The Best Men’s Grooming Products for Christmas 2021: Skincare, Shave, and More
he gift season is getting closer and to complete the process, the latest men’s grooming kits should be on your radar.
Socializing is back on the agenda and this, combined with an increase in self-care for all genders during lockdown, has resulted in tremendous growth in the beauty industry. According to Google searches, interest in aftershave and colognes for men has increased 115 percent month over month as men’s grooming and skin care is at its peak.
Whether they’re keeping their routine simple or constantly evolving with a 12-step program, brands like Bulldog, Kiehl’s, and more have created curated gift sets specifically for men who are sure to get a smile on Christmas morning. Encourage them to freshen up before the New Year with an ideal, straightforward skin care regimen, offer everything they need for a close shave, or opt for all-rounders that work for most hair types – all perfectly packaged for the holiday season .
Frequent flyers or jet-setters will appreciate the list of the most important essentials in handy travel sizes so that they can clean, care for and style on the go.
Below you will find our selection of Christmas gift ready grooming kits that will give you healthier looking skin or keep your hair (on your face or otherwise) in tip-top shape.
Kiehl’s Mens Facial Fuel Set
Kiehl’s has collected its most popular products from the Facial Fuel range and packaged them in a practical bumper set. The trio consists of the Facial Fuel Energizing Face Wash, Facial Fuel Moisturizer and Facial Fuel Energizing Scrub. Charged ingredients include caffeine and a whole host of vitamins that help energize the complexion and leave it looking healthy, invigorated.
Bulldog Skincare Original Skincare Kit for men
Bulldog took an environmentally conscious approach this year so that your gift recipient can look good and feel good at the same time. The care brand offers many sets in all price ranges for Secret Santa, stocking fillers and every budget.
The Original Skincare Kit for Men combines three of the label’s best-selling products designed to enhance your skincare routine as they clean, scrub, and moisturize with a no-nonsense approach. It contains the Original Moisturizers, Original Face Wash and Original Face Scrub, which are housed in a reusable toiletry bag. The products are cruelty-free, vegan certified and free of any external plastic packaging.
Harry’s skin care gift set
If the attractive gift boxes in bright colors are not enough to convince you, Harry’s has bundled its range with desirable skin care, hair removal products and tools from its cult range. The Skin Care Gift Set (£ 28) includes some of the label’s newly launched and upcoming hero items, including the Peeling Face Wash, Daily Face Lotion, Hydrating Night Lotion and Targeted Blemish Treatment in convenient travel sizes ideal for the Frequent flyer in your life.
The Winston (£ 28) and Winston Deluxe Gift Set (£ 38) have been fan favorites over the years and contain the brand’s signature shaving supplies. You also have the personal touch with the option of engraving the handle of the limited-edition Christmas Winston razor with the three letters of your choice. You can choose from a shaving gel or shaving cream, two blade refills and a travel blade cover. The Deluxe adds a razor stand.
Molton Brown Recharge Black Pepper Festive Christmas Ball Gift Set
Beautifully scented personal care products are Molton Browns MO, and for the Christmas season, the London-born fragrance label is packing its most addicting flavors into a range of matching festive sets to help you gift the special man in your life.
With one of the most popular fragrances, this woody combination puts the Bath & Shower Gel in a ball. It has top notes of black pepper, lemon and ginger with a rather herbal heart of coriander, basil and violet leaf with an earthy base of vetiver, oak moss and ambergris.
Liz Earle Fresh & Smooth men’s collection
As a gift that is always given away, this set of men’s grooming favorites from the Liz Earle range is housed in a waterproof paper bag, which can be transformed into an attractive flower pot after completion. The product range consists of the face and body wash, the Sensitive Shave Cream and the After-Shaving Moisturizer with the skin-caring plant substances for which the brand is known. Valued at € 51.
The other saint The Protect & Preserve Kit
Give the gift of healthier looking skin with this comprehensive set from The Other Saint. It consists of innovative products such as the energizing caffeine scrub, the face mask with green tea and clay, the SPF protective moisturizer and the eye cream to refresh, revitalize and protect the skin. The attractive packaging has a structured marble effect and is sustainable as it is completely compostable. The aluminum containers are also recyclable.
Patrick’s Jet Life Travel Care Kit
For the man who has everything, you can’t go wrong if you stock up on essentials. Patricks’ Grooming Set contains products that you will use every day and that are neatly packaged in a practical travel kit. It combines the Deep Clean Shampoo, the moisturizing conditioner and the M2 Pomade in sizes suitable for hand luggage.
The Body Shop Himalayan Charcoal Skin Care Gift
This gift set is designed to bring the skin back into balance before the New Year. Your revitalized skin care routine begins with the foaming Himalayan Charcoal Clay Wash to minimize the appearance of pores and keep skin looking clean and fresh. Next, the face mask has a tingling effect and starts to loosen pore-clogging impurities. To round off the pack, the Konjac sponge also has a peeling and cleaning effect. The bamboo charcoal comes from the foothills of the Himalayas and is combined with organically grown fair trade tea tree oil from Kenya.
ELEMIS x Hayley Menzies London Grooming Collection
Elemis has teamed up with British designer Hayley Menzies. The toiletry bag is decorated with the fashion label’s characteristic, maximalist patterned aesthetics and contains the brand’s Skin Soothe Shave Gel, the superfood Cica Calm Cleansing Foam, the Cool-Down Body Wash and the Pro-Collagen Eye Revive Mask in travel sizes as well as the Daily Moisture Boost in a full version. The combination of heroes will moisturize, nourish and soothe the skin throughout the winter.
Wild & Hard Razors
The British luxury label specializes in hand-polished shaving utensils that are designed in an attractive Art Deco aesthetic. Add size to your regular defusing routine with these stainless steel-made razors that can be monogrammed for that personal touch. The best part is that they are compatible with a number of popular cartridges.
The Osterley Mach3 Razor is the brand’s cheapest model, brimming with sophistication and quality craftsmanship.