We’ve all been there: You know Mother’s Day is quickly approaching, but you have minor heart palpitations when mom calls to confirm brunch plans for her big day. You realize you forgot the most important thing other than your presence: a gift.
Whether you’ve been pressed for shopping time, or a chronic procrastinator, you can still find a great gift for mom without having to shop around. The drugstore is a one-stop shop with aisles that are a treasure trove of beauty products and sets you can gift to mom to pamper her. The best part? She’ll never be able to tell that her gift was picked up when you were stocking up on paper towels and dish soap.
Here, we’ve rounded up 10 gift ideas you can pick up for mom on your next drugstore run. (Your secret is safe with us.)
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1. Essie Nail Polish Silk Watercolor Kit
Whether she prefers a single shade or is a nail art aficionado, this polish set will cover all of mom's spring manis.
Essie | $18
2. Sonia Kashuk Limited Edition 10pc Brush Set
Both practical and pretty, mom will want to use this 10-piece set to brush up on her makeup skills.
Sonia Kashuk | $40
3. Revlon Love By Leah Goren Manicure Essentials Kit
Wine and a DIY mani? Sounds like heaven to us.
Revlon | $6
4. Mayfair Soap Foundry Sea Lily Jasmine Bath Salts
It arguable that no one deserves a relaxing bath more than mom. These breezy floral-scented bath salts will help her soak her stress away.
Mayfair Soap Foundry | $9
5. Zadro Next Generation LED Lighted Smart Dimmer Mirror
Here's to mom never being personally victimized by bad lighting again. In addition to the handy dimmer, one side of this mirror is magnified 10x while the other 1x for perfect makeup application and touch ups.
Zadro | $140
6. Soap & Glory You're Irresistabubble Gift Set
This body wash and cream smell just as sweet as mom.
Soap & Glory | $7
7. NYX Cosmetics Beauty Staple Palette
Equipped with eyeshadows, blush, highlighter, contour powder, and mascara to name a few, this stacked palette will be the unsung hero in mom's beauty routine.
NYX | $35
8. Vera Wang Floral Fragrance Set
A fragrance with floral notes lasts so much longer than a bouquet. Bonus: Every time mom spritzes it on, she'll be reminded of who gifted it to her.
Vera Wang | $30
9. Burt's Bees Fabulous Mini's Gift Set
A selection of skincare essentials is a guaranteed get-out-of-jail-free card when it comes to last-minute gift-giving. Burt's Bees's set includes travel-size cleanser, lotion, and hand cream, to name a few.
Burt's Bees | $10
10. e.l.f. Cosmetics Lip Palette Multi-Color
Why gift mom one lipstick when you can give her a shade for all of her moods. This customizable lip palette from e.l.f. gives the option of wearing any of the six shades as is or blended.
E.L.F. | $8