Couturing beauty writer, Olivia, picks her favourite beauty gift ideas for Mother’s Day.



Chanel No. 5 



Searching for the perfect perfume that will complement your mother like no other? Chanel No. 5 ticks all the boxes and more! The iconic fragrance from the renowned fashion house is sensual, sophisticated and elegant, making it ideal for any mother. The fragrance has top notes of aldehydes, bergamot, lemon and neroli. The base notes are warm and woody, including vanilla, amber and patchouli producing a complex smell. The sleek classy bottle that encases this superb scent is sure to look stunning on your mother’s dresser table too, giving you extra brownie points! Coco Chanel wanted a perfume that “smelled like woman” and the result was No. 5: a clear indication that this makes the perfect fragrance for Mother’s Day!


Chanel No. 5 is available at Myer, David Jones and selected pharmacies.



L’Occitane Nourishing Shea Butter Collection


L’Occitane is a French skincare brand that makes authentic and natural French products. Renowned for their high quality and exquisitely packaged cosmetics, this collection makes for a fantastic gift for Mother’s Day. Shea Butter is a beauty balm that protects, nourishes, soothes, comforts and regenerates the skin. This special gift package contains all the essentials to keep your mother’s skin in pristine condition including Shea Butter Hand cream, foot cream, body wash, shower cream, body milk and milk soap.


L’Occitane is available from all L’Occitane boutiques, selected department stores and pharmacies. For more information visit L’Occitane at 



Day spa package at Peninsula Hot Springs 


If you’re looking to really spoil mum this Mother’s Day, there is no greater place than the Peninsula Hot Springs. All mothers will be grateful for some relaxation and rejuvenation time on the Mornington Peninsula, where the hot springs are mineral enriched and  tranquil. After bathing in the hot thermal waters, book your mum in for a relaxation massage for some extra pampering that will ensure they leave feeling better than ever! Massages last for between 45 to 90 heavenly minutes.


For more information and bookings, visit 


Imaeges: Chanel, Peninsula Hot Springs and L’Occitane 

About The Author

A Melbourne city girl through and through, Olivia is a Communications student at RMIT. After dreaming of crossing international waters her entire life, she has spent the last six months studying in Leeds, England. As cliched as it is, she believes travel really is the only thing that makes you richer and intends to spend the rest of her life exploring and discovering the world. A lover of the arts, good food and quality wine she realises the importance of being an enthusiast in life. Because honestly, lukewarm is no good for anything. Twitter: @oliviawindsor Blog:

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