Mother’s Day is almost here!
The day to acknowledge all the hard work mums do has finally arrived! We think mamas deserve more than a day to celebrate, but because that’s not the case (at the moment!), we are highlighting some fab gifts to show the women in your lives just how special they really are. This year, we’re including some eco-friendly ideas that will honour the lady of the day without cutting back on quality (or harming the earth!). From flowers to chocolates to Hong Kong themed gifts and more, we think you’ll find quite a selection to choose from. Happy Mother’s Day, Mamas!
Mother’s Day is all about mums, and the greatest mum of all is Mother Earth. So, why not pay homage to the Great Mother while also celebrating the mum in your life? The Body Bliss Gift box is not only eco-friendly, it’s also filled with body butters, soap and coconut oil to pamper your favourite lady and make her feel special.
We love giving flowers but hate the plastic waste that often goes along with it, so when the Rose Jasmine Gift Box popped up, we thought it was a fab way to show mum some eco-love! Filled with Lavender KissBalm, Rose Hand and Cuticle Balm and Jasmine Infused Coconut Oil, this special “bouquet” says, “I love you,” while showing some kindness to the the planet.
No matter how old (or young!) the mum in your life is, she either wants to look younger or just wants to have great looking skin (or both!). This newly created skincare line was created by Lucia Magnani, CEO of Castrocara Terme, a top medical spa in Italy. The entire line is high-performance and antioxidant-based, created to stave off the ageing process of the body and skin from the inside out!
Lucia Magnani Ben Essere Set, $5,900, available at Harvey Nichols.
If your mum is a great cook, she will love this gift set from Feather & Bone. Featuring the Twinkle Fingers Toddler Cookbook and several ingredients to make some delicious meals, you and your little ones can whip up some of the recipes and serve them to mum in bed (along with the cookbook) on her special day!
Mother’s Day Cooking Pack, $500, available from 7 May to 13 May, exclusively at Feather & Bone locations in Hong Kong.
Charlotte Tilbury is one of the fastest growing beauty brands out there, and when the products finally hit our HK shores, the Sassy Mama HQ let out a collective scream of joy! You’ll hear mum squeal, too, when she opens The Pretty Innocent Makeup Look Gift Set! It comes stocked with a Feline Flick Eyeliner, Full Fat Lashes Mascara, Cheek to Chic blusher, Lip Cheat lip liner, Hot Lips and Lip Lustre lipsticks, Charlotte’s Magic Cream SPF15 and an adorable makeup bag.
The Pretty Innocent Makeup Look Gift Set, $1,700, available at Lane Crawford.
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Why not mark this special occasion with a gift that she’ll remember and cherish? This 18K gold plated Personalised Triple Beaded Ring by Merci Maman will be something mum will revere for years to come. Mark it with the date you gave her, your children’s name, or anything you would like to say (up to 16 characters).
Personalised Triple Beaded Ring Band, $706, available at Gifts Less Ordinary
Every once in a while we here at Sassy Mama are lucky enough to taste some of these delectable chocolates, and we can truly say they are some of the best we’ve ever had! Any chocolate-loving mums (are there any who don’t love chocolate?) would be giddy at the sight of the Quartz Hatbox. Filled with Amandas signature chocolates, an Akosombo dark chocolate bar, a Tolima milk chocolate bar, and pralines, she’ll have a hard time deciding which delicious pieces to share with the fam!
La Maison du Chocolat Quartz Hatbox, $950, available at La Maison du Chocolat
Real talk: Mums just want to be pampered and have some quiet time on Mother’s Day. Don’t take it personally – we do a lot all year long and would love a day to ourselves! So give mum the gift she will love – pampering at Nail Bar at The Four Seasons. No matter what treatment you choose, she’ll be treated royally. Facing the stunning Victoria Harbour, let her select from a variety of luxury mani/pedis, and let the experts work their magic.
Nail Bar Gift Card, prices vary between $520 and $1,570, available at The Four Seasons.
If a mani/pedi just doesn’t seem special enough for your mama, give her the ultimate day off with a Mother’s Day Spa Package. The 90-minute special begins with a stress-relieving back massage and is followed by the Velvet Red Carpet Facial (which will redefine facial contours and rehydrate the skin). She can then have a choice of hand or foot paraffin wax to moisturise and repair any skin damage. Best of all, any guest who attends the spa day can enjoy complimentary access to the swimming pool or fitness centre, and while there, she’ll get two (two!) glasses of complimentary champagne! But the day isn’t over – it ends with an afternoon tea at Café 103. Now that’s what we call a gift!
Mother’s Day Spa Package, price range from $2,680 to $5,680 depending on date and time, available until 31 May. Reserve by calling 2263 2040 or emailing [email protected] or visiting The Ritz-Carlton.
Feature image via Getty Images; Image 1 and 2 courtesy of Coconut Matter; image 3 courtesy of Harvey Nichols; image 4 courtesy of Katherine Amara and Feather & Bone; image 5 courtesy ofLane Crawford; image 6 courtesy of Gifts Less Ordinary; image 7 courtesy of Plug PR and La Maison du Chocolat; image 8 courtesy of The Four Seasons; image 9 courtesy of The Ritz Carlton