Mother’s Day may be four weeks away, but it’s never too early to plan for the event. After all, shopping for presents is often a tedious experience. We’re cutting down your options this season with this list of best anti-aging skincare gifts for Mother’s Day. Whether your mom is a beauty junkie or just looking to change up her skin routine, she’s going to love the special anti-aging effects of these products. Kickstart her revamped skincare routine today with these gifts.
1. La Mer The Lifting Contour Serum
Well worth its price tag, this sculpting serum is like hitting the gym for the facial muscles. It visibly elevates, contours and transforms facial definition to make your mom look younger. It contains the new sea-born Lifting Ferment that aids in promoting skin’s natural collagen production to create the illusion of a slimmer, more toned jawline. It also contains cell-renewing Miracle Broth that visible firms the skin, giving it a more refined silhouette. Get this Serum at Nordstrom.
Promising review: “Decreased lines in my aging skin. I love this product and all of the La Mer line. Though expensive, it’s well worth the money and a little goes a long way. At 75 my skin needs all the help it can get and I feel the La Mer products have decreased the signs of aging on my skin.” Patts
2. Clarins Double Serum Hydric + Lipidic System Complete Age Control Concentrate
Rated 4.7 out of 5 stars, this two-in-one serum harnesses the power of anti-aging plant extracts, including turmeric, to transform skin and make it more radiant in just seven days. This transformative double serum is powered by an innovative dual technology that combines the most powerful plant extracts from both water- and oil-soluble sources to create the perfect affinity for skin, resulting in amazing anti-aging effects. It features turmeric for anti-aging, Orthosiphon extract to improve skin texture, oat sugars to firm and lift, and Callicarpa extract to revive skin radiance. Shop at Ulta.
Promising review: “I bought this on the recommendation of my daughter and I LOVE it! I have dry, middle aged skin and was worried about my flaky skin, large pores and fine lines (sounds like a hot mess, right?!). This makes my skin feel moisturized without feeling greasy, and soft and silky. I feel like it’s helped to take ages off. Don’t ever want to run out! Highly recommend!” Monique
3. Perricone MD Neuropeptide Firming Moisturizer
This firming moisturizer is perfect for daily use and results to visibly and dramatically firm skin. It deeply nourishes and hydrates thanks to uts oil-free moisturizing formula that effectively targets the signs of aging. It is powered by neuropeptides that serve as an antidote to wrinkles, sagging, dullness and discoloration, while DMAE is an ingredient that helps lift sagging skin. It also contains hyaluronic acid that provides essential hydration to make skin visibly plumper. Shop at Sephora.
Promising review: “I am 59, and though I am blessed to look a bit young for my age, I am experience the horrible ‘droop’ on my face, most especially along my chin line. I am most concerned, these days, with firming. Once again, I’ve tried everything. This product does it. My jawline IS firmer, the droop is tightening up. It makes me so happy. You can’t go wrong. And it is so good for your skin—after using, your skin will just glow. And it smells great. Don’t hesitate. Get this now.” Skypillar
4. La Prairie Anti-Aging Stress Cream, 1.7 oz.
Stress is one of the primary contributors to the signs of aging on skin, including fine lines and wrinkles. This Stress Cream from La Prairie restores skin firmness and elasticity thanks to nature’s de-stressors which are in this powerful cream. It contains valerian root, passion fruit and jojoba seed oil, as well as the brand’s exclusive Cellular Complex that boosts skin cell renewal and rejuvenation. The effect? Skin is restored, looks younger, and stress-free. Shop at Neiman Marcus.
Promising review: “Very exquisite cream. My skin has never looked better. My husband (whom I’ve been married to for 19 years) said to me the other day how beautiful my skin is. He said I could wake in the morning and go out without doing anything to my face, that it had a glow. Couldn’t ask for a better review! These products are high priced but definitely worth it.” Bubette
5. Elizabeth Arden PREVAGE Anti-Aging Eye Cream Sunscreen SPF 15
The effects of aging and stress are clearly visible in the eye area. To address this, give your mother the gift of youthful eyes with Elizabeth Arden’s Prevage Anti-Aging Eye Cream. This multi-defense eye cream is powered by Idebenone, the most powerful antioxidant that works against environmental factors that contribute to oxidative stress due to sun, smoke and pollution. It also contains encapsulated SPF 15 sunscreens to protect against sun damage without the irritation. Shop at Ulta.
Promising review: “I have used it for several years now and always have a spare for when my opened one runs out. Prevage is awesome. It is thick and creamy, thus takes a very small amount to get the job done. I use it twice a day. Elizabeth Arden, I want to also thank you for the little scoop that came with this last order. With this cream being in a jar, plus I have long fingernails, this scoop is a wonderful addition. I am 60 years old and I am usually guessed in my 30’s to 40’s. Thank you for this eye cream.” Sharon
6. NeoCutis Micro Eyes Riche Rejuvenating Balm
If you’re a beauty junkie who loves recommending products to your parents, go for NeoCutis, which offers a multitasking eye cream that refreshes the delicate eye area while decreasing the signs of aging. It is powered by a Micro Protein Complex that features anti-aging technology, which battles crows feet, hollowness and crepiness. Its hyaluronic acid visibly plumps skin, while caffeine reduces skin puffiness. Lastly, Bisabolol, a component of chamomile extract, works to refresh the delicate skin around the eyes to alleviate signs of stress and aging. Get this at Dermstore.
Promising review: “I have been using Neocutis products exclusively for over a year now and decided to step it up a bit with this even more powerful eye cream. As always, I was not disappointed. The slight wrinkles, sagging and puffiness that I started having (I’m 45 years old) have all but disappeared. I am frequently told how beautiful my skin is. Neocutis is slightly pricey but when you want quality and results, you’re going to need to pay for it. They deliver in spades! You won’t be disappointed.” Verified user from Davenport
7. StriVectin TL Advanced Tightening Neck Cream
The neck is often the most neglected part of the body when it comes to a skincare routine. Make sure your mom doesn’t forget to moisturize and care for the skin on her neck with this Advanced Tightening Neck Cream from StriVectin. It is powered by the breakthrough Gravitite-CF Lifting Complex that visibly lifts skin in the neck and profile area. It contains a powerful blend of technologically advanced ingredients and patented NIA-114 technology that battles sagging. Upon using, skin will immediately feel more hydrated, smoother, more supple, and tighter. Skin sagging is caused by elastic tissue degenerating, so it needs all the help it can get. Shop at Ulta.
Promising review: “At 42 and after losing 100 pounds my neck was sagging badly. This product works wonderfully. It gave me my confidence back!” Mary
8. Dr. Brandt Skincare Needles No More Neck Sculpting Cream
This one-of-a-kind neck cream features a special massage technique called Gua Sha from Chinese medicine, which effectively reduces the look of volume under the neck and jawline. Your mom will love saying goodbye to sagging skin and double chin with this sculpting cream that addresses loss of skin firmness and elasticity. It features Slim-Sculpt Complex that gives the neck a more sculpted, youthful look, pea extract to improve elasticity and moisturize the skin, and Hydra-Firm Complex that boosts moisture and prevents moisture loss. Get yours at Sephora.
Promising review: “I’m almost 39 and I’ve been cursed with the hereditary saggy double chin thing. I thought I was doomed until I found this! I was hesitant to spend that much money on a products that might not work, but I noticed visible results after the first use! I’ve only been using it for a week, but I can’t wait to see the long term results. I apply it both in the morning and at night. Will definitely buy again!” ADKer
9. Verso Night Cream
The secret behind this night cream from Verso is its unique Retinol 8 complex that contains retinyl retinoate, a retinol alternative that effectively boosts collagen production and diminishes the appearance of fine lines and wrinkles. It’s also packed with antioxidants that repairs free-radical damage on the skin. Your mom is going to love this lightweight formula that goes on smoothly and effort-free. Get this at Dermstore.
Promising review: “I decided to empty my drawers of creams that contain parabens. When I researched night creams, Verso was rated as the best on a couple of websites so I decided to try it. I really like how it doesn’t feel greasy or heavy. In the morning my face feels very soft. I am very happy with this product.” Verified user from Portland, Oregon, aged 50-60
10. Murad Resurgence Age-Balancing Night Cream
Rich and luxurious, this night cream is designed especially to minimize the effects of hormonal aging. It contains a blend of essential fatty acids and shea butter that together locks in moisture to intensely hydrate the skin. It also contains retinol that helps reduce the appearance of wrinkles, and phytoestrogens that improve elasticity and help smooth skin. We love this product because it contains no sulfates or phthalates. Shop at Sephora.
Promising review: “I don’t use face creams (they make me break out), but at 43, I certainly need one. I purchased this after receiving a sample and I love how moisturized I feel! No breakouts and I look brighter overall. I have oily skin and wrinkles around the eyes, and this cream seems to balance everything out. Love it so far.” User aged 35-44
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