Our pick of beauty gifts for Mother’s Day 2023

Sisley Ecological Compound Advanced Formula, from £118 

The Sisley Ecological Compound Advanced Formula is an essential product that works on two levels by increasing the skin’s resilience and its ability to defend itself against external aggressions. Since its creation in 1980, it became an icon and international success, with one selling every 5 seconds worldwide. The formula optimises the microbiota which improves balance and the skin’s immunity, whilst updated ingredients such as centella give enhanced protection. Centella extract now benefits from a cutting-edge extraction process, which is 3,500 times more concentrated, drastically increasing efficacy.

Available from www.sisley-paris.co.uk

Dr Lipp BFF, £14.99

Everyone needs an ultra-rich best friend forever in their lives, right? Especially one that is gloriously rich & long-lasting. This BFF balm is 100% natural, multi-use and ultra-hydrating, giving your mum the long-lasting glow that she deserves. Made for literally everyone, anywhere… And yes, that means all skin types of all ages! It’s so versatile and effective that it can be used anywhere replacing your face cream, hand cream, & body butter! Harmoniously pairing medical grade Lanolin with ultra-pure Coconut Oil, rich in Vitamin E and natural proteins, this gorgeous balm help rebalance & hydrate your skin for hours, without clogging your pores.

Available from www.counterculturestore.co.uk

Embryolaise Hydra-Serum, £22.95

Give parched skin the drink it needs with the Embryolisse Hydra-Serum. This hyaluronic acid-enriched serum sinks into the skin to boost hydration and moisture. The refreshing, lightweight texture instantly plumps the skin whilst providing long-lasting hydration throughout the day. The result? Glowing, soft, radiant skin.

Available from www.beautybay.com

The Ordinary Natural Moisturizing Factors + PhytoCeramides, £20

This is new formula for anyone who is a fan of The Ordinary’s Natural Moisturising Factors + HA. PhytoCeramides offers a triple-action approach to targeting dryness with the inclusion of skin-identical Natural Moisturizing Factors, phytoceramides and skin lipids. This rich and replenishing cream immediately boosts skin hydration by 68%, helps strengthen the skin barrier, and offers all-day hydration. It is formulated with almost twice the level of moisturizing emollients as the Natural Moisturizing Factors + HA formula, making it ideal for those with dry skin. Furthermore, the inclusion of plant-derived phytoceramides help to improve the look of skin quality, for a fresher, more plumped appearance.

Available from www.theordinary.com

Seeds of Colour Balm, £21

Seeds of Colour is a beauty biotech company on a mission to celebrate nature and save our environment. They use innovative technology to extract pigments from plants to create naturally coloured beauty products good for you and your world. Seeds of Colour source fruits and vegetables from the British countryside and, through science and design, transform the plants into nutrient-rich botanical pigments you can use to colour your skin.

Available from www.counterculturestore.co.uk

The Powder Foam Wash Duo Set, £43.50

This is an innovative powder-to-foam body wash that is kind to your skin and to the planet. Infused with botanicals for gently exfoliated and moisturised skin, this vegan and cruelty-free, indulgent wash is the gift for anyone who loves to pamper themselves but also likes to protect the planet. A typical bottle of shower gel contains 95% water! What a waste! By contrast, each bottle of The Powder Foam contains NO WATER and will last up to 100 washes. Usage is simple, wet your hands and body, pour some powder into your palm, lather to activate the foam and rinse away. For Mother’s Day, why not treat your much-loved mum to The Powder Foam Wash duo set, which includes an energising formula for the day and a relaxing formula for the night.

Available from www.thepowderfoamwash.com

Age Defy + Hydra Glow Sleep Mask, £37

Discover the beauty-boosting power of a sleep mask with the Age Defy+ Hydra Glow Sleep Mask, an intensely hydrating leave-on sleep mask to quench thirsty skin, drawing on a unique blend of antioxidant-rich plant actives, vitamins and omega oils to stimulate collagen production, regenerate, balance and purify skin. The scent is a blissful blend of warm citrus notes to clear the mind and soothe nervous tension to aid restful sleep.

Available from www.greenpeople.co.uk

Ardell Brow Lamination Kit, £15

For the mum who loves a beauty trend… Brow Lamination is one of the biggest brow looks around at the moment, and apparently, it’s royalty worthy as fans are convinced Kate Middleton has hopped on the trend. You can now skip the salon and do this at home with Ardell’s Brow Lamination kit. It comes with everything you need to get those brows looking perfectly primed!

Available from www.asos.com

Answr Flyaway Brow Control, £17.90

This is a 2-in-1 for mums who love to look sleek and sophisticated! The best product to touch up your brows, as well as tame those pesky hairdo flyaways. It is perfect for creating sleek hairstyles quickly and easily, as well as brushing and finishing your brows. It holds all day and is flake and crust free. Perfect to carry on and fix your hair throughout the day. This product is vegan, cruelty-free, sulfate-free, paraben-free, silicone-free, and alcohol-free.

Available from www.answr.uk

ALTERNA Caviar Anti-Ageing Multiplying Volume Shampoo & Conditioner, £47.60

We love this luxurious daily shampoo and conditioner duo, providing lightweight volume and moisture for mums with fine hair. Formulated with sustainably farmed Caviar Extract, rich in Omega Fatty Acids, vitamins and minerals, this shampoo helps to combat the harmful environmental aggressors which lead to dry, brittle hair which is prone to breakage. Key ingredient Marine Plumping Complex helps revitalise fine, limp hair with fullness while retaining shine, smoothness, and manageability. The shampoo and gentle daily conditioner make a perfect gift for anyone who loves to treat their tresses.

Available from www.justmylook.com

Answr Shampoo & Conditioner Combo, £49.90

This smoothing shampoo and conditioner bundle is perfect for any mum with treated hair. Originally formulated as aftercare for the ANSWR Keratin Treatment, the bundle is infused with pineapple extract, rich in AHA, and Phyto-ceramides from sunflower seeds to help protect and repair damaged hair.

Available from www.answr.uk

St. Moriz Luxe Hydra-Glow Clear Tanning Mousse, £18.99

Available in Medium and Dark, this 98% natural clear mousse is crafted using a lightweight formula and enriched with Organic Rose Water and Goji Berry extracts to help skin feel soft and smooth. Not only will you be left with a golden glow, but this formula is also packed with collagen-boosting goodness to help reduce any skin imperfections. The clear mousse means no mess or colour transfer on clothes or sheets. Packaged in a fully recyclable luxury tube, this range will look great on any beauty cabinet or perfect as a gift for the glamorous mums out there.

Available from www.boots.com

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