her a gift that’ll stand the test of time. Perfect for makeup-lovers and those who wish they had more room in their day to play with makeup, the Real Techniques Everyday Essentials Set will pull a look together in no time. Cruelty-free and vegan, the 5 piece set has everything you might need to create even the trickiest makeup look. Featuring ultra-soft, synthetic makeup brushes, this is a great bit of kit for anyone who loves to play with beauty. The soft synthetic fibres can be used to apply powder, cream, and liquid formulations.

Creating a calming environment before bed will help encourage a worry-free night of sleep. One of our perfect Mother's Day gifts for new mums, L'Occitane Cocon de Sérénité Relaxing Pillow Mist brings about a sense of uninterrupted rest that just can’t be beaten. The serenity-inspiring fragrance notes have been inspired by the calming breeze that filters through Provence. A new bedtime ritual might just be one of the best things you can offer Mum this year!

Help keep mum's hair blonde, instead of brassy with a high quality hair care set. The Kérastase Blond Absolu Fondant Duo is perfect for mum's who like to keep it bright and highlighted. The duo contains the Kérastase Blond Absolu Bain Ultra-Violet Shampoo, paired with the Kérastase Blond Absolu Cicaflash Fondant Conditoner. The two work together to provide care for blonde hair specifically, with toning and highly hydrating formulas.

Go for the gift of glow

Gift a supplement to help your mum radiate from within, with The Beauty Chef Radiance Ritual. This limited edition set (made special with a wonderfully designed resin spoon by Dinosaur Design), is the perfect ritual to start her day. The benefits of Beauty Chef Glow helps to feed the good bacteria in your gut with antioxidants, polyphenols and phytonutrients. Ideal for the mum who loves Clean Beauty or wellness related gifts!

Go for the gift of glow
Add the special touch of a gift card
Add the special touch of a gift card

Thank your mum for all her hard work, love and dedication by adding the special touch of a gift card to your order. You know she would always do it for you. For just $1, you can add this limited edition card for Mother's Day, with 100% of the profits donated to Fitted For Work. Fitted For Work is a not-for-profit organisation dedicated to helping women experiencing disadvantage get work, keep work, and strive at work.



It’s not always Mum who can be tricky to buy for. Mother’s Day can present any number of gift-giving quandaries! We’ve answered some of your most pressing questions and given you something to think about...


Do I get my boyfriend's mom a Mother's Day gift?

Mothers-in-law and potential mothers-in-law can be super-tricky to buy for. If you’re not sure whether you should be shopping for them, consider your relationship with them first. If your relationship is new and you want to impress your new squeeze, picking up a thoughtful treat could really help build a loving relationship with their mum. An Adore Beauty gift voucher offers you the best of both worlds. It shows that you’re thinking of them but also puts the power back in their hands. They can pick out whatever they want, thanks to you!

For a beloved mother-in-law, we love SALT BY HENDRIX Body Oil 100ml . It’s affordable, beautifully packaged, and shows excellent taste. It’s sure to make them smile and think happy thoughts of you whenever they go to use it. They can pick up all their favourite Mother’s Day gifts online!


Should I buy my wife a Mother's Day gift?

Even if you don’t have children yet, it’s still nice to treat your loved one on this kind and thoughtful day. Mothering comes in all shapes and forms, so if she’s been up all night with the puppy (or a sick you!), you could show your gratitude for her calming ways with a little treat.

With so many scents to choose from, the Dr. Bronner Rainbow Sampler is an eco-friendly treat for the bathroom you can both enjoy. You could also pep up their day with the Sensori+ Air Detoxifying Aromatic Soy Candle Macedon Trail 3441 260g, which works to purify the air with an essential blend of oils. Delightful!


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Should I get my pregnant wife a Mother's Day gift?

Seeing as she is indeed a mother-to-be, why not surprise her with a gift on this special day? A thoughtful gift is sure to make her smile, even when her ankles are swollen! The WelleCo SLEEP WELLE Calming Tea Refillable Caddy - 50 Tea Bags will help the sleepiest mum-in-the-making catch up on some essential Zs.

Just because she’s pregnant doesn’t mean she can’t look adorable! Mother’s Day makeup gifts make great presents. A gorgeous eyeshadow palette like this one from M.A.C will open up her options and give her a whole new pregnancy look to play with. And you’ll benefit from her newfound confidence too!


Should I get Mother's Day gifts for Grandma?

It’s such a lovely idea to celebrate your grandma on Mother’s Day. Let’s face it: you wouldn’t be here if it wasn’t for her! You don’t have to make a grand gesture either. Just pick out something sweet and thoughtful, and you’re bound to bring her some joy.

This Mother’s Day, celebrate the people you love by giving them a gift that can be delivered right to their door. Even if you can’t be with them in person, you can still let them know how much they mean to you. Let’s celebrate all the mums!




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