Spoil Mum Without Blowing The Bank With These Covetable Gifts Under $50

Affordable and adorable.

Mother’s Day is all about celebrating the important mothers in our life with quality time, and often thoughtful gifts as well! 

While we know how important it is to show our mums just how much they mean to us, we definitely don’t have to break the bank to do so.

There are a number of beauty and homewares brands out there, and some super-handy retailers, who have excellent gifts and products for less than $50, so you can rest assured there’s something out there for your mum.

We’ve compiled our favourite Mother’s Day gifts under $50 for 2024, so scroll on to find luxe slippers, scented candles, delicious tea, and many more options that will definitely please your mum!

The best Mother’s Day gifts under $50 to buy in 2024

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Somewhere Co Sorrento Citrus Lunch Satchel

$44.95 at The Iconic

Lunchboxes aren’t just for kids and this adorable design will help brighten Mum’s day. You can pick from a range of colourways and patterns to suit her style and the design was carefully made to ensure food stays fresh and cool. 

Key features:

  • Vegan leather carry handle
  • Insulated lining 
  • Velcro closure  


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Mixed Flavours Collagen Satchels 

$49 at The Collagen Co

Collagen is a game-changer in the beauty routine and Mum will be grateful you’re looking out for her skin health this Mother’s Day. With a range of flavours to test and try out, these collagen packs help boost glowy skin, strong nails, healthy hair and of course a supported gut. 

Key features:

  • Includes unflavoured, strawberry watermelon, passionfruit mango and mixed berry flavours
  • 14 sachets 
  • Bovine collagen


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Blooming Bouquet Blossoming Tea Gift Pack 

$48 at T2

An adorable gift set from T2 is undeniably a perfect gift for almost any occasion, and their recent Mother’s Day collection has certainly caught our eye. The set comes with eight unfurling blossoms along with a chic glass teapot for the ultimate Mother’s Day tea party. 

Key features:

  • Sustainably sourced tea 
  • Mango, blueberry, French Earl Grey and Rose Queen flavoured blooms
  • Housed in a stunning printed box 


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Mini Pillow Talk Lip Kit

$40 at Charlotte Tilbury

Charlotte Tilbury’s iconic Pillow Talk lip liner is considered a universally flattering shade that Mum will adore. This teeny tiny set is ideal for throwing in a handbag for on-the-go and although it may be small but it packs a punch and will last longer than anticipated! 

Key features:

  • Nude-pink shade 
  • Waterproof lip liner 
  • One Pillow Talk product is sold every 10 seconds 


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Personalised Initial Wine Glass 

$44.99 at Hardtofind

If you’re shopping for a lady who loves a tipple a personalised wine glass makes for a thoughtful gift she will treasure and certainly use. Adorned with her initial, it ensures no more mixed-up glasses during after-work drinks.

Key features:

  • Dishwasher safe 
  • Free Australian shipping


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Heatless Curls Kit

$39.20 (usually $49) at Mermade Hair

For the busy Mum who loves her glamour, she will be eternally grateful you’re giving her the gift of flawless curls without the time or effort. She only needs to wrap her locks around the padded rod and get some beauty sleep, waking up to damage-free curls. 

Key features:

  • 100 per cent Mulberry silk 
  • Award-winning design 
  • Lightweight comfortable design to sleep in 


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Peggy Gold and Enamel Anklet 

$50 at Arms of Eve

Gift Mum this sweet handmade anklet that serves as a gentle and thoughtful reminder of her nearest and dearest. It’s made using ethically sourced materials and you can even pair it with the matching bracelet and necklace for the full look. 

Key features:

  • Available in peach, mint and vanilla colourways 
  • 14k gold plated 
  • E-coating to create a premium look


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Huda Beauty Matte Obsessions Warm 

$44 at Adore Beauty 

Shopping for a beauty buff? This mini palette is the perfect size for taking on the go but has all of the shades needed to create a myriad of eye looks. It includes nine shades, all mattes, and all in flattering warm tones. They’re super blendable with minimal fallout, making it a thoughtful and useful gift. 

Key features:

  • Cruelty-free 
  • Seven powder mattes and two cream-to-powder shades 


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Plume Candle

$49.95 at Ode Studio

A fool-proof gift, this sweet-smelling candle is the perfect combination of rich, fruity flavours from plum and bergamot and smokier notes of tobacco leaves and black sandalwood. 

Key features:

  • 40-hour burn time 
  • Hand-poured and designed in Melbourne 


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Monogram Cap 

$49.95 at Country Road

A cap is not only a style staple for any wardrobe, they’re a lifesaver on bad hair days and provide some much-needed coverage from the sun when the weather is particularly warm. 

Key features:

  • Available in a range of colourways 
  • 100 per cent cotton 
  • Adjustable buckle 


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Forget-Me-Nots Semi-Cured Gel Nail Stickers 

$25.50 at Sunday Nails

Regular nail appointments are not only pricey but costly too. However, these gel nail stickers are a great alternative and they have so many designs and patterns to choose from you’re practically spoilt for choice. 

Key features:

  • Includes 20 semi-cured nail stickers 
  • Includes nail file, wooden stick and prep pads
  • Adjustable buckle 


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Resurrection Aromatique Hand Balm

$43 at Aesop

If you’re after an affordable Mother’s Day gift that still feels luxe, gift her this highly nourishing hand balm that she can keep in her handbag and use every day. The scent is woody and bright with notes of mandarin rind, rosemary leaf and cedar atlas. 

Key features:

  • Non-greasy finish
  • Made from 100 per cent recycled aluminium 


What to gift mother on Mother’s Day?

It all comes down to who you’re shopping for. Whether it’s Mum, Grandma, your favourite aunt or a mother figure who has made a difference in your life, think personal and thoughtful.

You don’t need to blow the bank as there are countless affordable gift options on the market, from candles and beauty products to jewellery and accessories. 

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