As we all know, men are notoriously hard to buy gifts for. Whether you’re looking for a Valentine’s Day gift for your boyfriend, husband, father, brother, or any other man in your life, we’ve put together this Valentine’s Day gift guide to help you find the perfect gift that will make them smile.
February 14th is fast approaching, and if you’re still looking for the perfect gift, we have you covered. Here are some gift ideas for the man in your life who deserves to be spoiled on Valentine’s Day.
Let’s face it, men are not the easiest when it comes to shopping for them. We usually end up with a gift that they don’t use or that they don’t end up liking. This is why we came up with a list of lovely skincare and grooming gifts for him. Whether your man is already a skincare fanatic or does not do a good job of taking care of himself right now, let’s face it, men need some love when it comes to skincare and grooming too.
Men seem to have more trouble than women when it comes to skincare, and the reason isn’t always so simple as “they don’t care.” Sometimes, it’s simply a matter of not knowing what to buy, not knowing how to use it, or not knowing the difference between one product and another. Our Valentine’s day Skincare Gift Guide for Men is designed to help you make the right choices when buying skincare and grooming gifts for men.
If you’re sticking to a budget this year, then you’ll want to find the perfect gift without spending too much money. Luckily, our gift ideas below are organized by budget so you will certainly find something that works.
There’s no better way to get men started on a new product than by giving them a gift set so that they can start small and simple. They’re a great way to discover new products he would not have tried on his own, such as heavy-duty cleansers and masks, that could end up being an important part of his skincare routine.
Skincare gift sets for men under $50
The Intensive Moisture Trio from Dermalogica
The set which includes face wash, hydrating facial oil, and face moisturizer, is a skincare set designed for dry skin. In one package, you’ll get three high-quality formulas crafted to replenish and restructure dry skin through its complex of nourishing ingredients such as lipids to lock in moisture, restore lipid balance, and cleanse without stripping.
Jack Black – Skin Saviors Set
This set is “skincare-to-go” for you. Jack Black’s Skin Saviors Set contains four TSA-approved travel-sized PureScience formula products that make up a full skincare regimen. These products cleanse, exfoliate, moisturize, and protect the skin from the elements. All Jack Black products are dermatologist tested, paraben-free, cruelty-free, and free of harsh surfactants.
Mario Badescu Combo/Dry Regimen Kit
The Combo/Dry Regimen Kit was curated especially for combination and dry skin. It provides nourishment, balance, rejuvenation, and hydration to refresh radiant skin. The kit contains a trio of skin essentials to instantly boost the glow in your skin.
Skincare gift sets for men over $50
Sunday Riley Wake Up With Me Complete Brightening Morning Routine Kit
One of Sunday Riley’s best products is Good Genes. A lactic acid-based exfoliant that addresses many concerns including breakouts, uneven skin tone, and hyperpigmentation, Good Genes is often imitated but never duplicated. It is one of the best things your man could ever use to get his skin back on track.
When paired with the rest of the skincare routine included in this set, it can really result in some noticeable changes in his skin condition.
Peter Thomas Roth Water Drench Full-Size Moisture Pair 2-Piece Kit
Peter Thomas Roth Water Drench Hyaluronic Cloud Hydra-Gel Eye & Face Duo Kit, a hydrating duo that drenches the skin with a liquid cloud of fluffy-light moisture. It includes two full sizes of Water Drench essentials in one kit.
The single kit will leave both the face and eye area silky soft, hydrated, and more youthful-looking. Improve the skin’s natural moisture to instantly restore radiance & help provide an instant plump boost.
ELEMIS Peptide4 ‘A Radiant Looking You’ Skincare Gift Set
With this day-to-night routine, you can experience a flawless, radiant complexion around the clock. This skin-replenishing formula will help defend against environmental pollutants while helping to hydrate and restore. The set includes a cleanser, day cream, 2 masks, and a serum.
Other skincare essential gifts for men under $50
Jaxon Lane Bro Mask
There’s no better way to get men started on masks than to tell them these masks are designed exclusively for men. These Jaxon Lane Bro Masks are a four-piece hydrogel mask set that uses a niacinamide infusion, is more generously sized to fit over beards, and comes in two pieces to accommodate the thicker facial hair. The winner of The Men’s Health Magazine 2019 Grooming Awards and The Manual Guide 2019 Grooming Awards.
Murad AHA/BHA Exfoliating Cleanser
Murad AHA/BHA Exfoliating Cleanser is perfect for men with dry skin. This hydrating formula exfoliates dried-out skin cells to reveal smoother, softer skin with a brighter complexion. It gently removes dead skin cells and helps eliminate fine lines without irritation, revealing a more elegant complexion.
Baxter of California Men’s Exfoliating Body Bar Soap for Men
A highly hydrating formula that leaves skin feeling clean and refreshed. For super-smooth skin that feels amazing, treat your man to a revitalizing men’s body soap from Baxter of California. This exfoliating body soap sloughs away dead skin cells with jojoba meal and crushed olive seeds, boosting cell renewal and buffing away rough patches.
Other skincare essential gifts for men over $50
Jack Black Protein Booster Skin Serum
Jack Black Skin Serum is a solid, light-weight skin serum that promises to work below the surface of your skin. Peptide-rich and full of promise, this liquid skin serum penetrates your skin with the promise of minimizing the visible signs of aging while keeping skin healthy. A silky, liquid texture makes for easy absorption.
Foreo Luna 2 for Men
The Foreo Luna 2 for Men is the men’s version of the product that many love: Foreo Luna. The bristles are different, though, because they are designed specifically for men. The Luna 2 for Men helps men get a closer shave, prevents razor burn, and makes individual shaves last longer.
A cleansing brush is not what you would normally think of to get him to improve his shaving experience, but Foreo Luna 2 will be a pleasant surprise for him.
Silk’n Infinity – At Home Permanent Hair Removal
Here’s a hair removal system that had considered men in their design as well. Silk’n Infinity at Home Permanent Hair Removal System is for both women & men — Now, you can get the same professional results at home that you would get in the salon. This painless hair-removal solution uses the latest light pulsing and galvanic energy technology to disable hair growth at its root. Plus, you don’t need cartridges; it’s super easy and convenient! Results: 92% reduction in hair growth — Smooth Skin!
Shaving and grooming gifts for men under $50
Proraso Vintage Prima Dopo Tin Gift Set
This blue tin contains 3 full-size products for thick, coarse, or curly facial hair in this nourishing and moisturizing shave formula with shea butter and sandalwood oil. Includes pre-shave cream, shaving cream, and aftershave lotion. Each of these products is formulated specifically to be used together, providing a comfortable, close Proraso shaving experience at home.
Results to expect: nourished, moisturized skin and a smooth shave.
Baxter of California Invigorating Body Wash for Men
Cleansing on the next level for men! The invigorating body wash gently cleanses without drying men’s skin. Baxter of California Invigorating Body Wash for Men is a super luxurious body wash made for men’s skin. It is available in 3 fragrances — Citrus & Herbal Musk, Italian Lime & Pomegranate, and Pear & Bergamot — each subtly different from the other. Each scent has hydrating properties as well as essential oils, such as Vitamin E and Aloe Vera, on its list of ingredients.
Billy Jealousy Beard Envy – Beard Refining Kit
The Billy Jealousy Beard Refining Kit takes beard care to the next level. Featuring a softening beard shampoo, boar-bristle brush, and styling cream, this is the best way to keep your beard looking sharp. This kit features a best-selling soap, a hydrating shampoo with aloe and soy protein, an extra-firm boar bristle brush, and a styling product that holds hair in place.
L’Occitane Soothing Cade After Shave Balm
L’OCCITANE After Shave Balm is an ultra-hydrating smooth cream designed to help battle razor burn and aftershave tightness. A blend of shea butter and birchwood sap extract provides soothing relief. Plus, L’OCCITANE’s signature CADE complex of juniper, sandalwood, Immortelle, and rosemary essential oils purifies the skin.
Shaving and grooming gifts for men over $50
MenScience Androceuticals Men’s Scrub, Shave and Soothe Kit
If you are looking for a product that can help tackle your shaving irritation, look no further. MenScience has developed the perfect line of products to effectively prevent razor burn, irritation, and ingrown hairs. It comes with a face scrub, shaving cream, and after-shave spray.
Merkur Mk34c Double Edge Razor
For men who expect only the best, Merkur Classic 2-Piece Double Edge Safety Razor is the answer to achieving a perfect, close shave. This sturdy German-made razor holds a single blade and features a short handle for easy maneuvering. Its long history of excellence is due in part to its use by barbers and men all over the world. For the most controlled shave on your sensitive skin, Merkur is the way to go.
The Art of Shaving Shaving Kit for Men
The Art of Shaving Full-Size Kit is a perfect shaving set for any man. It has everything he needs for an upgraded shaving routine: a pre-shave oil, a shaving cream, a shaving brush, and an after-shave balm. They’re available in both scented (Sandalwood) and unscented versions, elegantly packaged to make it a perfect gift.
Valentine’s Day is the perfect time to show your loved ones how much you care about them. It’s an opportunity to send a message to the man (or men) in your life that they are the most important people in the world to you. It’s also the perfect time to treat yourself and remind yourself of just how special you are.