Mother's Day gifts that your mom definitely wants, but won't ask you for

Like mother, like daughter.
Like mother, like daughter.

Mother's day is a the perfect time to spoil one of the most important people in your life.

She gave you life, your favourite physical feature or character trait perhaps, and some good life lessons over the years. So the least you can do is get your coins together to give her a thoughtful gift.

READ MORE: Six mommy-daughter duos we love for Mother’s Day

And our gift guide has got you and your mom covered with a few gift ideas that'll be sure to make her feel appreciated and pampered at the same time.

Thank us later.

These are our top recommendations:


Skin Creamery essentials bag

Filled with enriching products that will make your mom's bath time even more relaxing, the essentials bag comes with a reusable face wipe, oil milk cleanser, facial hydrating oil, everyday cream and a roll-up hemp bag.

All products included in the bag are vegan, hypoallergenic, certified organic, contain 100% natural fragrance, free from harmful artificial ingredients - perfect for the mom who enjoys using organic skincare products.

You can get the skin creamery essentials bag online for only R695.

Skin Creamery Essentials Bag

READ MORE: 7 self-care things these editors tried and loved this month that won't cost more than R300

NUXE - Huile Prodigieuse Riche

Spoil mom with this Nuxe RICHE multi-purpose dry oil. It works to keep hair, face and body feeling healthy and moisturised. Get it here for R530.

Moisturizing oil for dry skin for the Face and Hair - Huile Prodigieuse® Riche - NUXE


Lancôme La Nuit Trésor EDP

If she's not a fan of flowers, give her a bouquet of Damascena roses in a pretty glass bottle.

La Nuit Trésor is available at Edgars for R930 to R1900

Avon Eve confidence  

This is a luminous scent with a curated blend of solar frangipani and refined oakwood that comes together for a powerful combination that'll leave mom feeling as confident as ever, get it here for R299.

Eve Confidence Eau de Parfum

Quality time

If you would much rather spend the day with mom, why not accompany her to Fairlawns Boutique Hotel and Spa for a classic high tea?

You and mom get to sip the finest quality tea - or drink of your choice, out in the picturesque Fairlawns gardens while enjoying some live entertainment and food from the delightful menu. All this for R395 a person.

READ MORE: This Japanese spa says bathing in a ramen broth (or wine) jacuzzi will make your skin glow

And for the mom who loves the feeling of smooth satin after a warm bath, you can gift her this lush satin night-gown. R499 at Poetry 

Any of these gifts will definitely leave your mom feeling as special as she is - just remember to sprinkle it with a lot of love and a personal touch.

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