The 12 Best Mother's Day Gifts This Year
Ugg Scuffette II Slippers
Beats Fit Pro
Ouai Gift Set
Diptyque Candle in Baies
Our Place Perfect Pot
Fishers Finery Silk Pillowcase
Addison Ross Enamel Photo Frame
Astrid Miyu Bracelet
Elizabeth Scarlett Zippered Pouch
Kate Somerville Goat Milk Moisturizing Cleanser
Beis The Weekender Bag
Mother’s Day is a wonderful opportunity to express your love, gratitude, and admiration for your mothers, grandmothers, wives, sisters, aunts, and friends. If you’re looking for ways to pamper a mom in your life, look no further than Bestcovery’s Mother’s Day Gift Guide. We’ve compiled a thoughtful list of the best gifts for Mother’s Day with options for every budget size and every kind of woman that are sure to make her feel loved.
Here are some unique Mother’s Day gifts that may be perfect for your recipient, or that might spark an even better idea.
Bestcovery’s Mother’s Day Gift Recommendations
Ugg Scuffette II Slippers - Best Luxury Gift
Does the mom in your life spend a lot of time on her feet or simply enjoy the cozy things in life? If so, the Ugg Scuffette II slippers will make a thoughtful gift for her this Mother’s Day. They’re made of soft suede and sheepskin, come in three colors and nine sizes, and can be paired with cozy robes or matching cashmere sets. Plus, they’re made in a factory that supports women in the workplace, so you’re supporting other moms at the same time!
Beats Fit Pro - Best Splurge
Whether your mom is an audiobook binger, a podcast junkie, or a music enthusiast, the Beats Fit Pro True Wireless Earbuds offer high-quality audio that is bound to make her listening experience even better. She can wear them while running errands or at the gym without worrying about them falling out thanks to their secure-fit wingtips, and they come in seven colors to suit her personality. You can even engrave text or numbers in these earbuds to personalize your gift!
Ouai Gift Set - Best Self-Care Gift
Moms are notorious for putting everyone around them first and rarely taking time for themselves. The Ouai Gift Set will encourage the mom in your life to slow down for a moment and engage in the grounding experience of washing her hair. The Detox Shampoo and Leave-In Conditioner in this set remove oil, dirt, and product buildup while strengthening the hair with keratin, leaving her with silky, smooth hair. The Wave Spray will enhance the texture of any hair type.
Diptyque Candle in Baies - Slightly More Affordable Splurge
Want to treat mom to a luxurious spa night at home? Nothing quite calms an environment like the glow of a candle — and we all know mom could use some calm in her life. The imported French Diptyque Candle in Baies is the perfect way to set the atmosphere with the scent of fresh black currant berries and flowery essence. You can even pair several candle scents together to discover unique aromatic pairings.
Venchi Chocolates - Best Under $30
Moms rarely get anything to themselves — especially when it comes to treats, which kids (and dads) seem to have an innate ability to find. This Mother’s Day, give mom something all her own to indulge in with the Italian Venchi Gem gift box with assorted Cremino chocolates — no sharing! This imported box has a variety of salty, dark, and sweet that any mother’s taste palette is sure to enjoy.
Our Place Perfect Pot - Best Practical Gift Idea
Is the mom in your life a killer cook or simply in need of better cookware? The Perfect Pot by Our Place is an 8-in-1 family-sized stovetop-to-oven nonstick pot with a 5.5-quart capacity that can replace every pot you’ll ever use. It comes in eight fun colors and can bake, boil, steam, braise, and more, replacing all saucepots, dutch ovens, stock pots, steamers, colanders, spoon rests, and more. Mom will love using it and freeing up space in her kitchen — and you’ll love what she makes you with it!
Fishers Finery Silk Pillowcase - Most Popular
Moms need high-quality sleep so they’re ready to tackle the busy days ahead of them. Conventional pillowcases can trap heat and be hot and itchy to sleep on — and they can even be damaging to the hair and skin. Upgrade mom’s pillowcase to a 100% Pure Mulberry Silk Pillowcase by Fishers Finery, which has been awarded Best Overall Silk Pillowcase by CNN and Good Housekeeping. It prevents wrinkles, keeps skin hydrated, regulates sleep temperature, and protects hair from damage so mom wakes up refreshed and glowing! All this and more make these pillowcases among the best Mother’s Day gifts this year.
Addison Ross Enamel Photo Frame - Best for the Mom Who Is Hard to Shop For
Whether your mom or wife is the type of woman who already has everything or is just particular about what she likes, you can’t go wrong with the Addison Ross Enamel Frame — a sentimental gift for displaying life’s most precious memories. This chic and elegant frame comes in four different sizes and can complement any existing decor scheme. When you make your purchase, you can even add a free photo print to your frame!
Astrid Miyu Bracelet - Best Personalized Gift
The Astrid & Miyu Etched ID Bracelet is a beautiful and dainty gift that mom can wear every day and will cherish forever. This bracelet comes with a free engraving available in three fonts; you can use it to etch mom’s name, a child or partner’s name, express your love, or include an inside joke — plus, it comes in three metal colors and is basic enough that it will match practically anything else she wears with it!
Elizabeth Scarlett Zippered Pouch - Best Charitable Gift
The Elizabeth Scarlett Sun Goddess Everyday Pouch is a versatile and practical bag that mom can use for a variety of purposes — like taking her wallet, keys, and phone on the go, storing cosmetics or hair accessories or using it as a car essentials bag with items like medication, feminine hygiene products, perfume, gum, and so forth. This gorgeous bag comes in two earthy colors and features stunning hand-painted designs. It’s double-sided and beautifully embroidered, and 2% of proceeds benefit animals in the wild!
Kate Somerville Goat Milk Moisturizing Cleanser - Best Beauty Gift
When moms have money to spend, they’re most likely to spend it on their kids over themselves. This Mother’s Day, treat mom to some luxurious skincare she would probably never splurge on herself. The Goat Milk Moisturizing Cleanser by Kate Somerville is a practical gift she can use every day to help her continue looking and feeling fresh and youthful — and it’s made from safe, effective, natural ingredients like goat milk, jojoba and avocado oils, and manuka honey. It’s sulfate-free and doesn’t strip the skin, so she can use it daily without tightness or irritation!
Beis The Weekender Bag - Best Versatile Gift
Encourage mom to spend a weekend away or take a luxurious vacation with the Weekender bag by Beis. It’s the perfect carry-on size and comes in five colors. The bag is spacious enough to fit shoes, toiletries, and other essentials, making everything easy to get in and out. It pairs well with the Beis roller suitcases, cosmetic case, storage cubes, and other travel essentials. Plus, it’s just a plain cute bag that she’ll look great carrying and will want to take on the go anyplace she may wander!
Bestcovery’s Tips for Buyers
If you feel stuck buying Mother’s Day gifts this year, here are some of our best tips.
Consider Mom’s Unique Interests, Style, Wants, and Needs
As you start thinking about gifts for Mother’s Day, pay attention to the mom in your life when she’s around — how does she appear to be feeling? Has she given someone compliments on their jewelry lately? Does she seem to have a specific need or want — like the earbuds your little one threw in the toilet last week? If so, make a note in your phone — or simply ask her directly about her wish list, taste, and style. Does she have a favorite color, scent, or aesthetic? If she loves all things timeless, a piece of jewelry is a great choice. If she’s more trendy, a new tech gadget or fashionable accessory will suit her. Or, if she’s practical, a new kitchen pot or sturdy pair of slippers make great Mother’s Day gifts from daughter, son, husband, or anyone else.
Set a Budget
It’s tempting to blow all your money on the best Mother’s Day gifts, but be realistic and set a budget so you don’t put unnecessary financial strain on your wallet. By setting a price range, you can also narrow down your options and find a gift within your budget.
Last-minute shopping makes for a miserable and stressful gift-giving experience. It can also lead to “good enough” purchases wherein you buy something you’re not excited about just to have something to give because you didn’t have enough time to put thought into it. Start thinking about Mother’s Day as soon as May begins, if possible, so you have plenty of time to think about unique Mother’s Day gifts to get — and to ensure it arrives on time if you choose to order online.
Frequently Asked Questions About Mother’s Day Gifts
How much should I spend on a Mother’s Day gift?
Ultimately, the amount you spend on a Mother’s Day gift should be based on your own financial situation and what your mother wants and needs. Just remember that the moms in your life do what they do without expecting anything in return. You don’t need to worry about spending a minimum dollar amount on mom’s gift — they’ll likely appreciate anything you do for them as long as it comes from the heart.
What are the most popular Mother’s Day gifts?
Some of the most popular gift items for moms include floral arrangements, jewelry, spa and beauty treatments, candles, and gift cards. If you don’t want to give mom something she already anticipates, we’ve listed a number of ideas above that go against the grain, including the Fishers Finery silk pillowcase, the Our Place Perfect Pot, and the Addison Ross Enamel Frame.
When should I start shopping for a Mother’s Day gift?
We recommend doing your shopping a few weeks ahead of Mother’s Day, as the best sales usually occur in late April or early May. Plus, the earlier you shop, the more options there will be available. You don’t want to wait too long only to find that the gift you wanted to get her is sold out! However, some retailers will offer promotions throughout the month of May, so keep your eyes peeled.
What should I get for Mother’s Day if I’m on a budget?
If money is tight, we’ve listed several gift options above in the $20-40 price range, but keep in mind that your gift to mom doesn’t have to be tangible. Sometimes, the best gifts for Mother’s Day are free. Consider acts of service instead, like treating her to a foot rub, making her a homemade meal, detailing her car, cleaning the house, or taking the kids off her hands while she enjoys a quiet day to herself.
What should I get for my mom if she’s hard to shop for?
The women on your Mother’s Day list who are hard to shop for will always appreciate the gift of an experience. Consider gifting mom a concert, a cooking class, a wine tasting, or simply a gift card to a restaurant or a store where the two of you can eat a meal or shop together. You could also consider splurging on a high-end luxury item she might not buy herself or offer to make a charitable donation in her name if she’s passionate about a specific cause.
What do you get a mom who has everything?
If the mom in your life seems to have everything she could possibly want, go for a sentimental type of gift instead of a practical one. The inscribed bracelet, engraved earbuds, and picture frame in our list all make excellent personalized sentimental gifts for Mother’s Day that she’s less likely to do for herself but will mean a lot to her.