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17 Gorgeous Mother’s Day Gifts to Get Your BFF Or Give to Yourself


Every mom in your life deserves a gift this Mother’s Day, and of course, that includes your BFF. She may not be your actual mom, but she’s definitely taken care of you when you needed it most, and that alone is reason enough to add her to your Mother’s Day shopping list. Plus, you’ll get to have some fun along the way since there’s a good chance you’re into similar things (who doesn’t want that Instagram-famous Always Pan or effortless beauty products that cut down her AM beauty routine in half?), so why not pick up a couple Mother’s Day gifts for yourself along the way? Hello, twinning mom BFF gifts. Speaking of matching, Kendra Scott’s newest friendship bracelet for Mother’s Day is the ultimate gift for the both of you.

From cult-favorite self-care gifts to bring the spa home to her (otherwise known as gifts that’ll help keep her from wanting to rip her hair out) to must-have accessories and functional items like a pretty olive-oil infused candle designed to absorb cooking smells that you know she desperately needs (but won’t buy for herself), we’ve rounded up the most thoughtful Mother’s Day gifts for your BFF below.

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A Cute Water Bottle

Stanley water bottle

Who doesn’t need to stay hydrated? If you answered no one then you are correct, which is why Stanley’s 17oz IceFlow Water Bottle makes a great gift for you and your BFF. The bottle is leak-proof, portable and offers vacuum insulation to keep water cold all day long. Seriously, what’s not to love?

Stanley IceFlow Flip Straw Water Bottle, 17oz Polar $25 Buy now Sign Up

Gorgeous CBD Bath Salts

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This year, give your BFF the gift she really wants: alone time. Foria’s new CBD bath salts trio, aptly named “Me Time,” will help her elevate her at-home self-care ritual while making her bathroom feel like a spa. The pretty set includes 2 oz. each of the Relief Bath Salts, Intimacy Bath Salts, and Wellness Bath Salts, so there’s an option for whatever mood she’s in. Crafted with calming botanicals like lavender, ginger, and rose, these CBD-infused bath salts are the perfect way to introduce her to CBD—or give her another way to incorporate it into her wellness routine. Bonus: The set comes beautifully packaged, so it’s ready to be gifted right away.

The Me Time Trio $44 Buy now Sign Up

Clean & Low Alcohol Apéritifs

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The Instagram-famous brand known for its delicious, lower-alcohol apéritifs has taken over bar carts as of late, as many of us are looking to drink more consciously. Haus’ best-selling sampler kit—which has sold out 4 times since launching—includes four flavors of your choice. The gourmet (and gorgeously packaged) apéritifs are made only with real fruits, herbs, and botanicals and have 18-20% ABV, so can enjoy happy hour without the hangover. Flavors include Rose Rosé, Citrus Flower, Grapefruit Jalepeño, and Lemon Lavender, so there’s truly an option for every mom’s taste.

The Sampler Kit $40 Buy now Sign Up

Otherland Candle Set

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The candle fanatic will fall for this Instagram-favorite brand. You can customize a set with three candles you’ll think she’ll love in scents with chic names like Chandelier and Rattan. You can choose to have the trio packed in a gorgeous Mother’s Day-themed box or a more generic floral design—it’s complete with a a set of matches, so she’ll be ready to light up the ambiance right away. Bonus: You save $19 buying the bundle.

Otherland Candle Set $89 Buy now Sign Up

Tropical Plant

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With warmer weather here, we all have summer vacationing on our brains. Help your hard-working BFF make her home feel like a relaxing oasis every day with this playful pineapple plant that she definitely doesn’t already have. Plant mom or not, she’s guaranteed to love it.

Bloomscape Bromeliad Pineapple Plant $65 Buy now Sign Up

Brightland Olive Oil Set

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Take her cooking game to the next level with these chic and delicious extra virgin olive oils. Made with hand-harvested heirloom tomatoes, these elevated oils are each made with specific food pairings in mind to make her time in the kitchen tastier and easier. The brand just launched a must-have 3-piece gift set, which includes a delicious olive oil, vinegar, and their brand new Digestif candle, which is made to be burned during or after cooking. And yep, the candle is made with olive oil!

Brightland The Optimist's Capsule $92 Buy now Sign Up

Kendra Scott Mama Bracelet

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She’ll fall in love with this elevated friendship-style bracelet by Kendra Scott. Get one for her and you so you can twin, and make sure to check out the matching necklace too!

Kendra Scott Reece Friendship Bracelet $40 Buy now Sign Up

Minimized Beauty Routine

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Your BFF doesn’t have a lot of time on her hands to get ready in the AM, so help her out by gifting her some sustainable and effortless beauty products from Alleyoop that’ll give her a full face in half the time. The brand’s mission is to minimize your beauty routine to eliminate clutter and waste, so these products have busy moms’ names all over them. We recommend getting her the Beauty Starter kit, which includes their genius 4-in-1 brush; 3-in 1 mirror compact that has blush, contour, and highlight; and a creamy eyeshadow stick that blends with ease. You also save $25 buying the bundle!

Alleyoop Beauty Starter Kit $81 Buy now Sign Up

Instagram-Famous Pan

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Whether she’s a pro chef or a novice, she needs this gorgeous and smart pan. The Always Pan by Our Place does the work of 8 pieces of cookware and does everything from fry to steam. The brand just released a spring-ready terracotta color—and new drops sell out almost always—so if this is what you want to get her, make sure to add it to your cart ASAP.

Always Pan $145 Buy now Sign Up

Rifle Paper Co. AirPods Case

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Dress up her AirPods with this spring-ready silicone case, adorned in Rifle Paper Co.’s signature floral print.

Rifle Paper Co. AirPods Case $25 Buy now Sign Up

Luxe Watermelon Body Lotion

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A couple of Glow Recipe’s watermelon products went viral on TikTok, so naturally, you need to get your BFF all the delicious watermelon beauty treats from the cult-favorite beauty line. This luxurious and ultra-nourishing body cream smells like summer in a bottle, so much that you might want to eat it—but please don’t! Hyaluronic acid locks in moisture, so it’ll hydrate thirsty skin in a flash.

Watermelon Glow AHA Pink Dream Body Cream $28 Buy now Sign Up

Cult-Favorite Undies

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Your BFF deserves some new undies, and it’s something she’s likely put on the back-burner to buy for herself. So, if you are really close, it won’t be weird at all to treat her to Parade’s fashionable, sustainable (made of recycled materials), and breathable unmentionables. This limited-edition set in celebration of Earth Month includes a rainbow of colors that are perfect for spring.

Parade Clean Air Pack $54 Buy now Sign Up

TikTok-Famous Athleisure

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The super comfy crossover leggings by Aerie went viral on TikTok, and immediately sold out. Luckily, they’re back in stock and with new fun summer-ready styles—from tie dye to metallic—that the athleisure-wearing/fitness-loving mama needs to elevate her comfy, yet cute workout wardrobe.

OFFLINE Ribbed Shine High Waisted Crossover Bike Short $34.95 Buy now Sign Up

Slip Silk Scrunchies

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These ouch-free silk scrunchies ensure that she doesn’t pull out her hair and prevent breakage. Whether she needs to pull back her hair during the day to get things done or uses them while sleeping or during her skincare routine, they’ll add a dose of luxury to her day.

Slip Silk Scrunchies $39 on Buy now Sign Up

Cozy Tie Dye WFH Shorts

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Now that summer is near it’s time to switch up our usual WFH sweatpants look for some comfy shorts instead. These shorts from Mauby come with an adjustable waistband and two pockets to hold some of your necessities as you roam around the house (there’s also a matching hoodie!). Plus, this tie-dye look is such a fun way to add a pop of color to our daily life.

Mauby Terry Pull-On Shorts $59 Buy now Sign Up

HaloVa diaper bag

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Stylish, waterproof and multi-functional, this diaper bag is great for moms-to-be or new moms.

HaloVa Diaper Bag $28.99 on Buy now Sign Up

Mama Charm

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This simple charm looks gorgeous on its own or with a few other charms on a necklace strand.

Mason Miru Mama Charm $44 Buy now Sign Up

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