GUIDE TO SANE GIFT SHOPPING & GIVING
Now, the pampering Ma needs may be missing from this page, but these Mother’s Day gift ideas should give you some ideas. Or jog you to really thinking about what would delight and pamper Mom.
Even perfume adverse people rarely react to natural essential oils. These two oils mix into a divine scent. This LAVENDER CEDARWOOD Aromatherapy Gift Kit combines the tranquility from lavender with the calming effect of cedarwood. Includes body wash, lotion and a 3-wick candle. Available in other scents.
$38 Bath & Body Works
Tata Harper’s Aromatic Stress Treatment might only be .16 ounce, but it gets rave reviews and has a cult following. Partially because it’s natural and nontoxic. Mostly because the soothing blend, of floral notes, essential oils and jojoba seed oil, reportedly displaces anxiety and stress with peace and relaxation. Bonus: Some rave that it doubles as a perfume since it smells so wonderful. There is also several others, like the BedTime Treatment that reportedly quiets overactive minds into deep relaxation and sleep.($60 Sephora}
$80 Nordstrom & Amazon
If Mom’s really into skin care, since masks are all the rage, she’ll appreciate the Watermelon Glow Sleeping Mask. Gives new meaning to beauty sleep. Made with watermelon and hyaluronic acid that “hydrates, smooths and perfects skin.”
$22-$45 (1 oz, 2.7 oz) Sephora
For the hand aware Mom, the Lanolips Hand Cream Intense will delight her. Not only the aroma, but the contents made with heavy duty lanolin. Couple with a rose candle or rose overnight beauty mask. Or make the hand cream a double or triple.
Sometimes a good soak does the trick. If Madre loves bath, gift the Barr-Co. Fine Handmade Bath Salts. Created with colloidal oatmeal, mineral salts, milk powder mixed with vanilla and vetivier fragrance. This produces a soak beneficial to the skin and spirit. Bonuses: Barr-Co uses eco-friendly ingredients and reusable (and pretty!) packages. Also they offer 20% off through Mother’s Day AND a $1 of every purchase goes to the Global Down Syndrome Foundation. 32 ounces Made in the USA.
Help Ma-ma relax with the artistic, electric Fragrance Misting Diffuser. It fills her room with pleasant scents, comes in four colors and lights up. She chooses the level of misting: continuous for up to 6 hours; 30-second intervals. Less than 6″ tall and wide, made of porcelain and plastic.Bonus: Comes with a gift box; and diffuser has a night light.
Happy Frugalista Shopping!MAY YOU FIND THE PERFECT GIFT FIT FOR MOTHER’S DAY … AT THE PERFECT PRICE. RIGHT ON TIME!
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