10 Affordable Mother’s Day Gifts Under $50

OPI Infinite Shine Fan Favourites
OPI Infinite Shine Fan Favourites in Peru-B-Ruby, $22.95. Smok’n in Havana, $22.95 . Japanese Rose Garden, $22.95 and Vodka and Caviar, $22.95

Thoughtfulness tends to trumps expense when it comes to gift giving – and never is that more true than on Mother’s Day. You don’t need to overspend to spoil your mum, evidenced by the boundless options of wonderful gifts available under the $50 mark.

Check out our edit of 10 presents that meet the brief without breaking the bank. You’re welcome.

OPI is everyone’s favourite nail polish brand, thanks to its long-last shine and huge assortment of colours. Their Infinite Shine Fan Favourites range is sure to include one Mum will love.

OPI Infinite Shine Fan Favourites
OPI Infinite Shine Fan Favourites in Peru-B-Ruby, $22.95. Smok’n in Havana, $22.95 . Japanese Rose Garden, $22.95 and Vodka and Caviar, $22.95

Royal Doulton’s set of pasta bowls are currently half price. With a rustic-chic aesthetic and playful colour palette, they’re a guaranteed crowd-pleaser (for extra points, add a homemade dinner).

Pasta bowls By Royal Doulton
Pasta bowls By Royal Doulton, $39.98 at David Jones

This peach blossom and rosewood Ecoya candle will bring a warm, joyful scent into her living room, and she can carry the fragrance in her handbag thanks to the hand cream.

Gift set by Ecoya
Gift set by Ecoya, $39.95 at David Jones

Country Road’s Alto tumblers have a minimal, art-deco feel and are handmade in Australia. Consider these the perfect ‘buying mum something she wouldn’t usually buy herself’ gift.

Tumblers by Country Road
Tumblers by Country Road, $44.95 at David Jones

Yoga enthusiasts will tell you that you can never have enough mats, so add to your yogi-mum’s collection (or start her off, if she’s been talking about it for years) with David Jones’ well-priced core yoga mat.

Core Yoga Mat
Core Yoga Mat by David Jones, $10 at David Jones

Jo Malone’s Lime, Basil & Mandarin fragrance is one of the brand’s signature and bestselling scents. Now, they’re offering it in the form of a super-stylish (and far more affordable) hand cream. We can practically guarantee your mum will love this.

Hand cream by Jo Malone
Hand cream by Jo Malone, $40 at David Jones.

Anyone who has lamented unique pain of checking in at a hotel only to realise there’s no hair dryer will know the value of a travel sized hair kit. All the better when its VS Sassoon – and on sale.’

‘The Travel Pro’ hairdryer
‘The Travel Pro’ hairdryer by VS Sassoon, $34.95 at David Jones.

Simple pearl drop earrings are among the most classic pieces of jewellery a woman can own and pearls are having a real moment in 2019. These simple gold-and-(faux) pearl Gregory Lander studs are versatile and super stylish.

Earrings by Gregory Lander
Earrings by Gregory Lander, $29.95 at David Jones

No culinary enthusiast’s kitchen is complete without a good slow cooker and you’re unlikely to find a more affordable one than Sunbeam’s Secretchef, which is currently in the seasonal sale for under $30. Bargain!

Slow cooker by Sunbeam
Slow cooker by Sunbeam, $54.95 at David Jones

Two for one! Deliver the gift of a good night’s sleep by pairing a super-luxe silk sleeping mask with Estee Lauder’s iconic Advanced Night Repair recovery eye masks. Eye bags be gone.

Eye mask by David Jones
Eye mask by David Jones, $29.95 at David Jones

Advanced Night Repair Concentrated Recovery Eye Mask by Estée Lauder
Advanced Night Repair Concentrated Recovery Eye Mask by Estée Lauder, $18. at David Jones

Discover more ways to show her you care, this Mother's Day