Skin Care

By Candice Sabatini

She’s the one you love the most and she’s the most beautiful lady in the world. Make her look and feel even more beautiful this Mother’s Day.


Okay, you can’t send her to Italy to bathe in the famous Tuscan mud, but you can thrill her with Tuscan Traditions from Borghese. Oh, did I hear you say she loves handbags too? She won’t be able to resist this straw tote! Lined in Tuscan orange fabric it’s filled with the famous Borghese Fango Active Mud, body cream, night cream, day cream with SPF 25, eye lift cream and moisture intensifier. With over $200 worth of goodies for only $53.00, you’d better hurry and get it pronto!

Available: Bloomingdales, Lord and Taylor and


She always made you wash your hands even when you didn’t want to. Now, turn about is fair play. SpaceNK Handcare Essentials treats Mom’s hands with TLC. Available in five scents, the set contains an anti-bacterial hand wash and an intense moisturizing lotion nestled in a pretty box that she’s sure to re-use to keep treasures in. $50.00

Available: Space.NK 99 Greene St, 217 Columbus Ave and


What better way to celebrate the miracle of you, than by giving Mom Miraculous Beginnings by Crème de la Mer? If she’s a skin care aficionado, then trust me, she wants this! Inside the zippered travel bag is an assortment of their coveted skin care products that includes, of course, the famous La Mer cream as well as serum, concentrate intensifier, toner, and moisturizing lotion.
It’s available for normal/dry skin or for normal/oily skin. $325.00 – she’s worth it!

Available: Fine department stores and


She loves simple and easy to use products that have a little spark. Jump Start by Philosophy is the one that’ll make her smile. Filled with Purity Made Simple cleanser, Hope in a Jar Moisturizer and Eye Cream, and Micro Delivery Exfoliating Wash she won’t be able to stop waxing philosophically about how wonderful you are! $50.00

Available: Sephora stores and


She’s always wanted one of these but never got around to buying it for herself. Well, make her happy and get her the Zia Natural Microdermabrasion Kit. The four piece set which will make her skin radiant includes the Microdermabrasion scrub, special applicator, skin balancing tonic and moisture infusion serum with CoQ10. $80.00

Available: Whole Foods NYC and LA or

Originally published May 2008
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