No matter how organized you might be, some events just have a way of sneaking up on you. If Mother’s Day is that holiday for you, take a deep breath and relax. We know that the last thing you’d ever want is for your mom to feel as if she’s an afterthought — which is why Amazon Prime® is such a lifesaver.
It’s not just the retailer’s speedy shipping that makes it easy to have the perfect gift in hand. Amazon® has a covetable selection of brands and products, from an Erno Laszlo® moisture-restoring kit to a Sunday Riley® “flash facial set,” that mom is bound to love. Keep reading to discover our favorite picks — and don’t worry, we won’t tell your mom you ordered her gift two nights before the big day.
Bring dry, dull, dehydrated skin back to life with this Erno Laszlo The Ultimate QuenchTM; Starter Skin Kit($89). It includes a range of products aimed at restoring, balancing, and preserving healthy levels of moisture. The Hydra-Therapy Memory Sleep Mask and Phelityl Night Cream will continue working even after she nods off. Bonus: Marilyn Monroe was a major fan of this line, so your mom is guaranteed to feel like a movie star when she uses it, too.
Consider the Sunday Riley Game ChangerTM; Kit($112) your mom’s skincare “power couple.” It contains the brand’s beloved Ceramic SlipTM; Cleanser and Good GenesTM; All-in-One Lactic Acid for cleansing, exfoliating, and brightening skin (or, as the Sunday Riley team refers to it, everything you need for a “flash facial”). Reviewers also commend Good Genes for its ability to help minimize the appearance of dark spots.
Talk about a good lineup! The Drunk Elephant® The Littles® Set($90) has miniature versions of eight beloved products from the green beauty brand, among them Beste No. 9® Jelly Cleanser, T.L.C. Framboos® Glycolic Night Serum, and C-TangoTM; Multivitamin Eye Cream. It also includes a bright blue pouch for easy transport — perfect for the mom who loves to travel.
The four-step Elemis Peptide4TM; 24/7 Restore, REFRESH, RenewTM; Collection($75) was developed to rid impurities and restore around the clock. The Night Recovery Cream-Oil feels especially soothing and silky after a long day.
The SK-II Pitera® Essence Set ($99) boasts three bestsellers for getting familiar with the brand, including the culty Facial Treatment Mask, Facial Treatment Lotion, and legendary Facial Treatment Essence. Fans of the brand have documented changes in skin radiance after just one use.
The Origins® SuperstarTM; Minis Set ($90) allows you to sample a curation of seven of the brand’s best-selling products (it also comes with a convenient pouch for storing). Some of our go-tos in the set include the creamy Checks and Balances® Frothy Face Wash, the delicate exfoliator Modern Friction® Nature’s Gentle Dermabrasion, and GinZing® Energy-Boosting Moisturizer (the perfect morning pick-me-up).
Give her the all-star treatment with the Algenist® Genius. All-StarsTM; Skincare Set ($75). It contains four potent formulas — including a cleanser, serum, eye cream, and moisturizer — all powered by Alguronic Acid®, a naturally-derived compound from microalgae known for its anti-aging properties.
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