16 Grooming Gifts He Probably Won't Buy For Himself (but Needs Anyway)
- Finding beauty items for men may be difficult, but it is not impossible.
- Grooming gifts are available at almost any cosmetic or retail store. Look for one specific to the needs of the man you are shopping for.
- Shaving kits, cologne samplers, and travel bags are a great place to start when beginning your gift hunt.
If you thought holiday shopping was difficult, just wait until you have to do it for the men in your life. Whether you're shopping for a sibling, friend, romantic partner, parent, or anyone else, finding something special to show your appreciation for them can often prove challenging, especially when your plan is to go the beauty or grooming route. While you could get them a fancy watch, some kind of customized kitchen utensil, or whatever popular gadget everyone's talking about these days, you also can't go wrong with a beauty gift that inspires them to be (and look like) their best selves.
Men's beauty gifts can be specialized to the need of the man you're shopping for. Do they want to grow a beard? There are plenty of beard-growth kits. Are they into cologne but not sure what their scent is? Buy them a cologne sampler from almost any designer brand. Plus, more guys than you think are concerned about skin care. Buy them a mask kit or product sampler for their morning and nightly routines.
Read ahead to check out the best men's grooming gifts that he'll appreciate just as much as he appreciates you.
Goodfellow & Co Cologne Sampler Set
Give them a chance to discover their signature scent with this Goodfellow & Co Cologne Sampler Set ($18). The set features four half-ounce-sized spray bottles with fragrances that include Blue Sage & Tonka, Juniper & Sandalwood, Cedarwood & Geranium, and Spiced Ginger & Rum.
King C. Gillette Soft Beard Balm with Cocoa Butter
The King C. Gillette Soft Beard Balm with Cocoa Butter ($13) is like a deep conditioner for facial hair that can either be left on or washed off like a regular face mask.
Peter Thomas Roth 5 Piece Mask-A-Holic Kit
This Peter Thomas Roth 5 Piece Mask-A-Holic Kit ($38) comes with five of the brand's bestselling masks, all of which work to soothe and purify the skin. If you know anyone who's in desperate need of a self-care day, this is one of many things that'll help.
Sephora Collection Skincare Surprise Set
Why pamper the skin with just one sheet mask when the Sephora Collection Skincare Surprise Set ($10) comes with two that'll keep their skin in tip-top shape. It comes with two sheet masks, a nose strip, and a lip scrub for days when an at-home pampering session is the only thing that makes sense.
Molton Brown Re-charge Black Pepper Bodyscrub Bar
Everyone loves a body scrub. This Molton Brown Re-charge Black Pepper Bodyscrub Bar ($22) provides the perfect way to satisfy his exfoliation fix during his daily shower routine.
Clinique For Men Daily Intense Hydration Starter Kit
For men with dry to combination skin types, the Clinique For Men Daily Intense Hydration Starter Kit ($16) is a great start to creating a solid skin-care routine.
Ralph Lauren Men's 4 Piece World of Polo Gift Set
Ralph Lauren fans will appreciate this Ralph Lauren Men's 4 Piece World Of Polo Gift Set ($60). Gift them with these four different fragrances to try to save them the worry of buying each one individually.