Everything we’re coveting this month!
We’re into the swing of the festive season, mamas, so amongst all of our regularly scheduled Christmas content, we’ve got a special holiday edition of What Sassy Mama Wants. With more gift ideas for your kiddos to special treats for yourself, check out our picks!
Soft toys are all the rage, especially if you’ve got a newborn at home or a new niece or nephew in the family. Safe for munchkins three months and up, the faces on these designer toys are embroidered by hand and they can be washed easily in the machine.
Available for $190 from www.zoomkids.hk
Simple and unfussy, the Reminder Bands at The Mindful Company have affirmations on them such as “Be Present”, “Courage”, “Gratitude” and “Live in the Moment”. They serve as little reminders on your wrist to lift your spirits. Because sometimes we stop and forget to smell the roses, mamas. The Reminder Bands are perfectly understated, lightweight and durable so you can wear them every day.
Available in Gold, Rose Gold and Silver from www.mindful-company.com
Set the mood at home with some divine scented candles from Aromatherapy Associates. This trio of Joyful gift box will revive, uplift and relax you… just what you need during this the busy holiday season, amirite, mama? It’s part of the Winter Garden collection, which celebrates the brand’s British roots.
Available from Aromatherapy Associates at Harbour City and at Lane Crawford in ifc for $750
iPads are great to keep the kiddos entertained for a hot minute (Peppa Pig reruns, anyone?) so why not let them indulge a little? Clip this Sound Cover to your iPad from onanoff (the makers of the awesome Buddy Phones!), which increases the volume by up to 400%. It’s ultra thin and lightweight – and hubby can even take it with him on business trips as it’s got Bluetooth connectivity and a built-in microphone for conference calls… or just FaceTiming the kids!
Available for $129.99 in gold, silver or black from www.onanoff.com.
We’re not sure about you, mama, but as the temperature drops, the last thing we want to do is wash our hair. Brr! And if you invest in a solid shower cap, like this Amelie one from Apartment49, your blow dry will remain frizz free on day two or even day three! The fabric stretches, dries quickly and has a water-resistant lining.
Available for $290 from www.apartment49.com
The iconic skincare brand has come out with a new Facial Treatment Essence Limited Edition, pairing its classic skincare treatment renowned for smoothing skin and fighting wrinkles with a simply gorgeous bottle with a Suminagashi-inspired design. Even when you run out of product you may want to display this one on your shelf, mama: each dot and swirl come together, serving as a reminder of the power to paint one’s life as a unique and beautiful masterpiece, one drop at a time. Bottles also come in three stunning colours – red, blue and green – that are perfect for the holiday season!
Available at SK-II counters in ifc and at Festival Walk for $1,280
Snag a cool custom work of art for your kiddo’s nursery or bedroom from Lucky Fish Photography. The beautiful alphabet art is printed on to fine art matte canvas with a white wooden frame, all ready to hang. Personalise it with your bubba’s name and birth date. Check out our Sassy Mama Editor Kat rocking one here for her baby Everly. Cute!
Available to order from www.ohwhataluckyfish.com for $850-$1,000.
The dry weather has hit, and it’s time to switch up your skincare routine, mama. Make sure to add Kate Somerville’s Goat Milk moisturiser to your arsenal: it’s decadently rich and moisturising for your skin, perfect for the winter season! It deeply hydrates and helps to repair the skin. Loaded with jojoba and avocado, this product really does wonders.
Available for $595 from Kate Somerville counters around town
With a bubba at home, keeping harmful chemicals at bay is suddenly paramount to your household. Acquassimo is a natural sanitising water that kills 99.9% of bacteria in seconds. Use it for cleaning and sterilising baby’s soft skin, surfaces, baby bottles and teething products and on toys. The best bit is that it’s got no alcohol or gel sanitisers in it! Perfect.
A value set of Acquassimo Family & Baby (2 x 300ml bottles) is $137.20 from www.acquassimo-hk.com.
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