10 Self-Care Gift Ideas for Busy Moms

Updated: December 12, 2019
Whether you're looking to treat a busy mom friend, or are looking for ways to destress this holiday season, we've got ten self-care items that make perfect gifts this holiday season.
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Whether you are shopping for a busy mom, a mom-friend, or a Wonder Woman in your life, you can’t go wrong with a self-care splurge for her! It can be difficult for us to put ourselves first, so we’ve compiled a list of the best gifts for the women in your life. 

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These gifts are fail-proof and she is guaranteed to get some quality self-care time with these items:

A Cozy Blanket

What woman on earth couldn’t use a nice night on the couch doing absolutely nothing, taking care of no one but herself and watching Netflix? If you come across one, let me know! This blanket is so soft and comes in a variety of colors. She will love that you gave her the excuse to cuddle up on the couch with a cup of hot cocoa after the kids are in bed.

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Soft Slippers

Since the busy moms in our lives spend 99% of their lives on their feet, the least we can do is help them walk on clouds while they are at home. These slippers will do just that. They are memory foam and will make the busy lady in your life forget just how much time she spends standing.

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Heated Coffee Mug 

Is there anything worse than cold coffee? Yes, it’s called reheated coffee! Even still it gets worse when you have coffee that has been reheated more times than you care to admit! This year, give the busy mom in your life a gift that will allow her to drink her coffee warm all day long, no matter how many tantrums pop up or how many shoes get lost on the way out the door. This heated coffee mug will be a favorite for sure.

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Heated Eyelash Curler 

All moms love combining steps of multi-step processes and this is the IT gift for that. Five-minute make-up routines are all the rage right now and this tool takes it a step further. Not only is this a luxurious eyelash curler, but it is heated to make sure her lashes stay plump and full all day long. From soccer practice to PTA meetings, she will look like a queen from morning to night! 

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Marble Water Bottle 

Along with being really bad at putting ourselves first, moms are usually really bad at staying hydrated, too. A fun trick is to give a gift that makes them want to drink more water. No fancy app or powder to mix in, simply a water bottle that makes them feel beautiful and excited to consume more liquids! This beautiful water bottle will not disappoint. Plus, it’s a great sustainable gift option!

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Arctic Tumbler 

This tumbler is not only durable because it’s made out of stainless steel, but it is also BPA free. It keeps drinks cold or hot for up to 24 hours and this thing really works. It fits snug in any cup holder and holds 30 oz of mom’s favorite beverage. You can’t go wrong with this tumbler! 

If you’re feeling extra nice, throw in this mini tumbler for her morning coffee or a nightcap at the end of a long day! 

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Gel Nail Kit 

Getting your nails done is probably one of those things that sounds good in theory but fitting it into a busy schedule feels impossible. So, bring the salon home to mama! This kit contains everything the busy woman in your life needs to treat herself to a manicure at their own kitchen table. Instead of giving up two hours of her day getting her nails done, she can enjoy a glass of wine at the end of the day and paint her nails while she watches the latest episode of Workin’ Moms.

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Back Massager/Foot Massager 

Help mama get off her feet and relax! This massager is amazing and is heated. Once the kids are off to bed, the lady of the house can plug in her mini massager and drift off to the zen zone. Take “put your feet up” to the next level! 

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At-Home Facial 

There is nothing better than a facial, but who has time for that? Now, you can give the woman in your life the gift of rejuvenation at home. This facial steamer is so sleek and luxurious. It has a 30-second boil time, 100ml water tank, and is so quiet. One last perk is it’s less than $30! 

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Heated Neck Pillow 

This massager is heated and can be worn as mom folds laundry, cleans the dishes, and changes the sheets. It is not cordless and must be plugged into work, but can easily be moved from room to room as she does. It can also be wrapped around her lower back to provide her with extra relief throughout the days. 

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If you’re anything like me, the women in your life deserve so much more than any gift can give—so how do you buy for these people? I hear you! Since there are no gifts to say how much you love them, start by showing her that she deserves a break, too! 

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