Thanks to everything that's going on in the world right now, Christmas might feel a little different this year. Which is basically all the more reason to find a Christmas presents for your mum that you just know she's going to love.
Because let's be honest, mums can feel like the hardest people to buy for, can't they? THEY ALREADY SEEM TO HAVE EVERYTHING. Do you try and get them clothes, but risk that they might not like them? Do you attempt to shake up her beauty routine? Or more importantly, her gin routine? Or is it better to just get something for the home, on the basis that you assume she's ever get it for herself?
If you're struggling for inspiration with Christmas gift ideas this year, look no further than our gift guide for mums. From a beautiful sofa throw to a luxury bath and shower oil, gardening gadgets to fancy slippers, you're bound to find something she likes. And if you don't? Maybe she'd prefer a beauty gift, something gin-inspired or even something you've made yourself.
For mums who are happily in their neutral makeup comfort zone, this Bobbi Brown eyeshadow palette is a no-brainer.
Does this candle even need introducing? It's a classic, and bound to go down well with whoever the recipient is this year.
Stop her knees getting sore during gardening with this clever padded mat.
If she loves keeping an eye on her phone's Health app (side note: my mum is OBSESSED with it), maybe a smart watch could be a smart move. This one allows sleep tracking, step counting and heart rate monitoring, among other things.
Fact: nobody has EVER unwrapped a Charlotte Tilbury gift set on Christmas morning and been unhappy about it.
Spoil any parent who loves plants with this gorgeous love-heart shaped leaf, potted in a pink ceramic.
She's going to have to wear one, so you might as well make it silk and gentle on the skin.
These hair straighteners are so chic - plus £10 from every pair is donated to Mind. Win, win!
This vanilla bean scented candle comes with a crackling wick, so your mum feels like she's snuggling up by a real fire.
When was the last time your mum treated herself to a new mug? Get ahead of the game with this gorgeous one from Loaf, which comes in multiple colours.
If your mum likes typically 'manly' smell, this reed diffuser from Noble Isle is infused scents of oak-aged single malt whisky, warm vanilla and cedarwood.
A new toaster is totally the type of thing your mum would never buy for herself and would actually really like to replace the current one (which, let's face it, is probably older than you. This Russell Hobbs x Emma Bridgewater one is so cute.
Move your mum into 2020 with these cute little earbuds, perfect for her gym playlist or podcast.
Can you beat Le Creuset as a present for mums? Can you beat Le Creuset as a present for anyone? We're saying no.
Wave goodbye to that decade old nightie with these classic satin pyjamas.
A more beautiful serving dish genuinely might not exist.
You just can't go wrong with a bottle of gin (and you can get this on Prime).
Looks boring, but a good quality cashmere sweater like this one from M&S goes down well in everybody's books.
These are gorgeous.
Everybody's washing their hands so much, you may as well bring a bit of luxury to the situation.
Seeing as going out might be off the cards this year (side note: boo), this guest signing book is the perfect way to make dinner parties at home feel more special.
Because everyone just wants a really cool coffee table book, don't they? And if she doesn't like it, you can pinch it instead!
This candle is just so chic, your mum is bound to love it.
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Retinol is clinically proven to reduce the appearance of wrinkles, make skin feel firmer and look more even - and this is the perfect set to help your mum introduce it to her skincare regime.
Spoil your mum with an at home laser hair removal handset, so she doesn't have to worry about shaving her legs again. If silky smooth legs is what she's into!
Heavily inspired by the scents of summer, this Jo by Jo Loves trio of body lotion, fragrance and bath and shower gel is perfect for mums who are desperate for winter sun.
Who wouldn't want a lemon drizzle or tangy orange gin and tonic at the end of the day?
We're all in face masks, but what about an eye mask to guarantee a good sleep? 5-10% of profits for this one goes towards protecting the snow leopard, too.
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