13 Last-Minute Gifts You Can Still Buy In Time For Mother's Day

This Sunday is Mother’s Day, and while a bouquet of pink peonies is always an appropriate brunch offering, there’s nothing quite like surprising the matriarch with a luxurious assortment of home, fashion and beauty tokens.

Mother’s Day is nearly upon us, and while fresh sunflowers and a tray of macarons never go amiss, there’s something to be said for a more personal gift – particularly one that you can borrow on occasion. 

This year, consider skipping the florist and overnight a few Irish Tatler-approved goodies instead:

1. Wardrobe updates from Seagreen

Ranging from boots to bags to indulgent hand creams, Seagreen's two Dublin locations – and tempting website – are sure to have something that float's your mother's boat. 

2. Eco-friendly treats from Green Outlook

Got a sustainable mum on your hands? Look no further than Fiona at Green Outlook.

With everything from bamboo toothbrushes to biodegradable glitter, even the craftiest of mothers can boast prime present selection here. 

3. A well overdue manicure from Tropical Popical

Already thinking of where you're keen to venture once social distancing loosens its grip? Well, chances are, so is your mum 

All the more reason to pamper her senseless – starting with the coolest nail spot in town, Tropical Popical.

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4. An indulgent trip to one of the best spas in Ireland

Last year, our brave judges took on the task of testing out every spa in Ireland to suss out which was the best. It's nice work if you can get it. 

Their favourites have been well documented here – use this information to treat your favourite woman to the best there is. 

5. A hint of summer by Kenzo

Poppy Bouquet is a new edition to the FLOWER BY KENZO collection (which celebrates its 20th anniversary this year) and adds a new twist to the classic rose fragrance with new ingredients such as Almond Wood, Nashi Pear and Mandarin.

Available via The Perfume Shop from €85.00 for 50ml.


6. A bunch of flowers worth self-isolating for from Aldi 

For when you're really panicking and/or your kitchen needs brightening up a bit –– The below products and more are on sale in Aldi stores nationwide from Thursday, 19th March.

7. The eye cream that team Irish Tatler hoards 

I saw its face, now I'm a believer; the Charlotte Tilbury under eye cream is worth the hype.

Order it from your nearest Brown Thomas here

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✨MAGIC SKIN FOR MOTHER’S DAY✨ Darlings, this Mother’s Day give the GIFT of MAGIC SKIN!! My ICONIC Magic Cream has 8 MAGIC ingredients for dewy, glowing and plumper-looking skin… It’s the answer to everyone’s SKIN DREAMS!! WHAT MAKES IT MAGIC? ✨ BioNymph Peptide - a skin-beautifying peptide complex that helps diminish the appearance of wrinkles and noticeably improves the look and feel of skin smoothness.  Vitamins C & E - to brighten and even the complexion.  Hyaluronic Acid - to revitalise and help skin retain moisture.  Rosehip Oil - antioxidant-rich and moisturising for the complexion.  Shea Butter - deeply nourishes and softens skin.  Aloe Vera - soothes and comforts the skin.  Frangipani Flower Extract - a floral extract with moisturising benefits and a delicate, calming fragrance.  Camellia Oil - to moisturise and enhance the skin TBC ON ENGRAVING LOCATIONS - - #CharlotteTilbury #MagicCream #MagicSkin #Moisturiser #Beauty #Skincare

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8. The gift of beautiful teeth

With so much time to spend indoors – you may as well be taking some time to up your dental care, right?

Irish brand Spotlight's Mother's day bundle boasts everything a mum could need to get her through this weird time. Just €60 on their website with the code MOM20 at checkout.

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It’s a really uncertain time at the moment but it’s still business as normal right now for our online orders. This day next week is Mother's Day!! Treat your mum this year to our new and exclusive Mother's Day Gift Bundle  It contains our new teeth whitening system, whitening mouthwash, pen and floss 醴 Everything she will need to achieve a lovely bright, white smile  RRP €75 and is just €60 on our website with the code MOM20 at checkout. ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ .⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ .⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ #clinicallyproven #vegan #recyclable #loveyoursmile #oralcare #dentalhygiene #competition #giveaway #vegan #createdbydentists #oceansafe #treat #environmentallyfriendly #spotlightoralcare #toothpaste #teeth #spotlight #soc #free #clinicallyproven #offer #wellbeing #sustainability #whitening #discount #clean #health #harmfreeoralhealth #recyclable

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9. A trip to one of Ireland's most impressive restaurants for post-COVID-19 life

Our sister site FOOD AND WINE is a bastion of celebration when it comes to Irish eateries. Check out their restaurant award winners from 2019 to choose a voucher which might suit your mother best for a treat post-self-isolation life. 

10. The novel she's been dying to get stuck into for ages

What better time to support Irish businesses while also indulging in some me-time? Pick her up something she will most definitely use from Gutter Bookshop's website.

11. An at-home spa experience

Trust Kilkenny to sort us out.

Pick up Ireland's best-selling brand Pestle and Mortar’s Box of Stars Gift Set (€89) from their online store here

12. A multi-use product perfect for Celtic skin 

Modern Botany, based in Cork, has a philosophy based around nature and education.

Their award-winning oil is a beautiful product for skin, hair and nails –– and is so natural that it can even be used on cancer patients. 

Check out their website here

13. A personal piece of jewellery 

Chupi has been at the forefront of the Irish jewellery scene for years. Her beautifully detailed pieces are striking enough to be worn on occasion but also simple enough to take precedence every day. 

I bought my mum a ring of hers a few birthdays ago and she has never taken it off. Find their website here

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I teeter from worried, to proud, to shocked 勞 . I’m sure you have all seen the images coming out of Ireland after this last week, from moments of pure kindness to frankly shocking displays of stupidity. . The present challenge facing us isn’t like anything we have seen before, there isn’t a how to survive and thrive in a pandemic guide for any of us. We are all simply trying to do our best. . Over the last few days we have been constantly reviewing what the best is for our team, our customers and our community. With a heavy heart we have decided to temporarily close our store for the next two weeks in collaboration with the Powerscourt Centre where it’s located. We have also moved our whole studio team to work from home for the next two weeks so we can ensure we are giving the country the very best chance to manage this outbreak ❤️ . We will be continuing to bring you sparkle on www.chupi.com, shipping your orders all around the world  We have some very precious pieces being made to mark some important moments and we want to ensure you get your order on time  My amazing team are thinking of how they can bring our store to you wherever you are in the world during this isolation, from online appointments to phone consultations I hope we will have some very exciting things to share over the next few days  . As a tiny company with huge dreams the next few weeks are a scary prospect, but choosing to do nothing as many are is simply wrong. We have a duty of care & kindness. Above all we want to keep our team, you guys and the wider community safe ⚡️ . So many amazing frontline workers are sacrificing being at home with their families to go to work this morning, I can’t imagine how worrying that must be but I want to honour their bravery. If anyone has any ideas on how we can support at a time like this please message me  . We all have someone we love who is at high risk, please stay home and mind yourselves  . PS If you have any questions pop me a dm or an email to [email protected]  We’ll be straight back to you  . PPS I had no idea what picture to share for this post, so I shared my favourite piece North Star⭐️

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