While I respect his list, I also want to turn a blind eye and give him something a little more personal.
I tend to procrastinate — a lot — when it comes to shopping for the men in my life. Not for any other reason than it takes extra brain power to conjure up that perfect present. See, the guys I shop for are practical people; their wish lists consist of items like ankle socks, refrigerator magnets, batteries and pens. So, while I respect their lists, I also want to turn a blind eye and gift them something a little more… special, personal. Does this feel familiar? If yes, (I feel you)… have a look at some of our favorite men’s gifts , curated by your pals here at Free People. Scroll further for a simple DIY rosemary and tea tree beard oil if you want to take your gift to the next level.
Sea Glass Engraved Knife – For the camping fans, nature lovers, and outdoorsy men… this carbon steel camping knife is handmade in Brooklyn, NY, with natural sea glass. Includes Horse’s brand logo and a cool engraved symbol on the blade.
6 Pack Leather Beer Holder – Your man is going to be the coolest cat at the party. This American made, genuine leather beer holder fits up to six bottles or cans. Easy-to-hold handle, made by Loyal Stricklin.
Rock & Roll Suicide Face Scrub – Intended for all skin types, this well-balanced facial scrub crafted from a blend of natural ingredients including volcanic ash and green clay. Made to reveal refreshed skin, the scrub will exfoliate the skin and clear pores. Made by Triumph & Disaster.
Gameface Moisturizer Jar – After he cleans up with the face scrub, have him slather on this hydrating natural face moisturizer. Crafted from a blend of nutrient-rich ingredients including jojoba extract and vitamin E, this lightweight, smoky-fragranced formula absorbs easily to leave skin feeling refreshed. Made by Triumph & Disaster.
Golden Age Leather Football – If he appreciates sports, he’ll love this gift. Will Leather Goods made a historically accurate football inspired by the ‘20s & ‘30s. Made with natural vegetable tanned leather that was hand-stained and hand-burnished to create a time-worn patina. Very cool.
Atticus Leather x Canvas Duffle – Every guy needs a new duffle bag… this American made duffle features a leather and canvas design. Lined inner features a beautiful plaid print and various compartments for convenient storing. Two short straps and an adjustable and removable long strap create a customized carry and two matching travel size plaid pillows are included.
Leather Travel Dopp Kit – I didn’t know what a Dopp Kit was either. This American made genuine leather travel kit is perfect for carrying all of his essentials during his next trip. Lined inner.
Stash Box – A one-stop shop for all of his shaving and skincare needs, the T&D Stash Box is the ideal kit for the modern man. Based upon an old-school apothecary set, this essentials grooming kit features Old Fashioned Shave Cream, a badger hair shave brush, Rock & Roll Suicide Face Scrub and Gameface Moisturizer.
Vintage Harley Davidson Tee – This vintage tee was handpicked by our Vintage Loves buyer, Ali.
Vintage Sports Illustrated Magazine – Original edition of Sports Illustrated Magazine from March 6, 1972, featuring Bill Walton on the cover. Bill Walton! Don’t worry, your guy will know who that is. He will love this trip down memory lane.
DIY Rosemary and Tea Tree Beard Oil
I came to the realization that every guy in my life has some sort of facial hair, and I thought, those poor beards and mustaches must be in need of some lovin’. Below is a super simple DIY beard oil. And it smells so good!
5 tsp Kopari coconut oil
1 tsp argan oil
4 drops tea tree essential oil
2 drops rosemary essential oil
Small glass bottle with dropper
Mix all ingredients into a dropper bottle and shake well. Tie a sprig of rosemary to the bottle and voila!
+ What are your favorite gifts for the men in your life? I’d love to know!
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