Some gift ideas for Mother’s Day

Pamper your mum this Mother's Day. Picture: PA Photo/thinkstockphotos.

Pamper your mum this Mother's Day. Picture: PA Photo/thinkstockphotos. - Credit: PA

Hide the marigolds, ban the oven and make the vacuum out of bounds. Sunday, March 10, is officially the day that mums should take a breather from the chores and be spoilt rotten.

Elemis Time For You Spa and Skincare Collection, £39 ( Picture: PA Photo/Handou

Elemis Time For You Spa and Skincare Collection, £39 ( Picture: PA Photo/Handout. - Credit: PA

And what better way to say “relax” than with a beauty offering? Bestow the gift of me-time with a well-earned excuse to pamper herself silly.

Marks & Spencer Floral Collection Gardeners Watering Can gift set, £12 ( Pi

Marks & Spencer Floral Collection Gardeners Watering Can gift set, £12 ( Picture: PA Photo/Handout. - Credit: PA

Celebrate Mothering Sunday with a cuppa, a big kiss and a beautifying treat to suit her lifestyle:

- Glamour puss:

Decorate your mum’s treasured dressing table with beauty products that look almost too pretty to use.

Reward her angelic behaviour with Thierry Mugler’s limited edition Angel Aqua Chic. The classic is infused with juicy raspberry blossom and green apple for a sparkling twist, £40 (0207 307 6760).

Put a spring in mum’s step with Steamcream’s new Mademoiselle tin. The multi-tasking moisturising cream will look fabulous in her favourite handbag, £12.95 (

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Compensate for the sadness of beauty products running out with Baylis & Harding’s gorgeous vanity case for your mum to keep afterwards. Indulge her with the Moonlight Lavender Ultimate Drawer Set, £35 (

- Spa addict:

Forget professional facials, manis and pedis and make it easy for mum to indulge in some at-home pampering instead.

Add a ‘Do Not Disturb’ sign and allow her to recreate the serene spa environment behind her own bathroom door. Sanctuary Spa’s Deluxe Sanctuary Hamper has enough kit to make even a professional therapist envious, £19 (Boots).

Give mum a valid excuse to take the weight off her feet with Ragdale Hall’s Relax Fabulous Feet Spa Rituals. If you’re feeling extra generous you could throw in a foot massage too, £12 (

Give her an even brighter glow on Mother’s Day with a facial in a box. NSPA’s Beauty Box delivers a cleanse, tone, hydration and serum treat as well as handy muslin cloths, £10 (ASDA).

- Green-fingered goddess:

If she’s more at home in the great outdoors than indoors, make her spring a blooming marvellous one.

Nourish her hard-working hands with Marks & Spencer’s Floral Collection Gardeners Watering Can gift set. She can even give thirsty flower beds a sprinkling once she’s emptied out the beauty treats, £12 (

If her buds are still looking a little shy, present her with a faux flower that she can use to fragrance her bath instead. Lush’s The Mum (short for Chrysanthemum) should do the trick, £5.25 each (

Whether it’s a hand fix or muscle soak that’s required after a hard day fending off weeds, Crabtree & Evelyn’s Gardeners Collection comes up smelling of roses. The 13-piece botanical range should complement your mum’s garden tool kit, from £3.50 (

- Busy bee:

A mum with a timetable to rival a superhero needs some downtime every so often but she might need some encouragement...

Help your mum kick-start her hectic day with Origins zingy kit. The Great Starts box set includes three award-winning anti-ageing products, £48 (House of Fraser).

Stop the clock and help create some me-time for your mum with Elemis’s new Time For You Spa and Skincare Collection. The Quiet Mind Relaxing Bath Elixir should be a good wind-down catalyst, £39 (

Add some calm to your mum’s crazy routine with Dr Hauschka’s Serenity box set. The Lavender Bath and Hand Cream are ideal pre-bedtime treats, £25.95 (

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