Between brunches and coordinating plans with grandmothers (and sisters, aunts and best friends, etc.), Mother’s Day isn’t always so relaxing for Mom herself (or is that just my family?). Just like some people say you need a vacation from a vacation, if you’re a mom, you may be needing some relaxing alone time after this weekend’s festivities.
Whether you use one, some or all of them, the purpose of these favorite products is to give you an easy way to pamper yourself whenever you want.
A classic staple in every mom’s beauty arsenal. These bars are gentle and leave skin feeling silky smooth. Try out the new limited edition Dove bars for Mother’s Day, featuring the words “love,” “real,” “kind” or “care” engraved on them.
$8.39 for six bars
Everyone you know is talking about essential oils right now. Aromatherapy is a great way to relieve stress. Diffuse a few drops of lavender or jasmine oil while bathing and see how quickly your mood improves.
This all-in-one oil will become your go-to for healing all kinds of skin issues, but for added nourishment apply it immediately after your bath. It’s natural antibacterial, antiviral, antifungal, analgesic and anti-inflammatory properties will penetrate your skin to it’s deepest layers leaving it hydrated and glowing.
If you’re looking for something more heavy duty to battle dry skin, SkinClinical’s line of salves is the answer. The Extreme Healing Repair Concentrate is especially great for dry, cracked heels. Sandal season is right around the corner, you know.
The best thing about these fun little boxes is the surprise factor. From bath bombs and body butter to handcrafted jewelry and candles, you never know what’s coming each month. Themed boxes are also available for those special moments such as birthdays and weddings.
There are two extremes when it comes to mom hair: The can’t-remember-the-last-time-it’s-been-washed topknot and the super special occasion hair done by a professional (i.e. when you’re the Maid of Honor at your bestie’s wedding). Guess which ‘do people see most often? Design Essentials’ new collection helps you take better care of your hair every day by quenching dry, brittle strands. Bonus: It smells amazing!
Nothing feels better than wrapping up in this 100 percent cotton hooded bathrobe after a relaxing bath. Add a glass of your favorite wine and then cozy up and lose yourself in a good book.
Once you slip your feet into EMU Australia slippers, you’ll never want to take them out. And if your feet are always cold, you’ll especially love them for their coziness and warmth.
Trade in your partner’s big T-shirts and those mismatched, stretched out PJ sets for something a little more luxe. Made from the softest organic cotton and natural linen, these pajamas feature simple, feminine designs and are comfortable enough for lounging around or sleeping in.
When you have to tear yourself away from your bathroom and head outdoors, these pretty Maison Jules dresses are perfect for summer. The come in three fun prints and silhouettes, but the sweetest thing about the Macy’s exclusive collection has to be the matching dresses for little girls. Talk about a photo op! There’s no one little girls look up to more than their moms so when you feel pretty and confident, you know your daughter will too.
$34.50 (girls) – $79.50 (women)