The Ultimate Mother’s Day Gift Guide

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As you know, Mother’s Day is just around the corner. Sunday 11 May marks the day to celebrate all the unsung heroes out there – what would we do without our mum?

We know it’s tough to think of the perfect gift – something special, meaningful and guaranteed to make mum smile from ear to ear, so we’ve done the work for you by creating the gift guide to beat all gift guides.  This Mothers Day “present-prompter” is bound to have at least one item (maybe even 2 or 3 items) that will end your search for the perfect gift…

Natures Beauty Bag – Carberry and Co

The Ultimate Mother's Day Gift Guide

We reckon your mum will love this!  It’s by far the coolest sampling company to hit NZ shores (and thankfully one that doesn’t lock you into ongoing monthly subscription).

Carberry & Co is the modern equivalent of the historical General Store, complete with old-fashioned values of quality and personal service.

Carberry and Co find and source their NATURAL BEAUTY product ranges from established companies worldwide with proven track records and traditional methods. Many of their suppliers subscribe to the “do one thing and do it well” ethic, therefore guaranteeing consistency with natural products and lasting quality.

“Carlton” and “Beryl” Carberry will guide you through the handpicked product inventory, delivering a discerning shopping experience reminiscent of times gone by.

Carberry & Co gives you NATURAL BEAUTY brands and service you can trust and rely on.  What an exciting surprise for mum to discover, and delivered right to her doorstep. The super-cute eco-friendly bag it arrives in is adorable too; we’re still using ours to store all our daily beauty necessities in.

So what are you waiting for? At only $35 this ‘Natures Beauty Bag’ crammed full of amazing natural and organic beauty products is an absolute steal!  Head to to peruse all the amazing products contained in each beauty bag & order yours now.

Remington Salon Pro Curl Revolution

The Ultimate Mother's Day Gift Guide

Give your mum the gift of “Hollywood curls” every day with little to no effort on her part. Introducing the Remington Salon Pro Curl Revolution. This innovative curler is designed with a built-in motor that rotates the barrel automatically, enabling mum (or you, if she lets you borrow it) to effortlessly achieve superior curls in just minutes.

Perfect for tresses of any length, this hot wand curls hair in both directions, creating a polished look from any angle. Heating to between 120°C – 200°C, the Curl Revolution heats up in just 90 seconds and is made with ceramic technology to help evenly distribute heat, protecting your hair time after time. It’s safe to say it’s the gift that keeps on giving. RRP $119.90

LUSH – You’re A Star

The Ultimate Mother's Day Gift Guide

The “You’re A Star” package is filled with products that LUSH’s most famous customers have bought, so that you can bring Hollywood into your mums home. Gwyneth Paltrow was bewitched by Ceridwen’s Cauldron, Angelina Jolie needed Helping Hands and Eva Green took some time out to visit a Floating Island. I could go on, but LUSH doesn’t like to brag about all their Hollywood friends.

You’re A Star contains: Dream Cream Body Lotion, Dreamtime Luxury Bathmelt, Aqua Mirabilis Body Butter, Ceridwen’s Cauldron Bath Melt, Therapy Massage bar, Skin Shangrila Moisturizer – trial size, Silky Underwear Dusting Powder, French Kiss Bubble Bar, Blackberry Bath Ballistic.  RRP $119

Don’t worry, if the ‘you’re a star’ pack is a little out of your price range, LUSH has created many Mother’s Day packs for you to choose from, starting from as little as $14.  Head to for more info


Mr. W & Me

The Ultimate Mother's Day Gift Guide

Ok, show me a gal of any age that doesn’t love shoes! If you have a super-stylish mum who adores shoes, “Mr. W & Me” stocks a boutique range of high quality women’s shoes.

They’re sourced and made as far away as Italy but they’re based right here in New Zealand. This means affordable leather shoes delivered promptly to your door for free throughout New Zealand. They only stock limited quantities to ensure your mum always stand out from the crowd.  Visit to see their full range. But be warned – it’s pretty damned impossible not to buy a little something for yourself!

MOR Mother’s Day ‘Enchanted Umbrella’ Gift With Purchase

The Ultimate Mother's Day Gift Guide

It’s no secret that around here, MOR Modern Apothecary is one of our all-time faves, and this Mother’s Day MOR is doing something that, if you’re not already their number one fan, you soon will be! MOR is giving you a gift with purchase when you spend $50 or more on any two MOR products – a beautiful umbrella to keep the rain away.  Featuring windproof fibreglass ribs and a retractable metal arm, this sturdy accessory comes complete with it’s own case (we won’t tell if you want to keep the umbrella for yourself).

There are so many enchanting MOR gift sets for you to choose from this Mother’s Day and to ensure you get this free gift with purchase, you might just have to buy something for mum, aaaand perhaps a little something for yourself.

Here’s a few Mother’s Day gift sets to ponder…

  • Enchanted Duet gift set containing a triple-milled soapette and vitamin enriched hand cream in the fragrances – Marshmallow and Blood Orange $24.99
  • Correspondence Duet gift set containing a triple-milled soap and argan oil rich hand cream in the romantic scent of Kashmir Petals $24.99
  • Cherished Trio gift set  – a trio of Cherished Hand Creams containing Vitamins A & E and Shea Butter in the alluring scents of Marshmallow, Blood Orange and Belladonna. $34.99

MOR Modern Apothecary products are available from Redcurrent, Smith & Caugheys and various boutique gift stores.

The Style Guide – Angela Stone

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Take a journey through the evolution of style with New Zealand’s top styling consultant, Angela Stone.  Discover and create your own look signature look, uncover elegance and the power that fashion possesses to transform you and your confidence.

With over 25 years working in the industry, Angela Stone knows a thing or two about how to dress.  We reckon this Mother’s Day it’s mums turn to indulge in the world of fashion and discover her own style success.

The Style Guide is a fashion bible and one that I’m sure mums any age would love to receive this Mother’s Day.  RRP$39.99

Savar’s Limited Edition Nourishing Body Lotion

The Ultimate Mother's Day Gift Guide

Sávar’s Limited Edition Nourishing Body Lotion is super hydrating, wonderfully nourishing, anti-aging, non-greasy and fast absorbing. This premium 500ml body lotion is great value for money and the perfect solution for all skin types including dry and sensitive.

Enriched with exotic skin-benefiting ingredients such as New Zealand evening primrose oil, organic fig and passionflower, this beautifully fragranced stunningly presented body lotion smoothes and protects skin leaving it wonderfully soft, nourished and hydrated.

The Savar Nourishing Body Lotion $49.00, is made in New Zealand, comes in beautifully presented glass packaging and is available at & selected leading retailers.

Davines – Naturaltech Range

The Ultimate Mother's Day Gift Guide

Seriously one of our all-time favourite hair care brands.  Every single davines product has the most intoxicating scent and every product works miracles! If your mum is a bit of a Leo – obsessed with only using the best when caring for her mane (or maybe she’s not a Leo at all, she just loves her locks) then she will, without a doubt, appreciate a Davines product.  Believe us when we say ‘once you’ve tried a davines product, you’ll be hooked for life’.

Arriving in salons now… the new davines Naturaltech Replumping range, which uses plum phytoceuticals and hyuralonic acid to revive tired hair and give it fullness and elasticity. It also smells good enough to eat.  The Naturaltech range is also available in Energizing, Nourishing, Purifying, Calming, Detoxifying, Rebalancing and Well-Being.

You’ll find davines hair care products in all top salons (such as or head to to find out more.

UNTOLD by Elizabeth Arden

The Ultimate Mother's Day Gift Guide

Want to spoil mum with a beautiful fragrance this Mother’s Day?  UNTOLD by Elizabeth Arden is the answer! A luxurious and modern floral composition, UNTOLD celebrates the sophistication and intrigue of the multi-faceted modern woman. From her vibrant optimism and refined femininity to her mysterious aura and magnetic sensuality, UNTOLD takes you on a journey through the many facets that together, make her genuinely beautiful. With its sparkling and fruity introduction, radiant floral heart and mysterious addictive warmth, UNTOLD captures all that a woman is. RRP $112 (50ml).  Available from Farmer’s, selected pharmacies and department stores.

Happy Mother’s Day!

Ange x
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