Holiday Gift Guide 2017: Gift Ideas for that Special Man in Your Life

BY Dermstore Editors · November 7, 2017

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If relationship articles and your male college buddies are to be believed, guys are supposed to be simple, uncomplicated beings. But here’s the rub: come holiday season, picking out the best gifts for men—whether for your significant other, father, brother or best friend—is probably the hardest thing on your to-do list. But come on, it doesn’t always have to be a handkerchief, a pair of socks or a tie! Here at Dermstore, we are firm believers that every gift should scream, “I was definitely and exclusively thinking about you when I got this!” And if you share our sentiments, this one is for you! Here’s a quick guide to the best holiday gifts you can give to that special man in your life.

Under $50

Jack Black The Balm Squad, $25 ($30 Value)

Mistletoe or not, there’s bound to be plenty of snogging this holiday season. So, yes, your guy’s puckers need some lovin’ too! Infused with the soothing properties of avocado oil and shea butter, powerful antioxidants and SPF protection, this lip balm set is the ultimate savior of dry, chapped and irritated lips, leaving them soft, silky and kiss-ready all year long!

Proraso Vintage Toccasana Tin – Sensitive Formula, $32

If your guy’s the type who likes to keep things simple and practical, grab him a set of the Proraso Vintage Toccasana Tin. Housed in a limited-edition collectible vintage tin, it includes Pre-Shave Cream, Shaving Cream in a Tube and After Shave Balm, and is specially formulated for sensitive skin. It reduces the symptoms of common shaving complaints—itchiness, hypersensitivity, razor bumps, ingrown hairs and dryness—thanks to its nourishing blend of green tea extract and oatmeal that calms redness and soothes irritation.

Olivina Men Grooming Essentials Kit, $35

This five-piece grooming kit is guaranteed to score some points from your favorite guy who likes to keep his daily regimen simple and straightforward. Crafted with fresh and natural ingredients, this head-to-toe kit includes All-in-One Body Wash, All-in-One Scrub, Conditioning Cream, Aluminum Free Deodorant and 2-in-1 Shave Prep & Beard Oil.

Under $100

Remington Virtually Indestructible Barbershop Clipper, $59.99

Just like what its name suggests, this cordless grooming clipper is built to last and outlast—thanks to its high-impact casing and lithium-powered interior with up to 60 minutes of consistent cutting capability. Whether it’s a trim or a complete hairstyle change, this clipper guarantees professional-looking results with its Powercut Blade System that cuts even through the thickest hair. This 20-piece kit includes—among other items—11 clipper attachments, a blade guard, scissors, charger and storage case.

V76 by Vaughn Bearded Man Gift Set, $65

Has your man decided No-Shave November should be a year-long thing instead? Don’t fret. The Bearded Man Gift Set has you covered. This skin care trio includes Beard Oil to soften coarse facial hair, Daily Balance Exfoliating Facial Cleanser to remove impurities and awaken skin and Daily Balance Facial Moisturizer to control oil while providing anti-aging benefits.

Menscience Androceuticals Travel Kit, $86

The perfect holiday gift for the man who’s always on the go, this travel kit contains top-to-toe essentials to make sure the long and frequent flights don’t take a toll on his skin. Packed in a stylish travel bag, this 10-piece set includes a face wash, deodorant, lip protection with SPF 30, sleep mask and ear plugs, along with some other goodies. Bonus: all products come in TSA-compliant sizes!

Under $150

The Art of Shaving Fusion Chrome Collection – Shaving Brush and Razor Stand, $110

This Shaving Brush and Razor Stand is for the well-groomed man, who, like this contemporary shaving stand, values elegance, simplicity and efficiency. Designed to display the Fusion Chrome Razor or Power Razor, this stand effectively drains water away, keeping his razors clean and ready and his counter organized and clutter-free.

Baxter of California Signature Set, $120 ($196 Value)

Featuring 12 of Baxter of California’s top-selling products, the limited-edition Signature Set comes in an exclusive Baxter blue camo box and includes customer favorites Daily Face Wash, Super Close Shave Formula, Vitamin C Cleansing Bar, Deodorant and Clay Pomade, among others.

FOREO ISSA Hybrid Toothbrush – Cool Black, $149

They say that a smile is the best gift and we absolutely agree! And to make those smiles even brighter, gift your man with the FOREO ISSA Hybrid Toothbrush—an electric toothbrush made with PBT polymer and ultra-hygienic silicone bristles that break up bacteria and gently massage the gums. With its flexible 3D brush head and ergonomic design, this toothbrush reaches every part of the mouth while fitting comfortably in his hand. Just charge for one hour and use up to 365 times.

$150 and Above

Triumph & Disaster Stash Box, $150

If your man has been less naughty and extra nice this year, there’s no better reward than Triumph & Disaster’s Stash Box, a classic-style grooming kit inspired by the apothecaries of the early 1900s. This kit features volcanic ash and kaolin clay to exfoliate and detoxify skin, coconut extracts to nourish and condition and vitamins C and E to brighten, counter free radicals and preserve collagen. This four-piece kit includes Old Fashioned Shave Cream, Gameface Moisturizer, Rock and Roll Suicide Face Scrub and Badger Hair Shave Brush.

PMD Personal Microderm Man, $175

Don’t be surprised if you get a puzzled look from your man when he opens his present and finds the PMD Personal Microderm Man. After all, not many guys can say they keep up with the latest skin care devices and techniques. Not to worry, we’re sure he’ll be singing your praises as soon as this handheld microdermabrasion device—which acts as a vacuum and suctions dead skin cells while exfoliating the face and body—starts working its magic!

FOREO LUNA 2 for Men, $199

We all know that guys have a thing for gadgets and gizmos, so it only makes sense that the best way to get your man to start his own skin care regimen is with the FOREO LUNA  2 for Men—an enhanced T-Sonic  cleansing and anti-aging system that’s especially designed to address the needs of men’s skin. This facial cleansing tool removes up to 99.5 percent of dirt and oil and preps the skin for a smoother, more comfortable shave while preventing irritation and razor burn.

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