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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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Modelones Solid Cream Gel Polish Palette
Your manicure-loving bestie or mama will be head over heels for this gel polish kit. It’s beginner-friendly and can help them craft an iconic set of nails at home. Modelones is known for its super creamy polish that lasts for 28 days—or more. These neon colors will be all the rage this summer, so help your recipient get on-trend early with this Jelly Bean assortment.
Instead of opting for any old piece of jewelry, get something for your eco-friendly friend that actually gives back to the environment. This beautiful bamboo bracelet represents one bamboo seedling planted. It’s a conversation piece that will a memorable favorite of your friend’s for years to come — plus the silver design is so classic.
Mood, Mind & Body Boost
Need a pick-me-up? Check out this Zolt adaptogen collagen blend kit. Give your hair, skin and nails a boost while also evening out your mood or getting some extra help in the sleep department. This variety pack comes with three different collagen options: Well, Even and Nightly. For example, having trouble sleeping but want a dash of beauty with your Zzs? Reach for the Nightly pack. Each variety has a unique flavor — Ginger Honey Tea, Lime Mint and Meyer Lemon Tea.
Give your feet some much-needed TLC with this super cool foot spa. There’s a dispenser that adds in your favorite epsom salt blend of choice while pumping hot water at your feet. Hidden in this foot bath are four massagers and a splashguard, so you don’t have to worry about clean-up. If you need more reasons, this foot spa is $30 off at QVC now.
Otherland Candle Set
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.
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.
Brightland Olive Oil Set
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 4-piece gift set, which includes AWAKE and ALIVE extra virgin olive oils, and RAPTURE balsamic and PARASOL champagne vinegars.
Kendra Scott Mama Necklace
She’ll fall in love with this elevated necklace by Kendra Scott. Get one for her and you so you can twin.
Minimized Beauty Routine
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!
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.
Rifle Paper Co. AirPods Case
Dress up her AirPods with this spring-ready silicone case, adorned in Rifle Paper Co.’s signature floral print.
Luxe Watermelon Body Lotion
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.
The Ultimate Work Backpack
Say goodbye to lukewarm lunches with this upscale (and insulated) backpack from Modern Picnic. You can store your laptop, lunch and daily necessities in this stylish tote without it taking away from your outfit. The mom backpack got an upgrade.
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.
Slip Silk Scrunchies
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.
Cozy Tie Dye WFH Shorts
Now that summer is near it’s time to switch up our usual WFH sweatpants look for some comfy shorts instead. These shorts from London Rag come with an adjustable waistband and two pockets to hold some of your necessities as you roam around the house. Plus, this tie-dye look is such a fun way to add a pop of color to our daily life.
HaloVa diaper bag
Stylish, waterproof and multi-functional, this diaper bag
is great for moms-to-be or new moms.
This simple charm looks gorgeous on its own or with a few other charms on a necklace strand.
Everyone needs a go-to t-shirt (preferably not white, because mothers know all sorts of spills will happen). This new option from Cuyana’s Stretch collection is perfect for the mom-on-the-go. The Meghan Markle-approved brand has plenty of high-quality basics to offer, including, of course, the famous Cuyana tote.
Indulge your sleep-deprived mom friend with this budget-friendly yet heavenly body cream. It will bring the relaxing spa atmosphere to your friend’s bathroom or bedroom when their home is anything but.
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