For those of us with loving, supportive mothers in our lives, we should be telling them how much we love and appreciate them as often as we get the chance. However, like all other holidays on which we give gifts, Mother’s Day is a nice opportunity to give them a symbol of your love as a special little reminder. It’s the day to recognize not just our own mothers, but the other selfless amazing mothers we know who guide us, teach us, and shape us. In giving your mom a gift, why not make it a compassionate one by buying her something that’s cruelty-free? Your mother, friend, sister, whoever you want to honor will appreciate that no animals were harmed in the making of their gift.
We put together a gift guide of 15 cruelty-free products available on Amazon to help you find the perfect something special for the woman who deserves the world!
1. Eco-Friendly Scented Candles 4 Pack Gift Set
Candles are a wonderful Mother’s Day gift. They’re relaxing, comforting, and smell great! This 4-pack gift set of Eco-Friendly Scented Candles includes four fragrances: vanilla, lemongrass, lavender, and rose, and they’re all portable tin candles that can be sealed and taken on the go. The candles are made of 100 percent eco-friendly, biodegradable pure soy wax. The price is $13.95.
Emily says, “This set of candles are great because they are really nice for aromatherapy purposes. The scents are very calming. I’m not a fan of the vanilla scent, but it makes for a beautiful gift.”
2. Cruelty-Free Hand Cream Gift Set
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The creams in this Cruelty-Free Hand Cream Gift Set are formulated with enriching shea butter, natural aloe, and vitamin E. They deeply nourish, moisturize, hydrate, protect, and rejuvenate skin. Made with a non-greasy formula, they absorb quickly and feel comfortable all day. The six fragrances in this set are Cherry Blossom, Lavender, Green Tea, Shea Almond, Rose, and Ocean. This 12-piece set costs $25.99, although you can also get a six-piece set for $15.99.
Ross says, “Leaves hands feeling really soft and smelling really good. Love all six scents. It’s wonderful that you have a scene to match every occasion– Vary from romantic to fresh to calming, etc!! Also the perfect stocking stuffer for family members, friends, holiday parties!”
3. Stainless Steel Aromatherapy Essential Oil Diffuser Necklace
Most moms love jewelry and aromatherapy, so why not give them both in one? This Stainless Steel Aromatherapy Essential Oil Diffuser Necklace comes with eight washable pads that go in the locket. Essential oil can be put on the pads for the all-day comfort of your mom’s favorite essential oil. The necklace costs $12.99.
An Amazon customer says, “I bought this for my granddaughter. She’s already gotten a lot of compliments on it and been asked where she got it. The different color pads that go inside are perfect for using different scents.”
4. Personalized Long Distance Ceramic Coffee Mug for Mom
If your mom loves coffee and unfortunately lives far from you, this Personalized Long Distance Ceramic Coffee Mug is perfect! It’s a sweet way to remind your mom you love her no matter how far apart you may be. This mug costs $18.99.
An Amazon customer says, “This product made my mom cry. I’m moving from my hometown in North Carolina to Scotland later this year, and this mug hit my mom so hard she couldn’t look at it and had to put it back in the box. I wanted a thoughtful gift to mark my last Mother’s Day in the US for awhile, and this one may have done the job a bit too well!”
5. Overbrooke Large Vegan Leather Tote
A stylish mom needs a stylish gift, but no need for animal materials. This Vegan Leather Tote is cruelty-free and your mom is sure to appreciate a compassionate gift. The tote is extra large and has plenty of space for all sized items as well as a removable bottom piece for added stiffness, and a convenient inner pocket for small items. Now your mom can really carry around an entire pharmacy or kitchen in her bag as moms are often known to do! The price for this tote is $42.95.
An Amazon customer says, “The previous reviews did not let me down. This is a great, non-leather bag but very well done. The handles fit over the shoulder, the stitching is uniformly good, the inside is darker brown and soft to the touch, the color is a rich tan, and it’s pretty light weight. I have other all leather, unlined totes but wanted to change over to more animal friendly products, and this bag fits the bill. Give it a try. It’s a great price compared to all leather which runs at least double the cost.”
6. Vegan Body Lotion and Bath Oil Gift Set
Moms work hard and deserve some time for self-care, so your mom might enjoy this Vegan Body Lotion and Bath Oil Gift Set! The bath oil is made of Green Tea and the moisturizing cream is a blend of mimosa, raspberry, and cardamom. It’s hypoallergenic, therefore safe for sensitive skin. The price for the set is $14.97.
An Amazon customer says, “I got this as a Christmas gift for a relative. She absolutely loves it! It’s got a very pretty packaging and i love the fact that you could save the bag for later and it’s very practical. The products smell amazing. The flowers in one of the bottles are very beautiful and they add to the alluring smell.”
7. Knock Knock What I Love about Mom Fill in the Love Journal
Knock Knock’s What I Love about Mom Fill in the Love Journal lets you customize this personal gift to touch your mom’s heart. She’ll love this heartfelt gift and will have her very own unique book that no one else has that is special to your relationship. You can make the journal funny, sweet, or a combination of both! It costs $10.00.
An Amazon customer says, “I highly recommend these books. I bought this for my 81 year old mother for Mother’s Day. She loved it. And because she’s getting forgetful, she loves it like the first time each time that she reads it, even if that was only moments before. When I first sat down to fill it in, I gave myself lots of time, thought methodically about each page’s prompt, and tried to write rough draft responses on scratch paper that I planned to polish and refine later.”
8. Pacifica Perfume
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This Pacifica Perfume is 100 percent vegan and cruelty-free, so you can give your mom a gift that will not only make her smell lovely, but she’ll be happy knowing no animals were harmed in the making of it. It’s formulated without parabens, phthalates, or other ingredients that are best to avoid. There are multiple scents available: French Lilac, Hawaiian Ruby Guava, Indian Coconut Nectar, Island Vanilla, Mediterranean Fig, Patchouli Berry, Persian Rose, Sugared Amber Dreams, Tahitian Gardenia, and Tuscan Blood Orange. They all cost between $17.00 and $21.99.
An Amazon customer says, “I was shopping here for one of the other perfumes this company makes and found this by accident. I remember as a teenager than my Mom had a beautiful lilac bush that smelled nothing short of heavenly when it bloomed, so I just had to give this one a whirl. I received it and tried it, and it has me totally captivated! The scent is so close to what I remember my Mom’s plant smelling like, and when I spray this delicious juice, I am immediately carried back in time and my mind is flooded with some sweet memories from that time in my life.”
9. Herb Garden Indoor Starter Kit
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Does your mom have a green thumb or always wanted to figure out if she had one? Give her the opportunity to find out with a Herb Garden Indoor Starter Kit. This kit has 10 dirt pods, pots, soil, seed packets, and markers. Organic seed packets to make fresh non-GMO herbs like basil, cilantro, sage, thyme, and parsley are also included. An easy-to-follow guide is included that is helpful to beginners. The kit is also eco-friendly thanks to the biodegradable growing pots and soil mix pellets. It costs $24.89.
Melissa says, “I love cooking with fresh herbs. I’ve been wanting to grow my own and this set is the perfect one for me. It has several of the common herbs I cook with and they started growing faster than I expected. I still want to wait a couple weeks before using the herbs so my plants can be a bit bigger. My daughter who is 4 enjoyed helping me plant the herbs and watching them grow too.”
10. Hu Chocolate Bars
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Chocolate is the perfect gift for the mom who loves treats and having snacks in her purse. These Hu Chocolate Bars are vegan, paleo, gluten-free, non-GMO, and fair trade. The flavors available include Almond Butter Puffed Quinoa, Crunchy Mint, Hazelnut Butter, Orange Vanilla Cashew Butter, Raspberry Jelly Cashew Butter, Salty, Simple, Vanilla Bean Cashew Butter, Vanilla Quinoa Qurispy, and a Variety pack. The variety pack costs $37.99.
11. Certified Organic Cotton Hooded Full Length Turkish Bathrobe
This Hooded Full Length Bathrobe is made with 100 percent high-grade organic cotton. The material is plush, gentle, and gets softer with each wash. It’s available in Small, Medium, Large, and Extra Large in the colors: Blue Gray, Burgundy, Cream, Navy Marine Blue, and Plum. The price varies between $68.95-$76.95.
Debbie says, “The fit was large to me, but I love the color and the comfort. I have another one that is not organic and it makes me feel way too hot and uncomfortable. I have never had that issue with this one. I love it.”
12. Women’s Comfort Memory Foam Cable Knit Slippers
An Amazon customer says, “Bought these for my mom who has a lot of swelling in her lower legs and feet, so we needed something wide enough to slip on without forcing. The little raised part around the back of the slipper keeps them on her feet securely when she walks. It is a very sturdy, well-made slipper and the low price makes it a real bargain.”
13. Bath Bombs Gift Set
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A Bath Bombs Gift Set is a wonderful gift to encourage your mom to make more time for self-care. This particular set is handmade, vegan, and organic. The bath bombs are made using natural, rejuvenating, and healing ingredients like dead sea salt, sunflower oils, shea butter, cocoa butter, and vitamin E. The set costs $12.99.
Sareli says, “These bath bombs are amazing! From the minute I opened the box, the scent assailed me. The bath bombs smell divine, and they soften and scent the bath water. Also, I thought the box that holds the bath bombs was a definite plus. It’s sturdy and elegant and can easily be given, as is, as a gift. I liked it so much, I’ll probably be buying this one again and again.”
14. Vegan Leather Sandals
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With summer so soon after Mother’s Day, your mom might appreciate comfortable, walking sandals for the warm weather ahead. These sandals have a vegan leather strap and a cork sole. It’s available in multiple colors including different shapes of black, brown, white, silver, and more! The price ranges between $15.96-$34.97.
Lindsey says, “I’ve worn these everyday since I’ve got them. I’ve had no problems at all. Everyone said they ran small so I ordered a size up but probably would’ve been fine with my normal size. I love these shoes so much! Comfortable and easy to wear!”
15. Baby K’tan Active Baby Wrap Carrier
For the new mom with a small baby, this Baby K’tan Active Baby Wrap Carrier could be a great gift! It’s made with breathable high-tech performance polyester. The wrap has temperature control and cooling and keeps away moisture and sweat. It has an adjustable back support band and can be worn in six positions for babies from 8-35 pounds. It’s available in Coral, Orange, White, and Ocean Blue and costs $59.95.
Shantelle says, “Comfortable, lightweight, not noticeably hotter than carrying baby with your arms. Easy to get on and off. Learned how to get baby in and out quickly in the first couple days.”
We hope this helps you find the perfect gift for your mom, sister, friend, and/or grandmother! If you’re looking for other cruelty-free products, check out 15 Cruelty-Free Nail Polishes for Spring and 15 Cruelty-Free Foundations You Can Buy Online!
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