16 Practical Mother's Day Gifts She'll Actually Use

We've rounded up 16 mom-approved gifts that aren't robes or slippers.

By Emily Spain, Kristine Fellizar Apr 24, 2022 1:00 PMTags
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If you feel personally attacked by the SNL sketch where the cast pokes fun at everyone that gave their mom a robe for Christmas, you're not alone. Although we personally would love to receive a plush robe as a gift, your mom probably doesn't want to fake another surprised reaction when she realizes you got her yet another robe for Mother's Day. And let's face it, the best gifts are the ones they can actually use on a daily basis. So that's where we come in. 

Since we're all about helping you find the perfect gifts to give the people in your life, we did some treasure hunting for you. From chic daily planners and kitchen must-haves to luxe bedding and time-saving solutions, we've rounded up some unique and practical gift ideas that will make your mom's life so much easier.

See below for all the practical gifts that mom will genuinely enjoy opening this Mother's Day.

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Papier Daily Planner

Moms are some of the busiest individuals out there, which means a beautiful planner like this one will be used on a daily basis. We love Papier's dreamy designs and the quality of their notebooks and planners.

Nespresso Vertuo Plus Coffee & Espresso Machine by DeLonghi

If you really want to get mom a gift she's guaranteed to enjoy, consider getting her a Nespresso machine. She can use it to make a simple cup of coffee or espresso. They're super easy to use, easy to clean and the coffee tastes great. It also comes with a sample box of 12 Nespresso Vertuo capsules so she can start creating her go-to drink right away. 

Shinery Radiance Jewelry Wash

Keeping her jewelry shiny and bright will never be easier than with Shinery's Radiance Jewelry Wash. It's basically a gentle hand wash that effortlessly cleans jewelry while you wash your hands. According to one reviewer, it's the perfect gift for the person who has everything. Another wrote, "I cannot rave enough about how quickly and efficiently the radiance wash cleans my engagement ring and wedding band! I am blown away everyday after simply washing my hands and seeing my rings look brand new without having to take them off." 

Initial Zip Square Jewelry Box

This sleek initial jewelry box is perfect for moms who love to travel. It's classy, practical and guaranteed to get a ton of use. 

MoKo Sunglasses Organizer with 5 Slots

Speaking of gifts for someone who loves to travel, this versatile glasses case has up to five slots for mom to pack a couple of sunnies, her regular glasses and maybe some jewelry as well. 

Casper Hyperlite™ Sheets

Let's face it, your mom has probably lost tons of hours of sleep worrying about you over the years. Now you can treat her to a better night's sleep with Casper's new Hyperlite Sheets. Made with 100% Tencel™ Lyocell and a unique grid weave, these sheets provide a cooling effect for moms who tend to overheat during the night. We love the cozy yet breathable feel of these sheets!

Nutriups Storage Glass Jar Set Food Storage Tank With Wooden Lid

Practical doesn't have to mean boring! These unique storage glass jar set can be used to put all kinds of things from loose change to candy to bath salts. The possibilities are endless. Plus, these just look good. 

Dash Safe Vegetable Slicer

This vegetable slicer with over 10,000 five-star reviews on Amazon will make slicing vegetables so much easier and safer. It features over 30 slicing options, comes in multiple colors, and it's on sale now for $41. 

Cinema Secrets Pro Cosmetics Professional Kit

Makeup gurus swear by Cinema Secrets for keeping their makeup sponges and brushes clean and sanitary. With this kit, you can help mom keep her trusted makeup applicators clean to prevent breakouts and ensure flawless makeup application. Just dip your brushes in the magical solution and you can say goodbye to pore-clogging dirt, oil and germs.

NutriBullet Immersion Blender

With an 8" blending arm, 50-watt motor and interchangeable whisk, your mom won't have to sacrifice time, arm strength or a clean kitchen when whipping up her favorite batters, dressings, dips or soups. 

TaskRabbit Gift Card

Whether she needs help moving, fixing a piece of furniture or mounting a TV, your mom can schedule a TaskRabbit to come and help her with any task.

Hairitage Comin’ In Hot Hair Dryer

Every mom deserves a quality hair dryer! This sleek and lightweight dryer caters to all hair types by offering a range of heat and speed settings. Additionally, it features Ion Technology to produce more shine and less frizz.

Anti Blue Light Screen Protector for iPhone

In addition to disrupting sleep, blue light can cause headaches, eye irritation, fatigue and many more bothersome and harmful effects. Ocushield's screen protectors for phones, computers and tablets help block up to 90% of harmful blue light emissions. Ever since we put their screen protectors on our phone and computer, we've noticed less eye strain and better sleep patterns. Plus, Ocushield is offering a Mother's Day Sale, so make sure to enter MOM15 at checkout for an extra 15% off!

Lululemon Align High-Rise Pant

What mom wouldn't want a fresh pair of Lululemon's incredibly soft, stretchy and durable leggings! This gift will let her feel and look her best while she's finding her zen, trying to PR at spin class or getting her power walk on.

Jot Ultra Coffee

We haven't met a mom that doesn't worship her morning cup of coffee! Jot offers the purest, most concentrated form of liquid coffee in the world with sustainably-sourced coffee beans from Central and South America. Each bottle holds 14 cups of coffee to help give mom a boost of energy when she needs it most.

Beautiful 6 Quart Touchscreen Air Fryer by Drew Barrymore

Since moms are always on the go until dinnertime, it can be hard to come up with easy, fast and healthy meals for the whole family. This chic air fryer will help her whip up meals that the whole family will rave about. Not to mention the gold detailing, 1700-watt system and touch-activated illumination is everything she could want in a kitchen appliance.

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