Your Uplifting Mother’s Day wish list

17 Mar 2020 | Updated on: 27 Sep 2022 |By Mhairi Mann

Don't let Mother's Day slip your mind this Sunday 22 March 2020. Cultivate self-care with our thoughtful curation of tactile gifts and aromatic indulgences to show your appreciation (and good taste)

Photography by Gareth Williams

Superfin Mexican Tuberose Soap by Buly 1803

Originally founded in 1803, this Parisian cosmetic brand was revived by in 2016 by Ramdane Touhami, the entrepreneur also responsible for the resurgence of Cire Trudon. Everything about Buly 1803 is beautifully considered, from its charming, illustrated packaging to the aesthetically pleasing octagonal shape of this soap bar. This peachy slab is made from natural ingredients and will fill your whole bathroom with the lingering scent of Mexican Tuberose.


Lip Glorifier in Red 2 by Clé de Peau Beauté

The Lip Glorifier by Clé de Peau Beauté lives up to its name, combining the rosy tint of a lipstick with the hydrating properties of a balm. It is enriched with shea butter, safflower oil and argan tree oil for an intensely moisturising, next-level lip product, which protects against dryness for a lush, dewy pout. This perenially chic, subtle shade will warm your complexion and can easily be layered over other lipsticks.


Terry Robe by Tekla

As social distancing becomes the term du jour, there’s never been a better time to buy a bathrobe of the highest quality. Step forward Tekla, known for its durable terry robes made using organic cotton and available in a spectrum of sorbet shades and stripes. The Copenhagen-based, uber-cool leisure brand also produces environmentally conscious towels, bedding and blankets.


The Cream by Augustinus Bader

The skincare brand on every mother’s wishlist this year is Augustinus Bader. While revered in his field, the German professor was relatively unknown until his game-changing product line made him, momentarily, the most Googled name in skincare. Confidently called The Cream, this innovative bestseller packs 30 years of research into one sleek blue tube to plump, firm and visibly reduce fine lines. Opt for The Rich Cream for a nighttime alternative.


Jugs Jug by Anissa Kermiche

London-based designer Anissa Kermiche is known for her provocative pots, which confidently render the female body in glossy ceramic. Fill this blush pink, brilliantly named ‘Jugs Jug’ with colour-coordinating spring blossom for a glorious eyeful this Mother’s Day.


Sophie Bille Brahe Jewellery Box

This velvet jewellery box by Sophie Bille Brahe is finished with a pleasingly tactile tassel. For the ultimate gift, place one of the Copenhagen-based jeweller’s minimalist diamond jewellery designs inside.


The Body Crème by La Mer

Sometimes, you can’t beat a classic. Beauty legend has it that La Mer’s supremely nourishing Body Crème was created after the brand discovered that a Harrods customer was slathering her body in multiple pots of the revered face cream. Thus, this sophisticated 300ml tub of ultra-nourishing goodness was born, packed full of healing properties to hydrate, renew and revive ageing skin.


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