What do you get the mom who has everything especially if she’s a celebrated actress like Ms. Alfred Woodard? I’m sure that daughter/actress Mavis Spencer has had her challenges in this area. But you can’t go wrong with a heartfelt gift you think your mom will really enjoy versus something you think she’ll give back to you because you’ve been eyeing it for yourself. Wink, wink. Check out our picks of two fail-proof beauty gifts for mom this Mother’s Day.
Gift sets like VMV Hypoallergenics Limited-Edition Vanity Valise ($150, vmvhypoallergenics.com) are always a hit because the sets have so many products she can dig her teeth into like Re-Everything Anti-Age Eye Serum, which delivers a mild tightening sensation – what an effect and no painful shots! It also diminishes under eye puffiness and dark circles. The set also includes Skin Bloom Blush, Skintelligent Beauty Lipstick and Ooh-La-Lash! Volumizing Mascara and a lovely valise that can be used any way she wishes. The cost of this set may seem hefty, but if you have siblings then pool your monies and present your mom with this awesome gift.
When in doubt, a perfume always works, however if it’s one she hasn’t worn before, get on your knees and pray that her chemistry works with the scent, because if it doesn’t, it ain’t pretty. Say ‘I love you’ with Love by Chloé ($85, saksfifthavenue.com) – a light, powdery scent with notes of lilac, wisteria blossom and hyacinth. Love celebrates the femininity in all of us, but particularly mom who’s given her all to make you who you are today – a dedicated member of the HKI tribe.
In all seriousness though, Happy Mother’s Day to all you Moms out there!
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