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Lulu And Lipstick’s Top 10 Mother’s Day Gifts

What a beauty! Spoil your mum this Mother’s Day on Sunday, May 10, with these super-luxe, unique and hard-to-find brands from around the world via top, new beauty e-tailer, Lulu and Lipstick. With these varied and beautiful gift ideas, there’s bound to be something perfect here for even the fussiest mum. She’ll love you for it…

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  1. Lulu and Lipstick She is Adored Gift Set, $70: This gorgeous gift set is a must-have for mums who love a little luxury. And who doesn’t, right? It contains a 72 per cent organic Olivine Atelier Body Lotion; a Love + Roses Beauty Mist – a divine blend of natural anti-aging beautifiers, essential oils, sacred flower essences and waters used to soften the skin and hair; and a Lulu and Lipstick Limited Edition Lilac Powder Brush to give you a flawless finish. Love!Mother's Day, Mother's Day Gift Guide, beauty gifts
  2. Sara Happ Confetti Cake Gift Set, $55: Treat your beloved mum to some lip-smacking dessert that’s almost-good-enough to eat with this divine lip care gift set. It features the brand’s much-loved, The Lip Scrub, blended with sugar crystals to exfoliate dry flaky skin and The Lip Slip, which contains rich ingredients to keep her lips hydrated. Warning: you may still need to take your mum out for actual dessert she can eat afterwards.Mother's Day, Mother's Day Gift Guide, beauty gifts
  3. Alpha-H Beauty By Day By Night Gift Set, $59.95: Help your mum to achieve that coveted holiday glow with this three-piece skincare collection. This popular luxury beauty brand is said to combine the latest in peptide technology, glycolic acid and active ingredients to restore a youthful glow. The set contains a Liquid Gold Perfecting Daywear for a fresh, dewy and flawless complexion; The Liquid Gold Intensive Night RepairSerum to  restore suppleness and elasticity; and the velvety Liquid Gold Rejuvenating Cream, which is said to rejuvenate dull skin.Mother's Day, Mother's Day Gift Guide, beauty gifts
  4. Simplicite ‘Simply Essential’ Gift Set, $110: Simplicite’s medicinal-quality, plant-based skin saviours will help your mum to look and feel her best. This gift set includes the Plant Gel Cleanser, Hydrating Floral Toning Lotion, Results Lift Gel and the Damask Rose Dry Crème – all handmade in Australia with 100 per cent natural ingredients.Mother's Day, Mother's Day Gift Guide, beauty gifts
  5. Lulu and Lipstick Kisses with Love Gift Set, $60: Does your mum adore her pink lippies? Chances are then that she’ll love this pretty gift set which includes two fabulous, new Pink Holiday lipsticks: Lunch at 21, a beautiful baby-pink shade and Honeymoon in Rome, a deep blush shade, plus a Lulu and Lipstick Limited Edition Lilac Powder Brush for a flawless finish. Pink Holiday’s creamy formula offers highly pigmented, full-coverage colour for a luxe, long-wearing look.Mother's Day, Mother's Day Gift Guide, beauty gifts
  6. Lit Cosmetics Mini Me Kit in Champagne Wishes, $29.95: Give your mum’s eye make-up an added touch of magic with this kit. With a pot of loose gold glitter and a liquid base which can adhere glitter to any surface, this kit gives her the ability to add a hint of sparkle, at will. And what woman doesn’t want that?Mother's Day, Mother's Day Gift Guide, beauty gifts
  7. Olivine Atelier Love + Salt Beach Hair and Body Mist, $25: Want divine beach waves, straight out of Vogue? Gift your mum this vegan, volume-enhancing mist she can also spray all over her body for beautifully hydrated skin thanks to its “good” hydrating salts like Himalayan Pink Salt! Love + Salt is 100 per cent natural, vegan, cruelty free and eco-friendly.Mother's Day, Mother's Day Gift Guide, beauty gifts
  8. Anastasia Beverly Hills Beauty Express Starter Brow Kit, $70: All good beauty begins with brows, so gift your mum this awesome kit from the world-famous authority on the topic, Anastasia Soare. If it’s good enough for Oprah, it may just be good enough for your mum. The kit contains essential tools to help her create and maintain perfectly-shaped, beautiful brows on her own, or in-between salon appointments.Mother's Day, Mother's Day Gift Guide, beauty gifts
  9. Louvelle Dahlia Turban Shower Cap in marrakesh mauve, $40: There’s nothing worse than ruining a perfect hair day when you take a bath or shower, and/or are applying make-up. Louvelle’s Dahlia Turban Shower Cap is the answer: created with stretch, quick-drying fabric, it will keep your mum’s blow dry looking fab at all times. You’re eseentially giving her the gift of looking chic, even when she’s in the shower.Mother's Day, Mother's Day Gift Guide, beauty gifts
  10. Sara Happ The Nude Slip: One Luxe Gloss, $33: This delectable, neutral lip gloss is sure to prove a hit with your mum; it will help keep her pout hydrated and sparkling all-day long. Heralded as the only lip gloss you’ll ever need, this top-selling beauty can be worn for a tint during the day, or keep it on all night for a moisture treatment.Mother's Day, Mother's Day Gift Guide, beauty gifts

 

 

The Ultimate Mother’s Day Beauty Gift Guide

It’s never too early to start shopping for Mother’s Day on Sunday, May 10.

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Here are our top decadent, divine and luxurious picks from beauty land with which to pamper your beloved mum. After all, there’s no better time than Mother’s Day to honour your mum; motherhood; maternal bonds; and the great and important influence of mothers on our society. Here’s hoping these fabulous gifts put a smile on her dial; crack the champagne too, baby!

Lip saviour: This beauty is for a good cause: Issada Cosmetics is partnering with the Gallipoli Medical Research Foundation on a charity campaign which will include the launch of a Limited Edition Issada Gallipoli Poppy Lipstick, to help raise funds and awareness for victims of Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) and their families. The Brisbane boutique mineral makeup brand is also donating a percentage of their Poppy lipstick sales to support the PTSD research. For stockists phone (07) 3904 2288 or visit Issada Cosmetics.

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Gallipoli Poppy, $42

A top bird: I’m in love with this amazing, new offering from Glasshouse Fragrances, the charity Birds of a Feather Pink Sorbet Candle, and I reckon your mum will love it too. This stunning, pink, triple-scented candle is a limited-edition launch for Mother’s Day in partnership with The McGrath Foundation.

This means that while your mum is enjoying its sumptuous, summery blend of grapefruit, lemon and watermelon, five per cent of every sale is directed to the McGrath Foundation to fund McGrath Breast Care Nurses in communities across Australia. Find it at selected department stores and online now.

Mother's Day, gift ideas for mum, gift guide

 Birds of a Feather Pink Sorbet Candle, $42.95

Sweet music: The first scent in the latest Song Collection by industry maverick Chantal Roos and daughter Alexandra’s fragrance house Dear Rose, Song For A Queen is said to be a rich harmony of heliotrope, osmanthus and white musk notes. With top notes of bergamot and jasmine, it comes in a luxurious and elegant black glass flacon. Song For A Queen EDP can be found via Libertine Parfumerie, as well as other niche perfumeries in Australia and New Zealand.

Mother's Day, gift ideas for mum, gift guide

Song For A Queen EDP 100ml, $340

Face off: This Jurlique Indulgent Face Care Gift Set is sure to help make your mum feel a million bucks. The gorgeous botanical rose gift set features three items for well-rounded face care: a moisturising rose face treatment oil, a soft rose lip balm and a fresh, rosewater balancing mist. And if you need a reason to buy your mum Jurlique, the beauty brand is all about the purest skincare products available based on the healing properties of nature. What’s not to love? Find it at David Jones.

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Jurlique Indulgent Face Care Gift Set, $110

Set, game, match: You’ll get your mum good bang for your buck with this stunning Mother’s Day Lancome La Vie Est Belle EDP and Lip Gloss Set. La Vie Est Belle introduces a new olfactive story, the first ever iris gourmand. The juice is made with the most precious natural ingredients, a modern interpretation of an oriental fragrance with a twist of gourmand. And to top it all off, your adored mum gets three gorgeous, mini Gloss in Love Lip Glosses. Find it at David Jones.

Mother's Day, gift ideas for mum, gift guide

 Lancome La Vie Est Belle EDP and Lip Gloss Set, $192

Two for one: Gift yourself and your mum this Mother’s Day with these beautiful gift sets from Circa Home. Available in two top-selling fragrances, you can choose from the 1961 Jasmine & Magnolia or the 1998 Mango & Papaya. Each gift set contains a classic candle, hand wash and complimentary miniature 1981 Neroli & Vanilla Candle.

Mother's Day, gift ideas for mum, gift guide

Mother's Day, gift ideas for mum, gift guide

1961 Jasmine & Magnolia or 1998 Mango & Papaya, $49.90

London calling: English perfume house Penhaligon’s has introduced The Trade Routes Collection, inspired by the luxurious and decadent commodities, which were traded through London’s historic docks at the turn of the 19th century.

Feminine and fruity, Empressa EDP, 100ml, includes top notes of blood orange, mandarin and bergamot, while its floral heart is lustrous with the dusky pinks and soft whites of rose and neroli. And the packaging is equally gorgeous too, in unique luxury boxes. Find it via Libertine Parfumerie, as well as other niche perfumeries in Australia and New Zealand.

Mother's Day, gift ideas for mum, gift guide

 Empressa EDP 100ml, $279

Flower power: There’s something so lovely about a candle gift; it offers relaxation, ambience and a beautiful scent. Gift your mum Glasshouse Fragrances’ fabulous, new Santorini Blue Jasmine & Hedera Triple-Scented Candle. Your mum can unleash her inner Greek goddess with an ethereal mix of sweet blue jasmine draped in cool, refreshing ivy. With top notes of bergamot and orange peel, this floral fragrance is a winner. Find it via Glasshouse Fragrances and selected boutiques.

Mother's Day, gift ideas for mum, gift guide

 Santorini Blue Jasmine & Hedera Triple-Scented Candle, $39.95

April 26, 2015

The Small But Mighty Christmas Gift Guide

I love Christmas – the decadent food and cocktails, the parties, the family get-togethers – oh and the amazing, limited-edition Christmas beauty gift sets on offer! These highly covetable beauty miniatures are great bang for your buck, make great travel kit must-haves and are the perfect gift for a loved one or yourself. All items are available at David Jones stores and via davidjones.com.au.

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Little luxuries: Your giftee will be in seventh heaven with Chloé’s My Little Chloés, $120, a limited-edition collection of three 20ml eau de parfum miniature fragrances which each celebrate a different facet of the rose, the now iconic floral embodiment of the Chloé design house. Love it!

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Absolutely flawless: This Laura Mercier Flawless Expressions For Eyes, Cheeks and Lips Set, $90, is a gorgeous must-have for the party season. You, or your giftee, can create subtle or smoky eyes and then add a splash of colour to cheeks and lips. It contains six eyeshadows, two cheek colours and three lippies. It’s exclusive to DJs.

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Skin saver: Have you been partying harder than Charlie Sheen? Gift yourself this beauty: Jurlieque Herbal Recovery Essentials, $199. These potent botanicals and antioxidants help to smooth fine lines and even skin tone to deliver fresh, revitalised skin. There’s a serum, night crème and an eye cream. Nice!

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Body rockers: A thoughtful and indulgent gift this holiday season, the Molton Brown Stocking Fillers Collection, $60, contains 12 exquisitely scented body washes. From Coco and Sandalwood to Pink Pepperpod, it’s a gorgeous and luxurious gift box set for the beauty junkie in your life.

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Top-to-toe beauty: This Clarins Gorgeous Getaways Set – Face & Body Care Collection, $70, will pamper your giftee from head-to-toe. The limited-edition gift set features Clarins’ best-sellers in a lovely white travel pouch. Goodies include: Beauty Flash Balm, Hand and Nail Treatment Cream, One-Step Gentle Exfoliating Cleanser, Eye Contour Gel, HydraQuench Cream and Moisture-Rich Body Lotion. Great value, lady!

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Pull an all-nighter: Planning to stay out all night, your dirty stop-out? A trio of party circuit eye-essentials. Napoleon Perdis’ All-Nighter Eye Collection, $55, allows you to turn up the heat with sultry lids that have after-hour appeal. The gift pack contains an eyeliner, mascara, make-up remover and travel-size make-up bag. Love!

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Hands-on gift: I love, love, love this pretty gift set and its exquisite packaging: Crabtree & Evelyn Big Top Hand Therapy Musical Tin, $79. Give the gift of soft, smooth and supple hands with this much loved and ultra-moisturising Hand Therapy gift set in 12 favourite fragrances, beautifully presented in a large, decorative wind-up musical tin. Purrty!

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Paint it black: Embrace the dark side with this stunning gift set: the Tom Ford Black Orchid Holiday Set, $162. A luxurious and sensual fragrance of rich, dark accords with a burning heart of black orchids and spice, Tom Ford’s Black Orchid is both modern and timeless. This beauty set contains a 50ml parfum and Hydrating Emulsion.

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December 17, 2014