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Treat Mum to the Perfect gift- with Glossytots best buys!

My mum is the hardest lady in the world to buy for but I think I am quite easy to please. Spending hours searching the internet for gifts is not my idea of fun, so as it’s Mother’s day coming up soon I am here to help! Check out my best buys for mum this year.

Saphira Mineral Treatment Shampoo & Conditioner-

These stunning shampoos are formulated from 26 unique minerals found in the dead sea. The range of haircare products are perfect for all hair types and have healing and rejuvenating properties that make the hair softer and more luscious than it ever has been before. I have used these for the last week and I can officially say I love it! My hair feels soft nourished and in much better condition than it was before. The products come in a great pump action, rectangular container and make the perfect addition to any bathroom.  You can buy the range of Saphira Mineral haircare from Saphira

Nelson’s Arnicare Bath & Massage Oil-

This stunning dual purpose product is perfect for busy mums who need some relaxation in the bath to help them unwind after a busy day with the kids or pregnant/new mums who need a great product to massage into their skin to relieve stretch marks.  The natural properties of Arnica Montana extract and decadent scents of Lavender and Grapefruit essential oils are ideal for calming senses and melting away tension. It’s also enriched with Evening Primrose and Sweet Almond oil making it the perfect pampering treat for the skin. After using this on my skin I have thoroughly enjoyed the smoothness of the product and the nourishment that it has given my skin. Nelsons Arnicare bath & massage balm costs £8.55 and is available from Boots and Amazon.

Naturaline Swiss Cosmetics-

Mums young and old always need a great brand of skincare and this one is just that. Naturaline Swiss Cosmetics are all vegan friendly, not tested on animals and have the ECOCERT natural Cosmetics quality label. So not only are they great for your skin but for the environment too.  The three products we are featuring are- Cucumber Guava Facial Wash £8.99, 150ml. This face wash is soft on the skin whilst getting rid of the everyday grime and  Is free of artificial perfumes, colourings or mineral-oil based ingredients. Edelweiss Day Cream £13.49, 50ml. This anti-ageing day cream not only rebalances dry and oily areas of skin but also uses Edelweiss extract which is one of the best natural anti-ageing ingredients on the market. Lastly we have Macadamia Nut & Pomegranate Lip balm £5.99, 10ml which contains almond and macadamia nut oils plus nourishing shea butter to soothe and revive. This formula also contains beneficial pomegranate extract and vitamin E for anti-oxidant protection. All of which you can purchase from and any health shops nationwide alongside their other amazing products.

ION Water bottle

This is a great product for gym mummies or mums on the go. A one touch lid water bottle- so no more fiddling with your lid on the run. It can be used for hot and cold drinks so whatever takes your fancy and is leakproof so you can chuck it in your bag and not worry. The easy clean system is BPA free and holds no nasty odours. The bottle comes in so many lovely colours it can be made into as accessory as well as neccesity! The best thing about this bottle is the soft touch silicone grip ensuring mums wont have any nasty incidents! you can buy this along with many other designs and colours from  for £14.99.

JML Moisturising Gel Gloves & Socks Set

Heres another great product for treating those lovely ladies to a bit of relaxation. To soften feet and prevent the build up of hard skin and cracked heels and moisturise your hands. The JML glove and sock set use hypoallergenic gels infused with olive oil, jojoba oil and vitamin E to not only put you in spa heaven but cure the nasties we spend our money on getting fixed. Too much washing up and cleaning? or running after the kids with no shoes on? then this is the product for you. One size fits all and is reusable and washable. JML gloves and socks set can be bought from JML for £14.99.

Jenny Wren Chocolates

This is possibly the cutest chocolate box i have ever seen, with its three layered folding system and colourful design this is a must have for the special lady in your life. Sainsburys are currently stocking these delectable chocolates at a discounted price of £6.49 (saving £1.50 off the RRP!). The box itself features 12 delicious belgian chocolates and truffles- four milk, four dark and four white chocolate, so perfect for any palette. Once you are finished with the chocolate the beautiful box can be used to keep trinkets or keepsakes in.

Beefayre MummyBee Candle

Whilst were on the subject of relaxtion to aid your calm we have a hand poured natural plant wax candle from Beefayre, in recycled printed glass. Comes beautifully boxed and wrapped in beefayre’s botanical print with some flower seeds to attract your own birds in the garden!. The candle is Vegan friendly and PETA certified. When the wax has finished, wash out the glass with hot soapy water and reuse as pretty drinking glasses or tea light holders. You can buy these from

Wasgij-Fast Food Frenzy Puzzle

Do you have a puzzle junkie in your house?! my mum and I used to love doing jigsaws together! so I knew that this would be a great gift for mother’s day, you can spend some quality time with one another and complete your puzzles over a glass of prosseco! This Wasgij puzzle is called Fast food frenzy and looks like a challenge for the keenest of puzzlers at a 1000 piece count! you can buy the puzzle from Argos

Burts Bees Selection

Holland and Barrett have a phenominal range of Burts Bees Items perfect for mum. The natural Beeswax used in thier products are soft and gentle on skin young and old. The Lip Balm is 100% natural that has been soothing dry lips since 1991 with beeswax and vitamin E, its the perfect treatment for dry and cracked lips and retails for £3.99. For speedy mummies who need a quick cleanse Burt’s Bees do a fabulous 30 facial cleansing towelettes with a white tea extract to remove impurities without the need to rinse. Perfect for mums on the go at £6.49.  Lastly my favourite the Rustling rose tinted lip oil which moisturises with Coconut and Meadowfoam Seed Oils with the non sticky formula and sheer tint its perfect for day wear priced at £9.99.

Olverum Bath oil 

Last but not least the luxiourious Olverum bath oil, this is the high end bath oil that every mum needs to unwind. The bottle comes looks stunning in your bathroom and ensures you can bathe like a queen! Not only is the oil moisturising but also smells amazing and will send you into the tranquil zen that all of us mums need. The bottles come in different sizes ranging from 125ml giving you 25 baths to a travel size which enough for 9 baths. The price for the large bottle is £29 and the travel size is £19 from stockist such as John lewis, Conran, Harvey Nichols, Liberty of London and Fenwick.

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