16 Grooming Gifts Your Dad Will Actually Use

It may not seem like it, but Father's Day is sooner than you think. And while monogrammed tumblers and cufflinks are always a guaranteed hit, we're making the case for giving dad the gift of grooming this year. As beauty editors, we might be slightly biased in that regard, but there's something to be said about a fresh pair of clippers or a shiny new skin-care set — especially when you're stuck at home in quarantine.

From facial care by go-to brands like Jack Black and Kiehl's, to the high-tech tools your dad has been eyeing for months, here are 16 grooming gift ideas to shop this year.

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Bevel Restoring Balm


Finally, a skin-care product your dad will look forward to using on the regular: Bevel's cooling balm helps soothe skin post-shave, and will gently exfoliate (sans stinging!) with mild concentrations of lactic and salicylic acids.
Bevel Bevel Restoring Balm$14.96 Buy

Bravo Sierra Fathers Day Stay Clean Set


This set is like getting three gifts in one cool mesh pouch: Inside, you'll find a loofah, plus two (one for now, one for later!) gentle solid cleansing bars made with shea butter and oat flour for soft, smooth skin.
Bravo Sierra FATHERS DAY STAY CLEAN SET$19.00 Buy

Barber Pro Skin Revival Kit


A thoughtful gift doesn't need to be expensive. This kit includes four activated charcoal-infused masks that'll get dad's skin in tip-top shape stat.
Barber Pro Skin Revival Kit$16.00 Buy

Sephora Favorites Men's Cologne Sampler Set


If your dad's idea of fragrance is a bar of Irish Spring, it may be time for an upgrade. A sampler pack allows him to try a variety of new colognes, and once he's found a favorite, he can trade in the enclosed card for a free full-size.
Sephora Favorites Men's Cologne Sampler Set$68.00 Buy
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Jack Black Beard Grooming Kit


This four-piece kit is accessible for the shaving novice, but also respected by the pros — making it ideal for the dad who always rocks a beard (or the one who just grew one in quarantine).
Jack Black Beard Grooming Kit$35.00 Buy

Mason Pearson Detangling Comb


The brand's iconic boar-bristle brush is a favorite among hairstylists, but this handmade comb is a classy option for keeping dad's hair neat and tangle-free.
Mason Pearson Detangling Comb$36.00 Buy

MALIN+GOETZ hair pomade


Speaking of hair, this splurge-worthy hair pomade is all dad needs (or let's be honest, has time for) to instantly add volume, hold, and texture.
MALIN+GOETZ hair pomade.$24.00 Buy

Braun Electric Razor for Men, Series 7


This souped-up electric razor can be used wet or dry, and comes with a sleek charging dock that'll instantly upgrade dad's #shelfie.
Braun Series 7 7071cc Flex Electric Razor for Men$149.94 $129.94 Buy

Baxter of California De Razor Set


While a $150 safety razor and badger brush set is undoubtedly a pricey investment, it's currently available at half the original price (and your dad will use it for years).

Baxter of California De Razor Set$312.00 $156.00 Buy
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Elemis Smooth Result Shave & Beard Oil


A fancy beard oil isn't just practical for soothing a tired complexion and keeping skin razor-burn free. It's also a luxurious step that makes a normally mundane task feel extra special.
Elemis TFM Smooth Result Shave & Beard Oil$36.00 Buy

GilletteLabs Heated Razor Starter Kit


If your dad is missing his weekly hot towel shave at the barber shop, this heated razor is the next best thing.
GilletteLabs Heated Razor Starter Kit$199.99 Buy

Maapilim Mustache Wax


If your dad is a card-carrying member of the 'stache club, this grapefruit- and lavender oil-scented balm is perfect for keeping his facial hair clean and dapper.
Maapilim Mustache Wax$27.00 Buy

Wahl Lithium Ion All-in-One Beard Trimmer Men’s Grooming Kit


This sleek, multi-use trimmer kit comes with all the attachments your dad could ever need — including a T-blade for is new home haircuts.
Wahl Lithium Ion All-in-One Beard Trimmer Men’s Grooming Kit$39.99 $32.99 Buy

Kiehl's Facial Fuel For Men


A complete Kiehl's set for under $60? It's possible. This three-step kit, which contains a face scrub, cleanser, and moisturizer, is great for dads who want a new skin-care routine but don't know where to start.
Kiehl's Facial Fuel For Men$55.00 Buy
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Harry's Winston Handle


When all else fails, a clean, sleek metal razor goes a long way in updating the disposables in dad's bathroom cabinet. Plus, you can engrave it with his initials. (Look who's the favorite child now.)
Harry's Winston Handle$20.00 Buy

Lab Series Anti-Fatigue Set


Gift dad three skin-care minis (plus a sleek dopp kit) with this entry-level grooming set designed for tired skin. Then give him a nap.
Lab Series Anti-Fatigue Set ($35 Value)$30.00 Buy
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