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With the holidays right around the corner, you may wonder what the best gifts for moms (whether it be your own mother, a new mother in your friend group, or your mother-in-law) are this year. Finding the best gift for the said mom in your list is, of course, dependent on the interests and personality of the person, but for starters, there are a few categories you really can’t go wrong with: beauty, self-care, health, home, and fashion.
If you haven’t already started your holiday shopping yet, it’s time to get started. Given the ongoing supply change issues and early shipping cut-offs for guaranteed deliveries, you’ll want to make sure you give yourself a little wiggle room. Keep on reading to find out the best gifts for mom that she’ll love to score you the “favorite child” status for a few days.
For the Beauty Lover
Fresh Sugar Collection Lip Care Set
This gift is great for when winter rolls around and dry lips season officially begins. This five-piece lip set includes lip treatments, advanced therapy treatments, and balms with buildable color (sugar honey, rose, and petal). All of the Fresh products work to add moisture to the lips and leave them feeling, looking, and smelling great.
Essie Gel Couture Nail Polish
Save your mom money during the holiday season by gifting her some professional-quality nail polish. Instead of dropping top dollar at the nail salon, she can give herself a salon-grade manicure with this gel polish that provides color and lasts up to two weeks without a heat lamp.
Rebecca Crews Matte Lipstick
Pair the lip care set above with this lipstick from Rebecca Crews that dries down semi-matte and provides an intense color payoff. The cruelty-free and vegan lipsticks are available in eight gorgeous shades ranging from red and orange to purple and pink.
For the Moms In Need of Some Self-Care
Pure Enrichment PureRelief Deluxe Foot Warmer
Made with soft plush sherpa lining, this cozy foot warmer offers four heat settings to keep toes warm ranging from 110 to 140 degrees. Plus, there’s an anti-slip sole at the bottom, so your feet will stay in place while in use.
Brooks Running Glycerin GTS 2.0 Shoes
Self-care for some moms looks like taking an hour to get outside and run, hike, or even just walk. Gift your mom these running shoes that provide super soft cushioning, a breathable mesh upper, and durable support for both long and short distances. They are available in women’s sizes 5 to 12 and in three colors.
Adult Coloring Book for Women & Gel PensDown from $19
Whether that’s adult coloring books or journaling, you can’t go wrong with these stocking stuffers. This adult coloring book is designed to boost your mood and encourage mindfulness, while these glitter gel pens are perfect for using in the book or writing letters.
For the Foodie Mom
Ozery Bakery SeedWise Granola
This grannola are a great gift for those health-conscious moms who are looking to add more protein and fiber into their diet without sacrificing taste and flavor. Made from pumpkin, sunflower, and flax seeds, these crunch clusters taste great with yogurt, trail mix, and as a snack on their own.
Caroline’s Cake 7-Layer Carmel Cake
There’s nothing that makes people happier than a sweet treat. This seven-layer caramel cake is a great gift for moms with a sweet tooth. With layers of yellow cake and caramel, this treat will trigger feelings of nostalgia with every bite and can be enjoyed by the whole family.
For the moms on the go, you’ll want to get them some of these oat bars to grab as they head out the door. Available in a variety of flavors from chocolate chip to pumpkin spice, these oat bars will leave mom feeling satisfied for hours and is great for those with dietary restrictions since it’s vegan, gluten-free, dairy-free, soy-free, and kosher.
For the Fashion-Forward Moms
Betsey Johnson Stack of Gifts Crossbody Bag
Help your mom stay on top of the latest trends with this kitschy crossbody from Betsey Johnson. Made to resemble a stack of presents, this bag can be worn to dress up any outfit for the holidays, whether going to a party or hosting a dinner celebration. The best part? It can actually hold a lot—think keys, lipstick, phone, wallet, etc.
UGG Nuemal Chukka Boots
There’s no such thing as having too many boots—just take a peak in your mom’s closet, and you’ll see what I mean. Add another pair of warm wool boots to her collection, like these from UGG that have a slipper-like feel but can be worn both indoors and outside. They are available in 10 colors, from black to chestnut, and in women’s sizes 5 to 12.
Pair Eyewear The Wanda Frames
These glasses feature a cat-eye base frame for a preppy chic look and can be accessorized with the brand’s colorful magnetic frames to match any look. They can be ordered with single-vision, progressives, premium plus, or light-responsive lenses.