As we are nearing Mother's Day this weekend, I am here to share my top 10 beauty gift picks for the moms out there. No matter who you are buying for this year -- your Mother, Grandmother, Aunt, Sister, your Daughter, or that special friend, there are so many great beauty gifts to spoil them with. These are the beauty gifts that have caught my eye for Mom this year.
1. Clarisonic Aria Indulgence Gift Set
This fantastic skincare cleansing brush (that I recommend everyone has) comes in a kit with three amazing skin care products including my favorite eye cream, Algenist Complete Eye Renewal Balm. $199.00 at Sephora.
2. philosophy For Mommy with Love Set
I love the philosophy brand, and though this was created for the new Mom, it is great for any Mom. This set includes my favorite skin cleanser Purity, plus Hope in a Jar moisturizer and one of their famed fragrances Pure Grace in shower gel and body lotion form. $32.00 at Nordstrom.com.
3. Tory Burch Eau de Parfum Spray
Everyone loves Tory Burch and her first scent is a good one. I am very picky about fragrance and don't wear it that often, but when I gave this one a whiff I knew I could wear it and my husband even approves. It is feminine with a blend of Peony and Tuberose along with hints of citrus and earthy tones. $62.00 at Nordstrom.
4. Laura Mercier Artist Eyeshadow Palette
This eyeshadow palette is the ultimate. It contains 12 shades personally selected from Laura as her favorites. They are perfect and can be worn by anyone. They are in various textures to mix and match and are simply great long-wearing, very well made shadows. It comes complete with a Full Blown Mascara and Caviar Stick. $80.00 at Nordstrom.
5. Bobbi Brown Pretty Powerful Set
This exclusive set has everything to make up your eyes, cheeks and lips for a complete look. I love the eyeshadow quad and have it myself! The shades are all beautiful and universal for all skin tones and the products are all some of Bobbi's best sellers. $70.00 at Bobbi Brown counters and bobbibrown.com.
6. Clinique Moisture Favourites Set
This great gift set has everything Mom needs to stay moisturized. It includes Clinique faves including a great Moisture Surge Extended Thirst Relief moisturizer (I use this when my skin is really dry), All About Eyes Serum, and Chubby Stick Moisturizing Lip Colour Balm in a really fun pink color that if great on everyone called Woppin' Watermelon. $42.00 at Clinique counters and clinique.com
7. Estēe Lauder Bronze Goddess The Nudes Eyeshadow Palette
This must-have palette is part of the Bronze Goddess summer collection, but it is not just great for summer, it is great for all year round. This palette contains 8 beautiful shades; 5 wear anytime nude shades plus 3 high impact shimmer shades to turn up the heat. Make Mom sparkle with this one! $60.00 at Estēe Lauder counters and esteelauder.com.
8. essie Spring 2014 Mini Four-Pack
Everyone loves to paint their nails and this mini four pack of nail polishes in springs hottest shades from Essie makes for an easy gift. I love all the shades that will wear well into summer too. $17.00 at Nordstrom.com.
9. philosophy I Think You are Wonderful Set
I already said I love the philosophy sets so I had to have more than one on this list. I love this fresh cream scent - it is just intoxicating. It is beyond clean, but like a sexy fresh clean. This set contains a shower gel and body lotion that is even better when layered together. I am hoping for this set myself. $26.00 at Nordstrom.
10. MOROCCANOIL Cleanse Travel Luxuries Set
I use the MOROCCANOIL Treatment in my hair each and everyday and my hair has been the better for it since I have been using it. This set includes that plus two body products that are just as great for body; a Body Buff to buff away dead skin and a Shower Gel to rinse it away. The scent is like no other and once you have smelled it in the hair care products you will want it in your body care products too. The gift set comes packed in a great faux white zippered cosmetic case. $36.00 at fine salons and Nordstrom.