If you ask your mum what she wants this Christmas, she’s probably going to say that she’s happy with a nice dinner at home with you and that you don’t have to spend money on her.
We’re sure she’s being honest about it. But it doesn’t mean that we can’t spoil her with a gift that tells her how much you appreciate her!
If you haven’t got a clue what will make a great gift for her, we’ve short-listed 11 really pampering beauty gifts that you can consider giving to the leading woman in your life.
1. Shu Uemura Ultime8 Sublime Beauty Cleansing Oil
Shu Uemura is probably best known for their cleansing oils and of all the variants they carry, the Ultime8 Sublime Beauty Cleansing Oil is definitely the one that is most pampering. After all, it is infused with eight precious botanical oils that cleanse impurities thoroughly while retaining your skin’s moisture level.
This Christmas, this holy grail product is repackaged in a chocolate-inspired bottle so it looks extra festive.
Shu Uemura Ultime8 Sublime Beauty Cleansing Oil retails for SGD65 (150ml) and SGD165 (450ml). It is available at all Shu Uemura boutiques and counters.
2. Crabtree & Evelyn Dream On
A beauty sleep box with a lifestyle mist, lavender body gel and body wash in a pretty little 70s-inspired package, these calming scents of lavender and revitalising scents of the sea are not only great for some DIY pampering, but will also help her achieve the perfect beauty sleep that she needs.
Crabtree & Evelyn Dream On consists of a City Zen Lifestyle Mist, Lavender & Espresso Body Lotion, and Body Wash. The set retails for SGD85 and is available at all Crabtree & Evelyn retail outlets.
3. Eve Lom Youthful Radiance Gift Set
An age-defying collection that targets visible signs of ageing and dehydration for youthful-looking skin, this set is all your mum wants to upgrade her current skincare routine.
The set comprises of a 5-in-1 cleanser that helps to purify and soothe the skin while preserving and replenishing the skin’s natural moisture, a 100% muslin cloth to gently exfoliate the skin for a brighter complexion, a moisture mask, and finally, a richly textured moisturiser that helps to dramatically lift the skin’s elasticity and tone.
Eve Lom Youthful Radiance Gift Set retails for SGD 250 and is comprised of the following products: Muslin Cloth, Cleanser, Moisture Mask, Radiance Lift Cream. It is available at escentials Paragon, escentials TANGS Orchard, and Sephora retail outlets.
4. Peter Thomas Roth 3-Piece Kit
When our skin mature, it tends to get drier than it was when it was more youthful. This is why intense moisture is a way to make sure you keep signs of ageing as far away from you as possible.
This is where the Peter Thomas Roth 3-Piece Kit comes in handy. The products are formulated with Hyaluronic Acid, which keeps skin plump, bouncy and hydrated – we’re sure your mum will be pleased with this result!
Peter Thomas Roth 3-Piece Kit consists of: the Water Drench Cloud Cream Cleanser, the Water Drench Hyaluronic Cloud Serum, and the Water Drench Hyaluronic Cloud Cream Hydrating Moisturiser. It retails at SGD99 and is available exclusively at ION Orchard Sephora.
5. Tatcha Skincare for Makeup Lovers Obento Box
Not an actual obento box, it is a four-piece set comprised of products to create the perfect base. Formulated with pure ingredients and Japanese anti-ageing superfoods, these essentials help makeup go on smoother and reveal a youthful, healthy-looking glow that Mum will be sure to appreciate!
Tatcha Skincare for Makeup Lovers Obento Box is comprised of: a full-sized version of the Luminous Dewy Skin Mist, and travel sizes of the Water Cream, Violet-C Radiance Mask, and The Silk Canvas. The set retails for SGD99 and is available for purchase in selected Sephora retail outlets only.
6. Canvas Revitalising Set
Unlock the secret to youthful skin with Canvas’ rose-infused skincare products from the Rose Otto Ultra Regenerating Series.
Loaded with antioxidants, vitamins, and essential fatty acids, this skincare set will help in reversing the signs of aging, bind moisture into the skin, while also keeping skin smooth and supple. It even comes with a jade roller that helps with blood circulation and lifting that anyone will find pampering to use before sleep.
Canvas Revitalising Set retails at SGD93 and consists of the following: Micellar Cleansing Water Gel, Overnight Eye Contour Mask, Overnight Intense Moisture Mask, Multi-Intensive Face Oil Serum, and a Jade Roller. This set is available on their website.
7. The Body Shop British Rose Picks
Instead of gifting her a bouquet of roses that will wilt quickly, go for this instead! Packed neatly in a pretty pink box, the products are infused with real British Roses for its skincare benefits and a light floral scent.
The Body Shop British Rose Picks retails at SGD36 and consists of the following: The British Rose Instant Glow Body Butter, British Rose Eau de Toilette, The British Rose Exfoliating Gel Body Scrub, The British Rose Shower Gel, and The British Rose Petal Soft Hand Cream. It is available at all The Body Shop retail outlets.
8. Goutal Petit Cherie Set
The perfect gift set to wake up to in the morning of Christmas, this irresistible set features Goutal’s Petite Cherie Eau de Parfum, as well as a smaller travel spray to take on vacations in a gorgeous godron bottle.
A fruity fragrance with notes of peach and pear, with a musky rose and velvety vanilla base sprinkled with notes of freshly cut grass, this is THE perfume set for women who want to feel classy, yet with an undertone with youthfulness.
The Petite Cherie Set retails for SGD300 and is available at Tangs, Tang Plaza at the Goutal Paris counter.
9. SK-II Pitera Youth Set
Surprise your mom this year with a classic skin favourite: SK-II Pitera Youth Set. Only this time, in a funky, colourful, bold packaging – far from the usual understated bottles that the product is known for.
Note that it is limited edition and will only be around during the festive season, so grab yours fast!
The SK-II Pitera Youth Set retails for SGD497 and consists of the following items: the SK-II KARAN Limited Edition Facial Treatment Essence, the SK-II Facial Treatment Clear Lotion, SK-II R.N.A. Power Duo. It is available at all retailers as part of any SK-II limited edition festive sets.
10. Aromatherapy Associates Self Care is your Healthcare
If Mum is overworked, help her set up a de-stressing ritual with this gift set. A body care set filled with products infused with essential oils like Lavender and Camomile, known for their soothing properties, this might just be what she needs to help her relax.
Aromatherapy Associates Self Care is your Healthcare retails at SGD68 and is available at The Spa Mandarin Oriental Singapore, Maria Grachvogel, and its online store.
11. Sulwhasoo Advent Calendar
Why give her only one present on Christmas Day when you can pamper her with surprises for 25 days to count down to Christmas?
This Advent Calendar is made up of several treats from Sulwhasoo, and we’re sure your mum is going to love opening each one every day – reminding her of your love for her each time.
Psst, we have short-listed more advent calendars for your consideration.
Sulwhasoo Advent Calendar retails at SGD255 and is available at all Sulwhasoo retail outlets and counters.