What to buy your mum for Christmas: from personalised perfume to UGG slippers

17 December 2019, 10:58 | Updated: 19 December 2019, 11:16

Your mum deserves the best and we've got it sorted for you
Your mum deserves the best and we've got it sorted for you. Picture: Various

Your mum is a queen and so deserves to be treated like one on Christmas Day.

Your mum is arguable one of the most important people in your life, and she deserves to be treated as so at Christmas time.

No matter what your budget, there will be something for you in our handy gift guide for mums.

Fragrances

If you're after some classic perfumes for mum, Beauty Base is a great place to head to - they have loads of new scents and they're not too expensive either.

If something more boujee is up your street and you really want to treat your mum, then Ormonde Jayne is a great brand which creates incredible fragrances in their London store.

Vanille D'Iris is one of their most classic fragrances, and is available online for £110 for a 50ml bottle.

The Dior perfume will turn heads but isn't too much
The Dior perfume will turn heads but isn't too much. Picture: The Perfume Shop

The Perfume Shop also has a wide offering of all the new launches in a number of different gift sets and sizes.

Joy by Dior is a great fragrance for a mum of any age, it's not too overpowering but has a lush light floral scent and notes of vanilla, sandalwood and patchouli.

Booze

If your mama bear loves a cheeky tipple, there's plenty out there to choose from.

Zymurgorium Gin have incredible flavours, from peach Bellini to unicorn gin! It's distilled in Manchester and their beautiful bottles range between £19-25 for a 70cl.

Peach Bellini is one of the few incredible flavoured they have
Peach Bellini is one of the few incredible flavoured they have. Picture: Zymurgorium

Another great brand for gin - and one you might not have heard of - is Aber Falls, a Welsh brand which has a few unique flavours such as Orange Marmalade and Violet Liqueur.

It's distilled in the first distillery in North Wales in over 100 years, one of only four in all of Wales, and a bottle will set you back around £19.99 from Amazon for a 70cl bottle.

If you're after something a bit fancy, Martin Miller's Gin has a beautiful festive gift box for their 70cl bottle - which features the Northern Lights.

Even after you've finished the bottle, it's a lovely one to keep and collect.

You can grab the gin for £28 from Sainsbury's, Waitrose and Morrisons.

UGGs

It's a brand that's been about for a long time and it still remains the comfiest footwear choice ever - UGG has some amazing picks that your mum would adore this Crimbo.

A glam mum will adore these sparkly slippers from UGG, that's for sure
A glam mum will adore these sparkly slippers from UGG, that's for sure. Picture: UGG

From sparkly slippers that she can wear around the house to a stylish pair of booties - they'll be sure to impress.

The Scuffette II Cosmos Slipper (£90) is an easy slip-on style with plenty of glam going in the front, but not only do they look snazzy but they're fur-lined for optimum comfort.

Dyson Airwrap

If you're thinking of splurging on something rather extravagant for you mum this Christmas, the Dyson Airwrap will certainly impress, that's for sure.

The Airwrap comes in a stylish brown travel case with all of the attachments
The Airwrap comes in a stylish brown travel case with all of the attachments. Picture: John Lewis

It's on the pricier end at £449.99 for the complete set, which comes with the initial tool, a hair drying add-on, as well as six other ends that'll allow your mum to blowdry her hair with ease, curl it if she wishes or even give it a straight sleek finish.

Candles

An easy stocking filler, candles will bulk up any gift and is a great one which will impress any mother, no matter how fussy.

Yankee Candle are a staple for most people and their festive range starts from only a few pounds and with scents such as Alpine Mint, Candlelit Cabin and Arctic Frost to choose from, you cannot go wrong.

You can also personalise candles for completely free, which is great to add a little magic touch.

Diaries

If your mum's a bit of an organiser and likes to have everything written down and sorted, one of Papier's gorgeous 2020 diaries would be great for her.

Papier's notebooks are so stylish and come in a range of bold and understated ones
Papier's notebooks are so stylish and come in a range of bold and understated ones. Picture: Papier

They come in a seemingly endless range of styles and colours, and you can also personalise them to have any name or message you'd like on them.

They're all around £21.99 but some are slightly reduced. You might want to complete a set with a matching notebook too?

Beauty

Some mums are really into their beauty, and some aren't - but for those who love a pamper or the newest treatments you could treat them to some gift vouchers.

Rawr Beauty is a salon chain with locations across the UK, including Nottingham, Birmingham, Essex, London, Liverpool and Leeds that's just had an amazing revamp.

They offer everything from eyebrow threading and acrylic nails to blowdries and eyelash extensions and you can buy gift vouchers in-store!

Also available is a 'book five treatments get the sixth free' offer, which is something you should bare in mind both for your mum... and yourself.

If your mum is less into treatments and prefers her products at home, a classic go-to brand is Bobbi Brown.

A favourite with ladies of all ages for years, it's a brand that keeps things simple and isn't too fancy or complicated to navigate.

Their Instant Hydration Hydrating Skincare Trio is an absolute bargain at £58 for three amazing products.

You'll get a full size eye cream and face cream, as well as a mini soothing cleansing oil which will work for all different skin types.

If your budget isn't as extravagant and your mum loves experimenting with colour and isn't afraid to be bold - Morphe's Christmas collection is full of treats she'd undoubtedly love.

From the Catch My Eye eye brush collection for only £19 to the Kiss List Lip Collection, at only £25 they're great stocking fillers.

Benefit also have some incredible sets that come in handy tins for Christmas - their Queen of the Camp gift set has some essential beauty products that everyone needs - including your mum!

It's available for £42.50 from online beauty and fragrance retailer, Escentual, and they currently have free delivery for all orders over £30!