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Mother’s Day Gift Guide 2018: Gifts for Every Budget + Giveaways You Won’t Want to Miss!
Show your appreciation for the most important woman in your life with our Mother’s Day Gift Guide 2018! We’ve got gifts for any budget and every kind of Mum…and giveaways to boot!
With Mother’s Day just around the corner, it’s time to start thinking about how we’re going to show our appreciation to our Mums this year. How do we show our thanks to someone who’s given us everything? If you’re still at a loss for what to get your Mum this year, we’re here to help. Our Mother’s Day Gift Guide has ideas for every kind of Mum, from the tech junkie to the fashion-forward lady. Plus, there are exclusive giveaways you won’t want to miss! You can thank us later.
IF SHE DESERVES A PAMPERING TREAT (of course she does!)
Mums are so busy solving everyone else’s problems, they often forget to make time for themselves. Reward yours with a well-deserved pampering treat this Mother’s Day!
Mum’s Month Spa Package at Auriga Spa, Capella Singapore
Indulge Mum with top-to-toe pampering at the award-winning Auriga Spa at Capella Singapore. Nestled within verdant grounds, this luxury spa resort is where mum can truly relax, refresh, and rejuvenate body and mind. The Mum’s Month spa package includes a 45-minute body massage, 45-minute rose facial, and an Aesop Travel Set so mum can bring some of that bliss home with her! $250++ per person. Call Auriga Spa at 6591 5023 to book an appointment
:: GIVEAWAY #1 ::
We’re giving away a Mum’s Month Spa package worth $250++ from Auriga Spa at Capella Singapore! Find out how to win at the end of this article.
Cold Plasma Facial at SW1 Clinic
Treat Mum to a Cold Plasma Facial at SW1 Clinic. In this luxurious facial treatment, plasma pulses are applied to the skin to stimulate collagen production, delivering anti-aging effects (what every mum wants!). Also, get a 10% discount on these upcoming SW1 Talks with promo code “BEAUTYFIX10”: Go with the Flow (A Doctor’s Talk on Menstrual Problems) on 16 May and Brilliant Beauty Fixes (A lunchtime beauty talk by SW1) on 22 May. Call SW1 Clinic at 6817 8888 to book an appointment
:: GIVEAWAY #2 ::
We’re giving away a Cold Plasma Facial worth $428 from SW1 Clinic! Find out how to win at the end of this article.
Personalised Massage with a Four-Course Meal at Resorts World Sentosa
What could be better than a massage and a yummy meal? From 1 – 31 May, treat Mum to a special personalised massage at ESPA! This $340 pampering session even comes with a complimentary four-course meal for two! If you’d like to relax alongside Mum, opt for the 60-minute personalised massage for two at a cool $530. Call ESPA at 6577 8880 to book an appointment
Body Massages at The Ritz-Carlton Spa, The Ritz-Carlton, Millenia Singapore
Give her a well-deserved day retreat to The Ritz-Carlton Spa, where the award-winning massages will soothe taut or fatigued muscles, aid relaxation and relieve stress. Until 30 June 2018, enjoy a $100 privilege on any purchase of two 60-minute body massages, and receive a complimentary bottle of champagne (375ml) to celebrate the occasion. This promotion is only applicable from Mondays to Fridays. Call The Ritz-Carlton Spa at 6337 8888 to book an appointment
Aromatherapy Massage at The Spa, Mandarin Oriental
Pamper the most important woman in your life with an hour of relaxing Aromatherapy Massage and a complimentary 30-minute manicure session at The Spa at Mandarin Oriental, Singapore. If you’d rather let her choose her own treatment, give mum a gift card (top up $30 for a Mandarin Oriental Gift Box). This promotion is only available on 13 May 2018. Call The Spa at Mandarin Oriental at 6885 3533 to book an appointment
IF SHE’S AN ECO-CONSCIOUS PLANET WARRIOR
Is Mum an eco-warrior who recycles, reuses, reduces, and restores? We’ve sourced the greenest gifts for her!
SOMA Water Bottles
We bet you’ve seen these beautiful water bottles all over the Internet. The good news? They’re finally in Singapore! Help Mum stay hydrated with a sustainable SOMA water bottle. In addition, you’ll be doing some good with this gift too! A portion of every purchase of SOMA products goes directly towards charity:water − a non-profit organisation that provides safe drinking water to 660 million people in the world who need it. Available from $34.90 at leading department stores
Manduka eQua Hot Yoga Mat
Does Mum love hot yoga as much as she loves being green? The Manduka eQua Hot Yoga Mat is perfect for all her needs! This non-slip mat (which comes in three beautiful limited-edition designs) won’t budge even during the most sweaty hot yoga session. More importantly, because it’s made out of non-Amazon harvested natural tree rubber, this mat won’t hurt the planet either. $145 at Manduka 313 Somerset and Takashimaya
Pedro Earth Day Tote Bag
Is Mum in need of a new everyday tote? It’s hard to come by the perfect tote bag that’s not made out of leather or other materials that are harmful to our planet. Enter Pedro’s Earth Day Tote Bag. This one-of-a-kind tote bag is made with Kraft Paper, and is part of a special Earth Day collection. Made with a reusable material, it features an easy-to-carry design and ample space for Mum to carry all of her belongings. $69.90 at Pedro outlets islandwide
RMS Beauty Wild with Desire Lipstick
RMS Beauty has become a household name in the green beauty industry. And of course, Mum only deserves the best, like RMS Beauty’s Wild with Desire Lipstick. Available in various colours from a mild nude to a deep red, this natural lipstick is rich in colour and powerful in anti-oxidants – offering Mum the ultimate hydration with no harmful additives. $45 in-store or online at The Naturally Better Company
The Body Shop Himalayan Charcoal Mask
Charcoal masks are all the rage these days. That’s because charcoal is a great purifying ingredient as it helps to draw out impurities, including dirt and grime, from the skin. The Body Shop’s bamboo charcoal is sustainably sourced from Himalayan foothills, ensuring its quality and sustinability. If Mum prefers to self-pamper at home, this is the perfect gift for her! Available for $32.90 at The Body Shop outlets islandwide
IF SHE’S A STYLISH, FASHION-FORWARD TRENDSETTER
If Mum is always the best-dressed at any family event, and knows when any brand has a new collection, then she’s probably a fashion-forward Mum! Here are our top picks to make sure that the fashionista in your life gets the perfect gift, too.
Eden + Elie Mother-Daughter Twinning Necklace Sets
Celebrate the beautiful mother-daughter bond with the Eden + Elie Modern Peranakan Mother-Daughter Twinning Necklace Sets! Designed and artisan-made in Singapore, each necklace is woven by hand using tiny Japanese Miyuki delica seed beads and features a 24k gold-plated chain, beads and clasp. While the Mother’s necklace is adjustable in length from 16 to 33 inches, the Daughter’s sits at a delicate 17 inches and showcases a matching focal bead. What better way to show off your love for your Mum than to go matchy-matchy with her on this day? $304.14 online at edenandelie.com
CANVAS Absolute Age Recovery Series
Stylish mum doesn’t just have great clothes, she has great skin too! Give her the best ‘food’ for the skin with natural and organic skincare from Australian brand CANVAS. Don’t know which to choose? The Absolute Age Recovery series, where each product infused with sweet, herbal ingredients, is a sure-win. From $80.20 online at canvasbeauty.com.sg
:: GIVEAWAY #3 ::
We’re giving away a set of organic skincare products worth $301.50 from CANVAS! Find out how to win at the end of this article.
Outdoor Voices Yoga Set
Is Mum a yogi? Give her an extra pep in her step when she heads to yoga class with this yoga set from cult-favourite Outdoor Voices! We recommend the 7/8 Springs Leggings and Athena Crop for a chic gym look. She’s sure to be the stand-out in her boutique class with this stylish get-up! From USD50 online at outdoorvoices.com
Coach Edie Shoulder Bag 31
Get Mum a new bag just for Summer! The Coach Edie Shoulder Bag 31 is a cool, slouchy shoulder bag that’s perfect for weekends (ad any other time, really!). We love its casual chic, and it’s also spacious enough (with three compartments) for Mum to fit the 1,001 things they always have in their bags! This Marine colour is the perfect bright blue to add a pop of colour to any outfit! $650 at Coach outlets islandwide
Michael Kors Sofie Pavé Smartwatch
With a full round display for easy visibility, this Android Wear 2.0 watch from Michael Kors will keep Mum connected to her favourite apps. It’s also available in two gorgeous shades of rose-gold or gold. Not to mention, with changeable straps and multiple display faces, she can always change it up to match her outfits! Who says a smartwatch has to look boring? $599 at zalora.sg
(See also: A Mother’s Day Gift Guide for Every Special Mum)
IF TECH GADGETS MAKE HER GO “OOOOOH!”
Is Mum more up-to-date with the latest technology than you are? Fret not, we’re here to help you find her the perfect gift!
BEOPLAY E8 Powder Pink Special Edition
Arriving in Singapore just in time for Mother’s Day, this pair of powder pink earphones is the perfect gift for any tech-loving Mum! More than a beautiful design, the Beoplay E8 Powder Pink delivers industry-leading sound and a seamless listening experience while she’s on the move. It delivers up to four hours of music on one charge, and two additional charges on the move from with the pocket-friendly leather charging case. Available in limited quantities for $429 at Bang & Olufsen outlets at Grand Hyatt, Takashimaya, Robinsons The Heeren, and TANGS at Tang Plaza
Google Home and Google Home Mini
Does Mum need some help around the house? Get her the latest in smart home technology – the Google Home and Google Home Mini! With a simple “Okay Google”, Mum can get answers, dance to music, manage everyday tasks or control smart devices around her home. Mum will also be able to listen to local radio stations as well as the latest news from The Straits Times and Channel NewsAsia, or call up a recipe – hands-free – while cooking in the kitchen. Not to mention, the Google Assistant launched here has been localised to recognise the Singlish accent, and can even tell Singaporean jokes! $189 and $79 respectively at COURTS outlets islandwide and online at courts.com.sg or Google Store
Apple Watch Series 3
If you’re always scrambling to get in contact with Mum but she’s left her phone at home (again!), the Apple Watch Series 3 will make that problem a thing of the past. Mum can now take a call when she’s out at the pool, or ask Siri to send a message. She’ll also be able to stream her favourite songs on her daily run – all without her phone. She’ll be able to stay connected with just her watch! With a variety of faces and interchangeable straps to match her mood, Mum won’t ever find this smartwatch boring either. From $498 at Apple outlets islandwide and apple.com/sg
How about giving Mum the gift of unlimited entertainment? Starting from $10.98 a month, a Netflix subscription will let Mum watch her favourite movies and television programmes anywhere – on her phone, tablet, laptop, or even at home on her smart TV! If you’d rather share, get the premium plan at just $16.98 so everyone in the family can watch on up to four screens at any one time. With new shows added every week, Mum’s never going to have nothing to watch! From $10.98 per month online at netflix.com
JBL Horizon Home Wireless Speaker
Get Mum the gift of a calm morning alarm with JBL’s Horizon Home Wireless Speaker! Its multi-sensory alarm clock with LED ambient light helps Mum come awake gently, and dual independent alarms means Mum and Dad get to set separate alarms for different wake-up times, too. When Mum’s feeling groovy, the rich, room-filling stereo sound from the bluetooth speaker is the perfect companion for her impromptu dances. She’ll also be able to stream her favourite songs from all her smart devices via Bluetooth to make her morning routine even more enjoyable! $179 online at stereo.com.sg
IF SHE LOVES CREATING AT HOME
Being a homemaker isn’t easy. It’s a job that requires hours of dedication and endless love to keep the household running smoothly. Show Mum your appreciation this Mother’s Day with a gift that’ll make her home ‘work’ even more enjoyable.
KitchenAid Artisan Mini 3.5 Quart Tilt-Head Stand Mixer
This new KitchenAid Stand Mixer is 25 per cent lighter and 20 per cent smaller, but still just as powerful. Ideal for smaller homes and kitchens, the Artisan Mini Mixer, with 3.3 litres of space, has more than enough room for Mum to whip up amazing baked goods. Choose from a range of bold to understated colours – from black to pastel pink – to match Mum’s kitchen. Even better? There are over 10 attachments that fit the Mixer, allowing Mum to turn it into a food processor or even an ice-cream maker! $799 at KitchenAid retailers and major electronics stores
Joseph Joseph Counterstore Kitchen Organiser
Is the kitchen overly cluttered? Help organise Mum’s space with Joseph Joseph’s Counterstore Kitchen Organiser! This compact countertop organiser comes with its own non-slip chopping board that stores neatly in a slot at the back, with separate compartments for each tool type. There’s even a knife compartment to ensure that all sharp implements are safely stored. $90 at Joseph Joseph online
Nespresso Lattissima One Coffee Maker
Can Mum function without her cuppa? If the answer is no, then the Nespresso Lattissima One Coffee Maker is probably the best gift for her this Mother’s Day. Not only can it make the usual espresso or lungo, Mum can indulge in a cappuccino or latte macchiato, too! Available in elegant Mocha Brown or White, this sleek and compact design will fit perfectly in any kitchen. $448 at Nespresso outlets islandwide, and online at nespresso.com
T2 Traveller Gift Set
If Mum isn’t a fan of coffee, we’ve got a tea-inspired gift for her! T2’s Traveller Gift Set is the perfect companion for any busy Mum who’s always out and about. This features T2’s famous double-walled stainless steel flask and a few of its most popular brews such as Japanese Sencha (green tea), Strawberries & Cream, and Tummy Tea to aid digestion. It’s the ultimate gift for any tea lover. $68 at T2 outlets islandwide, and t2tea.com
Eva Solo Myflavour Carafe
Don’t worry, we didn’t forget the Mums who just love good ol’ H2O! The Eva Solo Myflavour Carafe is great for Mums who love to infuse their water with fruit, vegetables, or fruits. This carafe boasts a removable skewer in the lid, allowing all kinds of aromas to be easily added – and making them just as easy to remove. The sleek carafe fits most fridge doors, allowing Mum to keep the water chilled. The stainless steel carafe is also dishwasher-friendly! $98 at TANGS outlets, and tangs.com
Making Mother’s Day a Memorable One
And there you have it – Singapore Motherhood’s Mother’s Day Gift Guide 2018! We hope you’ll be able to find the perfect gift for your Mum from our collection of gifts. Mother’s Day is a great opportunity to show our Mums how much they mean to us and how much we appreciate them, so don’t forget to indulge that special lady with the best!
:: GIVEAWAYS! ::
Be sure to participate in our giveaways from Capella Singapore, SW1 Clinic, and CANVAS to win gifts for Mum! They’ll be posted on SingaporeMotherhood’s Facebook page from 12 noon TODAY so keep a lookout for them there! Here’s how you can win:
1. Like and share the specific giveaway posts on Facebook that you’d like to win for Mum:
♥ Giveaway #1 – Mum’s Month Spa Retreat package (worth $250++) from Auriga Spa
♥ Giveaway #2 – Cold Plasma Facial (worth $428) from SW1 Clinic
♥ Giveaway #3 – CANVAS organic skincare products (worth $301.50)
2. Follow the instructions on the individual Facebook posts on how to win.
3. For a bonus chance, like and share this article’s Facebook post as well.
4. Remember to keep all your shares public so we can see them! Then just sit back and relax, we’ll let you know if you’ve won.
All the best!
Closing date for all three giveaways: 12 noon, Friday, 11 May 2018
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