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Aleksandra Jassem and Nikita Stanley are the co-founders of the Rebel Mama blog and best-selling authors of The Handbook for (Cool) Moms and Get Your $hit Together: The Rebel Mama’s Handbook for Financially Empowered Moms. Their beauty-related recommendation for a Mother’s Day gift is a Forma facial.

“We love this non-invasive alternative for lifting, tightening and smoothing the skin,” says Stanley.

Available at professional skin care spas and clinics, Forma uses radio frequency to rejuvenate skin. Stanley and Jassem explain that the Forma facial is a highly coveted treatment among mothers looking for non-invasive alternatives to Botox and facelifts.

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My recommendation: Getting mom a gift card to her favourite, or a new-to-her spa or salon, not only gives her something to look forward to, but it also helps sustain a business that may have been shut down for much of the past year.

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