To many daughters their dads are the most handsome men in the world. But some of them need some help in the grooming arena. We pulled out all the stops to find the cream of the crop for his medicine chest (sorry, no Old Spice).
Anthony Logistics For Men The Perfect Shave Kit: Help your Dad sport an impeccable shave with this quartet of products, zipped up in a sporty mesh dopp bag. Inside: bestsellers like Glycolic Facial Cleanser, Pre Shave Oil, Shave Cream and After Shave Balm. After going through this kit, he’ll have no more issues with ingrown hairs or painful razor burn. So give him a kiss! $55 at Nordstrom, Sephora or online at Anthony.com
Peter Thomas Roth Father’s Day Kit: This gem is cult-favorites wrapped up in one. The manly grey flannel bag is complete with classics such as Anti-Aging Cleansing Gel, Clinical Peel & Reveal, Uber Dry Sunscreen SPF 30 and Max Anti-Shine Mattifying Gel. He’s set. $150 at www.PeterThomasRoth.com
Anthony Logistics For Men The Weekender Kit: Here we have all the essentials for the travel-savvy pop who hasn’t retired yet and lives his life on the road (or maybe he’s jaunting away in his golden years). He’ll feast his eyes (and face) on Anthony’s top sellers, Glycolic Facial Cleanser, Shave Cream, Astringent, All Purpose Facial Moisturizer and Advanced Formula Lip Balm SPF 25 in (yummy) Blood Orange. Who could ask for anything more? Just $25, exclusively at Nordstrom.com and Nordstrom stores
AHAVA Kit for Men: For another on the go male: The Travel Kit for Men includes mini me’s – aka trial sizes – of the Mineral Shower Gel for Men, Foam Free Shaving Cream and a little cutie version of the Soothing Aftershave Moisturizer. Might make a good present for the hubby as well – just sayin’. $35 at ahavaus.com
Birchbox for Men: OK, so he’s really hard to please. The easy way out is a subscription to the newly launched Birchbox for Men, where every month he receives trial-size products from only the top men’s brands, including the aforementioned Anthony For Men, Jack Black and Kiehl’s. If he likes something, he can pick up full-size versions at the Birchbox online shop, earning loyalty points for discounts on future purchases. He’ll be proud of you for saving him money. $20 per month (3-month subscriptions available as gifts), Birchbox.com
June Jacobs Men’s Kit: If the patriarch of the family is an old softie..This nicely packaged box contains a cleanser, scrub, shave cream and lotion, and the kicker: everything is paraben and preservative free. If he’s not ready to go under the knife (like mom) he can put aside those aging worries for a few years. $65, Available at JuneJacobs.com
Caswell-Massey Presidential Soap Collection: Hide the Irish Spring for a few days. It’s time to get spoiled with these White House-worthy favorite sudsers by Caswell Massey. Seriously. George Washington selected Number Six as his fav fragrance, and Dwight D. Eisenhower and John F. Kennedy also favored the brand. The PC includes three triple milled bath soaps (for long lasting clean); Number Six, favored by our first fearless leader; Almond Cold Cream, selected by Ike; and Jockey Club, the choice of JFK. $28, CaswellMassey.com