Spring’s Best Beauty Gifts For Mom

We love beauty gifts for mom — we’re dealing with a spring holiday after all, and what better time to give Mom something that’s indulgent and pampering? Pair one of our top beauty picks below with fresh cut flowers and a girls’ night out to the movies, for a Mother’s Day she’ll absolutely love!

Beauty Gifts for Mom

1. The Scent of a Woman

beauty gifts for mom: philosophy fragrance set

3-piece Amazing Grace Gift Set, $57, Macys

A fragrance set gives Mom a new signature scent that can be used in the shower and out and about. Choose a skin-friendly brand like Philosophy, which works for even the most sensitive types. Philosophy’s Amazing Grace is a clean, floral scent that is decadent and feminine.


Sixteen Candles

beauty gifts for mom: this candle set is dainty and decorative

Maison Blanc Two-Wick Tin Candle Trio, $40, Nordstrom

Bring the spa experience home with a beautiful candle trio to turn the bathroom into her own personal oasis. She’ll love lighting one of these to relax and rejuvenate at home.

The Fuller Brush Girl

beauty gifts for mom: set of 6 make-up brushes and a pretty pink case

Two Ways About it Brush Set, $70, Sephora


Everyone could use new brushes from time to time. With these, she’ll feel like a princess before the bristles hit the powder. The gold finish is elegant, and the double-sided design means twice the tools in the same space. The best part? They come in a petal pink case to boot.

Light it Up

Contouring set in a pretty numbered compact

Tarteist Contour Palette Version III, $45, Dermstore

Who here has had to explain the contour and highlighting trend to Mom? This one’s for you. This convenient compact makes the job of contouring easy with its paint-by-numbers design. Soon enough, Mom will be shadowing, softening, bronzing and shimmering like a pro.

I Want to Hold Your Hand

beauty gift ideas for mom - a set of gel and nailcare formulas by Perfect Formula

Nail Essentials Collection, $24, Perfect Formula

For the mani/pedi obsessed, this at-home kit keeps her nails looking picture-perfect in between salon visits.

Let it Shine

beauty gifts for mom: an indulgent color of hydrating, shine-infusing hair products

Moisture and Shine Travel Kit, $26, MoroccanOil

Treat her locks to a little love with a hydration-boosting kit from celeb-favorite hair care brand, MoroccanOil. Travel-friendly sizes allow her to take the moisture and glow on the go.

Amazing Stories

Bobbi Brown Pretty Powerful book - a great gift for Mothers Day

Bobbi Brown Pretty Powerful, $17.29, Amazon


Filled with tutorials, this book from powerhouse beauty entrepreneur, Bobbi Brown, is a great learning tool and all-around read. The would be a great kick-off to a mother-daughter book club, yes?

Those are our picks for beauty gifts for mom. Do you have others? Share in the comments!

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Melissa is creative communication professional with 9+ years of experience writing for the beauty and fashion industries.