Welcome to The Gift Guides 2018! I bloody love Christmas and gift buying so a comprehensive beauty gift guide was a no brainer. As with my regular blog and Instagram recommendations, everything featured in my gift guides I have held in my hands and would purchase for my own gal pals, family and special people. All links are to Australian websites but all products are available world wide. Prices are also in Australian dollars.
This guide covers a range of grooming gifts for dads, brothers, boyfriends, husbands, postmen, pretty much any man with a face. Gifts for the man who has everything and the man who doesn’t know what he wants.
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1. Mon Purse Grainy Leather Wash Bag – $169
Forget that nasty gift with purchase wash bag your man has held onto since he bought his first bottle of 1 Million when he was 18. Mon Purse leather wash bags are just gorgeous, will last forever and can be personalised with your loved one’s initials. The interior is super roomy and lined with the beautiful suede. Shop here.
2. Perricone MD Essentials – $22
This little Perricone set is a great stocking stuffer for any man. It includes two Perricone best sellers, Nutritive Cleanser and Face Finishing Moisturiser, in great travel sizes that are perfect for the holidays. Face Finishing Moisturiser is one of my long time favourite moisturisers. It’s a divine gel cream texture that contains super antioxidant- Alpha Lipoic Acid. Shop here.
3. Mecca Cosmetica To Save Face SPF 30+ – $38
Possibly one the best sunscreens in the world. I said it and I have no regrets. To Save Face is a matte, non oily, non whitening SPF 30+ that doesn’t even feel like sunscreen. This is the best present you can buy anyone in my opinion but especially coming into summer in Australia. This is a broad spectrum protection and also contains hyaluronic acid for keep the skin hydration. Shop here.
4. Dr Dennis Gross Hyaluronic Marine Oil Free Moisture Cushion – $88
Speaking of cult favourites, Dr G’s Moisture Cushion moisturiser is a best seller at Mecca for a reason. This is a super light weight, oil free gel cream that guys love. It absorbs so quickly with no residue and keeps the skin matte. It contains vitamin b and Japanese marine algae to soothe and brighten the skin. Shop here.
5. Malin+Goetz Skincare Essentials Set – $146
Malin+Goetz is a favourite with the guys thanks to it’s simplicity packaging and straight forward product line up. This set contains their best selling face products to suit most skin types; Grapefruit Face Cleanser, Vitamin E Face Moisturiser, Revitalizing Eye Gel and Lip Moisturiser. Malin+Goetz hero, Vitamin E Face Moisturiser, is a lovely lotion that doesn’t leave a greasy residue and comes in a huge 118ml bottle. A no-brainer for the father, brother or boyfriend in your life. Shop here.
6. Le Labo Hinoki Body & Hair Travel Set – $80
Le Labo’s holiday offering features this gorgeous travel set that covers the body and hair, all packaged up this super chic canvas bag. The set includes shampoo, conditioner, body wash and body lotion all in 75ml bottles. All four products are fragranced with their signature Hinoki scent; inspired by the hinoki trees surrounding the Buddhist temples of Mount Koya in Japan. Shop here.
7. KLIM by Michael Klim 2 in 1 Shampoo & Conditioner – $17.95
If you’ve ever faced the battle of convincing a man they need to use conditioner, you’re going to appreciate this product. The KLIM range is a line up of men’s skin and body care, all made up of natural, active ingredients. This 2 in 1 Shampoo & Conditioner contains antibacterial rosemary to cleanse the scalp and nori and spirulina which are both rich in omega fatty acids. Best of all, it’s one step – no conditioner required. Shop here.
8. KLIM by Michael Klim Aqua Cool Shave Gel – $10.95
Another winner from the KLIM lineup is this lovely shave gel. It contains peppermint and menthol for soothing and cooling and is rich in coconut oil to reduce redness. This range is at a really fab price point but in luxurious packaging. Shop here.
Thank you to the brands that made this gift guide possible-
Mecca Brands, Moskos Communications