The best gifts to buy for your mum this Christmas

Mums are notorious for being incredibly selfless when it comes to Christmas – always telling us to save our money, rather than buy them gifts.

But since they’ve spent years making sure we have everything we need, it’s time to pamper our mums – particularly as many of us weren’t able to spend the big day with them last year. 

The question is, however, what do you get for one of the most important people in your life?

We’ve rounded up a plethora of presents that are likely to go down a treat this Christmas – so you don’t have to spend hours hunting online or in the shops. 

And whether they are an avid gardener, skincare worshipper, fitness lover or a baking sensation – there’s something for every type of mum, or mother figure in your life. 

Also, it’s probably a good idea to follow in your mum’s footsteps and sort gifts early – rather than leave it until the last minute.

Here are some of the best gifts the high street has to offer this year…

Best gifts for mums:

Silk Piped Pyjama Set

A good pair of pyjamas is a gift that keeps on giving, as they’ll see your mum through the whole of next year and many more to come.

These gorgeous silk ones are soft on the skin and are super sophisticated.

Buy it now for £189 from The White Company

Etched Floral Pink Gin Glass

If your mum is partial to an evening tipple, these beautiful gin glasses are likely to go down a treat. 

Her G&Ts will have never looked prettier.

Buy it now for £22.50 from Oliver Bonas

Mama Bear Half Pint Mug

Emma Bridgewater does it again with another adorable design. 

This sweet mug ensures everyone knows who is in charge. 

Buy it now for £19.95 from John Lewis

White Moss & Snowdrop Home Scented Candle

This candle is exclusive to John Lewis and has a lovely festive twist to it.

It features notes of forest-fresh moss, snowdrop petals, golden amber and cardamom.

Buy it now for £50 from John Lewis

V&A Tea Selection

If our mums have taught us anything, it’s that anything can be fixed with a cuppa.

So treat your mum to this gorgeous variety pack with something for every occasion. 

Buy it now for £12.00 from John Lewis.

Measuring Spoons

If your mum loves to bake, then these adorable measuring spoons will not only help her out practically, but will also look incredibly pretty on the kitchen counter. 

Great for pancakes, cookies, pies and more.

Buy it now for £16 from Anthropologie

Cotton Eye Mask

Give your mum the gift of a blissful night’s slumber with this cotton eye mask. 

The slip-on mask is made in the Poppy and Daisy Liberty print– a fine-lined and meadowy layout, that’s been part of the store’s archive since the early 1900s.

Buy it now for £45 from Liberty

Siren Wire Earrings

These particular earrings have received the royal seal of approval from Kate Middleton – so no doubt your mum will love them too.

The gorgeous green is simple yet elegant.

But it now for £125 from Monica Vinader 

Champagne & Chocolate Gift Box

Christmas wouldn’t be Christmas without fizz and chocolate, so treat your mum to this fancy gift set from Fortnums.

Buy it now for £82 from Fortnum & Mason

Biossance 100% Squalane Oil

This multi-use squalene oil is a great addition to a beauty lover’s washbag. 

It can be used on the face, body or on hair and will leave skin feeling wonderfully nourished and hydrated.

Buy it now for £25 from Cult Beauty

Clarins Radiance Limited Edition Collection

This handy beauty set from Clarins offers a fresh scrub, flash balm and lip perfector – so is perfect for the chillier months. 

You’ll also save £15, as the total worth of the items usually comes to £48. A true Christmas bargain. 

Buy it now for £33 from Selfridges

Experimental Perfume Club Experience

If your mum prefers experiences, this perfume making workshop is a great option. 

Attendees will learn the basics of perfumery and will even get to make their own bespoke scent to take home.

Buy it now for £135 from Experimental Perfume Club

The Sweet Roasting Tin

From moreish muffins to mouth-watering brownies, this recipe book is a great one for anyone with a sweet tooth.

Rukmini Iyer has made a name for herself with her savoury one-pan recipes- but this new book offers her take on simple desserts.

Buy it now for £18.99 from Waterstones

Reversible Wool Scarf

You can’t go wrong with a winter warmer and this lovely scarf from M&S is reversible – pink on one side and camel on the other.

So you have two looks for the price of one.

Buy it now for £29 from M&S

Unicef Christmas Gift Box

This Christmas Gift of Emergency supplies could help protect vulnerable children against disease and support their development.

Each box contains high-energy peanut paste, water purification tablets, as well as measles vaccines, exercise books and pencils. 

Buy it now for from Unicef

Six Months of Flowers

This flower subscription will brighten your mum’s day over and over again. 

And you can either pick the bouquets or let the experts surprise you.

Buy it now for £125 from Bloom and Wild

Lip Makeup Kit

This lipstick gift set offers not one but three different beautiful shades. 

So your mum can switch things up – depending on the occasion. 

Buy it now for £67.50 from Charlotte Tilbury

Foraging Hamper Tote

A great one for foodies, the products in this set are made with mostly foraged ingredients. 

Plus you get an adorable reusable bag. 

Buy it now for £29.99 from Lakeland

Yoga Mat

Great for taking to yoga, pilates, or barre – or using in a home workout – this yoga mat is a lovely gift if your mum is a fitness lover.

It also features a different pattern on each side – for various grip levels.

Buy it now for £40 from Sweaty Betty

Wildlife Collection Wildflower Seeds

A beautiful gardening gift for wildlife lovers, this pack includes seed mixes designed to attract hedgehogs, bees, birds, bats, beetles and butterflies.

So your mum’s garden will be brimming with animals. 

Buy it now for £18 from Not On The High Street

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