Posted on April 28 2022
The ultra light Bugaboo Butterfly folds and unfolds in a second, and has ample underseat storage, great for mums bringing their little ones on adventures (Butterfly wheeled board to be launched next year).
Celebrate Mother’s Day this year at Motherswork, enjoying exclusive membership perks across skincare, aesthetic treatments and fashion. Here’s our roundup of the most thoughtful gifts to pamper the special mums in your lives - or just to treat yourself.
Easily transform plain walls with these whimsical repositionable fabric decals from Little Rei x Urban Li’l.
1. Little Rei x Urban Li’l
Surprise mums by doing some quick and easy redecorating to the little ones’ rooms. The easily repositionable Little Rei x Urban Li’l fabric decals ($54 per pack) won’t damage your walls. Choose from whimsical designs such as carousel elephants and horses, and green and blue trains. Each pack has six sheets and 42 elements, suitable for a 2.5m by 2m wall.
Pair a cup of Bacha Coffee with some delicious bakes from Olsen Bakehouse for a breakfast in bed that mums will surely enjoy - no burning down the kitchen!
2. Bacha Coffee
Treat the mums in your life to Bacha Coffee’s Breakfast in Bed Hamper ($86). This limited edition, Mother’s Day exclusive hamper contains the Milano Morning Coffee Bag Collection, a Soft Vanilla Nougat, Sweet Cracknel Biscuits and chocolate covered beans.
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3. TWG Tea
Another option are the teas from TWG, such as a tasting set for the tea connoisseur. Mums can try an assortment of four different teas in the Haute Couture Inspiration Gift Set ($180). In particular, the Jardin Vendôme, the Ritzy Earl Grey and the L’Hiver au Ritz teas are the result of a collaboration between the Ritz Paris and TWG Teas.
4. Olsen Bakehouse
Share the joy with other mum friends, your mum and mum-in-law with the Pause & Breathe Bakes Box ($36) from Olsen Bakehouse. This includes vegan and signature chiffon slices, an everyday bakes cake bar, two caramelised hazelnut Brookies,and assorted cookies. Next, choose from cold brew black or with white oat milk or cold chocolate. Otherwise, treat yourself to two complimentary slices as Gold or Platinum members.
Aesthetic Treatments for a Glow Up
Treat mum and yourself to a pampering medifacial at Epion Aesthetics and enjoy their Mother’s Day 1-for-1 promotion.
5. EPION Aesthetics Clinic
Treat your mum or wife to a pampering spa treatment at EPION Aesthetics. Available until 31 May, enjoy a limited 1-for-1 Mother’s Day medifacial promotion, valid for bookings within six months. These medifacials include deep hydration, collagen therapy and soothing irritated and inflamed skin. For example, the Firm and Lift medifacial includes a triple acting chemical peel, radiofrequency waves and a green facial mask with marine algae extract. These firm facial contours, lift ageing skin and stimulate collagen production.
Motherswork Members: Enjoy 50 per cent off your first medifacial, and the Tesla Body Trainer at $98 for first trial (UP $350). Platinum members enjoy a complimentary 45-minute power medifacial.
6. Dr D Aesthetics
Motherswork is offering shoppers an exclusive pampering session at Dr D Aesthetics. Shoppers making a purchase at Great World City can enjoy complimentary Tummy Legacy tightening and Hydrapeel Facial Skinbright treatments.The Venus Legacy™ machine delivers heat to break down fat cells and boost collagen production, tightening sagging loose skin, smoothing cellulite and stretch marks. Meanwhile, the Hydrapeel Facial Skinbright treatment combines aqua peeling, ion lifting, multipolar RF and ultrasound for deep cleansing and skin regeneration.
Pampering at Home
Help mums get the most out of their sleep with the Daze & Dream Set from SOVA Silk.
7. Urban Company
On Mother’s Day, shoppers at Motherswork’s Great World City store can receive flowers from Urban Company, which provides home services on demand. These include lashes, massages and facials for women and household chores. Members can enjoy up to 15 per cent off first bookings per category, with a minimum spend of $80. Simply download the Urban Company app, select the services you require and then apply the code. This code can be used once per category, so you can use it up to 12 times. e-Gift cards are also available.
After childbirth, strengthen your pelvic floor with the LELO Beads™ Female Kegel Beads Classic ($99), where movement-induced tingly sensations cause muscle contractions. These help improve bladder control, prenatal preparation and postpartum recovery, and delivering pleasurable sensations.
9. SOVA Silk
Sometimes, all mums really want is a good night’s sleep. Send the kids to the grandparents’ for a night, or let her have a momcation on her own. Otherwise, help her get the most of her sleep with sleep accessories from SOVA Silk. They work with partners who farm ethically and sustainably, while reducing manufacturing waste. One great gift option is the Daze & Dream Set ($230), with a mulberry silk pillowcase, eye mask, scrunchie and pillow spray.
Hair and Skincare
Even the busiest mums can also enjoy facials with the FOREO UFO™2, which uses full spectrum lights, cryotherapy, heat and the FOREO Activate Masks to achieve luminous and hydrated skin.
10. Leonica K Hair and Scalp Products
Help mums tackle any hair worries such as sensitive scalps, postpartum hair loss and scalp inflammation with Leonica K’s hair products. For example, the Juniperus Shampoo ($58) helps reduce scalp inflammation and calms scalp irritation. Its star ingredient is juniper oil, with excellent healing and antiseptic properties, preventing bacterial growth and balancing skin cell reproduction. Pair this with the Elastin Conditioner ($60), which improves the hair’s lustre and elasticity.
Motherswork Member Perks: Gold members get a complimentary consultation and 15 per cent off their first treatments, while Platinum members get 30 per cent off their first treatments (UP $450).
11. FOREO Skincare
Mums too busy being superwomen to go for facials? Gift them the UFO™2 ($428) which instantly warms and infuses active mask ingredients deep below the skin’s surface. Other features include cryotherapy to shrink pores, full spectrum LED light to reduce signs of ageing, and a T-Sonic™ massage to relax tension points. Use this together with the FOREO Activated Masks ($15.90 and $29.90) for glowing and hydrated skin in an effective, two-minute facial.
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12. Skin Inc Optimizer Voyage Trilight™++ and SABI AI App
For accurate analysis and personalised treatment at home, mums can try the Skin Inc Optimizer Voyage Trilight™++ and the SABI AI App ($458) with a selfie and hydro-sensor analysis. After completing the Skin Identity Quiz, they can get their award-winning customised cocktail serum and booster. The treatment takes into account factors like their water intake, sleep, menstrual cycle, pollution index and blue light exposure. Otherwise, gift them the Skin Inc Booster Shots ($48). The Skin Inc Serum Booster Shot Detox delivers a dose of 1,000 concentrated micro capsules of Alpha Lipoic Acid and CoQ10 to protect their skin against pollution, resulting in 100 times more effective skincare performance.
Beaubit curates leading skincare, makeup and cosmetic brands suitable for Asians, and is the most trusted and recognised source for cult-beauty products. Mums can get the enviable glass skin with Sunnies Face’s No Makeup Makeup Look ($50.37), comprising The Face Perfector, Lip Treat - Jellyfish and Micromarker in Warm Brown. Expectant mums or those trying to conceive can also use pregnancy-safe skincare with their Mom care range. Motherswork Gold and Platinum members get 5 and 10 per cent off storewide respectively.
Speedy Meal Preparation for the Whole Family
The Lollababy UV steriliser can disinfect most things - even your keys - and ensures you always have clean bottles when your baby needs them.
14. Lollababy UV Steriliser
Great for new mums, the Lollababy UV Steriliser ($299) can sterilise, dry and store nine bottles. In Storage mode, it dries, sterilises and cools down the bottles, and disinfects every two hours thereafter. Hence, mums can easily just grab the dry, sterile bottles for their hangry little ones. The flip top design also helps save tabletop space, and the steriliser also has a rack to sterilise toys, accessories and bottle teats.
15. Lollababy Bottle Warmer
Another product to help new mums is the Lollababy Bottle Warmer ($119), compatible with most wide-neck baby bottle brands. They can quickly heat up bottles in 10 minutes or less, with multiple temperature settings and a light for night feeds. The bottles also stay at the chosen temperature up to 12 hours until the warmer is removed.
16. Danielle Peita Graham Cookware
For aspiring Masterchefs or domestic goddesses, give them brand new cookware or kitchen utensils from Danielle Peita Graham. Her range includes an Essential cutting board ($41), made of 40 layers or wood fibre and an anti-microbial coating, and is dishwasher safe. Other items include a wok, frying pan, single pot and casserole dish, as well as knives, ladles and kitchen spoons.
17. Babymoov Nutribaby(+) XL 5-in-1 Food Preparation Machine
The Babymoov Nutribaby(+) XL 5-in-1 Food Preparation Machine ($449), in navy and rose gold can be a great help for the busy mum. Steam and blend at the same time, reheat and defrost food, and sterilise baby bottles. At the base of the steamer, use the cooking vessel to also cook pulses, pasta and other grains. With one cooking cycle, prepare a week’s worth of nutritious food for your baby, or a meal for the whole family. Mums just need to prep the ingredients, then let the machine do the cooking while they engage in other tasks or spend time with the kids.
On The Move with Kids in Tow
The Bugaboo Donkey 5 has lots of storage space with the extendable side and underseat baskets, and older toddlers can ride on the wheeled board while their younger sibling naps comfortably in the bassinet’s aerated mattress.
18. Bugaboo Butterfly
Mums can conveniently bring out their infants in the new Bugaboo Butterfly ($769), which folds in just one second. The lightweight stroller is easy to steer and sturdy enough, and has a spacious underseat basket, which can hold up to 8kg. Additionally, the large adjustable seat, and the five position leg rest ensure little ones have first class comfort every time. After folding, stow this under the table at a restaurant, in overhead compartments when flying or neatly hang this on the back of a door at home. All pre-sale orders will be delivered after its official launch on 14 June.
19. Bugaboo Donkey 5 Mono Complete
Suitable from birth, the Bugaboo Donkey 5 ($2,329) grows with your family, converting from single to double stroller in just three clicks. With an elevated seat and bassinet, your baby is always within reach so you can comfort them easily. Newborns can sleep safely in the bassinet’s aerated mattress, even on their tummies, and stay asleep due to the large puncture proof wheels. When folded, the stroller stands on its own. Older toddlers can ride on the integrated wheeled board or sit beside their baby sibling with the extension ($600). Both the extendable side and underseat baskets can carry up to 20kg.
Our Second Nature’s comfortable everyday wear in relaxed silhouettes are great for adults and kids to go out or have fun at the playground.
20. Love Bonito
Motherswork members get 10 per cent off Love, Bonito’s Embrace collection with a minimum spend of $60. Hence, treat expectant mums - or yourself - to a few pieces that they will feel confident and beautiful in throughout their pregnancy and postpartum. Some, like the Meara Maternity Relaxed Jumpsuit ($59.90), also have discreet nursing access for mums pumping or breastfeeding on the go.
21. Our Second Nature
Our Second Nature focuses on comfortable everyday wear, working with in-house designers to create a unique print for each collection. They also use more sustainable fabrics like cotton, linen, rayon and viscose, in earthy neutrals and relaxed silhouettes. Additionally, the A Place to be Relaxed and Relaxed Collared Shirts and Shirt Dresses ($65 to $109) have zip features for easy nursing access. Mums can also go the matchy matchy route with their mini mes with the Our Mini Nature collection. Members get 10 per cent discount storewide.
22. Carrie K
Another great gift idea for mums this Mother’s Day is jewellery from Carrie K. Try the best-selling Star collection, inspired by the Kampung spirit signifying harmonious relationship and unity. The Akoya Pearl Studs with Mini Ear Jacket ($1,096), can be worn on its own for a more minimalist look, or with the ear jacket with three round diamonds on each side for special occasions.
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Quietly and efficiently pump with the newest Medela Swing breast pump.
23. Medela Swing Maxi 2.0 Exclusive Bundle
The newest version of the iconic Medela Swing Maxi Flex™ 2.0 ($499) is quieter, and charges faster with an USB type-C port, and its battery can last up to six pumping sessions on a full charge. It helps new mums get more milk - 18 per cent more milk when double pumping and 11 per cent with the PersonalFit Flex™ breast shield. Additionally, its 2-Phase Expression™ technology mimics babies’ natural sucking rhythm, and has nine pre-programmed settings with four buttons. The bundle ($707.50) includes storage bottles, slow flow teats, disposable bra pads, a quick clean bottle brush, breastmilk storage bags and the Isa Uchi Breastpump Bag (worth $208).
24. Lactation Cookies
Help nursing mums boost their supply with these delicious lactation goodies from Singapore Lactation Bakes. For a wide range of yummy, milk-boosting treats, try the Premium 12 Days Lactation Bakes Set ($151), with three flavours each of lactation brownies, muffins and cookies. These flavours include Sinful Chocolate, Red Velvet, Strawberry Cream Cheese, Midnight Nutella and Midnight Kit Kat.
Staying Active During Pregnancy and Beyond
Mums can get lean and toned and stay active through your pregnancy and postpartum with yoga, barre and Pilates workouts at Lab Studios.
25. Lab Studios
Help mums stay active through their pregnancies and postpartum by gifting them yoga, pilates or barre lessons with a gift card at Lab Studios. Expectant mums can book prenatal yoga or barre lessons, where they can connect with their growing babies in a safe space. These classes help them to relax and strengthen their bodies, while also helping them prepare for labour. Postnatal mums can also try private Pilates sessions (prices start from $150) to help them meet their recovery goals.
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