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Mother's Day gift ideas for every type of mom

Chrissy Callahan is a freelance beauty/fashion writer and editor. She has written for a variety of different websites and covered everything from NY Fashion Week to interviews with top industry professionals. For the latest beauty and fa...

Mother's Day gift guide

Mother's Day is just days away and it's gift crunch time. What to get for the mom who means everything to you? Now that's a challenge. Fret not, though, we've done all the research for you and have the perfect gift for every mom out there.
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The frequent traveler

3 fl oz Jet Lag Essentials Kit (3floz.com, $60)

Make jet lag a thing of the past with this convenient kit. Mom will feel ready to beat any post-flight woes thanks to a packed blend of fatigue-fighting goodies like brightening eye patches, facial mist and vitamin B-12.

3 fl oz Jet Lag Essentials Kit (3floz.com, $60)

Oribe The Collection Travel Set (oribe.com, $20)

Mom has enough to worry about leading up to a family vacation. Ease her packing load a bit by gifting her with luxurious pre-packed travel sized shampoo, conditioner and masks. This set from Oribe includes seven dual packets so Mom can mix and match her faves for her daily hair needs.

Oribe The Collection Travel Set (oribe.com, $20)

Go Go Golosh Shadow Belle Boots (gogogolosh.com, $99)

Traveling from one climate to the next means one thing: unexpected weather. Prep Mom for any surprise showers with an easy-to-pack pair of rain boots like this new line of galoshes designed to be worn over your precious ballet flats and heels. They're foldable, lightweight and come in an array of fun colors.

Go Go Golash Shadow Belle Boots (gogogolosh.com, $99)

The skin care junkie

Joanna Vargas Daily Hydrating Cream (joannavargas.com, $75)

What gal doesn't dream of glowing skin? We sure do. Give Mom deep hydration, a youthful radiance and serious anti-aging properties this Mother's Day with Joanna Vargas' daily hydrating cream. Trust us, this is one product you'll find yourself "borrowing" from Mom once you give it to her.

Joanna Vargas Daily Hydrating Cream (joannavargas.com, $75)

Black Rock Mud Company Mudpot Natural Mud Mask (blackrockmud.com, $59)

The ultimate gift you can give to a skin care junkie for Mother's Day is a unique face mask. Lucky for you, we're taking the guesswork out of finding the perfect one. This gluten-free mud mask is 100 percent natural and features sleek packaging that can grow wildflowers once planted. Cool, right?

Black Rock Mud Company Mudpot Natural Mud Mask (blackrockmud.com, $59)

First Aid Beauty Skin Rescue Deep Cleanser with Red Clay (firstaidbeauty.com, $24)

Skin care junkies will fall for this gel deep cleanser formulated with Red Clay. In just a few minutes, this little baby removes excess oils, unclogs pores and purifies skin, leaving it feeling soft, supple and clean. It's quickly become our new go-to, and we're sure it'll be Mom's new fave too.

First Aid Beauty Skin Rescue Deep Cleanser with Red Clay (firstaidbeauty.com, $24)

The fashionista

Yosi Samra Samara Flat Leather Ballet Flats (yosisamra.com, $66)

Fashionable and practical? We're down with that, and we think Mom will be too. Yosi Samra's comfortable yet chic ballet flats are designed with an elastic band, cushioning and a thick rubber sole, so they're ideal for busy ladies. Even better? They come in a convenient travel bag.

Yosi Samra Samara Flat Leather Ballet Flats (yosisamra.com, $66)

Marshalls gift card (Marshalls stores, prices vary)

If you're shopping for a fashion-forward yet picky mom, you want to give her options. Odds are, you also want to stay within a budget. This Mother's Day, give Mom the gift of affordable style with a gift card to Marshalls. She'll be able to score her fave brands for way less than retail price, and you can show her you were listening when she told you to always look out for a great deal.

Marshalls gift card (Marshalls stores, prices vary)

Drop Pearly Earrings (shop.lavishjewelry.us, $119)

Show mom how much she means to you and how fashionable you think she is with a gorgeous piece of jewelry from Lavish by Tricia Milaneze. Mom always gave you pearls of wisdom, so a pretty set of pearl earrings seems like a natural fit this Mother's Day.

Drop Pearlly Earrings (shop.lavishjewelry.us, $119)

The beauty addict

Sonia Kashuk Make a Face Brush Set (target.com, $25)

A beauty addict can never have enough makeup brushes. This Mother's Day, get the makeup fiend mom in your life this set of colorful and luxe brushes from Sonia Kashuk. Featuring four deluxe floral printed powder brushes, the kit has everything she could possibly need to create a pretty face.

Sonia Kashuk Make a Face Brush Set (target.com, $25)

bliss fabulips ‘pout’-o-matic lip-perfecting system (blissworld.com, $48)

Shopping for a lipstick junkie this Mother's Day? She's likely already got enough lip products to envy even Sephora so do her a favor and help perfect that pout she loves to show off with this lip-perfecting device from bliss. Thanks to gentle rotation and a custom-designed head with massaging nubs, this baby exfoliates and stimulates lips, buffing away flakiness and dryness.

bliss fabulips ‘pout’-o-matic lip-perfecting system (blissworld.com, $48)

Tabletop Spinning Cosmetic Organizer by Lori Greiner (qvc.com, $30)

What do you get the beauty junkie who has everything for Mother's Day? Some extra storage space. Mom can arrange all her fave makeup in this spinning organizer. It holds over 100 pieces and features specially designed compartments so mom can feel totally organized.

Tabletop Spinning Cosmetic Organizer by Lori Greiner (qvc.com, $30)

The stressed out mom

Pamella Roland Signature Candle (pamellaroland.com, $55)

After a long day at work, moms need a bit of TLC to help them face the next day. Lighting a relaxing candle and taking a bubble bath is always a nice way to unwind, if you ask us. Set the tune for her evening with a soothing, earthy scent like this gem, Pamella Roland's first foray into the home space.

Pamella Roland Signature Candle (pamellaroland.com, $55)

Aveda’s stress-fix™ Home Spa Experience (aveda.com, $74)

Chase the stress away with Aveda's proven stress-relieving stress-fix™ aroma blends this season. This stress-busting set features a stress-fix™ body lotion, travel size stress-fix™ soaking salts and the brand's stress-fix™ concentrate. Used together or alone, each item in the set is formulated with soothing, relaxing scents to help bring on the relaxation.

Aveda’s stress-fix™ Home Spa Experience (aveda.com, $74)

Kat Burki Body Soap Set (katburki.com, $40)

What's more relaxing than a nice, long bath? We can't imagine anything. Help Mom escape the daily grind with this set of gentle, creamy vegetable-based luxe soaps from Kat Burki. She'll be able to look forward to a rich, natural lather without the tight, dry aftereffect many soaps give off.

Kat Burki Body Soap Set (katburki.com, $40)

The natural lady

Organic Doctor Moroccan Argan Oil Gift Set (vitaminworld.com, $50)

Give Mom a little bit of everything this Mother's Day with this gift set for skin and hair, made from the finest natural ingredients. For only $58, you can get her Moroccan Argan Oil Shampoo and Conditioner, Moroccan Argan Oil Restorative Treatment, Moroccan Argan Oil Day Cream, Moroccan Argan Oil Night Cream and Moroccan Argan Oil Bath & Massage Oil. Pretty sweet deal, right?

Organic Doctor Moroccan Argan Oil Gift Set (vitaminworld.com, $58)

Moroccanoil Hydration Essentials Collection (moroccanoil.com, $73)

If Mom hasn't jumped on the argan oil bandwagon yet, Mother's Day is the perfect time to do so. This season, Moroccanoil is offering this luxe hair gift set (it includes Moroccanoil Treatment, Hydrating Shampoo and Conditioner, Intense Hydrating Mask) filled with antioxidant-rich argan oil goodies. The best part? It's housed in a beautiful Mediterranean blue travel pouch.

Moroccanoil Hydration Essentials Collection (moroccanoil.com, $73)

KORA Organics by Miranda Kerr Purse Pack (koraorganics.com, $85)

Busy moms on the go are always in need of a few beauty essentials they can carry in their purse. The fact that this kit is made of safe, organic ingredients ups its appeal even more. KORA Organics' Purse Pack includes the brand's Daily Hand Cream, Vitamin Enhanced Lip Balm and Energising Citrus Mist so Mom will be ready for any beauty scenario she encounters.

KORA Organics by Miranda Kerr Purse Pack (koraorganics.com, $85)

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