Editor’s Note: Beauty reviewer and writer Soe Kabbabe is the newest Mamiverse mom, having given birth to a healthy boy earlier this week. Congratulations, Soe, from all your friends at Mamiverse, and we hope you’ll treat yourself to a few of these pampering gifts for new moms!
Motherhood is as challenging as it is rewarding—which is all the more reason that new moms, moms-to-be, and those moms who are experienced pros all need a little pampering now and then. So skip the useless gadgets and the box of chocolates. We’ve hand-picked these useful, meaningful gifts that will make Mom feel loved and appreciated this holiday.
Show the Supermoms in your life how much you love them with one of these presents, perfect for any budget!
Sanctuary Spa Mum-to-Be Ultimate Retreat Hat Box ($28) • This set contains luxurious products for the entire body, whether she is still expecting her baby or became a mother not so long ago. Each item is designed to meet the needs of pregnant moms and give a boost to overall skin health. Considering the high quality of these products, this gift is bargain-priced!
Clarins Beautiful Beginnings Pregnancy Kit ($60) • The perennial French favorite, Clarins has created a kit with the sole purpose of spoiling women’s skin, which is one of the most problematic areas during pregnancy. Besides its best-selling products, Beautiful Beginnings also comes with an informative guide and a soft blanket for her little baby.
Mama Mio Pregnancy Essentials Kit ($28) • Packed with three must-have products, Mama Mio will keep an expectant mom’s skin protected throughout her entire pregnancy. Even better, this set takes care of stretch marks and breast sagginess. She’ll feel good in her own skin no matter how tired she is!
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Jurlique Herbal Recovery Favorites ($140) • Goodbye, tired eyes! Jurlique offers a trio full of powerful antioxidants and herbal “miracles” that will help her look fresh and revitalized. This is high-end stuff, but it really does the trick to smooth away any signs of tiredness, courtesy of those adorable kids.
Isabelle Grace Jewelry Personalized Necklaces (assorted prices and styles) • These hand-engraved items make thoughtful gifts for any mom or mother-to-be. Get them engraved with her name, or the names of her kids—whatever personalization you choose, these high-quality, timeless options will impart joy for a long, long time.
Mark. Great Timing Watch ($40) • Mamis know how important it is to keep your identity and style—and accessories pack a lot of both. Add a trendy touch to any outfit with a big-faced gold watch such as Great Timing, which has rows of chains instead of a plain band. Feminine and edgy!
Avon Warm Wishes Earmuffs ($15) • Let Mom enjoy her beloved music while walking in the snow with the kids, thanks to Warm Wishes—a functional and fashionable pair of faux fur earmuffs with built-in headphones and volume control. Talk about multitasking products!
Mark. Tech Savvy Clutch ($20) • This is a great gift for work-at-home moms. Let her carry her iPad or tablet in style with this rich green case that will brighten any wintery attire. Don’t be fooled by the cost—this dual-use clutch looks and feels just like its expensive counterparts.
Not Just Any Old Day Calendar Jewelry ($55-$120) • If you’re looking for affordable jewelry to help a mom remember her most special days, look no further. Not Just Any Old Day sells engraved mini-calendar charms, bracelets, necklaces and more to record a memorable date (births, anniversaries, graduations and more). An unusual—and adorable—way to tell her how much you love her!
My Barre3 ($15 monthly subscription) • Okay, it isn’t a secret—moms usually don’t have the time to exercise and of course, we can’t call playing hide and seek with her little ones a workout. Barre3 is a combination of yoga, ballet and Pilates, which helps to balance and transform the body over time. Don’t worry, even beginners can do it—there are routines for busy ladies (10 minutes) or full classes available online, anytime anywhere, for just $15 per month.
BMR Tummy Lift ($200) • This is a true investment that will leave the moms in your life forever grateful. Tummy Lift is an innovative device that uses clinically proven technology to firm and tone the abdominals. With regular use, this gadget could be a great complement to her daily cardio. New mothers can also benefit from it, as core muscles weaken after those nine months!
Tria Hair Removal Laser ($395) • What woman doesn’t like silky smooth, hair-free skin? What we don’t really love is having to shave or wax every week! Tria Laser allows users to get safe and permanent results in as little as six months from the comfort of their own home. And if you do the math, it costs a fraction of professional in-office treatments.
Pinch Minimergency Kit for Moms ($16) • Specifically designed for moms-on-the-go, Pinch could become a helpful stocking stuffer this holiday season. This clever kit has everything she need to rescue her from those unforeseen emergencies…deodorant or dental floss, anyone?
Cozy’s Complete Guide to Girls’ Hair by Cozy Friedman ($10) • Know a mom who loves to style her or her daughter’s hair? Then Cozy is the right present for her. This book is filled with how-to hairstyles and fun step-by-step guides that not only will teach her precious tricks but also make for unforgettable moments with her daughter.