Don’t forget it’s Mother’s Day on May 14th – here are a few of our favourite gift ideas, from fitness tracking gadgets to skincare, for all you lovely mums.
American brand Pure Lano uses medical-grade lanolin in its skincare products to create an intensely nourishing line of all-natural products that penetrate deep into the epidermis – ideal if mum suffers from dry skin. Its Luxury Full Body Treatment set ($950) is made up of a body wash, exfoliator and ultra-moisturising body creme to care for and protect even the scaliest shins.
Available from zalora.com.hk.
Macau with Mum?
Thinking about whisking mum to Macau for the night? The Mother’s Day promotion at JW Marriott Macau is actually an excellent deal. Available for the month of May, the Relaxing Escapade package includes one night in a deluxe room, breakfast for two, a 60-minute aromatherapy massage at ESPA for two, welcome gifts and access to all the Galaxy complex’s resort amenities, all for $2,388, plus service charge. With massages alone ringing in at $1,150 per head, this package really is a steal. Learn more at www.jwmarriottmacau.com.
Coffee with a Conscience
Shocking statistic: around the world, 100 billion single-use, non-recyclable coffee cups are thrown away every year! Do your bit to ease our landfills by bringing your own coffee cup – Ecoffee’s is made from 100 percent sustainable bamboo fibre, and comes in a selection of groovy prints, earning you style points as well.
$130-$170 from phatrice.com.
Coco For You
Coconut Matter’s all-natural lip balms have had a big makeover, combining all-natural pigments with avocado, grapeseed and coconut oils, candelilla wax and cocoa butter to create an indulgent vegan balm that delivers real results in seriously sleek packaging. Fifty percent of the proceeds of these gorgeous balms will benefit the Adventist Hospital Foundation in aid of young cancer sufferers, so you can feel even better about your buy.
$200, $100 of which goes to the Adventist Hospital Foundation, available from coconutmatter.com.
Off the Chain
Always wanted to give a health tracker a go but don’t fancy a big rubber band on your wrist? Fit tech just keeps getting more stylish, and the Misfit MIS9000 is a gorgeous rose gold lariat that goes with just about every outfit. It automatically tracks your steps, distance, calories and sleep, vibrates to tell you about incoming calls and texts. It also has movement reminders and alarms, and is water resistant up to 50 metres. Even better, the MIS9000 is set at a very friendly price point of just $299, making it a perfect gift for fit tech newbies.
Available from zalora.com.
Gourd Love Ya
We love TREE’s new teracotta vases, which have bags of character and make for a perfect vessel for a bunch of Mother’s Day blooms. Handmade in the Philippines, each one is unique, and they come in a variety of finishes – from raw to lacquered, for a rustic look.
$395-$745 from TREE, 28/F, Horizon Plaza, Ap Lei Chau, 2870-1582, tree.com.hk.