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Organic Doctor® Moroccan Argan Oil Hair Gift Set, $39.99; vitaminworld.com
Argan Oil strengthens hair and nails and revitalizes skin while not clogging pores. This gift set includes: Organic Doctor® Moroccan Argan Oil Shampoo, Organic Doctor® Moroccan Argan Oil Conditioner, Organic Doctor® Moroccan Argan Oil Restorative Treatment Conditioner and Organic Doctor® Moroccan Argan Oil Hair Treatment Serum
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Mary Kay – Journey Eau de Parfum, $40; marykay.com
Okay Mary Kay. Journey® Eau de Parfum is a light, sheer floral that attracts the woman who has a zest for life and it’s many ’s adventures. Beautiful top notes like Ice Mint, Watercress and Water Lily are layered above Wild Freesia, Apricot Musk and Beachwood accents.
Ralph Lauren Fragrances Midnight Romance, Price: $94 (100ml bottle)
This is the perfect gift for modern moms who do it all. This enchanting floriental fragrance is a sensual embrace of pink peony and black vanilla creates a modern and alluring contradiction, making Midnight Romance a perfect fragrance for day or night. Fresh and pretty for spring, the fragrance features an exhilarating and unique mix of notes, including: TOP NOTES: raspberry, Italian bergamont, juicy lychee, MID NOTES: peony, jasmine sambac, freesia, BASE NOTES: black vanilla, iris absolute, ambrox.
Bond No. 9 Hudson Yards, $200-285; saksfifthavenue.com
The ultimate springtime scent. Hudson Yards is a luminous melange of dewy petals piled upon petals. The fragrance starts with lush, attention-grabbing lily of the valley, mingled with fresh freesia and piquant pink peppercorns and smoothly transitions into a floral bouquet of peony buds and Bulgarian rose and wine-like lychee. Base notes include woody-citrusy orange flower, iris absolute and white musk.
Annick Goutal Un Matin D’Orange, $170; annickgoutal.com, Annick Goutal boutique – 397 Bleecker Street
Inspired by Annick Goutal’s trip to Japan, her daughter, Camille, created this delicate floral fragrance based on gardenia and transcends the wearer to a Japanese garden after the rain – a fresh and dewy scent.Key notes include: A bouquet of magnolia, both delicate and diffuse, a touch of tuberose, milky and creamy, rolling over her skin and a vanilla background, deliciously intense, enriched with guaiac wood, slightly smoky, and myrrh with its woody undertones.
Le Labo Santal 26 Candle, $60; barneys.com
This scented candle evokes an almost aristocratic feel with gentle smoky, leathery notes balanced by lighter tones that subtly fill a room. Encased in a vintage-style tin, this piece will make a considered addition to your home even when unlit.
Eau De Lacoste Pour Femme, $65; lacoste.com and Lacoste Boutiques
Evokes the crisp, clean nature of cotton, a bouquet of white flowers brings to life the fresh, cooling caress of the fabric and conveys the sense of purity that white symbolizes. EAU DE LACOSTE effervesces with sparkling freshness via juicy top notes of White Pineapple, with Mandarin and Bergamot from the unspoilt Italian region of Calabria. Expressing the purity that lies at the heart of the LACOSTE brand, the elegant, white florally of Orange Flower, Jasmine Sambac are woven with the almost textural quality of Pineapple Flower to create a delicately clean, natural femininity. A creamy and voluptuous sensuality lingers at the base, resonant of Sandalwood and Vanilla enveloped with Vetyver and Peru Balsam.
Antica Farmacita ‘Orange Blossom, Jasmine & Lilac’ Set, $118; nordstrom.com
Antica Farmacista makes your heart and home sparkle with scent. Gift Set includes: Orange Blossom, Jasmine and Lilac Home Ambiance Perfume (8.5 oz.), Orange Blossom, Jasmine and Lilac Platinum Leaf Candle and Decorative Tray. Notes: orange blossom, lilac, jasmine, mandarin, lemon, vanilla musk.
Tocca Cleopatra Collection, $70; tocca.com
The scent of a fragrance has the ability to transport us in time to a very special moment in which fond images and emotions are awoken. Inspired by the Mediterranean seductress and infamous queen of the Nile, Cleopatra, Give mom the gift of to capture her senses and channel her inner goddess with this collection.
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PMD Personal Microdermabrasion Tool, $179; personalmicroderm.com
PMD is an at-home microdermabrasion device that uses aluminum oxide crystals and a vacuum suction to help exfoliate and remove superficial layers of dull, dead skin to uncover younger-looking skin. If mom wants a radiant appearance, then this tool is for her.
Moroccanoil Radiant Body Collection, $57 at moroccanoil.com
Pamper Mom with this limited-edition Mother’s Day Body Collection that feature luxurious, high-performance argan oil-infused products for soft, supple skin and a spa-radiant glow. Includes: Moroccanoil Shower Gel, Moroccanoil Shimmering Body Oil and Moroccanoil Treatment.
SKINN Cosmetics Diamonds and Pearls Collection, $34.50; skinn.com
Diamonds & Pearls Indulging Body Wash: Containing Real Pearl Nacre and Diamond Dust, this gentle, detergent-free body wash will leave your skin feeling soft, smooth and touchable. Diamonds & Pearls Sweet & Smooth Body Polish is deliciously sweet and sinfully rich, softens, smoothes, hydrates and exfoliates your body. Diamonds & Pearls Moisturizing Body Soufflé is a moisturizing light and fluffy indulgence for your skin which contains real Pearl Nacre and Diamond Dust to soften even the driest skin and leaving it with a beautiful, warm glow. Diamonds & Pearls Indulging Body Mist is an intoxicating body mist that leaves your skin subtly scented with a fresh harmony of rare roses, pink peony, warm amber and sensual incense.
The Body Shop Mango Gift Set, $31.50; thebodyshop-usa.com
An indulgent bath and body gift with the exotic scent of mango, all wrapped up in a festive ribboned box. With Community Fair Trade cocoa butter from Ghana. Includes: Mango Shower Gel 8.4 fl oz, Mango Soap 3.5 oz, Mango Body Scrub 7.4 oz, Mango Body Butter 6.9 oz, Mini Crinkle Lily – Orange
By Terry Baume de Rose 10 Year Anniversary Edition Set, $109; us.spacenk.com
This limited-edition jar of the classic Baume de Rose included is in a set along with the gloss form. Adorned with silver hearts, this ultra-rich, addictive balm is a cult classic and must-have favorite. In an instant, your lips are smoothed, plumped and protected. With its creamy, rose-scented texture it delivers a shiny yet non-sticky, polished finish.
Clarisonic® Aria Limited-Edition Mother’s Day Indulgence Gift Set, $199; Sephora stores and sephora.com
Transform your mom’s skin’s texture with the unmatched Clarisonic Aria, which provides high-performance, yet gentle sonic cleansing to reduce the appearance of pores, fine lines and wrinkles while improving skin tone. Gift Set includes: Clarisonic Aria, USB-Enabled Universal Voltage p-Link Charger, Luxe Brush Head, Fresh Soy Face Cleanser, Josie Maran Argan Oil, Algenist Complete Renewal Eye Balm.
H2O Plus SPA Sea Salt Mother’s Day Must-Haves; H2OPlus.com
Give Mom the gift of “me time” and she’ll feel relaxed as she scrubs, smoothes, and hydrates her skin with soothing and luxurious marine blends and sea-derived extracts.
- Body Wash ($18) – This luxurious and exhilarating body wash contains Red Marine Algae tohelp skin maintain a healthy and firm texture and Green Tea Extract to protect against damaging environmental stressors. Use in the shower, or pour generously into hot running water, for an invigorating foaming bath.
- Skin Smoother ($28) – Purifying Sea Saltcombinedwith Sweet Almond Oilprovide a gentle yet effective exfoliation for radiant skin. Massage onto damp skin after a shower, paying special attention to dry areas. Rinse and gently pat dry to reveal a natural glow.
- Hydrating Body Butter ($21) – This super-intensive, moisture-rich cream deeply nourishes to restore dry, depleted skin. Formulated with skin-softening Shea Butter, Hydrating Marine Blend, Coconut Oil, and antioxidant-rich Green Tea Extract to deeply moisturize and defend against damaging, environmental stressors.
Kiehl’s Aromatic Blends Vanilla & Cedar Gift Set, $70; kiehls.com
A seductive fusion of Ugandan Vanilla and Cedarwood, heightened with a hint of iris, which gives way to rich amber. Enhance your Aromatic Blends experience with all 3 of our fragrant body products. Includes:Vanilla & Cedarwood Aromatic Mist (1oz), Vanilla & Cedarwood Skin-Softening Body Lotion (8.4oz) and Vanilla & Cedarwood Skin-Softening Body Cleanser (8.4oz)
3Lab Perfect Body Cream, $210; 3lab.com
Perfect Body with Rare Swiss Apple Stem Cell and Peptide. 3LAB’s luxurious body cream promotes a healthy glow and camouflages the flaws while repairing, firming and toning the skin. The use of the newest technologies in this product will deliver the Perfect Body skin. A highly active firming, anti-aging cream that helps to deflect skin imperfections while tightening and hydrating delicate body skin.
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bareMinerals One Hot Mama, $39; ulta.com
This collection includes bareMinerals top 5 secret weapons for busy moms who want to look radiant and refreshed fast. Toss your chic makeup case in the car, purse or even stroller for beauty on-the-go. Collection includes: Mini Well-Rested Face & Eye Brightener, Glee All-Over Face Color (sheer rosy blush), Mini Flawless Application Face Brush, Flawless Definition Mascara in Black and Mini Marvelous Moxie Lipgloss in Smooth Talker (golden pink).
Laura Mercier Bonne Mini Palette, $48; barneys.com
This ultra-sheer, blendable palette was inspired by Laura’s work with celebrity clients who wanted a universal compact that would “wake-up” their skin and give them an immediate healthy glow. From bronzer, to cheek colour, to glow, it’s easy to customize your look. Profits from the sale of this product go to the Laura Mercier Ovarian Cancer Fund – WWW.LMOCF.ORG
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Sharper Image Jewelry Cleaner, $69.99; kiehls.com
When Mom love jewelry, give her the Ultrasonic Jewelry Cleaner that uses vibrating sound waves and tap water to safely remove dirt, makeup and body oil from her favorite jewels (gold, silver, platinum and diamonds) and metal watch bands. Ultrasonic vibrations loosen and shake off dirt and residue and within minutes, rings, bracelets, necklaces and other fine pieces are restored to their original showcase luster.
Bliss Spa Package, prices vary
Whether she’s a mother-to-be, a fabulous newbie or a seasoned pro, honor the First Lady in your life by treating her to one of our luxurious Mother’s Day spa packages (with 20% savings)!* Call 877-862-5477 to purchase and book your appointment.
- mother ‘glows’ best ($336): triple oxygen facial, blissage75, hot milk and almond pedicure and hot cream manicure
- ‘bump’ for joy ($192): great expectation massage and cold feet pedicure
- new kid on the block ($236): rookie mom rubdown, oxygen blast and hot cream manicure
- master of the house ($356): youth as we know it facial, the upper hand manicure and blissage75
*Packages available for purchase through May 31, 2014. Customer must redeem the package by July 31, 2014. Not valid at Bliss DC, Bliss Boston, Bliss Fort Lauderdale, or Bliss Atlanta Downtown. All services must be redeemed by one person on the same day. Restrictions apply. Offers cannot be combined.
Caudalie Vinotherapie Spa Package, $375; Available in May at The Caudalie Vinotherapie Spa at The Plaza Hotel, NYC
Treat your mom to a luxurious escape at Caudalie’s signature Vinotherapie Spa at The iconic Plaza Hotel. This package includes a Premier Cru Facial and Vinotherapie Manicure and Pedicure, regularly priced at $500, for a special offer of $375. The facial features Caudalie’s flagship Premier Cru Crème, which blends the brand’s three patented ingredients with a dosage at their highest concentration to yield firmer, denser, and more radiant skin. Your mother will leave looking and feeling fresh, luminous, and ready to take on The Big Apple.
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