Men are notoriously hard to buy for, so this Christmas forget the necessities and gift them one of the tempting treats below. They may not admit to it, but most men secretly love a bit of pampering!
The Body Shop’s For Men Maca Root Shave Cream, £5.50 is a rich cream to perfectly prepare the skin for a close and comfortable shave, whilst conditioning and moisturising skin, leaving it feeling soft and smooth
Available from: www.thebodyshop.co.uk
Jack Black Intense Therapy Lip Balm, £7.25 offers SPF25 and is enriched with skin conditioners and antioxidants. It provides instant relief to dry, chapped lips and guards against windburn and temperature extremes. Available from: www.boots.com
Korres’ Basil Lemon Shower Gel, £8 is a creamy, foam shower gel with a lasting moisturising effect. Wheat proteins form a protective film on the skin, maintaining its natural moisture level, and Active Aloe® stimulates cell regeneration and has significant antioxidant, skin softening and soothing properties.
Available from: www.debenhams.com
TIGI Bed Head Man On Gift Set, £18.95 is amazing value for money containing over £33 worth of products. Included are: Clean Up Daily Shampoo 250ml; Clean Up Peppermint Conditioner and Matte Separation Workable Wax.
Available from: www.feelunique.com
Kiehl’s Ultimate Stength Hand Salve, £19 is a fantastic product for those who suffer from extremely dry, cracked hands, particularly if they are exposed to the elements on a daily basis. It’s masculine packaging will mean he isn’t ashamed of applying this no-nonsense cream.
Available from: www.kiehls.co.uk
Bulldog’s Expert Skincare set, £20 contains all a man’s skincare essentials: Original Face Wash; Original Face Scrub; Original After Shave Balm and Original Moisturiser, all housed in a sturdy presentation tin.
Available from: www.boots.com
ClarinsMen’s Moisturising Care Kit, £29 promises to deliver hydration and vitality to the skin. Comprising the brilliant Super Moisture Balm, Shampoo and Shower and Active Face Wash, his skin really will be thanking you!
Available from: www.clarins.co.uk
Molton Brown’s Fresh Black Pepper Gift Set, £38 is blended with antioxidant rich Madagascan black peppercorn oil and top notes of coriander and comprises a duo of Black Peppercorn Body Wash and Re-charge Black Pepper Deodorant.
Available from www.moltonbrown.co.uk
Creampot Tom’s Beard Balm Gift Set, £40 contains a quartet of all natural beard balms in four scents: Mandarin and Cedarwood; Lime and Basil; Jasmine and Lemon and Bergamot and Coriander. This handmade balm conditions the beard and helps to repair and prevent split ends whilst softening, nourishing and leaving a light shine.
Available from: www.thebrightonbeardcompany.co.uk
Aspinal of London’s Men’s Manicure Set, £75 is beautifully housed in a smooth black leather case with luxurious cobalt blue suede lining. The set comprises scissors, tweezers, nail clippers and a nail file.
Available from: www.aspinaloflondon.com
Tyler & Tyler Leather Rut Wash Bag, £85 is the ultimate in luxurious, yet reasonably priced wash bags. It is made from soft, warm brown leather with contrasting mustard stitching, and features an iconic rutting stag design. Two compartments provide enough room for the most well-groomed of men to store his essentials.
Available from: www.johnlewis.com
Philips’ Click & Style 2-in-1 Shave and Stubble, £99 has two click-on/off attachments to allow you to achieve a totally smooth or perfectly stubbled look. It can be used wet or dry, even in the shower, and with or without shaving cream or gel.
Available from: www.boots.com