holiday gift guide: this is a man’s world

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We’re just a few weeks out from Christmas, and in the crunch for wrapping up the holiday shopping lists! If you’re feeling stuck on gift ideas, I’ve put together a week of ideas to help you get inspired! Today we’re shopping for the men in your life.

Ladies aren’t the only ones who get the nice, luxe hair products these days. Lockhart’s Authentic, a Michigan company, creates their product based on customer feedback, improving them as they continue to produce them. Get your man in the holiday spirit with this Black Christmas hair pomade, or opt for their Goon Grease.

A candle might not be at the top of your man’s list (or even register on that list at all,) but it will certainly go a long way in his studio, office, or man cave – a little decor and plesant (but still manly) scent makes it more inviting for the ladies. I’m a fanatic of this Amberwood Fire candle from Target, and buy it like an addict any time I find it in store.

This is a really fun one, and an idea I’m tucking away for my friend’s birthday present in February. ManCrates will send a wooden crate with gifts surrounding a theme (like video games, beer, or sports). If you’re feeling truly brain dead on ideas, or just looking for an extra special gift, their crates range from $19.99 to $179.99 for the man who wants to be truly prepared for the zombie apocalypse!

Craft cocktails are gaining in popularity right behind craft beers, so if someone in your life is jumping on this trend, let Wolfmoon Mixers help you stock their bar! I’m a fan of their Pineapple Jalapeno – perfectly sweet and spicy and begging for tequila or rum.

Many guys take pride in their facial hair, and well they should! Help him keep his beard and face fresh (and keep him away from your expensive face wash) by getting him Kalamazoo from Lush. One wash for both face and beard cuts down on maintenance for him, plus the fresh scent and moisturizing ingredients are great to ward off dry winter skin.

And if you’re looking for a free idea to load on his iPhone, Newman is really into this podcast Uhh Yeah Dude. Hosted by Seth Romatelli and Jonathan Larroquette, they riff on current events, news, and more. If he needs some new comedy for his commute, he’ll thank you for this suggestion!

Do you have any great gift ideas for guys? Let us know in the comments below!