- Christmas Gift Guide for Him
A Christmas Gift Guide for Him
If we’re keeping it real, buying presents for men is stressful. How many times have you whacked ‘the best gifts for men’ into Google, hoping that the perfect prezzie will pop up? If we go by our own search history, it’s probably one too many.
That’s why we’ve taken things into our own hands this year. We’ve done the research, tried and tested the products and pulled together the ultimate list of beauty gifts for him – gifts that will actually blow his socks off.
It's time to wave bye-bye to those awkward ‘thanks, I love it’ encounters and surprise the special man in your life with a next-level grooming gift. Whether it be your dad, son, husband, brother or any guy, really, there’s something here to suit everyone.
Keep your man looking fresh and faded between barber visits with this expert grooming tool from Braun. The All-In-One Trimmer 5 Master boasts the highest standard of quality to achieve superior cutting performance. The pro-grade blades deliver close, accurate trimming so that facial hair, sideburns and the neckline look neat and precise, every time.
Give the gift of good skin this Christmas with the ELEMIS Mens Deep Cleanse Facial Wash. The fast-acting daily cleanser is supercharged with English oak bark, spearmint and peppermint to deeply purify and remove impurities that clog the skin and dull its appearance. The invigorating gel formula is the perfect pick-me-up in the morning, as well as a pampering treat in the evening.
Shiseido is one of our all-time favorite brands so we're confident that you'll also love them. If you're shopping for someone that's frequently on the road or flying overseas then this starter kit is super practical. Featuring a selection of versatile products in travel sizes, it ticks all the boxes for a thorough skincare routine, wherever, whenever.
Know a guy that takes pride and joy in a beautiful, bouncy beard? Then be sure to gift them this beard oil from Redken. Formulated with 99% natural ingredients, including avocado and olive fruit oil, it softens both facial hair and the skin beneath for a beard that looks and feels great.
Upgrade bath and shower time with this body care kit from Australian Bodycare. This trio features three products, all of which are powered by natural, anti-bacterial tea tree oil for deep cleansing and rebalancing of the body. Indulge in the Deep Clean, Daily Care and Clean & Refresh formulas for skin that feels softer, smoother and fresher.
Another shower essential that delivers the feel-good-factor comes from no other than Carbon Theory. The Exfoliating Body Bar is an epic multi-use buffer that pampers, hydrates, cleanses, exfoliates and nourishes your skin in one fell swoop. The charcoal and tea tree oil blend is dermatologically proven to clear up breakouts across the shoulders, back and body.
K by Dolce & Gabbana is the men’s fragrance topping every Christmas wish list this year.
Fit for a king – literally – this eau de parfum can’t go unmissed. Just look at that royal blue bottle, capped with the iconic stone-embellished crown. If that isn’t gift-worthy, we don’t know what is.
Of course, the fragrance smells just as good as it looks. Inspired by the man that is strong, passionate and determined, it combines spice, herb, wood and citrus notes in order to create a warm scent that is truly magnetic.
1 Million by Paco Rabanne is the scent that reigns supreme. It’s a must-have for any fragrance collection and therefore a stellar gift idea for him.
Spritz senses with the intoxicating spicy, leather scent and have confidence that you'll smell irresistible from A.M to P.M. The signature gold bottle adds a touch of luxury to any Christmas morning, too.
Got a guy that's always on-the-go? Kiehl's have boxed their most-loved men's products in order to make life that little bit easier.
Featuring the best-selling Facial Fuel Energizing Face Wash, Facial Fuel Energizing Moisture Treatment, Ultimate Brushless Shave Cream and Ultimate Man Body Scrub Soap, this kit has everything a man needs to stay looking and feeling fresh. Not to mention, the 75ml bottles make the entire set airport-approved, meaning it can easily be tossed in hand luggage and taken on the next adventure.
A handy shampoo bar is the perfect gift for the guy that doesn’t have time to waste. As well as keeping things tidy in the bathroom, this nifty little soap bar leaves hair soft, smooth and squeaky-clean. Foaming up into a rich lather, the shampoo effortlessly washes away dirt and grime.
Give the gift of a Hollywood smile this Christmas with the FOREO ISSA 2 electric sonic toothbrush. This smart toothbrush pulls out all the stops to provide a next-generation clean.
Featuring everything from pulsar technology with 16 adjustable cleaning modes to an ultra-soft silicone brush head – this long-lasting electric toothbrush is a fast-pass to a brighter, healthier smile.
Dr. Barbara Sturm knows what your man needs. And it comes in the form of an excellent skin care kit.
She’s the go-to girl when it comes to all-things skin care, and this killer line-up of products revives and preps skin like no other. Featuring everything from foaming cleanser to facial scrub, face cream, eye cream and more, you can kit your loved one out with the full works. All the products included are travel-sized, meaning they can easily be packed away for business trips and romantic weekend breaks.
We couldn’t not include the iconic Tom Ford perfume in our Christmas gift guide line-up. It’s a timeless fragrance that’s become a must-have in every man’s (and woman’s) collection.
Serving up luxury with every spritz, this eau de parfum gives off a warm floral vibe. Patchouli, sandalwood, black plum, bergamot and black truffle are combined in order to create an unforgettable scent that lingers.
The sleek and sophisticated black and gold bottle, which is embossed with the signature Tom Ford logo, ensures that it's a gift that can’t go wrong.
Candles are always a great option when it comes to Christmas gifts, and the Molton Brown Russian Leather Single Wick Candle adds a touch of warm masculinity to any home.
Filling the room with notes of Siberian pine, aged leather and woody birch, this luxury candle transports senses to a twilight mountain range in the wilderness.
Scottish Fine Soaps combine their must-have essentials in order to create the ultimate grooming kit. This kit is home to a facial wash, body wash, aftershave balm and luxury soap - a set every man needs in his collection to guarantee an impressive pamper.
Arriving in a smart box, this gift set is the ideal present for any man to provide spa-worthy results.
The FOREO cleansing brush makes it super easy for the modern man to keep his skin in tip-top condition.
Channelling T-sonic pulsations through the soft silicone pads, the device gently but efficiently removes dirt, oil and dead skin cells from pores and the surface of the skin. It preps skin for a clean, close and comfortable shave and even allows other formulas, such as face wash, to work harder, faster and better. The best part? The smart cleansing brush is totally transportable, meaning a clean, clear and radiant complexion is always on the cards.
Need more Christmas gift inspiration? We've got you. Head over to our Christmas Gifts for Him page for tonnes of cool gift ideas (you might even bag yourself a bargain) or check out more Christmas blogs, including A Christmas Gift Guide for Her.
Written by Carly Cochrane
Carly is a beauty editor at Cosmetify and has been a part of our family for three years. She has over five years of experience in health, beauty and wellness writing.