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    No Matter What Kind Of Mom You Have, These 42 Gifts Are A Sure-Fire Hit

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    1. This vibrant semi-permanent colour that'll give Mom's locks a funky update. It'll work on all hair colours (even darker browns!) and doesn't need bleach to look fab and fresh.

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    It lasts for up to 15 shampoos, and washes out really great. I went from having a richer purple mane to a soft pink, and loved it every step of the way.

    Get it on Amazon Canada for $13.88 (also available in Orchid, Hot Pink, Cobalt, Titanium, Peacock Green, Magenta, Mermaid Blue, Ruby Red, and Rose Gold).

    2. This bath milk and soak duo, if your mom's idea of relaxation is chilling out in the tub. It'll soften and moisturize their skin, help soothe inflammation, and ease sore muscles, so your mom can get back to being a total superhero.

    Two jars of the bath products stacked on top of one another on a person's hand
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    Both the soaking salts and the coconut milk powder are totally vegan and free of yucky parabens and other synthetic ingredients.

    Get the pair from Indigo for $44.

    3. A mood-boosting essential oil roll-on that'll help your mama de-stress whenever the weight of the world gets to be too much. Zesty bergamot is grounded by floral geranium, ylang-ylang, jasmine, and frankincense to give your mom a mini dose of all-natural aromatherapy.

    Someone rolling the rollerball onto their neck
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    No synthetic fragrances here, either — perfect for sensitive skin.

    Get it from Indigo for $32 (available in three scents).

    4. A pair of comfy wool sneakers that'll help your mama lean into the whole "athleisure" trend. They have a sole made of sugarcane, are super lightweight, and have an all-natural, water-repellant coating that'll keep your mom's feet dry during springtime walks.

    A pair of wool sneakers in a mossy, forest-like setting
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    If your mom's between sizes, the brand suggests sizing up.

    Get a pair from Allbirds for $165 (available in sizes 5–11 and in 13 colours).

    5. Or, a pair of strappy summertime sandals, if your mom is addicted to high heels. This classic pair features a cool tortoiseshell heel that'll keep things funky and fresh (never stuffy).

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    Plus, the heel's only two inches, so they won't hurt Mom's feet after five seconds.

    Get a pair from Aldo for $75 (available in three colours and in sizes 5–11).

    6. A cat carrier backpack, so fur mamas can take their pet on their next adventure (or just on a short walk around the neighbourhood). It has a little window in the back, so their cat or pupper can enjoy the outdoor views, too. Don't worry — there are air holes so their four-legged friend can breathe easy.

    A person putting their cat into a large backpack that a small round window
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    Get it from Amazon Canada for $58.87 (available in four colours).

    7. A handy guidebook that'll teach any beginner plant mom how to keep their babies alive and thriving. It's filled with useful tidbits of info, like how to choose the right houseplants for their space, how to repot and propagate greenery, and how to keep pests under control.

    A book called how to raise a plant and make it love you back on a table next to a medium-sized plate
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    There are also fun DIY projects they can try out, too.

    Get it from Amazon Canada for $23.47+. Also available as a paperback.

    8. A countertop ice cream maker that'll make it easier than ever for your mama to indulge in some sweet treats. It'll whip up four cups of creamy dessert in just 20 minutes, and even has a removable popsicle mould (if that's more their vibe).

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    The churning bowl doubles as a storage container for their concoction, too. It also comes with seven reusable popsicle sticks and a handy recipe guide!

    Get it from Indigo for $64.50.

    9. A travel-friendly Kindle that'll let Mom carry their impressive library collection with them at all times. It comes with extra storage and has a long-lasting battery, so they'll be able to indulge in their fave novel wherever they are.

    A rectangular eReader lying on a small table
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    The text size, font, and backlight are all adjustable, too.

    Get it from Amazon Canada for $139.99+ (available in two storage capacities).

    10. This luxe Tatcha skincare set that'll treat your mom to an indulgent lil' spa night right at home. The entire collection is based on rice, algae, and green tea that'll leave your mom with a glowing and healthy complexion.

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    The kit comes with a silky oil cleanser, plumping skin softener, foaming enzyme powder, and hydrating moisturizer.

    Get it from Sephora Canada for $76. Use code FREESHIPCA to get free shipping on your order.

    11. A sleek biking unitard that'll pair perfectly with your mom's cycling addiction. Whether they're just riding around town or hopping onto a Peloton, this compressive one-piece will keep them comfy and cool.

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    It has strategically-placed seams to keep chafing and rubbing at bay. Oh, and it has a built-in bra, too!

    Get it from Altitude Sports for $107.99 (available in three colours and in sizes XS–XL).

    12. An adult colouring book that'll unleash Mama's inner artist and take their mind off things for a while. The pages are filled with aquatic designs that are equal parts relaxing and beautiful (and will help keep them from doom-scrolling on the internet).

    A colouring book on a wooden table
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    And forget to grab Mom a set of markers, too!

    Get it from Amazon Canada for $19.44.

    13. A Click and Grow indoor garden that'll turn Mom's kitchen into a personal vegetable plot. This low-maintenance gadget will make ensure your mom's always got veggies on hand (even when going to the grocery store is too much).

    Alice Prendergast / Via BuzzFeed

    It comes with three basil, three tomato, and three lettuce plant pods, so they can start growing right away. Just insert the pods, plug it in, fill it with water, and watch those babies grow. You can also get different vegetable and plant pods, too.

    "I have one of these and it's super simple to use, even if you don't have a green thumb. It only took a few weeks for my lettuce and basil to be harvestable and now, after a couple months of patience, my tomatoes are starting to bloom. It makes me feel like a successful gardener, my plants won't die if I forget to water them for weeks, and now I have fresh herbs at my disposal at all times." —Alice Prendergast

    Check out BuzzFeed's full review of the Click & Grow Garden (#19 on the list).

    Get it from Amazon Canada for $259.95 (available in three colours and in a smaller size).

    14. A glowing photo frame that'll give your mom a place to display their fave family photos. It'll double as a funky nightlight or can be used a stylish memo board for their endless to-do list.

    A light-up picture frame holding two photos in the glass
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    It's easy to use, too: simply pop pictures, pressed flowers, or tickets between the glass panels. It's USB powered, so they won't need to worry about charging it or changing any batteries.

    Get it from Indigo for $19.

    15. A purse hanger that'll protect their extensive handbag collection from dust and still make it easy to find the one they're looking for. The vertical design means they won't need to sacrifice a whole shelf in their closet for their precious purses.

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    "I'm only a budding purse enthusiast, but I could already tell that I was going to struggle to store my bags properly in my two-bedroom apartment in Toronto. But this organizer is the perfect fix! It can hold up to eight bags at once, and the clear plastic means I can always see which purse is where (and it'll protect the fabric from dirt and dust). I haven't filled every pocket yet, but I'll get there (I say as my credit card weeps). As a bonus, the pockets can also be used to store towels, linens, baby supplies, and whatever else you're struggling to organize." —Kat Angus

    Get it from Amazon Canada for $15.99 (available in three colours).

    16. An antioxidant-rich facial cleanser that's basically like a green juice for their face. It forgoes synthetics and chemicals for yummy ingredients like kale, spinach, and green tea to detox their skin and leave it looking (and feeling) better than before.

    A trio of facial cleansers in transparent glass bottles arranged on a simple background
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    Reviewers say their favourite feature is the non-drying formula that somehow manages to control oil production AND keep persistent acne at bay. And it comes in refillable glass bottle, too!

    Get it from Sephora Canada for $47. Use code FREESHIPCA to get free shipping on your order.

    17. A deluxe milk frother that'll help your mom whip up cafe-quality beverages without ever leaving home. It works on hot AND cold milk, so they'll be able to enjoy it year-round.

    Someone pouring the milk froth into their coffee cup
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    There's other features, too: It has four frothing settings for different densities of foam, an ergonomic handle to keep it from slipping from their grasp, and a non-stick coating for easy-peasy cleaning.

    Get it from Amazon Canada for $69.99.

    18. A set of reusable cotton rounds that'll help your mom ditch the disposal ones for good. They're made of organic cotton and are cute enough to leave on display, too.

    Someone holding up the reusable cotton rounds
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    Plus, these rounds won't shed, so your mom won't have to pick fluff out of their eyes during makeup removal. The set also comes with a handy wash bag!

    Get a set of 15 rounds from Indigo for $35 (available in seven patterns).

    19. This smoothing hair treatment that'll turn even the frizziest hair into a glossy, humidity-proof mane. Reviewers say it works actual wonders on overprocessed locks and bleached hair.

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    There's even a version specially designed for curly-haired peeps!

    Get it on Amazon Canada for $39.98.

    20. A pair of sleek new frames that'll help Mom overhaul their eyewear wardrobe. Whether they're looking for UV protection, blue light blockage, or a prescription, this classic pair will never go out of style.

    A flatlay of three eyeglass frames
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    The adjustable nose pads are great for sniffers of all shapes and sizes, while the subtle wings keep things from looking too stuffy.

    Get a pair from for $95 (originally $125).

    21. A trio of artisanal salts straight from Newfoundland that'll bring a some East Coast flavour into Mom's kitchen. Whether they like a lil' dusting of seasoning (a là Salt Bae) or they're just looking to infuse some herbaceous flavours into their meals, this kit's got what they need.

    A trio of flavoured sea salts on a marble countertop
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    Each set comes with flaky sea salt, a juniper smoked medley, and a green alder sea salt.

    Get it from Simons for $40.

    22. A silicone brush tray that'll keep their tools from getting squished in their makeup bag. The star-shaped slots will easily grip even the teensiest brushes, so they'll be able to just grab and go.

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    It also makes a fantastic drying rack after they've given their bristles a clean (which they should be doing regularly, btw!).

    Get it from Simons for $9.50.

    23. A pair of ear plugs that'll help reduce loud and distracting noises, without completely cancelling them out. They're virtually invisible and low profile, so they'll feel super comfortable, no matter how long Mom's wearing them.

    A person wearing tiny ear plugs in their ears
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    Reviewers love wearing them at work to dull background sounds and help them focus. They're made of soft and flexible silicone and come with three sizes of plug to ensure the perfect fit.

    Get a pair from Amazon Canada for $37.95.

    24. A complete cocktail-making kit for muddled drinks that'll let Mom indulge in all their bar faves. Whether they're partial to a whiskey smash or just miss sipping on zesty mojitos, this kit will slake your mom's cravings.

    A person using the kit to muddle limes and mint for a cocktail
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    It comes with a double jigger, muddler, stir stick, two tumblers, and two ice moulds.

    Get the seven-piece set from Indigo for $89.50.

    25. These cute sheet masks that'll help deliver some targeted skincare right where your mom might need it. Each sheet is infused with cucumber extract that'll feel super soothing on all kinds of skin types.

    A flatlay of the face masks with the sliced "cucumber" arranged around it
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    Get a pack of six sheets from Nasty Gal for $14.

    26. A fancy SodaStream that'll transform boring tap water into a glass of sparkling water in less than 30 seconds. It has three carbonation levels, so Mom can decide just how *fizzy* they want their drink.

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    It comes with a carbonating cylinder and a water bottle.

    "This whole process took about 30 seconds. I like this version because it doesn't have to be plugged into the wall. I also love how much better for the environment it is. Plus, when you're done, you can add fruit or soda flavoring to make any kind of drink you want. Not only do I feel great about the less waste I'm creating, but I do feel like I'm actually saving money. " —Abby Kass

    Check out BuzzFeed's full review of the SodaStream.

    Get it from Amazon Canada for $225.44.

    27. A food preparation set that'll help your mama meal prep with ease, while taking up a fraction of their kitchen cupboards. Reviewers love the space-saving nesting design, but say the set is cute enough to leave on display, too.

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    The set comes with five measuring cups, two mixing bowls, a sieve, and a colander.

    Get the nine-piece set from Amazon Canada for $61.46.

    28. A Nintendo Switch Lite that'll provide a much-needed escape for any video game-playing mother. It has a compact, lightweight design with a huge backlit screen — perfect for gaming anytime and anywhere.

    A person's hand holding a Nintendo Switch Lite console
    Sarah Aspler / BuzzFeed

    "I can play games for hours without getting bored, and it can easily fit into my jacket pocket. I actually already owned the original Switch console and really loved it, but found it was a little too bulky and heavy to carry with me every day (plus my hands would get tired holding onto it)."—Sarah Aspler

    Check out BuzzFeed's full review of the Nintendo Switch Lite (#7 on the list).

    Get it from Amazon Canada for $250.85+ (available in four colours).

    29. A pair of chunky sunnies that'll protect Mom's peepers when they venture outdoors (finally!). They have an oversized silhouette and polarized lenses, so harsh UV rays don't stand a chance.

    A person wearing a pair of square-framed acetate sunglasses
    Matt and Nat / Via Facebook: mattandnathandbags

    Get them from Indigo for $65.

    30. This coconut wax scented candle that'll fill your mom's home with the fresh smell of spring. Freshly-picked basil, zingy spearmint, and spicy ginger are the stars of the show, creating a fragrance they'll want to burn all season long.

    A scented candle next to a vase full of various herbs
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    Because the formula is free of synthetic ingredients and harsh waxes, this candle is non-toxic, burns cleanly, and is completely recyclable.

    Get it from Indigo for $39.50 (available in seven scents).

    31. An armrest coaster that'll keep Mom's drinks and snacks within reach during their next movie marathon. Reviewers say it's remarkably stable and even fits on overstuffed armchairs, too.

    The coaster draped over the edge of a sofa with a teacup and saucer on top
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    It also has a non-slip top to keep their glass of vino from sliding off.

    Get it from Amazon Canada for $45.19 (available in three colours).

    32. These minimalist pantry labels that'll keep your mama from mixing up the flour and the icing sugar. Their cupboards are gonna look so good, don't be surprised if they start bragging all over the 'gram.

    A trio of glass pantry jars with minimalist labels
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    The labels can be applied to both flat and curved surfaces, so they'll play nice with all of Mom's existing containers. Plus, they're printed on weatherproof paper that'll withstand basically any kitchen mess.

    Get a pack of 12 labels from NovasPrints on Etsy Canada for $14 (available four styles, eight packs, and in both custom and pre-made options).

    33. These natural heating patches that'll deliver some toasty therapy when curling around a hot water bottle is a no-go. They start working the moment they're unwrapped and can be slapped on anywhere mama's got an ouchie (like their belly or lower back).

    Someone lounging on a couch with the heating pad stuck to the front of their undies
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    They have a sticky backing that'll adhere to just about any material (just make sure they're not sticking them directly onto their skin!).

    Get a pack of six patches from Amazon Canada for $18.97.

    34. A tin of decadent Earl Grey tea that'll put their other drinks to shame. This blend kicks the original formula up a notch by mixing black tea with rich oolong and fresh white tea for a cup that's fragrant and satisfying.

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    Each tin contains 20 sachets.

    Get it from Indigo for $10 (available in six other blends).

    35. An aloe vera-infused pillow that'll cradle your mama's noggin, so they'll never wake up with a crick in their neck ever again. It's made of memory foam that'll adjust to every position, while keeping them cool and comfy all night long.

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    It's also antibacterial and naturally soothing — perfect for anyone with sensitive skin.

    Get it from Linen Chest for $119.95 (originally $149.95).

    36. A colour-changing lip balm that'll hydrate their smoocher and leave it looking smooth and juicy. It'll adjust to their body chemistry and give Mom a rosy tinge all their own!

    A close up of someone applying the lip balm to their lips and the shade changing gradually
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    Say goodbye to that eye-watering tingle some plumping products have — reviewers say this one goes on silky and doesn't leave behind a tacky or waxy feeling.

    Get it from Sephora Canada for $25 (available in three shades). Use code FREESHIPCA to get free shipping on your order.

    37. This complete set of kitchen utensils that'll help Mom unleash their inner chef. It includes everything they'll need to concoct delish creations, like a slotted spatula, paring knife, and sturdy tongs that can double as a basting tool.

    A flatlay of the complete kitchen utensil set on a concrete surface
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    The set also includes a chef's knife, two spoons (one wooden, one metal), and a walnut wood storage base with magnetic knife slots.

    Get the seven-piece set from Indigo for $259 (available in two colours).

    38. This eyeglass-cleaning gizmo that'll help Mom ditch sprays and wipes forever. The carbon-based cleaning pad won't leave smudges or streaks (or any stinky alcohol residue).

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    Reviewers say it's incredibly easy to use and love that it's small enough to tuck into their pocket or purse.

    Get it from Amazon Canada for $19.99+ (available in five colours).

    39. A tube of sunscreen that'll melt right into your mama's skin and deliver some pretty legit — and invisible— SPF protection. Reviewers say it doesn't leave behind a white cast (even on darker skin tones) and say it doubles as a great makeup primer, too.

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    It's oil free and also protects skin against blue light. Plus, it won't irritate sensitive skin!

    Get it from Sephora Canada for $45. Use code FREESHIPCA to get free shipping on your order.

    40. These resistance bands that'll add a lil' extra something-something to Mom's pump sesh. The thick material won't rip, tear, or buckle while they're getting their sweat on.

    The set of three peach bands lying on a workout mat
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    "These are made of thick fabric, meaning they don't slip and slide around while I'm jumping around in HIIT exercises. They're also super comfortable and the three resistance levels work perfectly for different types of moves (for example, I use the heavy band for squats and the light one for kickbacks). You can also use them to help with mobility, if your arms are feeling a bit stiff." —Alice Prendergast

    Check out BuzzFeed's full review of the Peach Bands (they're #6).

    Get a set of three bands from Amazon Canada for $26.99.

    41. This water bottle with a built-in filter that'll keep Mom's H2O free of yucky chemicals found in tap water. Reviewers say it eliminates all wonky smells and tastes, helping them get plenty of water throughout the day.

    A person sipping from the water bottle
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    It's made of BPA-free plastic that'll withstand whatever your mom (metaphorically) throw's at it. Grab them some extra replacement filters while you're at it.

    Get it from Amazon Canada for $24.97+ (available in four colours).

    42. And finally, these blue light-blocking glasses that'll protect your mom's eyeballs while they're bouncing from one Zoom call to the next. They'll help reduce eye strain and fatigue and can even prevent headaches!

    A person wearing the blue light blocking glasses while looking at a newspaper
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    They have a keyhole bridge, which means they'll fit almost any nose shape (not to mention the built-in UV protection). They're also scratch-resistant and have flexible arm hinges that'll make them suitable for different face shapes.

    Get a pair on Amazon Canada for $23.99+ (available in 11 colours and three purchasing options).

    You've officially won Mother's Day!


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