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Shopping for Mom? Here are 28 holiday gifts that she'll actually love

Consider this your complete shopping guide for the mom who has it all.
A little boy happily hugs his mother as she receives a gift from him on Christmas morning. His sister and father can be seen in the background.
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Not all heroes wear capes, especially moms, but they still deserve all of the appreciation and recognition for everything they do. That’s why this holiday season we’ve rounded up the best gifts for moms who do it all, and maybe even have it all. Whether the mom in your life enjoys serene moments alone, lives in loungewear almost every day or always has someone over enjoying a glass of wine, there’s something for every mom.

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Don’t forget to check out Shop TODAY’s 2021 Gift Guide to find the perfect present for everyone on your list!

Best beauty gifts for Mom

Peter Thomas Roth Water Drench Full-Size Hyaluronic Heroes Kit

Give Mom the gift of hydrated, well-loved skin with this kit from Peter Thomas Roth. The kit comes with an eye gel, moisturizer and serum, which are all helpful during harsh, dry winters.

Origins Fantastic Favorites Origins Go-To Skincare Essentials

For the mom who looks after her skin year-round, consider this set from Origins. The set includes six of their top-selling skin-care products, along with an adorable bag to keep them all in.

SpaLife Soothing Petal-Infused Effervescent Mineral Bath Salts

Give Mom a spa day every night in her bathtub with this bath salt set. Each set comes with one jar of lavender and one jar of rose-scented bath salts, all beautifully packaged in jars with copper accents.

Miss Spa Hand and Foot Treatment Hydrating Bundle

Keep her hands and feet soft with this hydrating bundle from Miss Spa. The bundle includes two foot- and two hand treatments that can soothe dry skin in an instant.

Enfusia Luxurious Full Size Heart Bath Bombs

Bath bombs are a great way to pamper Mom. This set of four bath bombs come with lavender- and rose-scented products and are handmade in the United States.

Jones Road The Start-Up Kit

For the mom who loves makeup but rarely has time to spend glamming herself up in the morning, consider this kit from Jones Road. The kit includes four products versatile products, including an eyeshadow that can be used to fill in her brows or cover up grays and a lipgloss that doubles as a highlighter.

Auraglow Complete LED Whitening Kit

Smiles from Mom are always warm and inviting. For the mom who’s looking to amp up her smile, consider this whitening kit. The kit includes a rechargeable LED light, teeth whitening gel, a built-in timer, storage case and charging cable.

bliss Youth Got This Moisturizer

Help the mom in your life maintain her youthful glow with this hydrating moisturizer. Its pure retinol formula helps diminish fine lines and counters environmental damage.

Best home gifts for Mom

Kobo Candles Plant The Box Scented Candles

This isn't your average candle. Sure, it comes in classic scents that she'll love like lavender, mint and thyme. But the best part is the packaging. The box is biodegradable and is infused with seeds so she can plant it in her garden and grow the plant the candle is based on.

Laceeswan Personalized Fashion Stationery

One of our favorite gifts for a mom who has it all is personalized stationery. This particular Etsy store allows you to pick the style of woman on the card, along with her hair and skin color.

VOBAGA Coffee Mug Warmer

Whether Mom works from home or not, she’ll love this mug warmer to keep coffee and tea hot while she inevitably gets sidetracked by something else throughout the morning. The stand allows her to change the temperature of the heating element with just one touch so she can warm up her drink or allow it to cool off.

Casa Home Atmosphere Diffuser

Diffusers are a great gift. Not only will Mom’s home smell delightful but the soothing scents are a great way to unwind after a long day. The Casa Home diffuser is off-white and has a minimalist shape so it matches any home style. The diffuser also comes with a matching water jug so there’s no more spilling water and oils on the ground after filling the basin of the diffuser up at the sink.

The Purple Harmony Pillow

All moms deserve a soft pillow to lay her head on at the end of the day. The Purple Harmony Pillow uses cooling technology, and the super-soft no-pressure supportive materials will keep her comfortable whether she’s sleeping or binging her favorite Netflix shows.

Alex Guarnaschelli Cook with Me: 150 Recipes for the Home Cook

If Mom loves to cook, then this cookbook from Food Network chef Alex Guarnaschelli is a must. The cookbook is filled with 150 recipes that are easy to make with ingredients she likely already has in her pantry.

Shark AI VACMOP Robot Vacuum & Mop

Moms often spend a lot of time cleaning the house, but with the Sharm AI VACMOP, she can spend less time doing chores and more time with her family.

Bearaby Velvet Napper Weighted Blanket

Weighted blankets are proven to relieve stress and improve sleep. We love this faux-velvet weighted blanket because instead of beads or weights, the weight comes from the woven fabric. These blankets are also eco-friendly and are made from recycled marine plastic.

Zadro Luxury Ultra Large Towel Warmer

There’s nothing like warm towels or sheets right out of the dryer. Give Mom that feeling every day with this towel warmer that can accommodate robes, blankets or up to two towels at a time. It automatically shuts off when its not in use for safety.

Little Beau Sheep Wool Dryer Balls

Laundry day is inevitable for moms, so why not give her a gift that makes laundry easier and more efficient? These cute dryer balls are made from natural wool and to help dry clothing faster and increase fluffiness.

The Pioneer Woman Stainless Steel Digital Slow Cooker

Ree Drummond, The Pioneer Woman, is known for her easy, family-friendly recipes. With this pretty, slow cooker, your mom can channel her inner Ree and make scrumptious meals that feed everyone and taste great.

Ninja Foodi 6-in-1 Air Fryer with DualZone Technology

Air fryers are a kitchen lifeline at most houses. The easy-to-use appliances are often used for everything from reheating frozen food to making full meals. Moms who are cooking for multiple people will love this two-basket version, where she can cook two different things at two different temperatures and both be done at the same time.

Corkcicle Metallic Stemless Glass

For the mom who loves wine or cocktails, the Corkcicle metallic stemless glass is ideal. The glass can keep drinks cold for up to nine hours and hot for up to three.

Best fashion gifts for Mom

Barefoot Dreams CozyChic Open Cardigan

Barefoot Dreams is famous for its luxuriously soft blankets, so you can bet that she'll be wrapped in comfort every time she slips this cozy cardigan on.

Cravings Ultimate Butter Robe

Give Mom a cozy robe she won’t want to take off. This one is made from bamboo fabric, which means it’s super lightweight for warmer days. Every time you go to Mom’s house, she’ll likely be wearing this and her PJs because it’s so comfortable.

Crane and Canopy The Layla Long Pajamas Sleep Set

Cozy pajamas are always a must-have for any mom. This set includes long pants and a long-sleeved shirt, and the ability to add your mom’s monogram to the shirt. The set comes in navy or black with white piping for a classic look that never goes out of style.

Kendra Scott Elisa Silver Cat Pendant Necklace

If your mom is a cat lover, then this delicate Kendra Scott necklace is for her. The necklace comes in three colors and is subtle enough to wear every day to add a bit of sparkle to her outfits.

The Best Friend Zipper

Women everywhere often struggle getting dresses zipped up all the way by themselves. Enter The Best Friend, a device that helps Mom zip her dress up without assistance. All she has to do is clip the device to the zipper before slipping on her dress, then pull up. Unclip The Best Friend and off Mom goes looking fabulous, as always.

Softies Marshmallow Hooded Shawl

Cozy everything is usually the name of the game for moms. This hooded shawl will keep her warm and be Zoom-meeting ready on cool winter mornings. The shawl can be worn with pajamas or layered with a T-shirt and jeans for a more put-together look.

Rifle Paper Co. x Summersalt Menagerie Cloud 9 Pajama Set

Rifle Paper Co. is one of our favorite brands for pretty patterns on everything. Their latest collaboration with Summersalt is for stunning pajamas that have a variety of patterns and styles. We love the Cloud 9 pajama set in Menagerie for its dark colors and cute woodland creatures.

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