The 26 Best Christmas Gifts for Mom of 2021

Present picks she'll love

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Hunting down a Christmas gift for the moms in our life can seem like a daunting feat. We have to take into consideration their lifestyle, interests, and preferences. Sure-fire ways to get it right are to pick among items that simplify their routine, promote their self-care, allow some self-indulgence, or do all three.

We may not be able to capture all of our gratitude for our moms in one gift, but we can come close with these options. From kitchen gadgets to stylish apparel, below, the best Christmas gifts for mom that are sure to make her smile. 

Amazon Fire TV Cube

Amazon Fire TV Cube

For the mom who could use an extra set of hands (read: all moms), there’s this Fire TV Cube. It allows her to do everything from turning on her favorite TV show to controlling the volume just her voice. No locating the remote necessary.

Revlon One-Step Hair Dryer And Volumizer Hot Air Brush

Revlon One Step Hair Dryer & Volumizer

This hair hot air brush from Revlon is a game changer, plain and simple. With just this one easy-to-use tool, she gets a blowout that looks straight out of a salon. 

Tile Mate and Slim 4-Pack

Tile Mate and Slim 4-Pack

Tile Mate will save her precious time searching for lost items. All she has to do is stick one of the tiles on her keys, purse, or anything else she tends to lose, and with a push of a button on her smartphone, that object will ring. She’ll thank you for this gift over and over again.

Just the size of a tube of lipstick, this portable charger will make sure she’s never without power. Bonus: It comes in fun colors like gold, silver, and pink, so it’s pretty too.

Vionic Alice Moccasin

Vionic Alice Moccasin

Treat mom’s toes with these comfortable and stylish slippers from Vionic. They’re designed with orthotic support, so they’ll keep her feet in great shape too.

GoWise 5.8-Quart Digital Air Fryer

GoWISE USA 5.48 Liter 8-in-1 Air Fryer

An air fryer is a great addition to any cook’s arsenal of tools, no matter how skilled she may be. It lets her whip up healthy fare in no time flat, and cleanup is a snap.

Hamilton Beach 2-Way Brewer

Hamilton Beach 2-Way Brewer

This coffee maker from Hamilton Beach offers options galore for the java-loving mom. She can brew either a single serving right into the cup of her choice or make a whole pot. Even better, she can wake up to it already made with programmable settings that let her load it up and set the time she wants it ready.

This tote from MZ Wallace is big enough to hold everything she needs but is stylish enough to go with any outfit. It comes in colors from basic black to stripes and animal prints, and the nylon material makes it lightweight and stain-resistant. It’s perfect for the gym, as a travel carry-on bag, or just an everyday purse.

Lululemon Align Pant

Align

Whether she ever sets foot on a yoga mat or not, every woman needs a good pair of yoga pants. With an emphasis on good, the Align Pant from Lululemon is top of the line with a superb fit and high-quality fabric that makes them last for years.

Actaki Water Bottle

Staying hydrated has never been so fun with this smart water bottle that reminds her when to drink her H2O. It holds 32 ounces and comes with a strainer, which makes creating yummy, fruit-infused concoctions a breeze.

Royal Craft Wood Luxury Bathtub Caddy Tray

ROYAL CRAFT WOOD Luxury Bathtub Caddy Tray, Bonus FREE Soap Holder (Natural BAMBOO Color)

Add a whole new element of relaxation and enjoyment to her bath with this wooden bathtub caddy. It has room to hold her favorite bubble bath, a book, and even a glass wine.

No matter how green her thumb is (or isn’t), she can grow an array of fresh herbs easily with this indoor garden system. No soil is needed, just water and plant food, and she’ll always have fresh basil, parsley, dill, thyme, Thai basil, and mint on hand.

Belmint Shiatsu Foot Massager

If she’s on her feet all day, this electric foot massager can’t be beat. Rotating nodes work deep into the foot muscles to help relieve pain and tension, while infrared heat tackles inflammation and soreness.

Lulu Candles Wild Lemongrass Soy Candle

Lulu Candles Wild Lemongrass Soy Candle

Fresh and lovely, this wild lemongrass candle will set a sweet mood in any room. It’s hand-poured and made of soy, so it’s eco-friendly, and the glass jar is sleek and elegant. It also comes in an array of other natural scents like pineapple, evergreen, and sugared pecans.

Veken 6 Set Packing Cubes

Moms with wanderlust will wonder how they ever packed a suitcase without these packing cubes. Four cubes plus a laundry bag and shoe bag come in the set, and they help keep clothes and other gear organized.

Krown Cashmere Wrap Shawl

She’ll be warm and chic in this plush cashmere wrap. It comes in a variety of colors and patterns sure to suit any taste. It’s perfect for travel, chilly nights, and any other time she wants to pull together a cozy look.

LifeAround2angels Bath Bombs Gift Set

LifeAround2Angels Bath Bomb Gift Set

Give the gift of relaxation with these bath bombs. There are 12 in all, and they’re filled with hydrating shea and cocoa butter to keep her skin soft.

Pottery Barn Mckenna Personalized Jewelry Binder

Jewelry Binder

Taking jewelry on the go can be a tangled mess, but this jewelry binder from Pottery Barn keeps everything neat and organized. There are places for rings, earrings, necklaces, and more. You can have it monogrammed too for an extra-special touch.

Eberjey Gisele Long PJ Set

Eberjey Gisele Long PJ Set

Cozy, comfy, and cute—this two-piece set checks all the important pajama boxes. The classic style comes in an array of pretty colors and features contrasting piping that pops.

iRobot Roomba

iRobot Roomba 690

A robot that cleans floors sounds almost too good to be true, but thousands swear by the iRobot. Mom can schedule it to get to work whenever she wants via an app on her phone, and it will even recharge itself when it needs a reboot.

Ember Temperature Control Smart Mug

Ember Temperature Control Smart Mug

No more microwaving her morning coffee over and over again as it grows cold, this smart mug keeps at just the temperature she wants. A single charge will maintain the temperature for up to an hour, while a charging coaster will keep it just right all day.

Isabelle Store Multi Pocket Crossbody Bag

Cross Body Bag

A great functional crossbody bag is a must-have for every woman for sightseeing, trips to the mall, and everyday errands. This one from Isabelle comes in an array of great colors, and it has several zippered compartments to help keep everything organized.

Pottery Barn Faux Fur Ruched Throws

Faux Fur Throw

Elegant and soft as can be, she’ll want to snuggle up with this faux fur throw from Pottery Barn whenever there’s a chill in the air. It comes in an array of colors and in two different sizes and adds a cozy touch to any space.

URPOWER Essential Oil Diffuser

URPOWER Essential Oil Diffuser

While she can also use it as a humidifier, it’s as an oil diffuser that most people like this little appliance best. When diffused, essential oils are thought to be effective in treating and preventing a variety of ailments and conditions, and they smell amazing to boot. It’s small and lightweight enough to take on the go too, which is perfect for hotel rooms or if she wants to move it from room to room in the house.

Backslash Fit Smart Yoga Mat

Backslash Fit Smart Yoga Mat

Add an extra bit of Zen to her yoga practice with this mat that folds up all by itself. It's 5 mm thick and is designed to lay flat without slipping and sliding around on the floor.

Orolay Thickened Down Jacket

Orolay Women's Thickened Down Jacket

No matter how cold it gets outside, she’ll be cozy and warm in this down jacket from Orolay. It’s warm, well-made, and looks as great as it feels.

Final Verdict

Keep mom's hands free with the Amazon Fire TV Cube (view at Amazon). Activated by her voice, she can switch TV shows, dim the lights, and even check the weather. And for the mom that doesn't have enough time in the morning to herself, the Revlon One-Step Hair Dryer (view at Amazon) is sure to shorten her routine and give her a salon-like mane.

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