Every year, as the month of May approaches, we always have one question on our minds: “What should I get for Mother’s Day?” A fast Google search might yield results, although with only suggestions for ‘a’ mother. Our mothers, on the other hand, aren’t just any mother. Whether gentle, feisty, quiet, analytical, outgoing, sporty, or all or none of the above, our mothers are distinctive in their own ways.
So, what can we get the mother figure in our lives as a present that is as unique as they are? A thoughtful present tailored to their personalities and lifestyles may be the best bet, and we’ve narrowed it down for you here.
1. Netflix or TVB Mum
If your mum has her very own Netflix account, there’s a high possibility that she stays up past midnight binge-watching on the app. With the amount of new series appearing on the feed, we don’t blame her for not being able to put the screen down because, let’s face it – we do the same! Unfortunately, the result of unhealthy sleeping habits shows up quickly on the face, with dark circles, dullness, and fatigued skin setting in. But, not to worry – with these beauty products, your mum will be well on her merry way to being the next Song Hye Kyo or Son Ye-jin with glowing, plumped skin.
Supergoop! Daily Dose, RM215
2. The Yoga Mum
They are hip, fit, and energetic. Fit mums are the ones you often see bright and early at yoga studios. Fit mums also don’t just rush off right after class; if their busy schedules permit, chances are, you’ll find them lounging and taking rewarding hot showers in the studio, then reapplying their skincare before taking on the rest of the day. These are the types of mums who know how to find their Zen, and would expect their beauty products to be the same: nourishing, relaxing, and fuss-free. Even better if they are multi-taskers so they don’t have to bring too much out with them!
I’m From Ginseng Eye Cream, RM113
Ikoo Paddle X, RM152
EMBRYOLISSE Lait-Crème Concentré 75ml RM110, 30ml RM65, 15ml RM32.90
3. The ‘Tai Tai’ Mum
Whether it’s running a household to perfection, managing their own businesses, providing emotional support to their loved ones, or keeping up appearances, ‘tai tai’ mums know the ins and outs of hard work, but also know the most luxurious places to wine, dine, and entertain. They truly know how to enjoy the finer things in life, which is why the beauty products they use should feel, look, and function the same way. Only the best for our queens!
Tatcha The Water Cream, RM350
Chloé Atelier des Fleurs Narcissus Poeticus RM530 (50ml), RN1,035 (100ml)
4. The Trendy Mum
Make way, Instagrammers! Trendy mums love to have coffee and cakes at the most aesthetic cafes in the city and know everything that’s going on in the world of social media, which includes all the latest beauty trends. They are also the brave ones who are not afraid to dance in public for their TikTok content. These beauty products will have them look their best at any time of the day for that perfect Instagram photo.
Marc Jacobs Perfect 50ml RM374, 100ml RM460
5. The Expecting/New Mum
Know someone who’s expecting or just had a baby? She’s definitely one happy mama-to-be but whether it is their first or fifth child, nourishing a new life is a 24/7 job that affects them both physically and mentally. Help her ease into this new role and feel confident in her own skin with these mum-friendly beauty products.
Mustela Stretch Marks Cream (1st trimester) 150ml RM115, 250ml RM145
Mustela Stretch Marks Oil (2nd trimester), RM85
Mustela Stretch Marks Serum (3rd trimester), RM90
Mustela Nursing Comfort Balm (Nursing), RM80
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