Valentine's Day Beauty Gifts For Men That He'll Actually Want To Use

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For a holiday that's more or less made up to benefit businesses, February 14 sure can cause a lot of fuss. Despite the fact that you just splurged on your significant other during the winter holiday season, you've gotta pull something out of your hat yet again to make them smile on Cupid's special day. Out of ideas? Get inspired by thinking of things that'll admittedly benefit you as well — and that means grooming supplies (because soft, manicured hands are definitely nicer to hold). Just be sure to shop smart and select sleek, stylish Valentine's Day beauty gifts for men that your partner will be more than happy to use.

If you've got a guy who appreciates a good skin care routine or a nice-smelling candle, you'll have no trouble getting him a gift to upgrade his grooming game. In fact, your problem may lie more in the fact that he steals a face mask or two from your own supply. The solution: A jar of his own detoxifying mask that'll help him keep his face soft and smooth, so you can stop keeping your own stash under lock and key.

But when you're dealing with a Valentine who doesn't get near nail clippers without prompting, it's time to pull out the heavy hitters. Snag grooming supplies that make his morning routine more effortless, like pre-soaked exfoliating pads that he can rely on between shaves, a three-in-one shower product to lather up from head to toe, or a leather-bound manicure kit and earthy-smelling hand lotion he can take with him anywhere. If it's so simple he doesn't have to think about using it, chances are he actually will.

Discover the best beauty gifts for the special man in your life, no matter his grooming or beauty style, ahead.

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Great Skin On-The-Go

Traveling doesn't mean you have to sacrifice great skin care. This kit ensure great skin no matter where you find yourself — and it's carry-on-friendly!

Smile Protector

You can't beat the power of a great smile and this whitening kit will ensure a perfect one.

On-The-Go Hair Care

If your partner is always on the go, this travel essentials kit from hair care brand Adwoa is ideal. Designed for waves, curls, and coils, it has all the formulas and products needed to keep hair hydrated and healthy while traveling.

The Coolest Mani

If your partner loves a great manicure, gift some polishes from MGK's buzzy new collection, including the latest chrome shades.

A Detoxifying Mask

Treat your love to a detoxifying experience with this eucalyptus-infused mask that fights inflammation.

A Sensual Scent

Give the gift of sensuality with this buzzy new fragrance from Tom Ford that's a mix of rich black leather, textured with addictive patchouli and vetiver.

Top Suncare

Do you have an active partner who constantly forget to apply his sunscreen? This kit is easy to cart around so he'll keep his skin in check no matter how hard he's working or sweating.

Body Bar Set

Why should your face get all the attention? Gift a luxe body bar set that's as nourishing as it is chic to display.

Dry Skin Repair Set

Hawthorne's five-piece collection includes a moisture-retaining face cleanser, lotion, body wash, body cream, and hand cream to ensure ultimate hydration.

An Upgraded Shaving Kit

Got a guy who takes his shaving regimen seriously? Then he'll love this sandalwood-scented shave gift, which includes a full sized Pre Shave Oil, Shaving Cream, and After Shave Balm to upgrade his routine. Does he prefer to go without strong fragrances? There's an unscented version up for grabs, too.

A Skin Care Tool He'll Think Is Cool

If you're trying to convince your guy to give skincare tech a chance, this tool could be the one to do it. The two-in-one ultrasonic device effectively unclogs pores and helps to infuse your skin care products deeper into your face. Now, it comes in a cool slate gray color that's completely gender-neutral.

CBD Sweets That'll Help Him Chill

Cult-loved CBD brand Lord Jones put together a passion fruit-flavored box of its beloved gumdrops. Each one has a 20mg dose of hemp-derived CBD, to help your special someone relax when required.

A Fresh Scent For His Space

Light his fire with Tom Dixon's London diffuser, which comes in a sleek brass vessel that'll look endlessly cool sitting on his desk or shelf. The fresh scent is reminiscent of a day in London: a mix of red brick, flowers in full bloom and the salty-aired Thames waterfront.

Dr. Barbara Sturm's Cult-Loved Skin Care

Dr. Barbara Sturm's Winter Kit will help your Valentine get onto an effective skincare routine, with deluxe sample sizes of the brand's beloved calming serum, anti-aging serum, facial scrub, cleanser, eye cream, and face cream. (This way he doesn't have to keep grabbing yours when you're not looking.)

Gucci's Guilty Love Edition Eau de Toilette

Nothing's more fitting for Valentine's Day than a limited-edition loved-up version of Gucci's Guilty fragrance. This modern aroma is characterized as an Aromatic Fougère Spicy Green scent, with citrus, spices, and masculine woods, and it's housed in a cool green bottle that'll stand out boldly on his shelf.

His Own Eye Masks (So He Stops Taking Yours)

Give your Valentine his own supply of hydrating, repairing eye masks from Jaxon Lane — these include collagen, vitamin B3 and botanical extracts to calm puffiness for a fresher-looking face.

An Effortless Hairstyling Cream

If your guy's got a mane that requires some styling in the morning, gift him an easy-to-use cream that gives hair some good structure and enhances shine. This one delivers medium-strong hold without adding lots of volume, for a natural appearance.

Cologne Wipes He Can Stash In His Gym Bag

Whether used after showering off at the gym or midday before an important meeting, these cologne infused tissues will seriously come in handy. The Vetyver Scent is made with warm, revitalizing notes of cypress, vetiver, amber, and cedar for a fresh, clean smell.

A Handsome Leather Wash Bag

All his grooming essentials can fit inside this sleek black leather travel bag, which is proportionately perfect for slipping into a carry-on suitcase. It'll look stylish on the counter, so he can keep it out in hotel bathrooms instead of unpacking everything and cluttering cramped spaces. Plus, it's a good hint that you two should schedule a weekend getaway together ASAP.

These Effortless Exfoliating Pads

You might already be obsessed yourself with M-61's Powerglow® Peel pads — they're a best-seller at Bluemercury and they make exfoliating a total breeze. Grab a box or two for your Valentine while you're stocking up for yourself, so he can use them as a quick and easy exfoliation treatment in between shaves. The pre-soaked glycolic and salicylic acid pads will help him prevent redness, ingrown hairs, and irritation for a smoother shave every time (you're welcome).

A Candle From Boy Smells

What better candle to gift a boy for Valentine's Day than one from beloved brand Boy Smells? Opt for one from the line's new Kush Collection, which smells like "bright Italian citrus and fresh-cracked black pepper sitting atop a heart of basil, oregano and fresh cannabis."

This Luxe Manicure Set

Help your guy keep his nails groomed with this luxurious leather-bound set that he can keep in the bathroom or take on the go. The complete kit comes with nail scissors, toenail clippers, files, cuticle trimmers, slanted tweezers, and more — and while it's not really cheap, it's a thoughtful gift he'll actually use for countless years to come.

Clarisonic's Mia Men Facial Cleansing Device

Got a guy that even resists simply washing his face? A cool gadget should help. This one from PMD has been styled in a sleek black color way, with a charcoal brush head to help detoxify his skin.

Aesop's Aromatic Hand Balm

The softer the hands, the nicer to hold, right? Gift this luxe, softening hand balm with a woodsy, smoky scent for your special someone to keep on hand at his desk, by his bedside, or in his work-to-gym bag. It features long-lasting emollients to keep hands hydrating for longer, without a greasy feel.

This Multipurpose Shave & Beard Oil

This one works whether your guy constantly has a close shave or alternates between a grown-out beard and barely-any-stubble. Elemis formulated its Smooth Result Shave & Beard Oil with jojoba, grapeseed, and hazelnut oil to soften and hydrate skin, either to prep for shaving or as part of regular beard maintenance.

A One-And-Done Shower Product

Not all guys are low-maintenance (some like an involved grooming routine, and we love that journey for them). But those that prefer an in-shower process that's as streamlined as possible probably want as many multi-tasking products on hand as possible. This one from Redken is a three-in-one shampoo, conditioner, and body wash, made with crafted malt for softness and hydration.

This Indescribable Hair Oil

Lightweight but hydrating, shine-inducing but invisible, style-assisting but barely-there — this hair oil is as mysterious as its name suggests, but well worth the hype. It's got a 4.9-star rating at Ulta (which is as close to perfect as it gets, by the way), and would be ideal for your guy because of how easy it is to use. All he has to do is apply a few drops to ends and let dry for glossy, naturally-tousled tresses.