In this lifetime, I can't count how many times I've purchased button-downs for my guy friends and exes that never made it out of the closet, or random gadgets that lose battery by New Year's Eve. So this year, I'm sticking to men's grooming gifts for the 2019 holiday season so that all of the men in my life can add a little oomph to their personal care routines.
If you're in need of guidance, simply think about the person you're buying for — and keep their lifestyle in mind along with the relationship you have with them. If you're shopping for your boyfriend, for example, pick out a cologne you'll enjoy, too, since you'll be smelling it on a consistent basis. Consider the Gucci Guilty Eau de Toilette For Him Giftset, which contains floral notes but isn't the least bit powdery, thanks to hints of orange blossom and lemon. Or maybe you're shopping for your younger brother in undergrad, whose definition of grooming still consists of a few blasts of body spray. Treat him to something nice that he won't find at his local college town pharmacy, like a nice shaving set from Harry's. And when it comes to your dad, surprise him with a luxe afte shave balm, like this unscented option from Acqua Di Parma.
Ahead, find 12 beauty gifts for any man in your life. He'll wish he had these in his beauty routine a long time ago.