By Aditi Roy
May 10, 2020 (IANSlife) Most often than not, a mothers are taken for granted. Their love, nurturing and support are overlooked even on a Sunday. This Mother’s Day try to cherish and pamper your mum, especially as you're all stuck at home. While the lockdown doesn't make it easy, here are a few gifting options you can explore.
Well if you're a person who likes to give gifts and terrible at arts and crafts, Nykaa comes to your rescue. The beauty brand has started non essential deliveries of products which includes a whole lot of makeup and skincare buys.
The Nykaa Wanderlust Collection includes an entire range of Bath & Body Collection- Body Lotion, Body Butter, Body Milk, Gel Body Scrub and Fragrance Mist. The collection comes in 5 fragrances – Sicilian Sweet Pea, Japanese Cherry Blossom, Country Rose, Hawaiian Jasmine, and French Lavender.
The range costs from Rs 350-550.
If hot & humid summer days are weighing her skin down then get the NykaaSkin Potion Facial Oils, that come in 7 variants - Anti Acne, Anti-aging, Glow Boosting, Anti- Pigmentation, and Dull & Dry skin, 24K Gold and Overnight Repair oil. These are multipurpose oils since they can be used to moisturize while addressing different skin concerns like pigmentation, acne, fine lines, or wrinkles.
The range costs Rs 690-999.
Those hard-working hands need a little extra TLC from the Nykaa Whipped With Love Nail & Hand Crèmes, where the latest range is infused with fresh fruity fragrances and extracts like Cucumber, Melon, Strawberry, Peach, Lemon, Pomegranate, and many others.
Nykaa Hand Creme is available at aprice point of INR 299.
The Nykaa Skin Secrets banish dull & dry skin days, with much needed dose of hydration.The range is a beautiful amalgamation of dual Indian ingredients and Korean technology to create powerful potions in easy to use sheet masks that make your skin healthy and radiant from within. Priced at Rs 100/- per mask.
While you can't do a mother-daughter bonding day at the spa or salon, help her achieve that instantglow with Nykaa Go for Glow peel off face mask in 8 different variants. Each peel-off mask is cruelty-free and is supercharged with nourishing ingredients such as- Collagen, Retinol, Peptides, Vitamin C, Tea Tree Leaf Water, Lavender flower, Green Tea, Raw Honey, Grapefruit extracts.
These masks are available at a price of Rs 799.
Let's face it not all our mothers are health addicts, and so helping her make small yet impactful changes in her diets can go a long way in building overall health. Adding a handful of almonds to her diet is a good way to start, they serve as a nutritious snack, and have been shown to impart a number of health benefits such as weight management, heart health, skin health and diabetes. The Almond Board of California supplies some of the best quality almonds you can get your hands on.
Bollywood actress Soha Ali Khan, said, “I believe it’s equally important for us to treat our own health as priority, along with that of our families. As mothers, we tend to neglect our own health and give our family’s interest and health utmost importance. For mothers with a hectic work schedule and a family to look after, eating right should be a priority. I rely on almonds as they are a source of 15 nutrients such as vitamin E, magnesium, protein, riboflavin, zinc etc. Since I travel frequently for shoots and other engagements, I ensure keeping a handful of almonds with me so that I always have a healthy snack handy.”
Staying true to contact free shopping, designer Payal Singhal has launched PS Gift Card which will let you shop from Payal's website. All you have to do is buy the gift card, gift it to your mother, and let her use it to buy anything she wants from Payal's website (www.payalsinghal.com)
And in case she wants to shop later once the lockdown is lifted, she can also avail of these gift cards at Payal Singhal's Altamount Road and Khar store. Also to sweeten the deal, PS gift cardholders will get an additional 15 percent discount on purchases they make by using the gift card!
Ferns N Petals, brings thoughtful gifts for Mother’s Day with an extended range of virtual gifting. Especially dedicated to the beloved mothers, digital gifts like Yoga Class on Call, Beautician on Call, Personalized Mobile App, E-Books are no trouble during lockdown and sure to light up her day.
Re-create yours and your mum’s most treasured picture and relive that joyous moment. This activity will throw you back to the best times of your life and for a brief moment you will be able to time-travel. Or you could create your favourite picture of your mom and surprise her with the nostalgia of that era. So, go get clicking and you could even win a cute FUjifilm Instax Camera for her.
PS. Do not forget to tag Instax’ Instagram handle @instaxindia and use hashtag #ITSTIMETOGIVE for participating in our contest that will be live from 7th May to 12th May, 2020.
If you are into film or photography, try your hand at putting together a scrapbook documenting all the amazing moments you have shared with your mom. This one might take a little bit of planning if you do not have a ton of photos already, but once you have the materials you need, you can create a unique and thoughtful gift. It is also the perfect thing to send to your mom if you are not together in the quarantine.
KooX at Novotel Chennai Chamiers Road is delivering a box with ready-to-cook ingredients along with the recipe that you can easily cook at home and surprise your mother with delicious food cooked by you. Each box is curated with highest standards of hygiene.
Pullman New Delhi is delivering food prepared with highest safety measures and hygiene standards through Zomato or Swiggy. You can also avail a 20 percent Mother’s day special discount.
Novotel Kolkata Hotel and Residences has curated a special Mother’s day menu. You can also win exciting prizes by posting a video of “mothers getting a break in your house” and tag Novotel Kolkata on Facebook and Instagram.
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