Mom’s Ultimate Self-Care Kit for a Mother’s Day She’ll Remember

Zippy Sandler
17 min readMay 3, 2024
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It’’s time to celebrate the incredible woman who’s been our guiding light and unwavering support — our beloved Mom. This year, let’s elevate her special day with the ultimate self-care kit that will leave her feeling pampered, cherished, and utterly rejuvenated. From luxurious skincare essentials to calming aromatherapy goodies that transport her to a state of serenity, this gift guide is your roadmap to curating the perfect Mother’s Day experience she’ll always remember. So, let’s dive into this guide and craft a self-care oasis tailored just for Mom because she deserves nothing less than the absolute best. Here’s to making Mother’s Day a celebration she’ll treasure for years to come!

Tress Wellness- all-in-one, at-home waxing kit

Tress Wellness is the leader in at-home waxing products with its waxing kit a one-stop shop for all Mom’s hair removal needs. The brand, which was coincidentally founded by two men, has a mission to make waxing easy and accessible for everyone, everywhere. All products are formulated with olive and jojoba oil that’s gentle enough for even the most sensitive skin. The product can be used on all body parts, even for a Brazilian.

An all-in-one waxing kit that comes with everything needed for at-home self-waxing, including five bags of waxing beads, a wax warmer, a waxing guide, and a beginner waxing app in addition to any other tools needed.

  • Complete kits range from $40-$65 on Amazon

CanvasChamp

CanvasChamp is an easy-to-use platform where you can choose from a wide variety of products to personalize with memories, quotes, your favorite images, and more. CanvasChamp offers fast shipping times, affordable prices that won’t break the bank, and the perfect gift for any occasion. I’ve included some personalized gifts perfect for upcoming gifting holidays below but feel free to check out their site to see all the personalized products available.

Custom Photo Apron // Starting at $19.99

Every cook and baker knows there’s no such thing as too many aprons. When you create a custom apron, you’ll be giving a gift they won’t get anywhere else!

Custom Photo Puzzle // Starting at $7.99

One of the great things about custom jigsaw puzzles is that you can personalize them with any picture of your choice. This allows you to create a one-of-a-kind puzzle that is unique and special. Customize with your mom’s favorite family photo!

Custom Photo Wall Tiles // Starting at $5.99

Made from durable hardboard material, these fully customizable and colorful photo tiles for walls are perfect for so many different uses. Perfect for easily decorating your door room or first apartment post-grad, they have adhesive strips on the back for easy, quick installation!

Custom Canvas Prints // Starting at $3.89

Transform your photos or artwork into personalized wall decor for your dorm room with CanvasChamp high-quality canvas prints. We make it easy to design your canvas and guarantee 100% satisfaction with your creation.

Zojirushi Mugs

Give mom a quality mug from Zojirushi — all new and available this month! The inside is polished stainless steel, not coated with a nonstick product, and in pretty new colors to make Mom smile

  • Stainless Mug with Handle SM-RB75E
    $49.99 SRP, 25 oz., vacuum insulated, slicksteel (uncoated) interior
  • Stainless Carry Tumbler with Handle SX-LA89H
    $69.99 SRP, 30 oz., vacuum insulated, slicksteel (uncoated) interior
  • Stainless Tumbler with Straw SX-HA89H
    $60.00 SRP, 30 oz., vacuum insulated, slicksteel (uncoated) interior, Tritan see-through lid with matching color straw

Great for on the go, running errands, sitting poolside, at the beach or just hanging out watching TV.

Nourished

This Mother’s Day, Gift the Gift of Restful Nights with the Sleep Tight Stack from Nourished: Celebrate the superhero in your life this Mother’s Day by giving her something she truly deserves — the bliss of a good night’s sleep. Introducing the Sleep Tight Stack from Nourished, your thoughtfully crafted solution to help her unwind, relax, and embrace the tranquility of peaceful slumbers. The Sleep Tight Stack is not just any sleep aid; it’s a gentle embrace of serenity, combining the natural power of Tart Cherry and Ashwagandha. These nutrient-rich gummies are scientifically formulated to enhance sleep quality and diminish the sensations of occasional stress and anxiety that come from the day-to-day heroics of motherhood. $59.99

Nurture Her Serenity This Mother’s Day with the Inner Peace Stack from Nourished: This Mother’s Day, express your gratitude in the most nurturing way possible by gifting the serenity she gives so freely back to her. Introduce her to the Inner Peace Stack from Nourished, a bespoke blend of 7 calming and rejuvenating natural nourishments. Each ingredient is scientifically proven to help reduce occasional anxiety, improve sleep quality, and regulate moods, crafting the perfect recipe for tranquility. Mothers are often the heart and soul of our homes, continuously pouring love and energy into our lives. It’s time to replenish her spirit with something that echoes her importance. The Inner Peace Stack is more than a gift; it’s a profound acknowledgment of her relentless support and love, packaged to promote her well-being and mental peace. $59.99

Take on Summer Travel with Confidence and Nourish Your Health with the High Flyer Stack from Nourished: The High Flyer Stack from Nourished is your perfect travel companion, helping you manage the stressful aspects of summer travel. With an invigorating blend of 7 vital vitamins, nutrients, and superfoods, the High Flyer Stack is designed to support jet-setters in maintaining their energy levels, reducing fatigue, and promoting a calm mental state amidst chaotic terminals and long flights. Each vegan sugar-free stack includes Lycopene, Ginger Extract, Bacillus Coagulans, Vitamin B12, Vegan Vita-Algae D3, Ashwagandha Extract, and Curcuma Longa & Black Pepper Extract so whether you are on a family vacation, a solo trip, or a business travel endeavor, the High Flyer Stack takes care of your wellness, so you can fully take in the world around you. Because your travel should add joyful chapters to your life, not tolls on your health. $59.99

Demeter Fragrance

For the woman who’s as unique as her life’s story, this Mother’s Day, gift her the Demeter:

Mother’s Day Sexy Trio: Immerse in the allure of some of the most captivating fragrances in the world: Hawaiian Vanilla, Musk #7, and Amber, each known for their magnetic, sensual qualities. Fragrance has always been intertwined with desire and attraction, a silent whisper that draws people closer. This carefully curated collection not only marks the celebration of motherhood but also honors the timeless beauty and sensuality of all women. After all, mom can feel sexy too, right?! $40.50

Mother’s Day Floral Trio: Demeter’s Mother’s Day Floral Trio is more than just a gift; it’s an opportunity to connect with the very essence of nature and the profound simplicity of love. Accompanied by our Free Blending Tool Kit, this set invites exploration and creativity, allowing every mother to tailor her unique bouquet, whether she seeks the singular beauty of Violet or a personalized blend of floral notes. The trio includes the fragrances of Violet, Daisy, and Wildflowers. $40.50

Mother’s Day Happy Trio: This uniquely curated selection of fragrances encapsulates the purest essence of happiness and is guaranteed to bring a smile to the face of every recipient. Each of the fragrances in the Happy Trio, including Pink Grapefruit, Grass, and Apple Blossom, is a sensory delight on its own, elevating the spirit and reminding us of life’s simple pleasures. Together, they unlock a world of infinite blending possibilities, encouraging every wearer to discover their unique ‘Happy Place’.

Mother’s Day Signature Trio: Every spritz from the Mother’s Day Signature Trio tells a chapter of her story, invokes a treasured memory, or casts the essence of a dream just waiting to be realized. It’s not just about smelling good; it’s about feeling a profound connection to her unique journey and experiences. The Mother’s Day Signature Trio includes Jasmine, Baby Powder, and Salt Air and can be mixed and matched to perfectly create a scent just for mom!

Lisa Nik Jewelry

Pendant by Lisa Nik 18 Kt. yellow gold, diamonds, and fire opal. — $23,100

Lisa Nikfarjam, the driving force behind the esteemed Lisa Nik brand since 2010, crafts timeless jewelry designs that transcend passing trends. Her creations, a blend of American pragmatism and European elegance have garnered international acclaim. Based in Los Angeles and New York, Lisa’s brand speaks to empowered women worldwide, epitomizing both quality and individuality. The shield-shape design of this pendant is a perfect example of the understated elegance of the brand. This unique piece is made in 18 Kt. yellow gold, diamonds, and Mexican fire opal.

Boxed By An Angel

Boxed by an Angel understands that every woman’s cancer journey is unique. That’s why their curated boxes go beyond the ordinary, offering a tailor-made experience that takes into account the specific needs and preferences of each applicant. They believe that personalization is key to making a genuine and meaningful impact during tough times.

When an individual applies or is nominated to receive a Boxed by an Angel box, they take the time to learn about their story, interests, and comfort needs. This personal touch ensures that each box is a thoughtful compilation of items that cater to the recipient’s physical and emotional well-being. The contents of their curated boxes are carefully selected to provide comfort, inspiration, and moments of joy. From soft blankets and soothing teas to inspirational books and pampering skin care products, each item is chosen with intention, to create an atmosphere of support and care. Additionally, small tokens of encouragement, personalized notes, or uplifting quotes add an extra layer of warmth to the package.

What sets Boxed by an Angel apart is its unique sponsorship model. Anyone with a heart for helping can become an “Angel” by sponsoring a custom-curated box for a woman in need. Through this platform, the connection between those seeking support and those willing to provide it is seamlessly facilitated, allowing for a direct and personal impact on the lives of those facing difficult circumstances.

Quiet Mind

The Quiet Mind Weighted Pillow is the convenient, compact solution to tackle anxiety, stress, and everyday distractions.

Mothers across the country will want this pillow in their nighttime routine! A huggable weighted pillow designed to provide instant calm and relaxation, and a good night’s sleep. Hugging causes your body to release oxytocin, a powerful hormone that can make you feel the love!

The pillow comes in 3 sizes and a variety of colors (market price: $179-$199).

Purdori

This Mother’s Day, treat the Moms in your life to glowing, healthy skin! Purdori luxury skincare is packed with clean and effective ingredients. While most skincare products contain 60–90% water as their primary ingredient, Purdori’s RO-ICE+ blend is made with ice plant extract, rose water, and aloe vera, constituting as much as 80% of every Purdori formulation. This potent blend is rich with antioxidants, amino acids, and unique fruit acids at optimal levels for skin health. Together, they can repair the skin barrier and help balance the skin’s natural moisture. Formulated for all skin types, the line includes everything needed for a complete skincare regimen: a toner, serum, cream, lotion, eye cream, and cleanser. Also, for every product sold, Purdori will donate $1 to Water.org to help bring clean water to people worldwide.

  • Learn more at Purdori.com
  • Code: SPRING30 — for 30% off

M2U NYC Makeup

This Mother’s Day, pamper the extraordinary woman in your life with the M2U NYC Makeup Essential Set. A makeup collection with skin-nurturing ingredients, this set is a tribute to her beauty and self-care. This thoughtfully curated collection offers a seamless and complete beauty experience, featuring six easy-to-apply makeup essentials that promise to elevate her natural beauty and uplift her spirit. It’s the ideal gift that not only enhances her features but also envelops her in the warmth of your appreciation and love.

  • Available at M2U NYC Makeup
  • Get a free Eyeshadow Duo when you spend $50

Naturaz’s Natural Hair Bundle

The Naturaz system for Curly, Coily hair is an Aloe Vera based ingredient-conscious product line that is formulated with highly nourishing ingredients like Jojoba Oil, Argan Oil, Coconut Oil, Shea Butter, Sunflower Lecithin, sustainably sourced palm oil and more. These ingredients are high in fatty acids and beneficial vitamins like A, C & E; as well as minerals like magnesium, selenium, calcium, copper, and manganese. All the products are made with your health in mind, will keep your hair soft and moisturized, prevent unnecessary breakage, and support healthy hair growth.

Beurer

The Beurer Professional Manicure & Pedicure Nail Drill Kit, MP62 is the perfect gift for the mom who wants to keep her nails looking their best, even when she can’t get to the nail salon.

The complete kit includes 10 stainless steel attachments that are made from durable sapphire and felt as opposed to plastic and 10 sanding bands. With 18-speed settings, mom can customize her mani or Pedi and get the spa experience right from home.

The LED light feature highlights & brightens your view during use, achieving a precise nail file. The kit also includes a dust shield, for safe & clean use at home and dual rotation. With clockwise and counterclockwise speeds and rotations, the MP62 is extremely convenient to use. Both the device and attachments can easily be stored in the premium zippered storage pouch for convenient storage or travel.

The Beurer EXFOLIATING AND RECHARGEABLE CLEANSING SHOWER BRUSH, FC55 is another perfect option for when mom needs a little more pampering in the shower.

The soft body brush with its long handle is the perfect waterproof, in-shower accessory. Featuring an easy-to-use one-button operation, the FC55 provides a thorough full-body cleanse. The FC55 is a rechargeable body brush that provides a hassle-free and cordless cleanse. The battery lasts for approx. 60 minutes; charging cable included.

You can also choose from 2-speed settings for an optimal and thorough body cleanse.

The Beurer FC55 is designed to provide you with an easy solution to cleaning/exfoliating hard-to-reach areas, like your back. The handle can also easily be removed. Great for traveling, or for easier-to-reach areas. The FC55 is great for all skin types — whether you have sensitive skin or not. Choose from 2 brush head attachments & varying speeds for optimal cleansing and exfoliation.

  • These and more are available at Beurer

T*tty City Design

You Are The T*ts Bracelets

The handmade ‘You Are The Tits’ bracelet by Titty City Design makes the perfect Mother’s Day gift for any mom with a sense of humor. Let this gold-plated, beaded bracelet be their daily dose of oxytocin and a reminder to never doubt themselves. We love this simple piece of jewelry because it is cute and subtle, and when Mom reads it, it will be sure to make her smile! Pair it with an adorable hand-painted jewelry dish that says, “Strong as a Mother” to make the ultimate gift for Mother’s Day. $20

Hot T*ts Mug

If you are looking for a practical and fun Mother’s Day gift, this boobie mug will not disappoint. This is not just any coffee cup, the Hot Tits Mug by Titty City Design with make any mom’s morning routine an absolute delight! Its large 16oz capacity makes it a joy to sip from and the adorable body-positive design will guarantee a smile for Mom — especially if she is a new mom who is breastfeeding. This boob cup is microwave-safe, so she can reheat it throughout the day and remind her that she is the Tits! $30

Well Theory

Wake Well

Formulated by an orthopedic surgeon, Dr. Warner’s Wake Well is packed with key ingredients to assist the body in metabolizing alcohol and replenishing depleted nutrients after a night of celebration. It also supports Mom’s liver health and neutralizes oxidative stress and free radicals caused by drinking. Take two capsules after your last drink and wake feeling refreshed and restored.

Sleep Gummies

Give Mom the restful sleep she deserves with this delicious gluten-free and vegan gummy enhanced with full-spectrum CBD, Tart Cherry Extract, Chamomile, and GABA. These fast-acting ingredients work together to help you nod off faster, stay asleep longer, and wake up refreshed and not groggy. Tart Cherry Extract is a potent pain reliever (and natural NSAID alternative) to combat inflammation and oxidative stress.

Banyan Botanicals

Start her routine with Banyan Botanicals Face Oil, a luxurious serum expertly formulated by an esthetician and scent connoisseur. This fast-absorbing elixir, enriched with antioxidants and oleic acid, nourishes and protects your skin’s natural barrier while leaving a subtle, enchanting scent. Ideal for all skin types, it doubles as a radiant makeup primer or a finishing touch for a dewy glow. Next, embrace the ritual of hydration with our Body Oil, an Ayurvedic blend designed to pamper your skin with every application. Formulated with the same precision and care, it replenishes moisture, boosts radiance, and cocoons your body in a harmonious fragrance. Finally, elevate your skincare routine with Beauty Balm, a multi-purpose gem infused with nourishing ghee and shatavari. This versatile balm is your go-to solution for soft, supple skin from head to toe, leaving behind the delicate scent of rose geranium.

Elevate her wellness routine with our Tulsi Echinacea Tea, a harmonious blend of Ayurvedic herbs and flowers crafted to fortify your immune system and nurture overall well-being. Featuring the revered adaptogen tulsi alongside a potent mix of botanicals, this naturally caffeine-free tea delights the senses with its uplifting aroma and comforting flavor. Sip and savor the goodness of this nourishing infusion, perfect for supporting year-round health and vitality. Harness the power of herbal adaptogens in a creamy indulgence with our Ashwagandha Latte. A blend of ashwagandha, shatavari, burdock, and more, lightly sweetened with maple and kissed with spices, offers a delightful twist to your daily ritual. Wind down or revitalize with ease, knowing she’s nourishing her body with every sip. Finally, embrace the bold and bitter with the Bitter & Bold herbal blend. Designed to invigorate without the buzz of caffeine, this full-bodied concoction of roasty roots and seeds supports gut health and provides natural, grounded energy. Whether enjoyed hot, iced, or blended with creamy indulgence, immerse yourself in the ritual of wellness and vitality.

No Spoof, Waterproof

  • No Spoof, Waterproof Outdoor First Aid by Be Smart Get Prepared, 30 Pieces.
  • Perfect for Camping, Hiking, Biking, Fishing, Boating, Family

No Spoof, Waterproof Outdoor First Aid Kit by Be Smart Get Prepared, 30 Pieces features waterproof bandages and comes inside a plastic case with a carabiner to hook onto personal bags or backpacks to ensure your items are always ready to use when you need it. This first aid kit provides treatments for minor cuts and scrapes, abrasions, and insect bites and stings. Always be prepared, for any adventure, from the leading and trusted manufacturer of first aid kits in the USA, Total Resources International.

The Busy Person’s Meal Planner

If you constantly ask yourself “What the heck’s for dinner?”, then The Busy Person’s Meal Planner will finally teach you how to meal plan and meal prep no matter how hectic your week might be. With 50+ recipes that can be modified for all diets, the breakfast, lunch, dinner, and snack options in this book feature easy-to-find ingredients, and most can be made in 30 minutes. To make the process even easier, the book provides you with easy-to-reference cheat sheets, a 52-week meal planner, and a grocery list notepad that you can take with you to the supermarket. Written by licensed dietitian Laura Ligos, The Busy Person’s Meal Planner is a guide to weekly meal planning for working professionals and families who don’t have a lot of free time and need help learning how to get healthy and delicious meals on the table each week.

Beautifully Organized in 52 Weeks

The perfect gift for new homeowners or busy parents, this card deck proves that a beautiful, functional, and organized home is just one-task-per-week away. Anyone who’s ever tried to organize their home knows one of the hardest things to do is figure out where to begin. Thankfully, this beautiful deck of organization tips and tricks makes the process easy. Created by home organization YouTube star Nikki Boyd, author of Beautifully Organized (more than 170,000 copies sold), this deck gives you one small thing to organize in your home each week of the year.

Better Biom

NOBS Toothpaste Tablets are not your ordinary toothpaste. It’s a standout product crafted with natural

ingredients and safe nano-hydroxyapatite in place of fluoride. We also prioritize health & sustainability with plastic-free, glass packaging. NOBS is perfect for adults, kids, and pregnant women as it doesn’t contain fluoride, carrageenan, SLS, glycerin, gluten, or parabens. Instead, we use safer alternatives like nano-hydroxyapatite, xylitol, and coconut oil. These dehydrated tablets, with no unnecessary preservatives, offer a compact and mess-free solution, ideal for travelers. Formulated with just 13 ingredients, they ensure effective oral care without sacrificing luggage space. The absence of liquids also makes them TSA-friendly, allowing you to maintain your oral hygiene routine seamlessly during your travels.

Mind Brain Emotion

Help moms take a moment for themselves. These cards include 52 focus areas with empowering prompts for self-love and social connections, powerful affirmations to uplift mood, and insightful quotes for a healthy mindset. Helping adults and kids build essential human skills, Mind Brain Emotion offers playing cards with award-winning games + tools + tips! Born at the world-famous Harvard Innovation Labs at Harvard University, Mind Brain Emotion creates cleverly simple, immensely practical, and immediately actionable tools to help people become happier, calmer, and wiser. Use 5 minutes daily for journaling or 15 minutes weekly for social sharing. Comes with downloadable daily and weekly templates for journaling with the cards. Cleverly simple and practical to build an easy and lasting gratitude routine. Mind Brain Emotion is a certified woman- and minority-owned small business.

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Zippy Sandler

70-year-old travel and lifestyle blogger sharing tips on how to live your best life NOW!