Men always seem to have everything and need nothing, so getting gifts for them can pose quite a bit of a headache. They don’t need ostentatious gifts but thoughtful ones will definitely warm their hearts. Think along the lines of their daily necessities or things they can use in the near future.

To start you off and give you some inspiration, here’s a list of 10 foolproof ‘for him’ gifts that Daily Vanity has specially curated for you!

Psst, for more gift ideas, head over to our Gift Finder.

Gifts For Men

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1. Hanz de Fuko Deluxe Mini Kit

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Men who style their hair will appreciate this Hanz de Fuko Deluxe Mini Kit which is a sampler of the brand’s wide range of hairstyling products. There are four types of different holds and shines; Claymation, Gravity Paste, Sponge Wax and Modify Pomade, all housed in little tubs which make them convenient for travel too.

Hanz de Fuko Deluxe Mini Kit retails for SGD21 and is availabe at Sephora.

2. VMV Hypoallergenics 1635 Aftershave Salve

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Most men shave so you won’t go wrong with this practical gift from VMV Hypoallergenics. The 1635 Aftershave Salve is formulated with heavy-duty moisturisers that will hydrate the skin without leaving any greasy residue. At the same time, it will also soothe angry, irritated and sensitive skin and prevent the skin from feeling vulnerable from razor burn.

VMV Hypoallergenics 1635 Aftershave Salve retails at SGD42 and is available at Sephora.

3. Neal’s Yard Revive Your Senses Shower Gel Collection

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Wake up with one of Neal’s Yard Revive Your Senses Shower Gel Collection and you can be sure that your man is starting the day right. There are three scents available – English Lavender, Aromatic and Geranium & Orange to relax, soothe and revive him.

Neal’s Yard Revive Your Senses Shower Gel Collection retails at SGD42 and is available at Neal’s Yard.

4. L’Occitane Pierre Hermé Hand Care Trio

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Hands become dry really quickly during winter because they are the most exposed part of our bodies. If you and your man are going to have a white Christmas, then you will want to pack this L’Occitane Pierre Hermé Hand Care Trio in your luggage for him. There are three scents – Miel Mandarine, Pamplemousse Rhubarbe and Jasmin Immortelle Neroli, all of which smell like macarons and desserts from famous French pastry chef and chocolatier Pierre Hermé.

L’Occitane Pierre Hermé Hand Care Trio retails at SGD43 and is available at L’Occitane.

5. escentials Memo Paris Car Diffuser

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Luxury French fragrance house Memo Paris has come up with a Car Diffuser this season to add on to its family of fragrance creations. Car lovers will appreciate the two scented inserts of Marfa and Irish leather as they shuttle between dinner parties.

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6. Bvlgari Aqva Pour Homme / Man Wood Essence Gift Sets

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Pamper your man this Christmas with fresh woody and marine scents from these Bvlgari gift sets. Pick the Man Wood Essence if he has a couple of formal dinners to attend this December or the Aqva Pour Homme for more casual gatherings.

Bvlgari Aqva Pour Homme and Man Wood Essence gift sets retail at SGD159 and SGD169 respectively and is available at all leading department stores and Bvlgari.

7. Peter Thomas Roth Moisture Power Pair

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If you are trying to get your man into some basic skincare, then this Peter Thomas Roth Moisture Power Pair might just do the trick. Comprising of the Water Drench Hyaluronic Cloud Serum and the Potent-C Bright & Plump Moisturiser, this powerful duo hydrates and improves skin texture and radiance in just a few quick pumps.

Peter Thomas Roth Moisture Power Pair retails at SGD69 and is available at Sephora.

8. Kiehl’s Age Defender Moisturizer

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Does more than two steps in a skincare routine sound a tad too daunting for the man in your life? Well, fret not because Kiehl’s understands that there are men out there who prefer things fuss-free. Hence, the brand has got them covered with this Age Defender Moisturizer that is a 3-in-1 treatment; it firms, lifts and fights wrinkles in just one step!

Kiehl’s Age Defender Moisturiser retails at SGD72 and is available at Kiehl’s.

9. Doers of London Body Wash

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Sometimes the first step to encouraging someone to upgrade their grooming routine is by introducing them a great body wash. This invigorating one from Doers of London has the scent of Minty Rum and Sandalwood, a combination that has been proven to be well-loved by men. Formulated with natural ingredients, this body lathers easily but is gentle enough for all skin types. It nourishes skin while helping your man smell amazing – something we’re sure you won’t complain about!

Doers of London Body Wash retails at SGD32 and is available at Sephora.

10. Starskin Leading Man Coconut Bio-Cellulose Second Skin Hydrating Face Mask

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This designed-for-men sheet mask is created for dry, rough or irritated skin. Each high quality mask is soaked with concentrated, ultra-hydrating serum that feels cooling on skin, making it a great treat after shaving and sports. Perfect for men who can’t follow a skincare routine, this occasional treat makes sure he still cares for his skin from time to time. Don’t forget to mask together and snap a cute picture for Instagram while you’re at it!

Starskin Leading Man Coconut Bio-Cellulose Second Skin Hydrating Face Mask retails at SGD16 and is available at Sephora.

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It can be difficult to give beauty-related gifts to men, simply because most men look like they don’t care for these things. Fortunately, there’s more than meets the eye when it comes to getting gifts for us. This gift guide would help demystify this gift-picking process for you by sussing out some great gifts for all the important guys in your life. And you can trust this guide because it’s written by a bloke!

Fragrances for his lifestyle

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The active, working guy needs a good fragrance to go with his lifestyle. BOSS The Scent (SGD107, 50ml) is great for guys in the office. With a base of Maninka fruit, and notes of leather and burnished leather, this fragrance will make him a sexy standout in that office.
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If he enjoys hosting and is a home-body, consider the Crabtree & Evelyn’s Windsor Forest Diffuser (SGD98). The ornately designed porcelain diffuser will infuse his home with the scent of fir needles, spruce, pine, holly and juniper berries for up to three months.

Help keep him youthful!

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The Lab Series Starter Kit (SGD90) is great for helping him take care of his skin. The Expert Skincare set is a three-step routine that contains a Multi-Action Face Wash which exfoliates and nourishes the skin. It also has a hydrating Rescue Water Lotion that calms and balances skin, followed by the All-in-one Face Treatment that soothes, moisturises, repairs, and mattifies his skin.

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Clinique Men Great Skin For Him (SGD85) is customised to meet the daily needs of normal to dry skin. That’s why the moisture-focused three-step set also includes a Aloe gel to cushion beards and calm razor burns and even a hydrating anti-age moisturiser. It comes in a travel kit, so that he can easily upkeep his skin even when he travels.

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If he’s iffy on following a four-step routine, give him The Body Shop Modern Gents Maca Root Rescue Kit (SGD42) for a quick relief to his skin. The kit has a balancing face protector for quick cleanse and protection, and the eye rescue serum will hydrate and refresh the area around his eyes to give him that energetic look!

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American Crew’s Moisturizing Shave Cream (SGD29) is a herb-formulated shave cream that helps to moisturise skin while shaving. It also helps to soften dry and coarse beards as it nourishes the skin underneath. It’s great for guys who want to maintain their facial hair!

Get him grooming gadgets

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The Clinique For Men Sonic System Deep Cleansing Brush (SGD128) will go one step further to make his skin smooth and clean, just the way it should be. Dermatologist-developed for men’s skin, its purifying brush head with charcoal grey bristles cleans more effectively than hand-washing alone. Add a subtle sonic action, and his skin will be energised for the entire day.

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Clarisonic’s Alpha FIT (SGD250) is specially designed for men’s thicker, oilier skin. Their sonic cleansing technology oscillates at a frequency that produces over 300 movements per second to help loosen dirt and oil, while removing impurities from pores and getting skin ready for skin for a closer, smoother shave.

 

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Braun Series 9 Wet and Dry Shaver (SGD499) is an amazing grooming gear, and it should be top on your list for his grooming needs. This shaver is one of the most versatile pieces of device, with a cordless design and a pivoting shaving head to get to all those nooks and crannies. The wireless shaver has power for 50 minutes on a full charge, so he can shave in the shower or at the sink. Either way, it’s going to keep him looking neat and tidy.

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If the shaver is going to keep his face neat and tidy, then the Philips Sonicare DiamondClean Toothbrush (SGD319, but available at SGD269 from now till 31 December) will keep his breath fresh all day. It promises to remove seven times more plaque than a regular toothbrush and improve gum health in only two weeks, and even has a sensitive teeth and gums setting to make sure even the most sensitive of teeth get a good brush.