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Father’s Day Favourites: Pressies that he will actually use!

By Frankie Rozwadowska

Stuck on what to get your dad this Father’s Day? Step away from the crime thrillers and novelty socks, because we’ve done the hard bit for you. From fragrance to shower gel, shave cream and skin scrubs – these are the perfect padre presents for any modern gentleman


Molton Brown Body-warming Sportbalm, £18

The new three-piece grooming range from Molton Brown has been specifically designed for those who like to work up a sweat and groom those guns. This Body-warming Sportbalm is a gym-bag must-have for any fitness-freak-fathers. Made from a blend of vanillyl butyl (which packs the heat), cassia bark (to refresh and deodorise) and conditioning macadamia nut oil, apply this pre-workout to warm up those muscles or after exercising to soothe the skin.


L’Occitane ‘L’Occitan’ Shower Gel, £13

Forget the fancy bottles and sweet-smelling soaps – this is a bathing beauty for boys. As well as purifying the body and cleansing hair, it smells sublime with its peppery, nutmeg scent of burnt wood blended blissfully with lavender. Warm and masculine, it packs some serious shower power.


Liz Earle For Men Sensitive Shave Cream, £11.50

For fathers with more sensitive skin, look no further than this Sensitive Shave Cream. Bursting with naturally active ingredients including clary sage and lavender to calm, geranium essential oil to tone and balance, eucalyptus to cool, and pro-vitamin B5 to moisturise and stimulate cellular renewal – it’s one smooth operator, containing naturally gentle foaming agents to offer a clean, close and smooth shave every time.


Bulldog Original Face Scrub, £5.79

The UK’s first and largest natural male skincare brand, Bulldog boasts grooming goodies that are free from man-made chemicals. This face scrub contains 8 essential oils, shea butter, pumice and coconut shell to gently exfoliate and leave dad looking rad.


Origins Save The Males Moisturiser, £28

Nature meets science with this oil-free, lightweight lotion that fights the appearance of fine lines and wrinkles whilst preventing future dryness. With Carrot Protein, Chinese Wolfberry and Mangosteen Extract, it’s loaded with anti-oxidants to protect against environmental factors and contains Avocado extract to help control excess oil. It sure makes for one manly moisturizer.


Jo Malone Saffron Cologne Intense, £100

The latest launch from Jo Malone and a sure-fire way to make dad one happy chap, meet Saffron Cologne Intense.  A deep and opulent scent comprising of golden saffron, spicy pink pepper, creamy pale woods and intense incense – this is the ultimate gift. Just be warned, you may end up keeping it for yourself…