50 Thoughtful Mother's Day Gifts Your Wife Will Love
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PSA TO all the dudes out there with a wife and kids: Mother’s Day is May 14th. It's just a few weeks away, but Mother's Day will get here before you know it, which means you’ve got to be prepared—and soon. But that’s no reason to scramble or fret (yet, anyway) because we are here to do what we do best: to serve you with unique and creative Mother’s Day gifts your wife will love. It’s a springtime holiday to express your love and appreciation for putting up with you and the little ones you have at home.
While she probably deserves a much-needed vacation for some R&R, there are plenty of creative gifts for wives that will make your wife just as happy. Think: personalized jewelry she’ll have forever, spa products she can pamper herself with, or lovely bouquets to get her excited about spring. Buying for your wife is different than buying for your mother: it involves a nod to both romance and gratitude, timely positioned for the spring mood. Whether you're looking for a cheap gift that looks just as luxe as a pricey purchase, or a meaningful Mother's Day gift that'll make this year even more memorable, we have plenty of ideas to fit every type of wife.
Check out the best Mother's Day gifts for wives this year, whether you're planning months in advance or scrambling for a quick, last-minute idea.
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Rouge Hermès Satin Lipstick
Good things do come in small packages. A beautiful lip color for the woman who appreciates the power of an orange box.
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16 Pc Taste of Belgium Chocolates
For moms who like fancy chocolate. This elegant box contains the most delicious pralines, ganashes, and caramels.
A no-brainer for the martini lover in your life. Iconic New York City restaurant Via Carota has just released this stunning gift box with two coups, a classic and an espresso martini. Buy the sets while you can–the gorgeous individual bottles already have a wait list.
Ana Mini Smooth Leather Top Handle Bag
If you’re looking to splurge, any stylish momma will appreciate the it bag of the moment for under $300.
Diamond Letter Charm
Because you truly cannot go wrong with diamonds. Opt for a thoughtful charm of her initial or those of your little ones.
The Hair Elixir
If her hair is her favorite feature, this magical treatment is made from a natural and luxurious blend of vitamin and antioxidant-rich ingredients. Female-owned brand 14th Night guarantees her healthiest, shiniest hair yet.
Vibe Personal Massager
500+ five star reviews don’t lie. Maude’s chic and discreet personal massager is a delightful, grown up choice.
Eve Lom’s cult skincare products at a tremendous value. For a moment of pampering, don’t think–just buy.
DRx SpectraLite EyeCare Max Pro
A brand new, state of the art eye mask from the king of skincare, Dr. Dennis Gross. This gadget is FDA-cleared to build collagen and firm skin around the eyes using red, deep-red, and infrared light.
Sparkling Non-Alcoholic Apéritif In Golden Hour
If your wifey is opting out of alcohol, De Soi offers a bubbly that is as sophisticated and celebratory without any of the booze. We like Golden Hour’s delicious, adaptogenic take on the aperitif using lemon balm and green tea derived L-theanine.
New shoe brand Sadi Studios is the brainchild of a couple as adorable as the two of you. She’ll love these pumps that are as stylish as they are comfortable (!) for date night or a night out with the girls.
Current State Peptide + Caffeine Firming Eye Cream - 0.5 fl oz
Current State’s best-selling eye cream is powered by super ingredients like nourishing peptides, depuffing caffeine, and plumping vitamin C. Pair with Pacifica’s medical-grade silicone eye masks for the ultimate under eye pick-me-up.
Everywhere Belt Bag
Lululemon’s crossbody has gone virall–and for good reason. This wear-everywhere bag won’t replace her precious designer one (see Luar above for a gift suggestion) but it will be her go-to for running around on the weekends.
B3 Nice 10% Niacinamide Serum
Cult skincare brand Sunday Riley’s new vitamin B3 Nice serum with 10% niacinamide can be a miracle-worker for sensitive, inflammatory, acne-prone, and sun-damaged skin. Known for their innovative, clinically-proven ingredients with clean formulas, this treatment is incredible for balanced skin that some have claimed their best skin ever.
Nest Hub 2nd Generation
The Google Nest Hub is one of the only multifunctional home devices that can keep up with super moms. As one of the best smart displays with premium built-in speakers, it’s ideal for playing music, helping out with recipes in the kitchen, or sleep tracking from her nightstand.
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Willow & Sweet Agave Plumping Lip Mask
Nourishing lip masks have been a sensation this year. Alpyn Beauty’s clean blend of hyaluronic acid and sweet agave will leave her with cushiony, fuller looking lips. Sure it’s more than Chapstick, but this is an indulgent treat that she’ll enjoy every day–and hopefully you can, too.
Fragrance Discovery Set
Carlos Huber’s renowned Arquiste Parfumeur is behind the best-smelling luxury hotels and brands around the world. This sampler of five sophisticated scents comes with a credit towards a full-sized fragrance.
The Mug Guard SPF 30
The Mug & Body Guards are must-haves for sun lovers who need an elevated SPF. Female-founded Dune Suncare’s innovative gel sunscreen is invisible on all skin tones and helps to even out skin tone while locking in hydration.
Groove High-Rise Split-Hem Flared Pant
Every woman has a pair of nice activewear pants that she’s excited to wear during and after a workout. Lululemon’s Groove pants check all of the boxes: high waist, split hem, stylish flair, and ultra-flattering silhouette.
Paprika, Cayenne, and Red Chili Flake Spice Bundle
Morton & Bassett’s premium spices are a thoughtful gift that elevate everyday dishes. We like this trio that’s just as hot as she is.
Luna 4 Go
Beauty editors *swear* by this device that will leave her face feeling deeply cleaned and refreshed every single day. Bonus: the second side acts as a firming massager.
Oat Milk Lattes with Marine Collagen, Variety Pack of 12
Pop & Bottle’s adorable single-serve oat milk lattes are a delicious treat for the wellness and coffee lover in your life. Each dairy and gluten free latte is enhanced with marine collagen, antioxidants or adaptogens, and without any refined sugar.
Shiatsu Shoulder and Neck Massager with Heat
Renpho’s Shiatsu massager is a no-frills solution for someone who sits behind a desk all day or suffers a serious case of tech-neck. It has three intensities and two types of massage for her to choose from.
6 Quart Touchscreen Air Fryer by Drew Barrymore
Editor’s note: please only purchase appliances upon request! If it’s an air fryer that she’s after, Beautiful’s powerful yet thoughtfully designed model is an attractive addition to your countertop.
Strawberry BHA Pore-Smooth Blur Drops
Glow Recipe is famous for its effective, glow-inducing formulas. For the skincare aficionado, this new, all-in-one serum primer is ideal for visibly refining pores for an instant soft-focus finish on skin.
The Cloud 9 Silky PJ Set
Brand new silky PJs are a springtime must for any woman. These are equally sexy as they are cute, and they come in a variety of colors and prints.
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Letters To My Mom
This is one heartfelt gift you and the kids can work out. It's something your wife will reference forever in her box of keepsakes.
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Padova Healthy Ceramic Nonstick Blush Frying Pan Set
This set will level up her Insta recipe game. It's a gift that gives back because she'll cook more dinners for you in these top-rated nontoxic, nonstick pans that are easy to clean.
Summer is coming, which means it's time for your wife to get a new pair of boss lady sunglasses. This new style from Warby Parker is universally flattering and will be her go-to-grab for drop offs and pick ups for years to come.
Humidifier w/ Aroma + Filter Subscription
This trending humidifier is easy on the eyes, with a sleek design that covers up to 500 square feet. Plus, this comes with a suite of aromas for a spa-like experience.
First came the Jade roller, then came the Jade mask. This luxe item will help her relax, meditate and enjoy the short moments of quiet time as the baby sleeps.
Philips SmartSleep Sleep and Wake Up Light Therapy Lamp
This sunrise alarm clock will help her sleep and wake, even at odd times of the night. Motherhood isn't easy and can throw off your sleep schedule. A bedside gadget with built in sleep sounds can help her sink back into her body's natural circadian rhythm.
Support her baking hobby with a whimsical, new, Instagram-worthy apron from a small, woman-owned business. She'll be proud of the story behind this wearable art and will keep your kitchen smelling like freshly baked cookies all season long.
If she's not one to fuss over "stuff," gift her with something intangible, like a MasterClass membership. She will learn all sorts of new life skills and creative tools that will inspire a newfound passion or project. It's a thoughtful Mother's Day gift any wife would appreciate.
Original Turmeric Latte Blend
At-home lattes are more than just a TikTok trend. This turmeric superfood blend is a yummy frothy treat that will satisfy her 3PM Starbucks craving.
Meditation Cushion + Set
Even if your wife's a meditation novice, this cushion will deepen her practice and turn her into a pro. It's a quality, luxe item worth the higher price point for serious yogis. It doubles as a floor cushion for breast feeding and the baby.
Variable Temperature Kettle
Kitchen appliances get the green light for a Mother's Day gift when they are this chic. This retro kettle heats water to any temperature and will elevate your countertop.
Portable Facial Humidifier
Estheticians have been using facial humidifiers for decades. And now, she can have one in the comfort of your own home. It's a desk side or bed side gadget that will keep her skin glowing and moist.
The Retinol Gummy
Many women are interested in trying new wellness trends, but not all are accessible. Embody created yummy Apple Cider Vinegar and Retinol gummies to make these rituals far more enjoyable. They are both a sweet treat beneficial to her skin and gut health.
Indi Diaper Backpack
Dagne Dover is the backpack brand all the ladies are seeking. This one in particular conveniently stores diapers with organizational pockets that will keep her hands free and mind happy.
Eucalyptus Grow Set
This gift set mixes a botanical at-home spa experience with the nurturing of a eucalyptus plant. Once grown, she can clip the leaves and hang in your shower for a spa like experience everyday. It will help her appreciate alone time, even if that means her shower time.
Personal Fav Whet
Just because you're parents now doesn't mean your sex life has to suffer. Make a ritual out of it with this soothing lubricant "sex serum." It helps set the mood, especially when there's not a ton of time for foreplay.
To Mama, with Love
Pipette is a lovely nontoxic skincare line for babies that recently launched a beautiful set for new mamas, too. This features a lotion, body wash, belly butter, and dry brush so she can have an elegant restorative, postpartum bathroom routine. If you're looking to really shock your wife this Mother's Day with a gift she never expected, this is a great option.
Connect Sport Indoor Cycling Exercise Bike
Exercise bikes are the new gym memberships, especially for busy moms that can't get away. We are huge fans of the Echelon, and know she will be, too.
Goods Sweetie Pie
Is your wife into baking? Then she needs a dish that makes her pies even more special. Put more love into her homemade desserts with a cute dish from Great Jones Goods.
Plastic bags are so 2017. And the old reusable tote bags don't quite cut it when she's grocery shopping for an entire family. This market tote is extremely thoughtful, with special compartments for eggs, flowers and even a few bottles of wine.
The Bundle Kit
Shopping for perfume is hard, especially if she's one that difficult to please. That's where Snif comes in. This bundle kit lets your wife try out three different fragrances without the commitment or pressure for you to make the right decision. It's the modern day fragrance counter. From $65
8" Round Sensor Makeup Mirror
The simplehuman sensor mirror will make getting ready a lot more fun, especially for makeup junkies. It simulates natural sunlight, allowing her to see variations in makeup color on her skin to perfect any look.
The Mama Box
Agni is a food brand that creates special sets for both healing and healthy indulging. This New Mom Box is perfect for a postpartum health journey. The ingredients in these yummy treats holistically support breast milk production, hormone changes, and mood.
Convertible Smart Crib
Give her the gift of extra sleep with this smart crib that automatically bounces and soothes her newborn to sleep. Plus, it comes with a baby monitor so she can only keep tabs on her baby.
Sakura Renewing Gift Set
Turn her bathroom into a five-star luxury spa with this Sakura-infused set.
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