Picking the perfect gift for the most special women in our lives takes more than jostling through Orchard Road crowds. These unique Christmas gifts for Mums and Grandmas will make her eyes light up with joy.
She may be a driven career woman and consummate time-juggler. Perhaps she’s a dedicated stay-at-home mama who enjoys rocking out to music while sipping a cup of tea. Or a proud grandmother who admires photos of her grandkids when she’s not ferrying them around. She can’t be bothered to take care of herself sometimes, but she’s always beautiful in your eyes. No matter how many roles she juggles, here’s our pick of the 10 best Christmas gifts for Mums and Grandmas (and the Wifey!) this 2018.
1. Niessing NOW Tattoo Pendant
Now she can wear her loved ones close to her heart with a pendant from award-winning German designer Niessing. The Niessing NOW Tattoo range lets you personalise her pendant (rings and bangles also available) with any carvings you wish. Get creative with initials, poems, Bub’s date of birth, or even your child’s artwork! Made of a one-of-a-kind silver and gold alloy that’s tarnish-resistant, it comes in three distinct shades – Rose, Lime and Lava.
Price From $260
2. Sunday Sheet Set
Give her sweet slumber with Sunday Bedding’s sustainable bamboo and cotton bedsheets, designed for maximum comfort. Balancing softness and durability with the 300-400 thread count, the sateen weave mimics silk’s luxurious sheen and feel. This newly launched Singaporean brand aims to connect the perfect set of sheets with the individual’s sleeping habits. Even making the bed can now be a fuss-free affair, thanks to its proprietary technology allowing sheets to remain wrinkle-free. Every morning can now be easy like Sunday mornings!
Price From $218
3. CANVAS Revitalising Gift Set
Help her unlock the secret to youthful skin with this Revitalising Gift Set from Australian skincare brand CANVAS. The Rose Otto Ultra Regenerating series is loaded with antioxidants, vitamins and essential fatty acids. The elegant Jade Roller works in harmony with the Multi-Intensive Face Oil Serum to promote blood circulation. As a whole, they help to reverse the signs of aging, bind moisture into the skin and keep skin smooth and supple.
4. Renovatio’s Activated Phenolics
Is she often exhausted from juggling multiple roles in daily life? Give her ‘an apple a day to keep the doctor away’ via Renovatio’s Activated Phenolics – the ‘holy grail’ of antioxidants. These breakthrough supplements harness the superpower of Australian apples to boost immune systems and energy levels. It also helps adults fight fatigue and support post-exercise recovery, improves memory and tackles joint pains in seniors, and aids digestion and improves concentration in kids (certified safe for children from two years).
Price From $42
5. Max Factor Lipfinity Palette: Christmas Special
Every lady loves to look good, especially when celebrating the festive season with loved ones. The all-in-one limited-edition Lipfinity Palette from Max Factor gives her long-lasting colour with no need for touch-ups. Available in Nudes and Reds, each features five highly pigmented yet lightweight shades, plus a fast-drying and non-sticky lip primer. Finally, the metallic, matte and glossy top coat options let her create her preferred look for every mood and occasion.
Buy at Selected Watsons stores and online
6. Ageless Medi-Aesthetics Miracle Defense Facial Treatment
Treat her to a medical-grade facial curated by Dr Lam Bee Lan of renowned aesthetic clinic Ageless Medical. Comprising seven steps over 90 minutes, Miracle Defense Facial Treatment uses advanced pro- and prebiotic technology combined with radiotherapy. It helps to fight signs of aging and protect skin from UV rays and other environmental aggressors. Ageless Medi-Aesthetics promises instant rejuvenation with zero downtime.
Price $300 per session ($1,200 for 4 sessions)
7. Canon Mini Photo Printer
Now she can print pocket-size photos of family adventures on the go! Believe it or not, the Canon Mini Photo Printer weighs just 160g and fits easily into pocket or purse. Print smudge-proof glossies without the use of ink cartridges directly from smartphones via Bluetooth. Use it with the Canon Mini Print app to create collages or add fun Snapchat-like filters. The petite gadget comes with a pack of ZINK Photo Paper (10 sheets) and is available in Rose Gold, Mint Green or Slate Grey. Till 31 December, you’ll also receive special Tokidoki premiums bundle worth $98.
Buy at Canon authorised dealers or online
8. BloomBack Preserved Floral Bluetooth Speaker
While fresh flowers will wilt, preserved flowers are perfect gifts that she can enjoy all year round. Using advanced eco-friendly technology, BloomBack preserves freshly-cut flowers and uses them to create beautiful terrarium-style displays. Some of these even hide a musical secret – a Bluetooth speaker embedded within, with romantic LED lights to boot! By supporting this social enterprise, you’re also helping to empower marginalised women – we think your Mama will approve.
Price From $219 ($10 off with minimum $120 purchase + free same-day delivery with minimum $150 purchase)
9. T2 Christmas 2018 Collection
Because every Granny has endless tales to share, why not encourage more storytelling with T2’s limited-edition Christmas teas? A Trifle Delicious is a sweet concoction of fresh fruit jelly and creamy vanilla custard flavours, while Lady Esmeralda’s Ultimate Dream Dictionary is a soothing blend of violas and valerian, apples and apricots. They come in gorgeous collectible book-shaped boxes. Pair them with the T2 Tall Tales cup-and-saucer sets inspired by artists’ wild imaginations.
Price From $30
Buy at T2 outlets or online
10. Personalised Leather Family Travel Wallet with Child’s Masterpiece
No more worries that the little one’s adorable masterpiece will languish on the fridge or get torn up. Get it engraved onto this beautiful Personalised Leather Family Travel Wallet. Great for jet-setting families, it holds passports and travel tickets on the inside, and precious memories on the outside. Check it out, alongside other personalised gifts curated by the team behind Gifts Less Ordinary.
They’re always busy taking care of the rest of the family. This Christmas, pamper them in return. From rejuvenating packages to personalised trinkets, Mummy and Ah Ma will surely feel your love this Christmas 2018!