Mother’s Day beauty gifts for all types of matriarchs: From the ever-practical to the unabashedly fanciful
As the ever-prepared can attest, a month gives one just enough time to find, buy, and wrap the perfect gift without experiencing a snowstorm of stress. On the agenda in April: Mother's Day, arriving May 12 — either with a generous helping of motherly appreciation from the matriarch in your life (aw) or a guilt trip or two (eye-roll). Reduce chances of the latter with a gift so stellar, she'll forgive all failings and forego all nagging. A safe bet: beauty gifts to show that you a) care for her well-being and b) appreciate the work she puts into her appearance, whether that means combing her hair or patting on a smoky eye to rival Keira Knightley. Below, beauty gifts suited for every type of matriarch out there: from penny-pinchers to ones in desperate need of some R&R.