Valentines Gifts For Men 2022:
If you celebrate Valentine’s, no pressure or anything; but now is the time to find the perfect present for your partner. In short, Valentine’s Day is when you choose to celebrate the day that is dedicated to love.
And if you’ve tried to find the perfect Valentine’s Day gift for the man in your life and still can’t decide; my team and I curated a list of the best gift grooming accessory items for you to choose for your special guy.
From BALLS.Co the bestselling and beloved BALLS Trimmer ( manscaping is a popular gift item this year) to Montblanc’s Legend Red woody fragrance where the the olfactory experience makes his heart beat a little faster during your intimate time together.
On a separate but equal note, might I be so forward as to suggest that you stay away from gimmicky gifts— that show up each and every year. I’ve yet to meet one man who finds those gifts endearing. More to the point, they are usually not funny and send the wrong message to the one you love. On the contrary, men love grooming gifts such as Blind Barber Beard Replenishment Oil, a careful combination of essential oils designed to moisturize and soften coarse beard hairs when it’s time to nuzzle up or Murad’s wrinkle corrector which consists of highly bioavailable hyaluronic acid which floods wrinkles—even deep-set, stubborn lines.
I often review and report on men’s grooming products and how current product offerings relate to dressing and grooming for success. In 2022, American men are interested in learning healthy grooming habits. More to the point, these make useful gifts for men aiming to look their best and achieve their goals.
With Valentine’s fast approaching, my fashion editor Pasquale Suriano and I have tested and curated the best Valentine’s Day grooming gifts that will be sure to satisfy your number one man!
Read on for the best grooming accessories Valentine’s Day gifts for him below.
AHAVA This exfoliating cleansing gel is formulated with AHAVA’s signature blend of Dead Sea minerals, Osmoter™, and their “G-force,” a powerful antioxidant botanic combination of Ginger root, Ginseng, Ginkgo Biloba leaf and Green tea. Powered with tiny naturally-sourced granules, the cleansing gel removes daily build-up of dirt, helps against clogged pores, and leaves the skin smooth without drying it out. Ideal before shaving, it energizes the skin with its citrusy, woody, aromatic scents. $21
BALLS.Co—The BALLS Starter Kit is an inexpensive way to make a small but important difference this Valentine’s Day. It contains the bestselling and beloved BALLS Trimmer, a cordless, waterproof hair clipper specifically designed to be used safely on his most intimate parts. $95
Barrel and Oak:
Barrel and Oak—Barrel and Oak’s Mountain Sage cologne is a natural, essential oil-based fragrance composed of crisp conifer, uplifting sage, and bright citrus that will awaken your inner outdoorsman and last all day long. Natural colognes like Mountain Sage are more subtle than their synthetic counterparts. $37
Biography-Hair and skin are natural companions. FEW WORDS Shave Drops by BiographyNYC is a sumptuous, vegan, conditioning agent for both parties upon their separation: Camellia, pumpkin, bergamot, sandalwood, lemongrass and borage seed oil soften hair and protect skin, priming both to receive the blade for a clean sweep, while preventing bumps and burn. Daikon radish oil and aloe ease the blade. Reunions are free of angst, bumps, irritation and razor burn. Because hair will always return to skin, FEW WORDS welcomes it back, then sends it on its way once again.$52
Blind Barber– Blind Barber Beard Replenishment Oil is a careful combination of essential oils designed to moisturize and soften coarse beard hairs as well as the skin underneath. This lightweight and aromatic oil leaves a “clean feel” and a soft touch whether you are clean-shaven or fully bearded. Either way, it’s time to nuzzle up. $18
Clocks and Colours:
Clocks and Colours—The Clean Shave is a custom-made safety razor featuring a double-edged stainless steel blade, matte-finish Rosewood handle and signature North Star emblem on the handle’s end. Comes with 10 Dorco Prime Platinum blades and a faux-leather carrying case. $$180
D.Chappell—Indulging your senses in dimensions beyond words – the CHAPPELL MAN fragrance is an extraordinary scent profile – with a combination of refreshing mint and lemon in its opening notes, and the sensuality of lingering notes of vanilla, tonka bean, vetiver, and moss enclosure, give intensity and power to this fragrance. $100
Dollar Shave Club:
Dollar Shave Club -Dollar Shave Club’s 6 Blade Extra-Close is made for a quick and detailed shave, offering 6 blades and a precision trimmer. This blade allows for a shave so smooth, you’ll never go back to your old razor. Gift your partner the Extra-Close this Valentine’s Day, so you two can get … Extra-Closer. $10
Dossier—If you haven’t experienced Dossier yet – the up-and-coming DTC fragrance brand you’re seeing all over your feeds – while now is your chance. Dossier was founded on the desire to make premium fragrances accessible to everyone – with craftsmanship in mind, the brand is unapologetic about finding inspiration in prestige fragrances.
Dossier – Woody Sandalwood, inspired by Le Labo Santal 33 is a best seller for men and there’s no secret why – this vegan scent is 1/4 of the price, but maintains all the long lasting notes of the original. A great gift for that new (or old) man in your life, that says, ‘I want you to smell great, without breaking the bank.’ $49
Fellow Barber—Ezra Arthur X Fellow Barber – Heirloom Pocket Comb with Leather Sleeve. This heirloom pocket comb is a tribute to an American barbershop classic. Our design is made from 410-grade stainless steel that’s precision machined and honed to an ultra-smooth satin finish. It features 18 coarse and 27 fine teeth that gently glide through all types of hairstyles, beards or mustaches. The No. 1827 Pocket Comb is durable, corrosion resistant and comes with an attractive, hand stitched leather sleeve, embossed with the Fellow logo. Your barber will certainly be impressed. $75
4AM Skin-Grueling work schedules, glaring iPhone screens, and sleepless nights aren’t going away anytime soon. Time is our most precious commodity, but most multi-step skincare routines would make it seem otherwise. 4AM took the guesswork out of skincare by making sure that each ingredient is at a specific percentage, pH balanced, and can live happily with each other and on your skin. Guess what—your 10 step routine just took 30 seconds to swipe on your skin. Early mornings look a whole lot simpler with 4AM’s two step skincare routine. $120
Frederick Benjamin—No matter where you are on your journey, no one enjoys a dry, rough beard. This two-step kit includes Frederick Benjamin’s cooling bergamot Conditioning Beard Cleanser and Hydrating Crème to help fight against itch, while active oils add much-needed hydration for softness. The light, cooling citrus scent is also a major win in our book. $20
Grooming HUT—Beards are still on-trend, with men of all generations from their 20s to 60s rocking the look with style. The secret is, beards and facial hair just don’t look good naturally. It’s all about the art of grooming. Grooming HUT is the gold standard for maintaining facial hair of any size or length, from stubble to a full-fledged beard. All products are created with natural ingredients and are cruelty-free. Grooming HUT offers essential beard grooming products for all types and styles of beards. Beards collect microscopic dust and debris and directly contact germs, smoke, food, drinks, and odors. That’s why it’s crucial to properly cleanse and groom daily and prevent germs, irritation, and beardruff. $44.95
Harry’s—Crafted from durable, tear-resistant fabric and packed with all your shaving essentials, in TSA-friendly sizes! The kit includes shave gel, the customer-favorite Truman Shave Handle, a travel blade cover, the hydrating 2 in 1 Shampoo & Conditioner and face wash to clean, scrub, and smooth your skin. $35
Humble Brands—Humble Brands’ biodegradable 4 simple ingredient deodorants are not only sustainable and eco-friendly but genuinely work. Say goodbye to body odor, even for the stinkiest of dudes! Our products are gentle on the skin and are perfect for the van lifer, all the way to the 9-5er. Our deodorants are simple and true, nothing else. Ask Jason Mamoa; he’ll let you know! $11.99
Kenneth Cole—This Kenneth Cole fragrance is a rich, yet light scent that can easily be worn for daytime errands as well as night time outings. Top notes of mandarin balanced by cedar, incense, and nutmeg create a unique and intoxicating scent perfect for daily wear. Not to mention the accessible price point, available at Men’s Wearhouse. $78
La Pochette—Stylish yet practical storage for multi-taskers. The Anywhere Everywhere clear pouches ensure everything is kept in its place from sink-side to hotel room or overnight stay. Constructed with highly durable, abrasion and scratch resistant biodegradable TPU, solvent-free and water resistant. The Anywhere Everywhere Box meets TSA requirements as a liquid carry on bag. $48
MANSCAPED™—Help him put his best face forward with MANSCAPED’s revolutionary electric ear and nose hair trimmer, the Weed Whacker®. Designed for maximum performance and comfort, this innovative tool features SkinSafe™ technology and a premium 9,000 RPM motor with a 360° rotary dual-blade system to reduce the risk of pulls, nicks, and cuts – plus it’s waterproof! Powerful, yet gentle, the Weed Whacker is a must-have grooming tool for any man. $39.99
Montblanc—There is no color more intense than red. Visually striking and always captivating, when it appears in a man’s wardrobe it is an attractive color that exudes confidence, resilience, and strength. Bold and eye-catching, red is also part of Montblanc’s heritage, appearing in the design of the legendary “Rouge et Noir” fountain pen, one of Montblanc’s earliest writing innovations in 1906. Endless source of inspiration, it has since become a signature Montblanc color carried down through the years, across collections from writing instruments to leather goods, and now fragrance with the introduction of Montblanc Legend Red. Bold and eye-catching, the color red captures the fragrance’s complexity and masculine intensity. 3.3 fl. oz. $100 / 1.7 fl. oz $80 / 1.0 fl. oz $62
Murad-The Targeted Wrinkle Corrector is the perfect quick fix for any pesky lines. This expert-formulated corrector mimics a filler, whether you’re not quite ready to go under the needle or holding out for another visit. The formula consists of highly bioavailable hyaluronic acid which floods wrinkles—even deep-set, stubborn lines—with hydration to plump, smooth and reduce wrinkle intensity on contact. $78
REÅLEA SKINCARE– Aurora is a powerful multi-functional and long-lasting balm, with an uplifting layered fragrance, that incorporates some of the top recommendations of dermatologists for skin health but uniquely does so using 100% natural ingredients including natural sources of retinol, vitamin C and SPFs. Use for deep hydration of the face and hands as well as to heal damaged skin anywhere. A go-to product for practical men who are looking for a simple multi-purpose natural cream that really works. Aurora, $79.
Related-The dopp kit is a convenient travel necessity to store everything from grooming products. Our bags are made from 100% recycled plastic bottles. A sustainable alternative that is essential for travelers. Also known as a Shaving Kit, Toiletry Kit, Toiletry Bag or Shaving Bag, this is a versatile addition and must-have product for your carry-on for the weekend trip or European getaway. $30
Riven—Wait a second, you’re telling me that the secret to a cleaner & healthier mouth is more bacteria, not less? According to Riven, yes. The mouth is home to billions of bacteria (like the gut) and Riven’s probiotic-based mouthwash uses clean safe ingredients to help you achieve fresher breath and a happier smile. Ditch the anti-bacteria mouthwash that’s wreaking havoc on your delicate microbiome and go for something that’s science-backed and expert-approved. Just don’t forget to brush and floss. $22
SACHAJUAN—Designed to be used with the SACHAJUAN Scalp Scrub to exfoliate dead skin cells and stimulate blood circulation and cell renewal in the scalp. $17
Scentbird-For the guy that may not sign himself up for this, he will love that you did. Scentbird allows him to test out a variety of brand name fragrances each month based on his preferences. Plus it comes in a travel-friendly case so he can stick it in his briefcase or backpack for a quick refresh. Affordable and convenient. $15.95/month
STMNT Grooming Goods:
STMNT Grooming Goods– Softens and tames all beard types with a moisturizing formula derived from natural oils. Free from silicones and animal derived ingredients. SIGNATURE SCENT: Citrus with incense and wood undertones. $21.95
SymplBrush-SymplBrush is the ultimate electric toothbrush designed to be better, faster and smarter – because let’s be honest, we’re always looking for the more convenient option! Clinically proven to clean teeth completely, within just 30 seconds, the sleek, modern design delivers high performance, while still saving time, making it the ultimate grooming tool for any man who is looking to up their wellness game! While it doesn’t look like a traditional toothbrush, it’s sleek & modern design is unisex, wile delivering a new-kind-of-gadget for your daily routine. Designed to clean your teeth completely, within just 30 seconds, without ever hurting your gums, it’s the most convenient, time-efficient option when it comes to electric toothbrushes. $149
T3 Lightweight. Agile. Performance packed. Featuring a compact design that’s 30% smaller and 20% lighter than a full-size hair dryer*, T3 Fit is powered by advanced T3 IonAir Technology that infuses negative ions into a wide and gentle airstream to smooth the hair cuticle and speed up drying. Designed with 3 heat and 2 speed settings to ensure the right heat and speed combination for every hair type, and a lock-in cool shot to seal your style with a lasting finish. Easy to grab, easy to style, easy to store. $149.99
The White Company:
The White Company—This sensuous, sophisticated scent draws its inspiration from Parisian nightfall; when the streets are dark yet behind closed curtains, the occasional window glints. Our blend of opulent amber entwines with flirtatiously bright mandarin and whispers of aromatic sandalwood. Full of elegance, full of intrigue, full of wonder. $19.20
Wild Willies Wild Willies is a distinctly rugged, Americana brand that speaks to the strong, pioneering man who wears his beard proudly as an emblem of wisdom. Wild Willies is a must-have for any man looking to keep his beard healthy and strong year-round. $34.99