If you're stumped on what to get for your mom or your mother-in-law, whether for the festive season or as a thank-you gift, see our picks of luxurious gift ideas from beauty sets to presents for the home that they're bound to be pleased with.
Get her gorgeous
Porcelain Triple Moisture Kit, $269 (U.P. $350.50)
No matter what age, hydration is key to supple, plump skin. her hydration needs with this moisture-boosting set that includes an Aloe Recover Gel (50ml), a oil-free Hydraclear Gel (50ml), Botanical Soothing Gel wth ingredients such as as peony extract which protects against oxidative damage, mountain pepper and lemon verbena, which heal and soothe. It also comes with a complimentary velvet or marble pouch.
$269 (U.P. $350.50) available at www.shopporcelain.com.
Founded by celebrity dermatologist Dr. Harold Lancer, this Hollywood favourite is now in Singapore. The ant-ageing skincare brand is famed for its Lancer Method, a simple yet effective three-step regime: polish (a scrub), cleanse and nourish (moisturise), as well as “Interlocking Chemistry,” whereby each product has been formulated to work with the products that precede or follow it. This stimulates the epidermis, speeds up skim cell turnover rates, which in turns helps produces more collagen and elastin. In addition to the Lancer Method products, there's an Advanced Skincare range that promises unparalled results for achieving younger-looking skin. And if you're all for splurging on your moms? The Lancer Legacy Youth Treatment that will set you back a cool $1,600. Formulated with a total of 31 active ingredients including skin-firming and plumping ingredients, including ceramides, hyaluronic acid, and macro-algae, to keep the skin barrier intact.
From $89 for a cleanser to $200 for the Nourish moisturiser and $1,600 for the Lancer Legacy. Available at www.escentials.com, or Escentials stores at Paragon and TANGS.
111SKIN Master-Masking Planner
Gift the gift of glowing skin with 111Skin's Master-Masking Planner that'll cover all her masking needs with its curated and comprehensive planner-inspired set: From de-puffing eye masks, to one that lifts and firms, and an anti-blemish Bio Cellulose Mask.
Price unavailable, from 111SKIN, exclusively at Robinsons The Heeren.
Chantecaille Ultimate Brush Set
Have a makeup junkie on your hands?
These vegan brushes from luxury beauty brand Chantecaille are crafted with high quality synthetic fibers for the perfect application, coverage and definition so your beloved ladies will be looking flawless through the holidays and on your wedding day.
$305, at at Chantecaille's Takashimaya counters.
Mikimoto Day & Night, and Universe Elements jewellery collections
Inspired by dewdrops sparkling in morning sunlight, Mikimoto's well-received "Day & Night" jewellery pieces that was launched in 2016, makes for the perfect day-to-night outfit accents.
New additions include bracelet, pendant and a pair of earrings that come in 18K White Gold - perfect for the holiday season and for your wedding day, too!
The jeweller has also unveiled the Universe Elements collection that takes on shapes such as the square, circle and triangle to represent Earth, Water and Fire, while lustrous pearls and brilliant diamonds represent Air - the four base elements of the Earth, according to ancient Greeks.
The wearer also gets to decide if the pearls should be worn on the left or right side, as a pearl’s lustre changes when viewed from different angles.
Available at MIKIMOTO ION Orchard and MIKIMOTO Takashimaya Department Store.
Destinee Interlace Collection, Lee Hwa Jewellery
Celebrate the ladies in your life with these timeless Destinee pieces, which are a nod to the crossroads each individual faces in life. The elegantly intertwined design evokes each journey, with sparkling embellishments representing little moments, both ups and downs, that ensue along the way.
Available at Lee Hwa Jewellery boutiques.
For the style-savvy
Christian Louboutin Palmette Clutches
To go with her gown on your wedding day, get her one of these sparkling arm candy from Christian Louboutin's Spring Summer 2019 collection in vivid rainbow hues or more elegant, muted tones.
Price unavailable, at Christian Louboutin stores.
Something for the home
Shanghai Tang 2018 Home Collection
Exquisitely crafted from fine bone china and high quality lacquered wood, Shanghai Tang's latest home collection of jars, jewellery boxes brings on oriental elegance with a contemporary touch. Oriental motifs in rich bold hues paired with the brand's signature dragon motif adorn accents that'll make for conversation starters when she throws that dinner party or rings in the Lunar New Year.
Available at Shanghai Tang boutiques at Takashimaya, Raffles City Shopping Centre, and The Shoppes at Marina Bay Sands.
Diptyque 2018 Holiday Collection candle sets
With delightful scents like Pine Tree of Light, Exquisite Almond, Amber Balm, as well as fresh floral scents, bring a festive warmth and cosiness to their homes with these gift sets from Paris-based luxury goods company Diptyque - they'll be thinking you when they light one!
Available at www.escentials.com, or Escentials stores at Paragon and TANGS.