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In Need of Inspiration For Mothers Day? Here's How You Can Make It Extra Special

A vase of flowers on a breakfast tray with cereal and pastries

March is here and Mothers Day is just around the corner.

Still looking for ideas? Don’t worry! We’re here to help. In this post we share some suggestions of how you can make this mothers day extra special.

We also feature some of the products from our carefully selected gift collection and some exciting special offers to help inspire you.

*We understand that not everyone may choose to celebrate mothers day. Although this post is mothers day themed, these ideas and gifts can be perfect for anybody, whether it be your mum, friends or family members.

1. Get Creative With a Homemade Gift

Women decorating a home-made chocolate cake

If you have some spare time on your hands (which many of us do at the moment...)  and feel like giving something different a go, how about creating your own gift? There’s nothing better than receiving something homemade that someone has put thought and effort into. Perhaps you could have a go at baking her best loved treat, putting together a photo album of your favourite pictures or making your own mothers day card. (If you’re in need of some inspiration, there is lots of help on Pinterest and Instagram too!)

2. Organise a Special Lunch

A selection of sandwiches, cakes and desserts for an afternoon tea

We’re all still waiting patiently until we are able to dine out and enjoy lunch/dinner at our favourite restaurants, but that doesn’t mean you can’t make this mothers day one to remember. Why not think about bringing a special meal to her instead? Maybe you could surprise her with her favourite meal or take-away - or if you wanted something a little bit different, perhaps you could arrange an afternoon tea. There are some brilliant small businesses who have started offering delivery services. There's nothing better than a cup of tea and a piece of cake...

3. Go On a Socially-Distanced Walk Together 

A mother and daughter walking through the woods together

If you live locally to one another, perhaps you could do a door-stop delivery to give your mum her gifts or even go for a socially distanced walk. There’s nothing better than being able to see one another and catch up in person with a take-away coffee... If you're lucky, hopefully the sunshine will be out too!

4. Invite Her On a Virtual Date

A young women lying on her bed on chatting to her family on a video call

If you don't live close enough to be able to see your mum in person, now is the time to make the most of technology. Record a short video message or create a montage video with your favourite pictures to take her down memory lane.

Perhaps you could even arrange a zoom date where you could both do an activity together or watch a film you both enjoy. Despite not being face-to-face, there are still plenty of ways to spend your time together...

5. Make Your Own Post-Lockdown Coupons

A handmade love coupon gift offering breakfast in bed

If you’re not able to do the things you might usually do to celebrate mothers day, how about making some IOU coupons for activities you can do together post lockdown? Maybe you could take her for coffee or lunch, go on a day trip, plan a cinema date or do some of her favourite hobbies together. It will be something nice you can both put in your diaries to look forward to later on!

6. Have a Spa Day At Home

A wooden tray resting over a bath tub with a cup of tea, book, candle and vase of flowers

Show your mum some TLC by setting her up with her very own spa day at home. We have a selection of thoughtful gifts we think will be perfect to spoil her with...

 If you aren't local to be able to deliver them yourself, simply enter her address at checkout and have them sent direct. There's nothing better than a surprise delivery!

Body Beautiful Duo 

ARK Skincare's Body Beautiful Vitality Hand & Body wash and Nourishing Hand & Body Lotion

Pictured: ARK Skincare’s Body Beautiful Vitality Hand & Body Wash and Nourishing Hand & Body Lotion 

Indulge in a luxury shower (or bath time) experience with our Body Beautiful Duo. Lather up with our popular, soap free Vitality Hand & Body Wash in the shower, or pour a small amount under the running tap to fill your bath with bubbles. Follow up with our Nourishing Hand & Body Lotion to leave your skin feeling silky smooth. 

You can learn more about the hard-working active ingredients in these two products by reading our previous blog post here

 Conditioning Body Serum 

Person holding ARK Skincare's Body Beautiful Conditioning Body Serum

Pictured: ARK Skincare’s Body Beautiful Conditioning Body Serum 

This luxurious body oil with a beautiful scent made from a blend of natural essential oils is like the equivalent to spa treatment in a bottle. Bisabolol, extracted from the Brazilian Tree, provides a natural remedy for sensitive or irritated skin, while Vitamin E helps protect the skin from the damaging effects of environmental pollution. Gently massage the oil into your skin after showering to lock in moisture and help to keep your skin hydrated. 

* Purchase a Conditioning Body Serum and get a FREE box of 5 facemasks! Limited time only. Click here to shop now

Geranium, Eucalyptus & Peppermint Travel Candle

ARK Skincare's Geranium, Eucalyptus & Peppermint Travel Candle in small silver tin

Pictured:  Spaaromatics Geranium, Eucalyptus, & Peppermint Travel Candle

Let this beautiful spa scented candle fill up the bathroom while you run a hot relaxing bubble bath. Geranium, Eucalyptus, & Peppermint with Lavender and Rose creates a calm, cocooning fragrance - the perfect addition to a pamper evening to help you relax. 

7. Encourage Her To Take Some Time For Herself

A woman posing as if she is a sleep wearing a spacemask (self heating eye mask) over her eyes

Pictured: Spacemasks - Self heating eye mask

Show your appreciation of everything your mum does by encouraging her to some time out to relax...

We’ve teamed up with the brilliant Spacemasks - the perfect treat for yourself or somebody you love. These clever self-heating eye masks start to work their magic as soon as you take them out of the packet. Place on your eyes, lie back, and relax. The combination of the gentle warmth and Jasmine essence can help ease tension headaches and eye strain. The perfect way to unwind before you turn in for the night...

 Facial Massage Set

ARK Skincare's Skin Perfector Hydration Injection Masque and Gua Sha Jade Facial Tool

Pictured: ARK Skincare’s Skin Perfector Hydration Injection Masque & Jade Facial Tool 

Our beautifully crafted Jade Facial Tool is used to perform a facial massage technique called Gua Sha. The ancient beauty therapy has been used for several thousand years as a natural way to achieve a healthy, radiant, youthful complexion. Included you will find an easy step-by-step guide, giving you everything you need to become a Gua Sha expert. This set also includes our popular Hydration Injection Masque - the ultimate pick me up for tired, dull or dry skin.

We hope these ideas can help give you some inspiration of how to make your mum feel special this Mother's Day.  We would love to see what you get up to, so make sure to tag us on on social media! @arkskincare

To take a look at the rest of our special offers and the rest of the ARK Skincare collection, click here to visit our website!