Spruce up your man’s grooming routine with these sophisticated colognes and skincare sets.
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Aesop Maps of Light Delphinus Gift Kit, $180.
Consider this his starter skincare kit for clear, well-balanced skin. It has full-sized versions of the brand’s Fabulous Face Cleanser, B & Tea Balancing Toner (since his oil glands are much more active than yours), Camellia Nut Facial Hydrating Cream and Primrose Facial Cleansing Masque.
Hugo Boss Boss The Scent set, $133.
If you’d like your man to smell masculine but still fresh, this set, comprising Boss The Scent EDT (100ml), and a deodorant stick and a deluxe-sized shower gel with the same scent, is a must-get for him. Notes of lavender and leather will make him smell like freshly laundered sheets and leather – very classy.
Biotherm Homme Age Fitness Youth Protection Set, $82.
Pick this up if he’s the rugged, outdoorsy type. The products in this set – full-sized versions of the brand’s Cleansing Gel, Foam Shaver Shaving Foam and Age Fitness Advanced Toning Anti-aging Care – have antioxidants to protect his skin from environmental aggressors such as pollution and harmful UV rays.
Clarins Men Anti-ageing Collection, $80.
Here’s everything he needs for his next work trip: a travel-size Clarins Men Active Face Wash, a full-sized Clarins Men Revitalizing Gel moisturiser and a travel-size Clarins Men Shampoo & Shower gel.
Ralph Lauren Polo Black Holiday Set, $159.
We’ve found the perfect grownup, sophisticated men’s fragrance: Ralph Lauren Polo Black EDT, which is bold but not overwhelming, with notes of mango and patchouli. Grab this set, and you’ll get a 125ml bottle, plus a full-sized aftershave and an alcohol-free deodorant with the same scent.