Beauty

The Beauty Editors’ Gift List (for Mother’s Day and Beyond)

Written by: the Editors of goop

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Published on: April 27, 2023

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We’re biased, but beauty products do make the best presents: The right one feels indulgent and is practically guaranteed to get lots of use. Here’s what our beauty editors are getting their new-mom friends, their sisters, their moms, their grandmothers, and more.

FRENCH-GIRL MOM

The present: Chic statement lip color.
Why we love it: The classic red lipstick for the French-girl-in-spirit on your list, this is a moisturizing matte cream made with peptides, vitamins C and E, and something called Hydro Suede Technology. The color is gorgeous and lasts all day—plus, the tube is as luxe as it gets.

  1. Westman Atelier
    Lip Suede Matte Lipstick
    goop, $50SHOP NOW

The present: French candles.
Why we love it: The ultimate French-girl fragrance brand is Maison Louis Marie, and this beautifully boxed set of votives with three of the brand’s bestselling scents—warm and woodsy Bois de Balincourt, grapefruit-and-orange-infused Vallée de Farney, and fruity, mood-lifting Antidris Cassis—makes a gorgeous gift.

  1. Maison Louis Marie
    Le Bouquet Candles, Set of 3
    goop, $55SHOP NOW

The present: Delicate water-cream moisturizer.
Why we love it: French women are famously obsessed with the texture of their skin care, and this refreshing water-cream hydrates skin deeply—with results that last for up to 72 hours.

  1. goop Beauty
    72-Hour Supercharged Hydrating Water-Cream
    goop, $68/$61 with subscriptionSHOP NOW

The present: Silky, healthy-looking hair.
Why we love it: Hydrating and fresh and totally nourishing, this leave-in conditioner is made with botanicals and nutrient-rich oils. It’s the ultimate indulgence for beautifully defined, effortlessly undone hair.

  1. ROZ
    MILK Hair Serum
    goop, $52SHOP NOW

MINIMALIST MOM

The present: Rich, mandarin-scented hand cream in the sleekest-ever tube.
Why we love it: Cushy and skin-coddling, this vanilla-and-mandarin moisture bomb smells and feels incredible. It sinks right in to leave hands soft and supple.

  1. Grown Alchemist
    Soothing Hand Cream
    goop, $35SHOP NOW

The present: The highest-tech at-home skin laser.
Why we love it: This groundbreaking laser is the real deal in terms of results for wrinkles, firmness, and more—and the minimalist wand looks so cool.

  1. LYMA
    LYMA Laser Starter Kit
    goop, $2,695SHOP NOW

The present: Magic oil-serum for skin.
Why we love it: Twenty-two active organic botanicals deliver such impressive results that some people need nothing else.

  1. Vintner’s Daughter
    Active Botanical Serum
    goop, $195SHOP NOW

CHIC MOM

The present: Sacred-herb-infused perfume.
Why we love it: This sexy-fresh perfume is exuberance in a swank glass bottle.

  1. Vyrao
    The Sixth
    goop, $220SHOP NOW

The present: Cult-favorite youth-boosting supercream.
Why we love it: Get her the cream everyone wishes for—the results are more than worth it (and it now comes in an eminently giftable supersize).

  1. Augustinus Bader
    The Rich Cream, 100 mL
    goop, $540SHOP NOW

The present: Sparkling perfume for hair.
Why we love it: Bergamot and yuzu swirl with lemongrass and sandalwood for a fresh, uplifting scent that subtly lingers all day long.

  1. Crown Affair
    The Signature Scent
    goop, $85SHOP NOW

ROMANTIC MOM

The present: Two luxe body balms in one stunning box.
Why we love it: One is scented with magnolia; the other, with lilies. And both solid balm stones turn moisturizing into a massage (especially delightful for people who aren’t into lotions).

  1. Kate McLeod
    Freshly Picked Body Stone Duo
    goop, $60SHOP NOW

The present: A pomelo-and-water-lily candle (it looks good anywhere).
Why we love it: The scent is amazing even when it’s unlit, and the ribbed glass emits the most flattering candlelight on earth.

  1. The Maker
    Artist Candle
    goop, $80SHOP NOW

The present: A lush scent that’s both sexy and fresh.
Why we love it: An enchanting mix of violet leaf, orris root, Turkish rose, and jasmine sambac, this exquisite fragrance lingers beautifully on skin.

  1. Heretic
    Dirty Violet
    goop, $165SHOP NOW

SPA MOM

The present: The microcurrent-and-LED-massaging device everyone’s talking about.
Why we love it: If your giftee is into facials, they’ll want this internet-favorite set—with six unique attachments that allow for a totally customized facial. The (toning, lifting, smoothing) results are incredible.

  1. Therabody
    TheraFace PRO
    goop, $399SHOP NOW

The present: A lilac-colored, warming clay mask made with Ayurvedic ingredients for petal-soft skin.
Why we love it: This luxurious, detoxifying mask—made with kaolin clay, ashwagandha, alpha hydroxy acids, and more—is the ultimate way to relax and unwind.

  1. Prakti
    PaviPure Warming Detox Mask
    goop, $56SHOP NOW

The present: Skin-renewing cream.
Why we love it: You can’t not fall in love with this luxurious, supremely moisturizing cream made with kakadu plum, tremella mushroom, and Irish sea moss.

  1. LESSE
    Essential Moisturizer
    goop, $120SHOP NOW

The present: A hair-softening shampoo and scalp massage in one.
Why we love it: This scalp-exfoliating pink Himalayan salt shampoo works into a frothy, spalike lather, massaging your scalp and leaving your hair soft and shiny.

  1. goop Beauty
    Himalayan Salt Scalp Scrub Shampoo
    goop, $55/$38 with subscriptionSHOP NOW

The present: The life-changing body brush.
Why we love it: It’s a mainstay in Gwyneth’s morning routine for good reason. The sisal fibers sweep away dead cells, leaving behind smoother, softer, more supple skin. The boost of energy some people feel is reason enough to make it a habit.

  1. goop Beauty
    Ultimate Dry Brush
    goop, $25SHOP NOW