MOBILE, Ala - Mother's Day is Sunday, and just in case you need ideas for the perfect gift, Elaine D'Farley, Beauty Director from Self Magazine, has tips for the hottest must-haves for moms.
Elaine says to find the perfect gift for your mom, you should think about her lifestyle, her needs, and what she's missing. Then you can decide on what would suit her best from a few must-have items.
For something soothing, Elaine suggests skin products by Caldrea, which is an aroma therapeutic line for the home. They believe that taking care of your body should be a luxurious as taking care of your home.
They come in fantastic scents like aloe water apricot, tea olive lime, and coconut fig leaf. The lotions soothe, hydrate, stimulate and brighten skin. They're vegan and not animal-tested. Prices range from $10 - $28. You can get them at caldrea.com .
For trendy moms, Elaine suggests bold accessories. Lucky Brand, and Rachel Roy are some affordable accessory brands. Because neon is hot this spring, Elaine suggests getting your trendy mom a neon clutch or purse. BCBG Generation, Oliva & Joy, and Rachel Roy all have affordable, fun bags to choose from. Check out macys.com for these items.
If you decide to buy mom something for the home, Elaine recommends some pretty plates and trays from French Bull Serveware . The range in price from $8 - $26. They're very durable, and some in beautiful colors and patterns.
If mom loves coffee, consider getting her the T-47 coffee maker by Tassimo. It brews the perfect cup of coffee every time. It also makes tea, lattes, and hot chocolate. You can get it at Bed, Bath & Beyond and Target. Check out Tassimo.com to get the tea disks.
You can get even more Mother's Day tips at Self.com .
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