The Perfect Gifts to Pamper Mum on Mother’s Day
Shower her with love, affection and everything a spa and beauty enthusiast could wish for.
Mother’s Day is Sunday, May 10, and if you still don't know what to get for the special woman in your life, fear not. We’ve rounded up our picks of the best beauty, wellness and spa-tastic offers sure to make any mother feel loved, pampered and just plain good.
Atelier Cologne Fragrance in Limited-Edition Liberty Case
French fragrance house Atelier Cologne is putting a colourful spin on Mother's Day with limited-edition leather cases adorned with 140-year-old Liberty prints (from HK$625). Available for Clémentine California, Pacific Lime and Rose Anonyme, the cases can be engraved with your personal message.
Atelier Cologne is also streaming two special Mother's Day workshops on its Facebook page: how to design a bouquet with floral designer Jasmine Lui, and a relaxing yoga class with Dominic Fan.
Available at Atelier Cologne stores and counters at ifc mall, Ocean Centre, K11 Musea and Lane Crawford Times Square
Drunk Elephant The Love Kit
Who can resist a skincare set? Especially when it’s from one of the buzziest beauty brands on the market? Clean-skincare specialist Drunk Elephant’s newest release is the perfect blend of must-have products in its signature ultra-bright packaging.
Designed to give skin a break from toxic and irritating ingredients found in many mainstream products, The Love Kit (HK$770) comes with C-Firma Day Serum, Umbra Sheer Physical Daily Defense SPF 30, Beste No. 9 Jelly Cleanser, T.L.C. Framboos Glycolic Night Serum, F-Balm Electrolyte Waterfacial and Lala Retro Whipped Cream.
Available at Sephora
Senteurs d'Orient Bath Salts
Created by mother-and-daughter duo Hana and Sarah, Senteurs d'Orient sells handcrafted soaps, salts and oils inspired by traditional bathing rituals of the Middle and Far East. It also supports women empowerment and education in Lebanon by employing local artisans and donating to the UN Development Programme.
So you can do good and make Mum feel good with an at-home spa treatment using 100% Mediterranean Sea Salts (HK$275). The naturally harvested salts are hand-roasted, infused with essential oils and hand-wrapped in natural gauze pouches. Choose from amber, orange blossom and rose of Damascus scents.
Available at Lane Crawford
Christian Louboutin Beauty Floral Lipstick Coffret
You can show your love with flowers, but why not flowers and the perfect red lipstick? For the first time, Christian Louboutin Beauty is offering a free floral coffret in a red jewellery-like box.
The coffret is a gift with purchase of any lipstick (HK$800), available in silky satin, velvet matte and sheer voile textures. But don’t wait - the sets are limited to 200.
Available for preorder on LaneCrawford or for walk-in purchase on May 7-10 at Lane Crawford counters
Subtle Energies Bliss Body Blend & Sleep Easy Nasya Oil
Something all mothers can use more of? Sleep! Thankfully Ayurveda-based wellness brand Subtle Energies is here to help with two key products designed to reduce anxiety and promote deep, restful sleep.
Bliss Body Blend (HK$1,031) helps to cool and nourish even the most sensitive skin while Sleep Easy Nasya Oil (HK$349) boasts more than 20 herbs to assist with sinus congestion and snoring. Together with a calming tea, warm bath and relaxing music, your mum is destined for her best sleep ever.
Tiffany & Love for Her
Just as how there are a million ways to show mum you love her, Tiffany & Co.’s Tiffany & Love for Her is a tribute to the many ways that love is defined and expressed. Gentle and feminine, the fragrance opens with blue basil paired with grapefruit. The scent transcends with a sweet floral bouquet of neroli and finishes with a blend of blue sequoia, vetiver and cedar wood as the base.
The cylindrical-shaped flacon is yet another remarkable feature, tinted with a different shade reminiscent of Tiffany Blue to reflect a classy design. This beautiful fragrance is one that mum would be delighted to add to her bathroom shelf.
Available at Tiffany & Co.
Asaya Mother’s Day Wellness Escape
The best gift your mother could receive could well be a day to herself. Treat her to a full-day spa programme (HK$3,880) at Asaya, Rosewood Hong Kong’s wellness destination, where she can unwind and put herself first (for once).
The spa package begins with a 60-minute treatment of choice with one of Asaya’s expert practitioners, followed by a 60-minute face ritual by EviDenS de Beauté and a complimentary manicure. Top it off with a nourishing and healthy set lunch at Asaya Kitchen that will make her glow from the inside out.
Available at Rosewood Hong Kong
Mum’s Retreat at Mandarin Oriental, Hong Kong
What better way to let go of mum guilt than a staycation where everything is being taken care of? Mandarin Oriental’s Mum’s Retreat (HK$3,200) checks all the boxes with a pampering salon experience, flower bouquet and entertainment for the kids (for dad to pick up).
The staycation package includes complimentary upgrade to a harbour view room, complimentary shampoo and blow dry at The Mandarin Salon for mum, a chic bouquet of mixed seasonal flowers, a kid’s amenity backpack filled with a soft illustrated map, plush toys and chocolates, daily breakfast for two adults and two children under the age of 12 at Clipper Lounge or Café Causette and late check-out until 4pm.
Available at Mandarin Oriental, Hong Kong
Oasis Indulgence for Mum at The Landmark Mandarin Oriental
Make this Mother’s Day an occasion to remember with the Oasis Indulgence for Mum staycation package at The Landmark Mandarin Oriental (HK$4,100). The welcome amenities include creative touches such as DIY cupcake decorations and Champagne with fresh strawberries. The hotel has also prepared thoughtful gifts for the family, including Le Petit Prince amenities for the little ones as well as Aromatherapy Associates wellness kit for mum to take home.
That’s not all, the package guarantees a room upgrade, one-way limousine transfer, F&B and spa credit per night and breakfast for two at SOMM or MO Bar—the best timeout any mum could ask for!
Available at The Landmark Mandarin Oriental