Father’s Day Gift Guide
This Father’s Day, celebrate Dad by giving him a gift that matches his taste! Whether he loves a great adventure, fine spirits, a stylish watch, or needs to up his personal care game, we’ve got lots of ideas to make gift-giving easy. Check out these great presents that are guaranteed to make him smile:
Give Dad the ultimate grooming tool with this ultra-lightweight and compact, professional Gamma+ Italia Finishing Foil Shaver. The shaver features the impossible-to-find dual-function of everyday shaving combined with a special retractable trimmer foils for goatees, beards, or mustaches. With the longest continuous run time ever (120 minutes), it’s golden for any man who sports a clean-cut, razor-close shave.
This amazing gift set includes the brand’s signature Eau de Cologne, Shave Foam and Soap. White Moss, Acca Kappa's iconic fragrance, uses precious lavender and juniper essential oils and features notes of bergamot, amber and cedar wood.
This highly concentrated solid serum delivers potent actives overnight for a youthful-looking, glowing complexion in the morning. Supercharged with patented alguronic acid, a powerful antiaging ingredient, and fortified by algaprotein and nutrient-rich coconut water, this hybrid pressed serum addresses the first visible signs of aging by recharging fatigued skin, visibly reducing fine lines and wrinkles, and refining dull, uneven texture. This unique formula breaks into a serum on application and melts into the skin to provide a smooth, supple, and radiant complexion in as little as 10 days.
For the active dad, Alohilani Resort Waikiki Beach has curated an adrenaline-pumping vacation with the “Thrillist” package: a daring exploration of Oahu by land, sea, and air. Each day has been perfectly planned with thrill-seeking activities to foster quality bonding time while experiencing the natural wonders of the island. $989/night accommodating two guests for a minimum of four nights.
Artis Skin Essentials ($125)
Crafted from the heart, just for Dad—introducing an exclusive Artis gift set for Father’s Day, featuring all the essentials he’ll need for the premier skin care ritual. With three products in just one step, help him achieve a complex clean without a complex routine, with Artis Phantom Cleansing Silks. Elevate his ritual further with the Digit Skincare Oval 6 Brush—the perfect multitasker to seamlessly apply any skin care products. With the Essential Cleaning Pad and Brush Cleansing Wipes, it couldn’t be easier to sanitize his brush in seconds and prep for tomorrow’s skin care ritual.
This spirited brand was created by Tim Hollinger and Spencer Arnold, who wanted to find a truly natural soap that evoked the beauty of Northern California. It features a clean, limited-ingredient formula that is biodegradable and beautifully scented with a mossy-richness men love. It’s organic and packaged in 100% recycled bottles.
The Bevel Shave System is designed from end-to-end to help protect, cleanse, and nourish your skin every time Dad shaves. In this kit you’ll find everything you need, including the Bevel Safety Razor, Shave Brush, Priming Oil, Shave Cream, Restoring Balm, and 20 Blades.
Blank Brand prides itself in offering California consumers a potent CBD chocolate bar that packs a punch without breaking the bank. Blank Brand offers a variety of dark chocolate bars, including Caramel Pretzel, Dark Chocolate, and Strawberry. Each 100mg bar is shaped like a pinwheel to encourage micro dosing and moderate usage of 10mg of THC per piece. Easily shareable, Blank Brand chocolate bars are meant to satisfy any sweet tooth.
What better way to say “it’s time for an adventure” than a box filled with gifts designed to inspire? From a bucket list book to a warm candle and a cool bag tag, he'll have everything he needs to gear up and look good while doing it.
This copper-infused BOXFOX of bar cart essentials contains all of the fixings dad will need to whip up a happy hour any time. The kit includes Sugarfina Almond “Olives,” Viski Copper Strainer, Copper Shaker, Copper Cocktail Picks, and Jack Rudy Extra Bitter Tonica.
Collective Laboratories Activating Serum ($39/month)
This daily-use revitalizing serum treats the scalp with amino acids, minerals, and powerful botanicals that help rebalance oil levels and maintain healthy hair growth. Ingredients include ginseng, biotin, zinc, burdock extract, along with an ingredient complex developed by leading German scientists that is approved for hair growth claims under EU registration.
A Bourbon crafted for the dad with grit after legendary actor John Wayne’s own preferred whiskey flavor profile, Duke Spirits Kentucky Straight Bourbon is a bold, smooth, full-bodied bourbon aged in charred, American oak barrels.
This luxury travel collection is perfectly sized to accompany him on all of life’s adventures. Includes award-winning Deep Cleanse Facial Wash, Skin Sooth Shave Gel, Sharp Shower Body Wash, Instant Refreshing Gel, and a full-size Daily Moisture Boost—all housed in a sleek travel case designed by fashion illustrator, Megan Morrison of @TravelWriteDraw.
Keep his scalp in top shape with this conditioning treatment that helps soothe irritation, itching and flaky scalp. Utilizes finely milled charcoal for gentle exfoliation—the ultimate treat in the shower!
For a unique gift, give him personalized hair care that is tailored according to his needs and preferences—everything from hair type and fragrance to the actual color of the product, finished off with his name on the bottle! Free of sulfates and parabens, featuring a vegan formula.
The #1 new guided journal on Amazon “Go Be Kind: 28 ½ Adventures Guaranteed To Make You Happier” by one of Netflix’s most inspiring characters Leon Logothetis aka “The Kindness Guy” will take Dad on a series of kindness adventures to live a more full, happy life. Retails for $13.50 on Amazon.
Gryphon Comfort Washed Sheet Set ($139.99)
Help Dad make his bedroom a peaceful sanctuary with this breathable and casual set that gets softer with every wash providing the ultimate comfort. Made from 100% luxurious Supima® cotton and woven for breathability, this set includes one flat sheet, one fitted sheet, and two pillowcases.
Hush & Hush DeeplyRooted ($85)
Healthy hair starts at the root, and this daily nutraceutical that is suitable for men and women creates the perfect foundation to encourage stronger, thicker hair. Strengthen strands that have become weak, damaged and resistant to normal growth caused by over styling, hormonal changes and the aging process. DeeplyRooted is a holistic approach to hair health that counts Clean Clinical Vitamins™, amino acids, and fruit and botanical extracts as key ingredients.*
Just in time for summer, the oceanic twist to the classic Le Male fragrance will transport Dad to the high seas with blends of oceanic notes, Fougere, vanilla and ambergris. Features top notes of peppermint. The next best gift to a trip to the sea!
Give the man in your life a grooming kit designed for the face and body. This limited-edition box includes 3.3 oz sizes of the following products: All Over Shampoo and Body Wash, Conditional Conditioner, Control Styling Gel, Shave Cream, and After Shave.
The modern western man will rock this new T-shirt designed by artist Jon Flaming that brings a contemporary aesthetic to iconic actor John Wayne. The Lone Rider Tee retails for $30.
Designed by a physician and inspired by the high precision tools of surgery, this Leovard premium and luxury shaving set is crafted with top-notch and durable materials. These exquisite grooming tools are made from high-quality surgical steel, zinc oxide alloy and acrylic. Unisex and minimalistic in design, this premium shaving kit is sturdy, attractive and modern. With proper care, it will be a dependable shaving companion that withstands the test of time.
It may have a light tropical fragrance, but this coconut oil-based body oil is all about essential antioxidants, vitamins, fatty acids, and minerals. It also contains Kukui nut oil, macadamia oil, and passionfruit. Men love to spritz it on their chests, hands, and arms to get a good dose of nourishing moisture that makes them feel as though they are headed for a tropical isle.
Marvis Toiletry Kit ($22)
Made in Florence, Italy, Marvis has revolutionized the concept of toothpaste with a variety of delicious, innovative and contemporary flavors. Get their iconic Whitening Mint Toothpaste in the rubberized and chic Toiletry Kit that also includes Marvis' sleek, nylon bristle toothbrush.
Material Kitchen The Iconics ($245)
Every must-have from The Fundamentals, plus a few key additions to take meals to the next level: The Serrated 6” Knife—perfect for cutting bread and delicate enough for soft-skinned veggies; The Air Whisk—an elegant and nimble whisk that’ll whip anything into shape; The Slotted Spoon—a modern miniature colander made for effortless skimming and draining.
Mender Pain Salve ($28)
Whether Dad plays sports or does a lot of physical labor, this high potency full-spectrum hemp-extracted CBD pain salve is a powerful balm that starts working in just 15 minutes. Starting with a growing warmth, followed by a cool circulation sensation, the special formula is a potent all-natural blend that will become your go-to. Reduces inflammation on the spot and over time with continued use.
Oribe Educator Manny Rolon has rounded up some fantastic picks from Oribe’s Men’s Edit that dads will love. He recommends Dry Texturizing Spray ($46) for building on a foundation with “a primary layer of grit.” He also recommends Rough Luxury Soft Molding Paste ($39) for men with a textured crop, Creme for Style ($42) for curly-haired dads, and Flash Form Finishing Spray ($42) for long hair.
Paco Rabanne Invictus Legend ($124)
The thrilling fragrance made for the champion within every Dad. Embrace the sensational, cool woodland aroma built upon amber marine-wood notes and key ingredients of laurel, grapefruit and guaiac wood that screams victory with every spritz. Held on a pedestal like the trophy he deserves.
Paravel Main Line Duffel ($285)
This holdall duffel bag is perfect for long trips or weekend getaways. Constructed in the brand’s signature water- and spill-resistant cotton canvas with leather trim and handles. Features a removable woven shoulder strap, two interior zip pockets, and a two-way, lockable zipper. Meets TSA carry-on requirements and can be personalized for that special finishing touch.
This luxurious cream incorporates 100% Italian Organic Extra Virgin Olive Oil from Gallipoli, Italy. With a high concentration of antioxidants, this rare olive oil is only produced once a year! The super nourishing formula delivers the best hydration while cleansing the body in the shower or bath.
He’s put in the practice to become the Grill Master of his crew, now it’s time to reward himself (and the family) with a meat upgrade. This box includes 2 dry-aged steaks*, 2 lbs of dry-aged burger patties, and 2 lbs of bratwurst sausage links. Love it? Subscribe and never be without pasture-raised goodness.
REPLICA At the Barber’s Fragrance ($126)
Update his signature scent with this woody, citrusy fragrance that recalls the relaxing memory of a classic, masculine ritual with invigorating notes of basil accord and sensorial lavender that will immediately take Dad back to a day at a classic old-school barber shop.
This product is great for men who work with their hands or outdoors, as it also relieves cracked heels and ashy elbows. This natural body balm is a pure blend of organic coconut oil, rich cocoa butter, and antioxidant-rich camellia seed oil. Deeply nourishing, restorative, and protective, this balm absorbs quickly and leaves skin nourished and soft.
Modern men care about their hair, and SH-RD protein cream helps revitalize locks, adding vitamins and nutrients to the hair. It protects the hair against moisture and heat while functioning as a styling product.
Great for men, this Truffle Therapy Eye Concentrate is formulated with antioxidants, essential fatty acids, vitamins to protect against free radical and environmental damage, and hydrolyzed fruit extracts to energize and reveal brighter eyes. Ideal for all skin types, Truffle Therapy Eye Concentrate nourishes and hydrates the delicate eye contour for radiant and healthy-looking skin.
Soothe At-Home Massage ($128+)
Perfect for the busy man who is always on-the-go, treat him to a relaxing at-home massage with Soothe—which delivers a certified and background-checked massage therapist to your home, office, or hotel in as little as an hour. Book in seconds and schedule from 8 a.m. to midnight, seven days a week where available. The ultimate gift to spoil your Dad for all that he does!
If Dad is truly “a cut above the rest,” this set is perfect for his grooming needs. The Cut Above delivers the ultimate shaving ritual complete with the woody scent of bourbon amber. The set includes the ultimate in luxury skin care brushes, the Artis Oval 8, The Art of Shaving Bourbon Pre- Shave Oil, The Art of Shaving Post-Shave Balm, and The Art of Shaving Chrome Collection 5-blade Manual Razor. Exceptional indeed!
This cleanser provides a feeling of freshness and cleanliness, leaving skin feeling energized for the ultimate beginning or end to a day. Enriched with Brazilian guarana and Ethiopian green coffee and organic Community Trade aloe vera , this vibrant orange gel foams into a light foamy lather, which leaves skin feeling invigorated.
For that dad that can’t wait for a beach day, this fun, tropical collection ranges from pink flamingos to blue palm trees and was inspired by island living. It’s available at Bloomingdales, Saks and Nordstrom.
Dad will appreciate this truly classic grooming line created by internationally-renowned barber Matty Conrad. The products are inspired by his own grandfather, and each one is made with quality ingredients and award-winning fragrances to create a line that stands out from the pack in both performance and presence. The Field Kit is a robust introduction kit that contains a full assortment of Conrad’s grooming favorites, including a Pomade (3.4 oz.), Claymore (3.4 oz.), and Super-Dry (3.4 oz.)
For the dad that can't resist a good watch, Watch Gang offers a new watch each month to help build his collection. No matter his style or your budget, there are three tiers to choose from featuring watches by well-known and independent brands. A big bonus is that by gifting a membership, Dad will also have the chance to win a Rolex and TAG Heuer every week!
System Of A Down fans will love this brand created by the band’s bassist, Shavo Odadjian. 22Red is a cannabis, apparel, and music company introducing the newest intersection of cannabis lifestyle to millennials. It offers pre-rolls and disposable vape pens, as well as cartridges and eighth jars of flower. Their disposable CBD pen is perfect for on-the-go use. Using only premium flower and oil, 22Red is setting a new standard in lifestyle-meets-cannabis branding.
31-State ($9 and up)
Men will love 31st State’s California-inspired grooming products that work great and smell amazing. The collection includes hair care, body care, and skin care.
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Lizzy Sherman is an award-winning digital content writer/editor. She has been a featured guest speaker at Cal State University Northridge, Digital LA and The National Association of Audience Marketing Professionals. When she's not writing, Lizzy enjoys yoga and playing guitar. Follow her on Instagram: @zillizy