One classic and enduring gift for Mother's Day is fragrance; it's a personal gift, perfect for expressing our love and gratitude.  I've checked out 7 of the best new fragrances, sure to please the Mom in your life, in the Beauty411 Mother's Day Gift Guide.  Read on…

Blue Glow JLo bottle

Blue Glow by JLo – Sumptuous floral unites with mouth-watering fruit and
warm, sensual wood. Taking a cue from Glow by
JLo, this fruity floral scent channels the mysterious ocean in a
smooth, curvaceous bottle washed in a deep blue hue, accented with an ankle bracelet.  1 oz. Eau de Toilette, $32.


Kimora Lee Simmons dares women to be fearless, smart, glamorous and sexy with her new fragrance, Dare Me. This just-right for summer floriental fragrance opens with a
coconut top note that blends into a heart of velvety blackberry crème
and vanilla orchid with a warm drydown of crème de musk
and sandalwood. 1 oz. Eau de Toilette, $28.


CHANEL Chance Eau Tendre Eau de Toilette – This is the third generation of Chance and honestly, my favorite. A trace of green notes, Jasmine Absolute softened by a sheer veil of white musk and a hint of grapefruit, CHANEL Chance Eau Tendre Eau de Toilette is innocent yet sexy.  $65 for 1.7 oz.


nanette by Nanette Lepore has everything I love in a fragrance…a captivating scent, a bit of sophistication and a gorgeous bottle. This floriental starts out with notes of pink pepper, Neroli and rose petals, adds a dash of Violet and drys down to amber incense and woods.  1 oz. Eau de Parfum retails at $48.


If you have an adventurous Mom that likes more of a woody, fresh, musky, fragrance, consider Voyage d'Hermès. Definitely non-traditional, this fragrance invokes more of a unisex feel and is a study in contrasts: with notes considered masculine, feminine, warm and cool. Voyage d'Hermès is available at Hermes boutiques and online at, 1.2 oz. refillable EDT $90.

Royal Apothia

A Mom that is constantly on the go will love the portability and convenience of the Royal Apothic Extract
. These amazing roll-on fragrances can be worn individually
or blended to create your own personal scent. At $16 each, they won't break the bank. I was able to try the Marigold and Hydrangea, which I loved.  In various fragrances; available at


YSL's Opium, a
legendary fragrance classic, has a newly redesigned bottle that
symbolizes the passage to an imaginary world of fantasy.  If the Mom you're shopping for has been a fan of this fragrance, why not pick up the updated
bottle for her?  The 1 oz. Eau de Toilette retails at $50 and is
available in May at


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