Are you looking for Father’s Day gift inspiration? An uncomplicated gift to show how much you appreciate everything he has done for you? Let us not forget the other honorary fathers – the grandfathers, brothers, husbands and friends. I can not help but reminisce over the time my father taught me how to ride a bike. Swimming and karate lessons were a must and became essential milestones in my childhood because of my father. On my first day of university, my stepfather drove me from East London to the residence halls of Royal Holloway in Surrey. If only my biological father was present in adult life and my stepfather was still alive. Cherish what you still have, including beautiful memories to celebrate Father’s Day. Here is my gift guide to help you find the perfect gift.
Jaguar Classic Black is an elegant scent composition within the popular Jaguar Classic line. It is a seductive, high class and charismatic men’s fragrance that will delight even the most discerning of men. The RRP price is £80.00 (100ml) at Beauty Base.
75% of suicide deaths are male (ONS, 2020) – it has never been more important to support mental
health, especially among men. Happy Paul has one mission – to support mental health with self-care and a smile. How? With the launch of a myriad of self-care products for men that are infused with an award-winning fragrance, Bright Spice. From an Eau De Parfum and Roll-on Fragrance Oil to Body and Hair Wash, Cleanser, Scrub and Moisturiser, this collection exists to lift one’s mood and encourage a little bit of effortless, everyday self-care.
“For me, a smile is the most basic and yet dynamic form of self-care. It is restorative, transformative,
and completely infectious,” says Founder, Paul Gerrard. “I set out to create a mood-lifting fragrance.
That made me feel happy. I hope it makes you feel happy too.”
A percentage of profits from each sale goes to mental health charity www.youngminds.org.uk.
The Face Scrub is £18.50, 100ml and the Perfume Oil is £21.00, 10ml. Available at Happy Paul
Perfect for the shower or bath, the new men’s Antibacterial Cleansing Body Washes from Yardley London have been specially formulated with activated bamboo charcoal to deep cleanse and protect against harmful bacteria. Yardley London Gentleman Classic is fresh citrus and a spicy blend of cardamom & black pepper interlaced with a soft heart of floral notes.
Yardley London Gentleman Urbane: a flamboyant, dynamic fragrance with a blend of bergamot and lavender on top, followed by masculine notes of thyme and tarragon, settling into a rich dry down of sandalwood, patchouli, and musk.
Perfect for the shower or bath, Yardley Luxury Soap gives a rich creamy lather that leaves the skin feeling clean, refreshed, and smelling great all day long. The soap is available individually or as a trio for £2.00 1 x 90g, £5.00 3 x 90g. The Antibacterial Cleansing Body Washes cost £8.00, 650ml or £2.50, 180ml. Available at amazon.co.uk and Yardley London.
Be it rhombus, stripes or flowers: Lend your feet a stage! Do you want to showcase your open-laced leather shoes in style or contrast your white sneakers with bright yellow? Burlington men’s socks offer just the opportunity to do so. Be it sporty, casual or elegant: they are available in many different colours and designs. Available online at Burlington. RRP £13.00
The quintessential, luxe cleansing balm for men, ideal to use pre, during or post-shave contains organic jojoba oil which deeply cleanses and softens the skin for a smoother, closer shave, without stripping it of its natural oils. It also contains natural decongestant rice bran wax which balances sebum and deeply cleanses pores. Vitamin E repairs and restores skin during the shaving process and beyond. The RRP of Scrivner for Men is £36/50ml and is available online at Jane Scrivner.
Founded in London in 2018, the UK’s fastest-growing sleep brand Kally Sleep is the creator of innovative sleep solutions for a more comfortable and deeper sleep. The Kally Sleep range, including the best-selling Kally Body Pillow, is created by industry-leading experts, including Harley Street doctors and osteopaths, and manufactured using the highest quality components in the UK.
“The average human spends 25 years of their life asleep. By changing the way you engage with your pillow, we are determined to help you enjoy those sacred hours – Because when we say goodnight, we really mean it.” – Rick Hussein, Harley Street Osteopath.
Kally Sleep makes products to address all needs. The Anti-Snore Pillow retails at £34.99 and The Neck Pain Pillow costs £29.99. Stocked extensively across the UK in retailers such as John Lewis, Marks and Spencer, Boots, Next, Very and online a Kally Sleep.
A fragrance with an element of charm that brings love, passion and seduction splendidly to the fore, Eros EDP embodies excess and provocation. The package exudes luxurious quality. Versace Eros retails at £85, 100ml and is available at Boots.
At the top, the irresistible sparkling freshness of citron and lemon primofiore enhances the vibrant notes of pink pepper. The Dsquared man is confident and full of personality. The RRP of Wood Dsquared2 is £75.00, 100ml and is available at Harvey Nichols.
Awakening Body Wash.
Gift him an invigorating start to the day with GAIA’s Awakening Body Wash. The handmade body wash is light and hydrating, leaving the skin gently refreshed and moisturised. This best-selling product is nut-free and vegan, ideal for all the family to use.
Blended with GAIA’s signature awakening blend of rosemary, peppermint and lemongrass pure essential oils, this body wash will uplift his senses, and help prepare him for the day ahead. The body wash can also be used in the bath to create a refreshing soak. The RRP of Gaia’s Awakening Body Wash is £17.00, 200ml.
Strengthening Body Oil.
Support his inner strength with GAIA’s Strengthening Body Oil. With a blend of black pepper and ginger essential oils, it is naturally warming and will relieve aching muscles, along with enhancing focus during and post-workout.
The body oil will also help support his immune system, with drops of rosemary essential oil included in the blend, as well as ylang-ylang essential oils, known to elevate positivity and leave him feeling empowered. The Strengthening Body Oil should be applied in long sweeping strokes all over the body, leaving the skin hydrated and nourished. The RRP of Gaia’s Strengthening Body oil is £32.00, 100ml.
All products are available online at Gaia.
Put a smile on his face and add the fun factor to the occasion with Royal Flush by Poo-Pourri, containing a blend of eucalyptus and spearmint natural essential oils that eliminate bathroom odour before it begins. Simply shake well and spritz 3-5 sprays into the toilet bowl on the water’s surface and proceed with doing your business. The RRP of Poo-Pourri is £7.99 and makes for a cheeky gift-box filler.
Fresh Air By Home-Pourri is a new launch that refreshes any stinky room, through its Proprietary natural Funk Lock Technology which works through permanently neutralising odour molecules before they reach your nose. The RRP of Home-Pourri is £9.95.
Both Poo-Pourri and Home-Pourri use NO synthetic fragrance, parabens, phthalates, aerosols, alcohol or formaldehyde. All products are cruelty-free and vegan. They are available online at Poo-Pourri.
The Fireplace candle is the perfect home scent either to compliment your Eau de parfum or stand-alone. It consists of a blend of juniper and birch leaf elevated with a touch of raspberry.
All Floral Street fragrances and home products are vegan and cruelty-free, with ingredients that are ‘responsible’ and traceable to the source, and packaging that is recyclable and reusable. Available online at Floral Street. RRP £34.00
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