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Get Mum’s Tick of Approval With The Ultimate Mother’s Day Gift Guide

Ideas to suit any budget or style.

With Mother’s Day just around the corner (May 12) we have our sights set on the perfect gift to spoil Mum with to show our love and appreciation for just how much she has done for us over the years. 

Now, we understand the options are overwhelming! Is she beauty obsessed? Fashion forward? Loves to decorate the home and create the perfect oasis? Maybe she just needs a day of relaxation… 

So if you’re feeling spoilt for choice and are looking or some expert advice and guidance, read on, because us shopping experts at Who have scoured the net for our favourite gift ideas to choose from. 

The best gifts to buy for Mother’s Day 2024 

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Bramble Candle 

$49.95 at Ode Studios

You can never go wrong with a candle, and this deliciously scented treat from Ode Studios will become a firm favourite. Sweet notes of blackberry, rose and jasmine are cut through by patchouli and pine to create a light yet flirty scent – like summer in a candle. 

Key features: 

  • 40-hour burn time 
  • Designed and hand-poured in Melbourne 
  • Made from soy wax 

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Robe in Picnic Stripes 

$149 at Hommey 

If anyone deserves to rug up in a robe and relax, it’s Mum. Now she can do it in style in this adorable and cosy terry cloth robe from Hommey that comes in an array of colourways and patterns to choose from, although we love the baby blue and bold red combo. 

Key features: 

  • 100 per cent cotton 
  • Unisex design, available in S-M and L-XL 
  • Over 10 colourways to choose from

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Self-Care Flower Bundle

$119 at Daily Blooms 

A thoughtfully selected bouquet is perhaps one of the most foolproof gift ideas for any occasion. Add some goodies that encourage some much-needed self-care moments like a candle and beauty products and you have yourself a winning present. Daily Blooms have ample florals to choose from and their bundle options are unmatched. 

Key features: 

  • Customise to suit their style and taste
  • Delivered fresh daily 
  • Great for last-minute gifting thanks to same-day delivery services 

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Pro-Collagen Overnight Matrix

$335 at Elemis 

For the serious beauty buff, this best-selling Elemis overnight mask will help to leave Mum’s skin feeling refreshed and renewed. It’s lightweight and packed with anti-ageing ingredients like Padina pavonica that encourages a firmer, plumper skin texture. 

Key features: 

  • Helps to reduce the appearance of fine lines 
  • 50ml 
  • Use every night before bed 

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Savile Row Cosmopolitan Collaboration

$45 at Curatif 

Is Mum a cosmo lover? Then she’s sure to love this delicious tipple from the teams at Curatif and Savile Row. Made using delicious native ingredients to create this iconic cocktail, it will become a regular in the fridge in no time. 

Key features: 

  • Uses a bespoke citrus vodka 
  • Available in 4 and 24-pack 

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Glamourous Faux Suede Tote Bag 

$51 at ASOS 

A classic everyday tote bag is a staple in any wardrobe and makes the perfect gift for Mum this Mother’s Day. The ideal size to fit all of the essentials (and we all know Mum has plenty of essentials), without looking or feeling overly bulky, it’s a piece she’ll use on the daily. 

Key features: 

  • Magnetic clasp closure 
  • Tan faux suede 
  • Simple, timeless design

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Pyjama Cotton Shirt & Pants 

$360 for set at Jac & Jack 

If a good night’s sleep is on Mum’s wishlist this year then gift her this luxurious set from Jac & Jack to make the experience all the more enjoyable. A new launch from the Australian label this natural, 100 per cent cotton set will last for years and is so comfortable she’ll never want to take them off. 

Key features: 

  • 100 per cent hand-loomed cotton
  • Collared shirt 
  • Elastic waist on pants
  • Relaxed fit set

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Sunshine Chunky Sweater 

$249.99 at Sportscraft 

As we head into autumn and winter it’s time to invest in some quality knitwear and Mum will be grateful for the thoughtfulness when she unwraps this stunning and chic oversized grey marle turtleneck she’s sure to wear all the way through to spring. 

Key features: 

  • Made from certified Merino wool
  • Ribbed trims 
  • Designed in Australia 

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Ultra Violette Supreme Screen Hydrating Facial Sunscreen SPF 50+

$52 at The Iconic

Sun safety and skin care is always a worthy gift, she’s sure to love this ultra-hydrating sunscreen formula that won’t leave your skin feeling dry or worse, greasy. 

Key features: 

  • Suitable for all skin types 
  • Also protects against pollution and blue light 

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Pregnancy Pillow

$139.95 at Sleepy Belly

Perhaps you’re shopping for a mum to be, in which case she will be forever grateful to receive this innovative pregnancy pillow that supports her belly and allows her to get some much needed rest.

Key features: 

  • Wedge contours supports the belly 
  • 30 night risk free trial 
  • Adjustable to grow with their belly 

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Panasonic Moisture Infusing Advanced Folding Hair Dryer 

$229 (usually $399) at Shaver Shop

It may seem frivolous but a good quality hair dryer is a beauty game changer. Ensure Mum’s locks aren’t getting fried and damaged with this new dryer from Panasonic that works enrich the hair while it dries and styles.

Key features: 

  • Uses Double Mineral technology to hold more moisture 
  • Hot and cold modes for styling 
  • Includes a diffuser for natural curls 

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Repair & Refine ABC Serum

$220 at Rejuvaus

One of the brands best-selling products, this does-it-all product works to smooth skin texture, refine fine lines and restore brightness in the face. It uses power ingredients like Vitamin A, Niacinamide and Kakadu Plum (among others) to breathe new life into tired skin. 

Key features: 

  • Includes 33 active ingredients 
  • Free of fragrance, colours and silicones 
  • 100 per cent vegan and cruelty free

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Premium Dinner at 6HEAD 

Are you Sydney-based? If so you can hardly go wrong with treating mum to a delicious (and we mean delicious) dinner at luxury restaurant 6HEAD. Located in the historic The Rocks precinct, you can enjoy oysters, steak and mouthwatering meals whilst looking at Sydney’s iconic harbour view.

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Ramona Leather Handbag

$219.99 at Carolina

For the mum with wanderlust, ensure she is prepared for her adventures for what is possibly the perfect travel handbag. Not only is it stylish but it is made from a durable Columbian leather, can hold all of the daily essentials and customised to suit her needs – wear it as a crossbody, shoulder bag or crossbody, the options are endless. 

Key features: 

  • 100 per cent leather 
  • Includes inner organisation slots 
  • Durable zipper 

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Interchangeable Blow Dry Brush

$159 at Mermade Hair

A good blow dry is enough to make your day, now Mum can achieve the perfect blowout in the comfort of her own home with this easy to use hot air brush that adds volume and styles. 

Key features: 

  • Includes three attachments  
  • Curl or add volume with different size brushes 
  • Two-year warranty

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Crayola Semi Cured Gel Nail Sticker Kit 

$25.50 at Sunday Nails

Frequent nail appoints is an expensive and time-costly luxury that sometimes we just can’t commit to – however, an at-home kit that can deliver expertly nails every time and in just minutes is the perfect fix for a busy mum who wants to look her best. 

Key features: 

  • Available in an array of colourways and patterns 
  • Buy in bulk to save more 
  • UV lamp required but not included in kit, this can be purchased separately 

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Koala Food Collection Seed Bomb 

$19.95 (usually $30) at Oldboys Flowers

Does mum have a green thumb? Now she can plant to her heart’s content, and grow some treats for the local fauna as this seed bomb is the perfect future meal for our furry friends the koalas. 

Key features: 

  • Includes seeds for Forest Red Gum, River Gum, Smal Leaved Peppermint Gum and more 
  • No gardening tools required 

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The Beauties by Lauren Chater 

$26.95 (usually $32.99) at Booktopia

A good book is the perfect gift this Mother’s Day. Give her the chance to escape into the world of The Beauties, a love story full of rivalry, passion and beauty. 

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Fresh Face Stack 

$105 at Trinny London

Trinny London’s innovative stacks have revolutionised on-the-go beauty, and with this handy little bundle Mum can get her face looking glowing and refreshed with just the swipe of a finger – voila! 

Key features: 

  • Pick an eye, lip and cheek cream to create the stack 
  • Ideal for soft, natural glowing makeup 

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