The festive season is nearly upon us ladies and gentlemen and if you're thinking of getting the special man, or men, in your life something extra special this Christmas, you've certainly come to the right place. Give the ultimate gift of confidence this Christmas and make sure he's looking on top form for all those restive functions, as I take you through twenty-one awesome men's grooming gifts. Whilst most men won't want to admit it, our eyes actually light up at the thought of receiving smellies for Christmas. Now is an important time of year to stock up, with a long and arduous winter in store for our struggling complexions.
Clinique For Men Sonic Purifying Cleansing Brush
Meet the men's grooming tool that takes exfoliating and cleansing to a brand new level and is sure to reinvigorate even the most tired looking faces. Clinique For Men's Sonic Purifying Cleansing Brush has been developed to deliver an unparalleled deep cleanse to the skin, in turn, promoting skin cell turnover within the skin, to reverse the common signs of aging and promote a brighter complexion. Think of it as a softer and much more gentle electric toothbrush for the skin, delivering 9,000 sonic vibrations deep within the skin each minute, to de-clog his pores and improve the smoothness of his skin's surface. This product comes beautifully packaged and really does give that wow factor when opening it and if he's anything like me, he won't be able to resist giving it a try and having a play around with all of its modes and functions.
Philips Sonicare DiamondClean Rechargeable Toothbrush
Get his teeth in good shape for all those new year snaps with the super luxurious DiamondClean Rechargeable Toothbrush from Phillips. Removing up to 100% more plaque from those harder to reach places, Phillips Sonicare promise to make teeth twice as bright on their whitening chart in just 7 days. Improving gum health and oral hygiene in the process, whether he's switching from a manual toothbrush, or upgrading from his existing electric model, the DiamondClean provides a significant upgrade. With diamond shaped bristles and featuring a sensitive mode too, this luxury electric toothbrush caters for every guy out there.
MMUK MAN Christmas Gift Box
Makeup for men might not be for every man out there, but if the guy in your life has taken a shine to cosmetics, then MMUK MAN's Christmas Box is definitely worth checking out. MMUK MAN are the UK's unrivalled number one producer of luxury men's cosmetics and were founded in 2011. Over the past five years, they've built up a client base of over 20,000 cosmetically hungry men, who aren't afraid of looking flawless. Their Christmas Box is new for 2016 and features 9 premium quality products to protect and perfect the skin, in the most natural of ways. Featuring their bestselling concealer stick, foundation, anti-shine powder and eyeliner, if your special man is a mascara boy, then this is sure to be the gift that ends all gifts. Packaged in a beautiful black matte box, which details the iconic MMUK MAN logo, this grooming gift is packed full of surprised.
Jack Black Core Collection
If you're looking for a sprinkle of class in your men's grooming gift for Christmas 2016, the Jack Black Core Collection will guarantee that in an absolute abundance. Containing three super charged skin care essentials and presented in a high grade pull string wash bag, this carefully assembled trio quite simply blows most out of the water. Starting off with the Beard Lube, a deeply invigorating shaving product that guarantees the closest shave, time and time again, whilst fully protecting and restoring the skin. Jack Black's Deep Dive Facial Cleanser is the next product in this gift set and is a powerful post shower cleansing product that deeply cleans and exfoliates the skin. Deep Dive can also be used as a face mask too, so if the boy is open to the odd pamper night in, he'll definitely find this useful. Finally, one of my personal favourite moisturisers, Jack Black's Double Duty Face Moisturiser, a lightweight and fast absorbing facial moisturiser that takes stress, tiredness and fatigue out of the skin and leaves the complexion firm, smooth and revitalized. With Jack Black providing a lot of bang for your buck, it's sure to be one very happy new year!
Pi Cologne For Men By Givenchy
I get my fair share of fragrances sent to me to review, however, I don't always get the time to review all of them. There is one in particular that stands head and shoulders above the rest and that is the Pi Cologne For Men by Givenchy, a fantastically rich fragrance for men that balances pure masculinity in its scent, with just enough freshness, to make any woman melt within a radius of five meters. It's beautifully bottled and it makes a nice change from the usual suspects he'll be expecting to receive Christmas morning. I don't know about you, but there are about 100,000 too many Jean Paul Gaultier fragrances flying around this time of year and if he's anything like me, he'll prefer something a little more sophisticated. Sorry Jean!
Bolin Webb X1 Grooming Gift Set
You could give him a Gillette Razor and fill his stocking up with spare blades to last him up until next Christmas, or you could go the extra mile with Bolin Webb's X1 Razor Gift Set, that wouldn't look out of place in even the most stylish of bathrooms. This razor actually fits Gillette Fusion Blades, but it's in its sleek and sexy design where it really steals a march over other luxury razors. If he's into his shaving on a regular basis, then the luxuriousness of this men's grooming gift will hit all the right notes. Resting safely on its magnetic ball style stand, to give the appearance of it floating, never will he hate the idea of shaving again. Bolin Webb's X1 Gift Set comes wonderfully packaged and in its sturdy and high spec design, its pure quality will come rushing through his fingertips. This razor is very exclusive and for men used to the finer things in life, Bolin Webb undoubtedly serve up a storm.
The Peter Joannou Ultimate Grooming Experience
For the blokes out there not so well-rehearsed in the world of exfoliating, cleansing and toning, the 'Complete Service' offered at Peter Joannou Male Grooming Brighton will teach them everything they need to know in one truly game-changing treatment session. Give the gift of an unforgettable day trip, for the man in your life in need of a little new year restoration, which at the same time, will show him how to adequately care for his skin on a daily basis. The 'Complete Service' includes a haircut, beard trim or shave and their captivating Face Buff, which is an intensive and relaxing skin treatment that cleans, clarifies and corrects the skin. If you want to go the extra mile, Peter Joannou's unparalleled team of experts boast manicure, eyebrow trimming and massaging skills that leave their clients fully rejuvenated. If he is lucky enough to get the singing barber himself, Peter, his soft sounds of Sinatra will leave your man enjoying a truly memorable men's grooming experience.
Ted Baker Luxury Manicure Set
For me, the ultimate in men's stocking fillers! Ted Baker's Black Brogue Faux-Leather Manicure Set guarantees to get a good show of hands around the table this Christmas. Containing stainless steel nail scissors, nail clippers and a nail file, as well as a set of tweezers and a cuticle pusher, there's no excuse for him to be showcasing anything less than perfect nails this festive season. The set itself comes in a premium quality zip up case and offers something a little bit different than an uninspiring stocking full of socks and pants this Christmas morning.
Vitaman Grooming Hair Trio
Super charge his hair care with the best in the business, Vitaman Grooming and their high performance trio of hair products. Guaranteeing the rejuvenation, thickening and strengthening of hair follicles, Vitaman's set of Shampoo, Conditioner and their award-winning Hair Food, all contain DHT blockers, which are essential to fighting hair loss, especially for men over thirty. Each product quite simply looks the part, and combine to create a very real bathroom force field, against underperforming and thinning hair. Once he gets to grips with all three of Vitaman's saviors', he'll never buy off the shelf again!
Deerskin Leather Wash Bag
Once he's completed his entire male makeover, the only thing left will be for him to store all of his new grooming goodies safely. For this, the Deerskin Leather Wash Bag from Pall Mall Barbers perfectly fits the bill. It's spacious, durable and extremely high quality and it also comes with enough compartments for him to keep all of his favourite products organized and clean. For a touch of luxury, cap off his new bathroom routine in some serious style.
Men Rock Beardy Beloved Grooming Kit
For the bearded guy in your life, Men Rock's Beardy Beloved Grooming Kit contains four expert products, to help him keep it in great shape. Including a beard wash, beard balm, styling wax and a beard comb, this quite unique men's grooming gift set comes smartly packaged, perfect for any well-groomed squire. Dubbed the 'male grooming maestros' Men Rock certainly know their way around the bathroom and whether your special man already boasts a full facial forest, or if growing one is on his new year hit list, this kit will undoubtedly come in handy.