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Everything that mom is secretly (or not so secretly) wishing for this year

It’s no secret that Moms are the hardest workers out there – and yet, somehow, they make it all seem so easy. With Mother’s Day just around the corner, it’s time to get the most important woman in your life the best gift she never knew she needed – the means to pamper herself!

No idea where to start? Have no fear! We've got you covered with a list of the very best self-care items that she’s guaranteed to love. Follow this guide for a collection of elegant, thoughtful products so your Mom can feel like the queen you know she is this Mother’s Day. 

And if you want a chance to win most of these items, check out our Mother's Day contest!

Give her skin and hair a spa day, every day

Mom will be positively glowing after using these elegant products from HADAKA. Let her hydrate, refresh and protect her skin with these gorgeous 24K Gold Masks, formulated with antioxidant-rich ingredients like grape and plum seed extract. Not only that, but they promote anti-aging, promotes elasticity, and quite literally look like a million bucks.  Continue the trend with HALO Hair Oil, a wonderful product designed to keep her hair frizz-free, smooth, and luscious. Finally, for ultimate relaxation and comfort, the WONDER Lux Body Oil refreshes and moisturizes the skin, all with the decadent and relaxing scent of mint, orange and vanilla filling her nostrils.

Get the 24K Gold Masks here, $19.00  |  Get the HALO Hair Oil here, $10.95  |  Get the WONDER Lux Body Oil here, $40.00

The most relaxing, elegant smells

Sublimely floral, the Elizabeth Grant Flower Power collection will have her smelling better than the garden! The Flower Power Eau de Parfum  is a breath of fresh, summer air, and the Flower Power Body Lotion is said to envelope the body with notes of bergamot, jasmine and freesia. If that wasn’t enough, the Flower Power Bath and Shower Gel is designed to gently clean and moisturize, leaving Mom feeling even more refreshed and relaxed.

Get the Flower Power Eau de Parfum here, $70.00 |  Get the Flower Power Body Lotion here, $25.00  |  Get the Flower Power Bath and Shower Gel here, $20.00

Gifts for the bookworm Mom

Give Mom some new material to curl up on the couch with! Let her immerse herself in the 1970’s rock scene with Daisy Jones and the Six by Taylor Jenkins Reid, or perhaps embark on a thrilling psychological suspense tale with The Suspect by Fiona Barton. She can celebrate all the leading ladies of the world with Great Job, Mom! by Holman Wang, or receive a plethora of new meal inspiration with the fantastic cookbook Let Me Feed You by Rosie Daykin. Any or all of the above will have guarantee she knows how much you appreciate her!

Get Daisy Jones and The Six by Taylor Jenkins Reid at Indigo, $14.97  |  Get The Suspect by Fiona Barton at Indigo, $20.00  |  Get Great Job, Mom! by Holman Wang at Indigo, $18.28  |  Get Let Me Feed You: Everyday Recipes Offering the Comfort of Home by Rosie Daykin at Indigo, $25.00

It’s definitely wine o’clock somewhere

R&R is not complete without a wonderful bottle of wine – this much is known everywhere. Get something a little nicer for Mom’s day of relaxation with this Southbrook Organic Vineyards’ Triomphe Cabernet Franc Rosé, an outstanding drink with ripe berry flavours and herbal replays.

Get Southbrook Organic Vineyard’s Triomphe Cabernet Franc Rosé here, $19.75 

Please note, this item is not included in our online contest.

A box of environmentally friendly goodies

Let someone else do the product selection for you with the Spring Box from The Karma Box Company! A seasonal subscription box that features 6-8 full-size ethically sourced, cruelty free, vegan and vegetarian wellness products, it lets Mom keep a clear conscious while in relaxation mode. If that wasn’t enough, The Karma Box Co. even donates a portion of their profits to charity!

Get The Karma Box Company’s Spring Box here, $69.95

Skincare that doesn’t take forever

Moms are pretty busy keeping the world going, and as a result sometimes they don’t have a ton of time to maintain a great skin routine. That’s why Dermalogica’s Biolumin-C serum is the perfect gift for Mother’s Day! One product has a ton of benefits like brighter skin, reducing fine lines, and enhancing defence systems so she can easily take care of her skin properly, even on the busiest day.

Get Dermalogica’s Biolumin-C Serum here, $120.00

The best curler for the best Mom

Sometimes Mom needs to get ready for her superhero duties in a pinch, and the right curling wand can save the day! The one-size-fits-all for haircare, this tool creates everything from textured waves, to curls to voluminous tresses. Conair’s Interchangeable Multi Barrel Curling Wand might just be exactly what Mom needs to save time getting ready.

Get Conair’s Interchangeable Multi Barrel Curling Wand at Walmart, $69.97

The epitome of scented elegance

The third addition to Tiffany & Co.’s fragrance collection is a must-have for Mom. With notes of blackcurrant, vert de mandarine, and ylang ylang, Tiffany Sheer Eau de Toilette blends with rose oil and finishes with an iris base – the hero ingredient featured in all Tiffany fragrances. There’s no denying that this will be automatically be one of her favourite gifts she’s ever received.

Get Tiffany & Co.’s Sheer Eau de Toilette here, $110.00

The gift of time

Intricate, elegant, refined and luxurious, GUESS has the gift that will make her eyes light up. This Rose-Gold Bangle Bracelet Watch features mini interlocking G’s around the exterior, and is sure to make the task of keep time a graceful one. It’s a bit fancier, but take one look at it and you’ll see why it’s pretty much guaranteed to be Mom’s favourite gift this year.