So it's that time again — Father's Day. Is there a Dad in your life who takes great care of himself and enjoys experimenting with new products? Or maybe you know a Dad who could use a subtle hint that he might need some grooming? Keep clicking for all you need to know about men's grooming products and gadgets.
No matter how many times I hear that term, it still makes me laugh. But, no matter how funny it is, most guys need a little manscaping in their lives.
Remington's 8-in-1 Grooming system ($19.99) tackles every unwanted hair you can think of! It features the world's first "neckliner," to easily create a straight & clean neckline. It features a wide trimmer for sharp lines, a fine trimmer for detail styling, 16 lengths for versatility, straight-edge ear and nose hair trimmer, mini-foil shaver and a sleek charging stand that conveniently stores all the attachments.
Mangroomer is a new line of innovative grooming products for men. Their Essential Nose and Ear Hair Trimmer features a cutting-edge blade design that enables close results without causing painful ingrown hairs. Featuring a non-slip rubberized grip, men can enjoy maximum control and comfort — wet or dry. At 14.99, this low-profile design offers discreet storage in an affordable package. Their Mangroomer Professional Do-It-Yourself Electric Back Hair Shaver ($49.99) features an extendable, adjustable handle (extends to 2 feet!) that is100% rubberized for improved grip and easier handling.
The Salon Experience - Just for Him
Do you know a Dad who is going grey and not loving it? Paul Mitchell has introduced a 10-minute men's hair color service called Flashback, which is available at Paul Mitchell salons and schools nationwide. Flashback is available in a full range of tones just for men and makes a great spa-like gift for any high-styled dad who is looking to rewind time by banishing greys in a way that looks natural. Not only is it an affordable gift, but it could make for a fun bonding experience for father and daughter at the salon. Prices start at $30.
L'Oreal Professionnel Homme Salon (locations nationwide) caters specifically to the needs of men. They also offer hair care products for normal, fine/thinnng, rebellions, dandruff-prone and naturally greying hair, as well as styling products in a range of holds. All products are color- and number-coded for ease of selection. Service prices vary. Products in the $15 range.
If he appreciates good design, check out the King of Shaves Azor razor for $8.99. It's a wishbone-shaped razor made from one piece of plastic, and it has a bendable head that allows men to get a close precise shave on every contour of the face. The Endurium-coated blades mean the blade lasts longer than a traditional razor and the protective soft, rubber bumper sweeps across the skin's surface, lifting hairs to allow for a very close shave, while preventing unwanted nicks and cuts. Great for women, too!
If he likes a traditional brush shave, Men-u has a fantastic set of Barbiere shaving and facial favorites, shaving brush with stand and a free water-resistant travel case. Three easy steps for a smooth, comfortable shave without irritation: Shave, Cleanse, Moisturize. The product is $59 and you get free shipping. Choose his favorite color brush handle too.
If you are looking to get him an electric shaver, it's likely that you don't know where to begin. There are so many out there - how to choose? Bestcovery.com offers unbiased opinions on shavers, among SO many other things, so it's worth perusing the site so you can make the right decision based in his needs and your budget.
SKN Beverly Hills has a nice skin care line for men — and I love the clever names. Among my favorites are their Unplugged ($28) glycolic and salicylic acid pads — perfect for the lazy man, just a swipe over the face unplugs stubborn pores and exfoliates dead surface skin, and the dermatologist recommended Unbumped Shave Cream ($17), which contains benzoyl peroxide to address razor bumps on the face, underarms, bikini line and legs (great for women, too!).
Borlind, a natural line with department store quality and clinical proof of efficacy and skin compatibility, has a wonderful line of men's products that are designed to address the unique needs of men's skin. They are having an amazing sale, so be sure to check it out! Regular prices $17.99-$36.99.
For the Dad who doesn't have a lot of time or patience for grooming (but needs a high quality product!), I would recommend MyChelle So Clean "4 in 1" for $16.69. It can be used to cleanse the face, soften the beard, as a shaving lather and even as a body wash!
Hey, men have imperfections, too! Menaji, a skin care and makeup line for men that is natural, masculine and easy to use, created a sheer, jojoba-based concealer specifically for men for $20. It is formulated to discreetly camouflage dark under eye circles, discoloration from razor burn, age spots, blemishes or any other surface imperfections. It sets to a comfortable, undetectable finish that allows the skin to appear naturally flawless. And bonus — SPF 8. Available in 3 shades.
Gift Sets and Travel Kits
Treat Dad with the Philip B's award-winning Nordic Wood Hair & Body Shampoo (a refreshing blend of pure botanicals) through June 22 for $35 and Philip B will include a free luxury travel kit ($30 value!) with all his travel-sized favorites: Scent of Santa Fe Balancing Shampoo, Peppermint & Avocado Volumizing & Clarifying Shampoo, Styling Gel and a travel-sized Nordic Wood Hair & Body Shampoo for the road. Philip B's award-winning blends, all based on pure botanicals and essential oils at potent concentrations, have dramatically changed the way the world perceives luxury care for hair and skin.
Every Man Jack, a provider of affordable, high-quality men's grooming products, is offering their Six Pack Kit ($25), which is perfect for that busy man on the go. The Kit comes in a stylish toiletry bag and contains their Signature Mint Daily Shampoo, Body Wash and Body Bar along with a Singature Mint Face Wash, Shave Cream and Face Lotion. Every many Jack's products are free of dyes, phthalates, sodium laurel sulfate and paragons, making them perfect for just about anyone, including the eco-conscious guy.
Does the man in your life travel? Celebrity Hairstylist, Nick Arrojo, of What Not to Wear fame, designed the Arrojo Discovery Kit ($30), which offers a great opportunity for the user to discover these easy to use yet effective products and to satisfy the TSA! The kit includes travel sizes of shampoo, conditioner, hair gel, hair creme and texture paste.
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