It’s results week for the Mum’s Choice Awards on UKMums.TV and so far, we’ve revealed the winners of our Children’s Entertainment category, as well as many of the award winners for our New Baby Must-Haves categories. Today we announce the winners for best food, healthcare products — including skincare — plus gifts for new parents.
The Results for Best Food, Healthcare & Gifts For New Parents
Today, we’re pleased to be announcing the winners for best:
- Gifts for New Parents
- Skincare Products
- Health & Care Products for Mum (and family)
- Food Products for the Family
Keep reading to find out what came out top in these categories!
Best Gifts for New Parents
Peter Rabbit Large Soft Toy – By Beatrix Potter
(RRP £25), from Enesco
About the product: “This 30cm Peter Rabbit soft toy is made from beautifully soft fabric and is dressed in clothing exactly as illustrated by Beatrix Potter, with his signature blue jacket.
This quality and authentic soft toy is sure to be adored for many years to come. This product is suitable from age 1+, hand washable and CE marked.”
Our tester said:
“Peter Rabbit is gorgeous! Lovely and soft – looks beautiful in the nursery. Our older son won’t put him down! A good size for the money – would recommend!”
Aqua Wipes Subscription Service
(RRP £49.88 for 2 cartons of 12 packs per month), from Aqua Wipes Ltd.
About the product: “ Recipient will receive 2 cartons of 12 packs of 64 Aqua Wipes Originals straight to their door. Choose from every month, 2 months or 3 months. The wipes are biodegradable, plastic free with Aloe Vera, as used by the NHS. Eco-friendly, vegan and compostable, dermatologically tested and suitable from birth onwards. With 99.3% purified water and mild, coconut-derived cleansing agent. A wonderful on-going gift that will not be outgrown and will remain useful and appreciated!”
New Mama Gift Set
(RRP £18), from HotTea Mama
About the product: “The New Mama Gift Set gives parents a hug in the mug when they need it most. Contains 3 functional teas; to support breastfeeding, to ease anxiety and aid sleep. Plus a high caffeine blend to give a gentle boost. It’s affordable and due to the quality of the whole leaf tea, makes over 90 cuppas. Each cup encourages parents to take a moment for themselves, supports their bodies and is delicious!”
Best Style for Mum
The best Style For Mum category encompasses health, wellness and skincare products. From supplements to feel-good skin treats, this round up showcases the very best products available today.
The Best Health & Care Products for Mum & Family
Natural & Fun Epsom Salts
(RRP £15), from Cotswold Spa Bathing Company
About the product: “Take away the stresses of bath-time and create a playful atmosphere for children. These 100% Natural & Vegan Epsom Salts are added with a little scent, fizz and they turn the bath red/yellow/blue or green. They come in a soluble bag… just throw in the bath and watch the magic happen. Magnesium promotes healthy sleep by producing Serotonin, the mood elevating chemical in our brain that helps us feel calm and promotes sleep.
Our tester said:
“Lovely scents and beautifully packaged. There’s lots in the box, so it will last a while.”
(RRP £14.99), from Feel the Glow
About the product: “32 beautifully illustrated Happiness Cards to uplift and inspire young people. These cards are designed to act as little daily doses of happiness, to promote self-belief, instil confidence and increase overall happiness and self-love.
All cards are printed on both sides and come in a beautiful presentation box.”
Simone Thomas Wellness Biotin Brilliance (RRP £30.00 or £24.00 per month as a subscription), from Simone Thomas Wellness
About the product: “Simone Thomas’ best-selling supplement for healthy, shiny and strong hair! Biotin Brilliance is expertly formulated with the right amount of Biotin, Vitamin B, Iodine, minerals and live cultures to encourage healthy hair, radiant skin and improved wellbeing so you can look and feel your best!”
Best Skincare Products
(RRP £19.99), from The Jojoba Company
About the product: “Our Australian Wadi Wadi Jojoba is truly unique and transformative for the skin. Jojoba is not an oil but a liquid wax ester which shares the same molecular structure as the naturally produced oils in our skin, helping the skin to be more receptive to vitamins and omegas.
Naturally rich in vitamins A, D & E, plus omegas 6 & 9, our Jojoba is incredibly soothing for dryness, redness and irritation.”
Our tester said:
“A pleasant gentle perfume. I have been using this for about a month and have noticed a small improvement already. You only need to use a very small amount on damp skin. It feels a little greasy on application but it does soon absorb into the skin nicely.”
Simone Thomas Wellness Skin Quencher (RRP £35.00 or £28.00 per month as a subscription), from Simone Thomas Wellness
About the product: “Having a new baby can play havoc with your skin but the Simone Thomas Wellness Skin Quencher supplement can help! Safe to take during pregnancy and when breastfeeding, this is a planet-friendly burst of complexion-boosting vitamin C with sustainably sourced marine collagen. For less than the cost of a latte a day you’ll have vibrant, refreshed-looking skin that feels plump and moisturised.”
Best Food Products for the Family
Fruit Bowl Peelers
(Strawberry, Raspberry and Blackcurrant) (RRP £2.50 per multipack, 5x16g), from Fruit Bowl
About the product: “Celebrating their 10th birthday this year, Peelers are six-sticky-stranded 100% fruit snacks that are a delicious and fun way for children to get hands on eating more fruit. Available in three flavours: Strawberry, Raspberry and Blackcurrant, they’re gluten-free, contain no added sugar, are vegan-friendly and count towards your child’s five a day.”
Our tester said:
“The kids loved these! They’re very tasty and true to their fruit. They make a good snack for school and will become a new part of the weekly shop for us!”
Baby Spice Kitchen
(RRP £35), from Spice Kitchen
About the product: “The perfect kitchen companion to your baby-led weaning journey. Tantalise their little taste buds and introduce them to exciting flavours early on. The stainless steel storage tin with silk sari wrap, contains 7 removable tins, each containing a different high-quality spice blend. A “must-have” for any foodie parent. Each spice in a resealable packet and all are free from salt, sugar and chilli.”
ChicP Hummus range (RRP £2.50 per tub), from ChicP
About the product: “In this range, there are four delicious varieties try! The creamy Velvet Hummus has a strong chickpea flavour and lots of zing. Plus fresh citrus/acidic notes that dominate the overall flavour profile. The Beetroot & Horseradish is a fresh, healthy hummus with a subtle kick from the horseradish. The immune boosting Carrot, Ginger & Turmeric is fresh, warming and loaded with antioxidant. Perfect as a dip or with your meal or even added to a salad dressing. The Spinach & Parsley Hummus is an earthy, green, fresh hummus. It is wonderful as an accompaniment to any meal. Not only delicious, these hummus pots contain no sugar or additives.”