14 indulgent grooming gifts for him this Father's Day
Because he deserves these
Are you still stumped as what to get for Father’s Day? We don’t blame you – he probably has everything he needs, but not everything he wants, especially on the grooming front, where he may be perfectly pleased with lathering up the same bar of soap for use from head to toe.
This year, why not make up for the magnificent job he has done in bringing you up by making sure that he has the right tools in his grooming arsenal to keep him looking polished, right?
To streamline the purchasing process, we’ve rounded up some of the most luxurious grooming gifts that will keep him looking and feeling spick and span, from lavish skincare to top-of-the-range scents that will telegraph to him that he’s the best.
The Noir 29 EDP
A cologne is essential to complete his outfit. Check out this gorgeous minimalist bottle, which combines subtle notes of bergamot, fig and bay leaf with muskier scents from cedarwood and vetiver. At its heart is black tea, a dry and leafy scent, all of which means your dad won’t feel embarrassed spritzing this manly scent on for golfing dates with his buddies.
Supremya Eyes All Night - The Supreme Anti-Ageing Eye Serum
Caring for the skin is not only limited to us ladies: Gents should take care of theirs as well. That’s why Sisley’s Supremya Eyes All Night anti-ageing eye serum will be a soothing salve that will make up for his stressful and sleepless nights. This creamy formula promises to smooth out fine lines, reduce puffiness and firm the area around his eyes, giving dad a quick perk-me-up whenever the going gets tough.
Is your dad a non-electric shaver person? Then a good shaving kit is what he needs. This vintage-inspired three-piece shaving set from Baxter of California ought to give him the cleanest and most effortless shave. Each gleaming piece is nickel-plated and topped with polished chrome, then engraved with a classic barbershop pole motif. Bottomline: This will make for a truly head-turning addition to his grooming cabinet.
Baxter of California three-piece shaving set, $381.90 from Mr Porter
What’s a good shave without some shaving cream? Help your dad ace his routine with Buly 1803’s Creme Pogonotomienne shaving cream. Formulated with antibacterial hinoki wood for a smoky scent, it is also very moisturising thanks to the addition of sweet almond oil, leaving his skin superbly supple after the shave. Plus, the vintage-inspired packaging is going to fit right into his carefully curated grooming cabinet as well.
Buly 1803 Creme Pogonotomienne Shaving Cream, $48.47 from Mr Porter
Specifically formulated for men, this anti-ageing protective shield promises to hold the key to a healthier and more youthful-looking complexion. Said to safeguard his skin from environmental stressors, this enriching gel contains shea butter and wild pansy extracts that promises to intensely hydrate his skin. He can also slather this on as an aftershave to soothe any razor burns.
This light and non-greasy hand balm will leave his hands feeling soft and nourished. Richly perfumed with a blend of zingy pomelo, powdery violet, aromatic jasmine petals, heady vetiver and spicy cashmeran, this will ensure that his hands are always supple right before shaking hands and sealing the deal with a business partner.
Well-groomed hands are a true signifier of elegance regardless of gender, and this manicure set with keep his fingers up to par. The kit includes a selection of durable German-made tools housed in a classy leather-bound case – perfect for toting along on business trips.
Czech & Speake leather-bound manicure set, $708.30 from Mr Porter
Does your dad have an unruly head of hair? Then Patricks M3 matte finish pomade may be just the thing to tame his thick coarse mop. This labdanum- and patchouli-scented formula is engineered for longevity by rebuffing sweat, so he stays comfortable running about town. Fortified with saw palmetto, red clover and sage, this pomade will also protect his hair from damage, however he styles it.
Patricks M3 matte finish strong hold pomade, $60 from Sephora
He needs a mask to pamper his skin after an arduous day at work, so this Chamomile Concentrate Anti-Blemish Masque is perfect for a home spa experience. Known for its calming properties, this mask will soothe and balance his skin, reducing redness while simultaneously absorbing any excess oil and impurities. The result? Clearer and more radiant complexion.
An anti-ageing serum formulated for men, the Dior Homme Dermo System Age Control Firming Care promises to mattify and re-plump the skin by fortifying skin tissues. Formulated with zinc that helps in tightening pores, this serum is ultra lightweight, making it possible to double up as an aftershave.
Dior Homme Dermo System Age Control Firming Care, $111.90 from Harrods
Crisp, woody and aromatic, the Sunday Cologne by Byredo features bergamot, star anise and cardamom as top notes, with a heart of geranium, incense and lavender and finally earthy vetiver, moss and patchouli as its base. This very clean scent is set to become your dad’s signature cologne.
Byredo Sunday Cologne Vetiver and Bergamot, $271.74 from Mr Porter
Styling his hair will be so much more convenient with this tortoiseshell acetate rake comb. Sophisticated and elegant, Buly 1803’s comb has been hand-shaped in Switzerland from high-quality acetate before being polished by hand to a soft lustre. Notice the wide-set teeth? They are set that way to prevent damaging of hair. Bonus: It comes in a soft sleek pouch for easy storage.
Buly 1803 tortoiseshell acetate rake comb, $76.37 from Mr Porter
The newest addition to the Sisley family, this Black Rose Skin Infusion cream promises to rejuvenate and plump up the skin (psst, you can ‘borrow’ it for your own use, too). Deeply hydrating with the luxe brand’s signature black rose extract, the formula is said to combat free radicals, lending you a more supple and radiant appearance. Plus, it’s formulated with a blend of essential oils to refresh and renew dull complexion.
A radically fresh composition, Sauvage from Dior boasts juicy bergamot and a powerful woody aroma from ambroxan, an ingredient derived from precious ambergris. There is something quite masculine about this multi-layered fragrance that will instantly boost your dad’s magnetism and make him that much more sophisticated to the people around him.