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27 Mother's Day gifts so good, even your mother-in-law will be impressed

From a smart blender to self-care essentials, these gifts are sure to make her smile.
Illustration of a couple giving a Mother in Law and gift and a daughter giving a Mother in Law a gift for Mother's Day
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Whether she’s the type of in-law who's always there when you need her or is a little less reliable, shopping for a great Mother’s Day gift for your partner’s mother can be a little daunting (especially if she’s part of the latter group of MILs).

Below, you’ll find our go-to Mother’s Day gifts for your mother-in-law that will surely put a smile on her face.

Best Mother's Day gifts for mother-in-laws

Dearfoams Beatrice Slide Slipper

The ideal house slipper for any MIL, this pair features a memory foam insole and rubber sole. can be worn indoors or outside.

Floral Mama Mug

Upgrade her coffee mug with this beautiful option that will remind her of those she loves the most each morning.

Burt’s Bees Hand Repair Gift Set

Got a MIL with a green thumb? This is the perfect gift for any lady who uses her hands a lot — the kit includes almond milk hand cream, shea butter hand repair cream, lemon butter cuticle cream and a pair of cotton gloves.

Sivio Weighted Eye Mask

If she is in need of some quality shut-eye, this weighted eye mask could make a great addition to her sleep routine. According to the brand, the inner removable glass bead bag can help to relieve pressure points. For ultimate relaxation, she can heat the mask in the microwave or place it in the freezer for a cooling effect.

Mother's Day Gift Box

After years of taking care of others, she deserves to take care of herself and this box has everything she needs to do it. There are seven types of boxes to choose from and each comes with something cozy she can wear, a calming body wash or soap and more relaxing goodies.

Magicteam Sound Machine

Whether she lives in a noisy city or has a snoring bed partner, this affordable gadget could help her get a better night's rest. The sound machine has 20 non-looping soothing sounds and six sleep timer options. Plus, it features 32 volume settings so she can customize the level of white noise.

Teeny Tiny Stacking Sterling Silver Ring By Hannah Design

Personalize a ring (or five) for your mother-in-law with the names of her children and grandchildren. Warning: she may shed a tear or two when she opens this gift.

Wander Beauty Baggage Claim Eye Masks

These eye masks from Wander Beauty are ideal for any MIL who may be a bit more tired or needs an extra lift in the under-eye department. The masks are said to offer brightening and hydrating properties and promise to reduce the appearance of dark circles to make your MIL look wide awake in no time.

Customizable Jute Blend Bag

Ideal for weekend trips to the local farmers market or a day at the pool with the grandkids, this tote bag can be personalized with her name or favorite nickname and it's super sturdy, too.

Otherland Candle

If you’re not super close with your MIL or aren’t sure what to get her, opt for a beautiful candle — you really can’t go wrong with a lovely scent. Plus, you can send your favorite Otherland candles in a special Mother’s Day gift box. The fragrances and overall floral aesthetic of the packaging are to die for.

Bamboo Bathtub Tray

For the MIL who loves her bath time, this caddy sits perfectly along any bathtub (it’s adjustable) and features an integrated wine glass holder.

Bala Weighted Bangles

Upgrade your mother-in-law’s wrist weights with this trendy, sleek-looking pair from Bala. They weigh just one pound each and are ideal for her daily speed walks around the block.

Iconic London Silk Glow Blush and Highlight Duo

A beautiful blush duo for the MIL who can’t get enough makeup, this gift includes a shimmer blush and highlighter for a radiant glow.

Madefor Introductions Kit

Co-founded by entrepreneur Blake Mycoskie, Madefor is a great gift for any mother-in-law who is obsessed with bettering herself and is ready to go the extra mile. This intensive five-month program covers everything from practicing more gratitude, to focusing on sleep and rest, to upping your hydration and making movement a daily part of your routine. Start your MIL out with an introduction kit first to see if she’d be willing to fully commit.

Tea Forte Soleil Gift Set

For the prim and proper MIL who loves a good cuppa, this fun set from Tea Forte was curated with the New York Botanical Garden and includes a mini petite presentation box, a yellow porcelain cafe cup and lid and a yellow tea tray with gold monogram. Pinkies up!

Womaness Skin & Body Kit

Going through menopause can be tough — help your MIL out with this lovely gift set from Womaness. Featuring The Works Smoothing All-Over Body Cream, Let’s Neck Neck and Décolleté Serum and Overnight Magic cream, this three-piece set will help mom destress stat with the smoothest and softest skin she's ever had.

Alex and Ani Paw Print of Love Pull Chain Bracelet

For any MILs out there who also have fur babies, this sweet bracelet is a nice gift to give this Mother’s Day. It’s simple, fun and made with love.

ThatBlanket Fleece Blanket

Turn her favorite photo memory into a cozy fleece blanket. They offer custom photo fleece blankets in large and extra large, and have other styles like collages, letters and monogrammed collages.

Shinery Sparkle + Shine Gift Set

She can keep her jewelry looking brand new with the help of this set from Shinery. It comes with Radiance Wash to cleanse pieces while you wear it, Illuminating Pom to gently polish and Radiance Towelettes to keep it fresh on the go.

Stella & Dot Modern Bohemian Pearl Statement Necklace

Every MIL loves a good pearl necklace — this one has a more modern vibe, with one of the pearls set with a small stone. It'll look great worn alone or layered with other necklaces, too.

Marc Jacobs Perfect Eau de Parfum Gift Set

You can't go wrong with a designer perfume set, and this Marc Jacobs one is literally "Perfect." The fragrance is said to be playful and bright with a daffodil scent.

Amazon Echo Show 8

This gift is perfect for any MILs who want to see their grandbabies more often — it features video calling and messaging, so she can see her loved ones (virtually) whenever she wants.

Charlotte Tilbury Pillow Talk Makeup Secret

For the mother-in-law who loves a good glam look, this beautiful set from Charlotte Tilbury features a coveted Pillow Talk Luxury Eye Shadow Palette, Cheek to Chic blush, Lip Secrets lip liner and Pillow Talk lipstick.

Parker Clay Merkato Signature Tote

You really can’t go wrong with a classic tote bag. This pick from Parker Clay is crafted from premium full-grain leather, is just large enough to fit a laptop and each purchase provides fair employment to the Parker Clay team in Ethiopia.

Smeg Electric Kettle

Elevate her morning brew with this chic and retro kettle. It features a 360-degree swivel base and automatically shuts off when the water is brought to a boil. The top-of-the-line appliance is sure to impress!

The DB Method Machine

For the mother-in-law who loves to work out at home, this machine delivers a great low-impact workout that shapes thighs and glutes in a short amount of time. We love that it’s super compact and easy to store and accessories can be added on for a more full-body workout.

Vitamix A2300 Ascent Series Smart Blender

This top-of-the-line blender from Vitamix is the ultimate gift for any mother-in-law who loves to cook. Not only does it feature variable speed control and a pulse feature, which are said to allow you to choose the texture you want, but it also has built-in wireless connectivity that promises to automatically adjust the blending times for the container you’ve chosen. Add to the fact that this blender is said to last a very long time and you’ve got a very happy mother-in-law.

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