10 beauty gifts any man would love to receive this Father's Day
From cult classics to game-changers, you’ve got this one in the (beauty) bag
Whether he's the one telling you what retinol cream to buy next, or you've been trying to convince him to use moisturizer for over a decade, each and every man in your life will want and love the products we've rounded up for this gifting guide, just in time for Father's Day.
From the latest takes on essentials like grooming tools, to the secret best way to reduce fine lines or buff backs and biceps for summer, here are 10 beauty picks for men that you can snag last minute — online or in stores — that he'll truly enjoy using, no matter what his current beauty regimen.
A clear lip balm is a standard beauty item for everyone, and this one boasts the matte look he's always asking for. It's shine-free, non-sticky and full of hydrating and nurturing ingredients, like beeswax and vitamin E, that soothe and heal dry and chapped lips. Extra points for the graphic packaging and the fact that this comes as a 4 pack, so he's covered for loss and misplacement.
Rugged and Dapper Lip Balm for Men, $38, Amazon
A necessary upgrade for the bearded gentleman who's currently using a facial cleanser that doesn't take facial hair into account — or worse, no cleanser at all. This award-winning gentle formula breaks down buildup, softens hair and boosts shine. It's also vegan and cruelty-free, so you can feel good about gifting it.
Jack Black Beard Wash, $24, Sephora
The man who does his beauty research will be very excited about this multi-taking mask by Canadian company Schăf, loaded with lots of popular ingredients. It has Gota Kola plant, which is becoming very popular for its anti-ageing and healing effects, niacinamide for improving skin texture and stimulating collagen production, hyaluronic acid for skin plumping and volume, Arctic Mud, grape seed and sweet almond oil. The company is committed to simple and clean skincare for both men and women and its products are all toxin-free, 100% natural and vegan. This mask is suitable for all skin types, which makes it a great gift choice when you want to give more than one person the same thing.
Restoration & Detox Mask, $40, Schăf
This signature scent from Kiehl's is a distinctly modern fragrance, based on the unique blend of Kiehl's Original Musk Oil essence. With notes of fresh citrus, orange blossom, rose lily, and musk, it's warm and accessible, which makes it great for gifting. At a great price point, he can keep it in his gym bag, in the car or at the office for when he wants to freshen up.
Kiehl's Musk Eau de Toilette Spray, $57, Kiehl's
The "all new" find
Exclusivity and newness really level up the specialness of a gift. ArteStile and monte & coe's new collaboration brings the best of Italian and Canadian slow fashion, design, raw materials, and craftsmanship together with this luxury grooming kit. The kit includes four stainless steel handcrafted grooming tools: tweezers, scissors, a nail file, and a clipper, as well as an eyebrow brush and comb, packaged in a beautiful handcrafted full grain leather case. It's everything you need for grooming at home or on the go.
ArteStile X monte & coe Grooming Kit, $160, monte & coe
Nothing makes a person feel less fresh than stress. This blend of essential oils can help minimize feelings of mild anxiety, restlessness and nervousness. 20 drops on a tissue held close to the face or on a pillowcase before bed will definitely help make your main man(s) feel #2blessed2Bstressed.
Saje Stress Release Tension Reducing Remedy, $27, Saje
The gateway beauty buy
This facial soap is formulated with Australian black clay and Dead Sea mud to not only cleanse away dirt but to also tone and condition at the same time. He'll love the creamy froth so much, it may just tip the scales in his lust for beauty products. Blended with almond, avocado, and jojoba oils, it provides maximum moisture while also helping maintain a balanced complexion.
Osmia Organics Black Clay Facial Soap, $32, The Detox Market
The sweetest little gift
Montreal's GROOM offers a wonderful selection of ethically made grooming products for men, including their own signature formulas. For gifting this year, we think this folding comb, handmade in the UK, is the most stylish and most practical little gift for literally every man you know, Father's Day or otherwise.
Folding comb, $19.50, GROOM
The luxury item
This classic and luxurious after shave balm from HERMÈS in the Terre d'Hermès scent will go over well for anyone. The formula easily absorbs into the skin, helps soothe razor burn and provides just the right amount of fragrance.
Terre d'Hermès After-Shave Balm, $82, Sephora
The summer skin prep
Perk up his daily shower routine with this all-natural organic coffee-based exfoliator. It's rich in vitamins, natural oils and antioxidants that will leave his whole body feeling smooth and soft. Added bonus: the invigorating mint scent is sure to put a little extra pep in his step.
Invigorating Mint Coffee Scrub, $19.99, basd