The 10 best Mother's Day gifts to help her relax — all under $75
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You’ve been doing it for years, yet shopping for your mom hasn’t gotten any easier. What to get for the woman who gave you... life? This year, we're recommending gifts of relaxation. Small pleasures can be a home run — when chosen correctly. The key, as with all gift-giving, is to match the right gift to your recipient. To help, we pulled together an elite list of ten, designed to please all different types of moms. None will break the bank (they're all under $75!) and all will make your mom feel like the queen she is.
Buy your gifts by April 22 and you should make the cutoff for Mother's Day delivery without paying for expedited shipping. If you're running late, you'll have until May 3 to place orders with upgraded shipping. The best plan? Click and buy asap, and save yourself the stress.
Check out the videos for each product to get a closer look. And if you don't want to pay all in one go, opt for interest-free Easy Pay installments instead. Plus, if you're a first-time QVC shopper, you can grab an extra $10 off with the code FRIEND. So what are you waiting for? Pick something perfect for Mom, send that gift on its way!
Elemis Pro-Collagen Rose Cleansing Balm
The only thing better than treating your mom to a facial is giving her this Elemis skin pampering balm, which will feel like a daily spa treatment (on repeat) at home. The luxe cleanser melts away makeup and dirt, then transforms into a hydrating milk as you rinse it off. Elemis is a favorite brand of celebs like Kate Hudson and Catherine Zeta Jones and of high-end British spas. Mom will certainly appreciate the posh English rose scent and the thoughtful indulgent quality of this vanity staple.
Minnetonka Faux Fur Slide Slippers
Now that spring has sprung, give your mom some beauty and comfort to match the season. These Minnetonka Lolo slides are about as delightful as slippers can get. Soft, fuzzy and the perfect shade of blush.
Minnetonkas are known for being wildly comfortable, and these slippers uphold the good name. The fur stays cool and silky, keeping mom’s feet swaddled in fluff without overheating. One happy reviewer says they “make me smile every time I wear them.” Perfect.
Blushly LED Magnifying Vanity Mirror with Storage
How many hours have we spent hunched over the bathroom sink, trying to get closer to the mirror? The well-designed Blushly LED Vanity, will give your mom’s beauty routine — and her posture — an upgrade. And it's on sale from $48.50 to just $24.
Three panels of LED-lit mirrors bring every angle into view, with magnification that makes precision work, like lining and tweezing, a breeze. She can keep her top tools and cosmetics in the storage base, which has dividers to prevent chaos.
“This has everything that I need for the perfect make up application,” writes one reviewer. “I love all of the different mirrors and the light settings are amazing. In my opinion it is the 'right kind of bright'. I love that it has a long cord so I did not have to fuss with other things on my bathroom counter....My morning and night beauty routine just got better with this mirror.”
Too Faced Too Femme Heart Core Lipstick Trio
Lipstick has a lifespan of about two years. If your mom is anything like mine, she doesn’t easily throw things out, so here’s a way to gently replace those lipsticks that might be, shall we say, past their prime.
Too Faced Too Femme lipsticks excel in the all-important categories of pigment and moisture. They're designed both for those who like subtle color, and for the mom who likes to layer up for deep saturation and drama. What we love about them is they don't dry out the lips (the formula contains shea butter).
One reviewer puts it perfectly: “They are like velvet on the lips.” Get your mom this lip velvet trio on sale right now for just $49.
HoMedics 3D Shiatsu Select Massage Pillow with Heat
When I was pregnant with my daughter, I bought my first massage pillow, and it rocked my world. No longer pregnant, I still use it daily. The more I use it, the better it feels, because I’ve learned to position it best to knead out my unique stiffness and creaks. This could be you, or your mom. Or a friend who's a new mom and deserves a gift. All of you could be limber like me.
The HoMedics 3D massage pillow does it all: vibration, deep shiatsu-style massage, kneading in two directions. Did I mention there’s heat? For less than the price of one massage, it gives infinite massages, in the comfort of home. Take it from a customer who really gets it: “You can just lay up and put it behind your back and forget about it. It’s amazing. I love it so much. Great for after work or a long day. Something to look forward to.”
Peter Thomas Roth Water Drench, Pumpkin and 24K Gold Mask Trio
Gold is an age-old ingredient, believe it or not, prized for its anti-inflammatory properties, which get blood circulating, smooth fine facial lines and make skin firmer. So a 24-karat gold face mask for 50 percent off? That's precious. This Peter Thomas Roth Mask Trio also includes an ultra-hydrating gel mask and a pumpkin enzyme mask that works as a gentle exfoliant.
One new convert raves, “My skin was transformed after one application of the 24K gold.” For $39, this bling is a bargain that will make mom feel like a million bucks.
Ryka Lace-Up Walking Shoes
As high heels languish in the back of our closets, walking shoes seem to be getting all the action. I am happily leaning in, and my shoe collection has exploded with sneakers. Dress sneakers are absolutely a thing, as are work sneakers, house sneakers and walking the dog sneakers. The Ryka Lace-Up Walking Shoe is a sneaker anyone can love. If your mom values style, but also arch support, this is a great shoe for her. This fresh white pair has subtle pink detailing on the heel, and a sunny stripe of yellow. Inside, it’s all cushion. And yes, it comes in wide sizes. And it's on sale!
From the practical wearer: "On my feet all day, shoe has great arch support, lightweight, comfortable all day long.” From the fashionista: “I’ve gotten lots of compliments on them at work!” Sing it, my fellow sneaker fans.
Sara Happ Peppermint Lip Scrub & Treatment Set
Let’s start with a rave review: “I’m so so impressed! This kit is awesome - the peppermint in the scrub is a sweeter, creamier mint that is delicious, and the primer literally gives me airbrushed lips! But the sweet clay mask is my new holy grail! That has brought a whole new state of softness to my lips!! I scrub at night, then leave the mask on for 15 mins…and wake up to soft, plump, pillowy lips with no dryness or flakes.”
Who doesn't want a peppermint scrub that can rightfully be called delicious? After using, apply the irritant-free Plump & Prime that gives perfect, painless body to your pout. (Founder Sara Happ calls the plumper “Spanx for your lips.”) Finally, the clay mask drenches lips in moisture, which restores their natural color—making even a lipstick-less mouth look shiny and refreshed.
Nuage Waterproof Jacket
Good news: This adorable rain jacket is more than 50 percent off, so you can snag one for yourself and one for your mom for (less than!) the price of one. The Nuage Waterproof Jacket has pockets for days, inside and out, and is fully lined with an inner mesh strip that lets air circulate while you stay dry. It’s also extremely adjustable, with a waist and a hood that can be cinched for the perfect fit. This is a raincoat that does its job. The exterior is treated with a technology called AtmoDry, which ensures no moisture makes it through.
One reviewer reports her findings: “Beautifully made, waterproof zipper, classy and love the length. Would definitely recommend this to anyone!” At $38, we imagine these will go fast.
Set of 2 Margarita Freeze Cooling Cups
Who needs ice when you can freeze the whole cup? These Host Freeze cooling cups can be stashed in the freezer and pulled out to keep drinks at a glorious 40-degrees. The double wall of BPA-free plastic is filled with a proprietary cooling gel that surrounds the beverage in ice without watering it down. Is your mom a fan of Margaritas? Is she a Mojito gal? These work just as well for iced tea or soda.
As a genius bonus, there’s a silicon band that wraps around the base to keep fingers from getting too cold. A recent reviewer says she “bought 2 sets — they are that good.”
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