When Christmas rolls around every year, we have to crack our heads and figure out what to get the men in our lives.

If you’re sick of getting the usual mug with a cheesy joke printed on it, look no further, because we have the perfect list of grooming gifts for him instead.

1. SHISEIDO Men Total Revitalizer Eye Cream

The men in our lives may not take care of their skin, but this gift is the perfect way to kick-start their journey.

With its Rice Bran Technology, this eye cream will improve signs of ageing like wrinkles, lack of firmness, sagging, dullness, skin roughness, and dark circles.

It won’t feel sticky on the skin since it has been designed to be absorbed quickly. With its dewy texture, it will leave the skin feeling comfortable while giving it 48 hours of hydration.

SHISEIDO Men Total Revitalizer Eye Cream retails for RM190, available at Shiseido.

2. Mandom Gatsby Styling Clay

Look into a man’s bathroom cabinet and you’ll likely find some sort of hairstyling product inside – a go-to staple for them.

Here is a highly flexible and malleable styling clay you can present to them this Christmas. It’s designed to suit all hair types.

The formula is also infused with powder, so it won’t weigh hair down or give it a greasy appearance. He can create a variety of hairstyles with it, or use it as a finishing touch to textured styles.

Mandom Gatsby Styling Clay retails for RM62.09, available at Yesstyle.

3. DIOR Sauvage Eau de Parfum (Holiday Limited Edition)

The iconic Sauvage Eau de Parfum from Dior is wrapped in an elegant gift box with a pattern inspired by a starry night.

This limited-edition packaging is specially designed for this holiday season, so snatch this up before they run out.

Packaging aside, the fragrance itself is something special for your man. It has sensual notes of vanilla absolute layered on top of fresh bergamot to help him feel confident.

DIOR Sauvage Eau de Parfum (Holiday Limited Edition) retails for RM550, available at Dior.

4. CLINIQUE Great Skin For Him (Holiday Limited Edition)

Give him the gift of a full skincare routine with this set.

It includes the Clinique For Men™ Maximum Hydrator 72-Hour Auto-Replenishing Hydrator (50ml), Clinique For Men™ Charcoal Face Wash (50ml), Clinique For Men™ Maximum Hydrator Eye 96-Hour Hydro-Filler Concentrate (5ml), and Clinique For Men™ Face Scrub (30ml).

The Clinique For Men™ Face Scrub, in particular, is their bestseller among men. Not only does it act as a face wash, but it also helps to prep the skin for shaving.

Suitable for all skin types, this is a great gift for your man whether he has normal or dry skin. It will gently and thoroughly cleanse the skin and keep it moisturised, leaving it feeling fresh and never tight or dry.

CLINIQUE For Men Face Wash retails for RM191, available at Clinique.

5. L’Oréal Paris Men Expert Hydra Energetic Quenching Gel

Apply this gel for hydrated and rejuvenated skin that will no longer be hindered by dryness or irritation.

It has an Air-Gel technology that will produce an instant, icy cool feel that will leave a tingling sensation on your skin.

With its oil-free formula, your skin won’t feel greasy as the hydra-ceramide infused restores your skin’s natural barrier functions and retains optimum moisture levels.

It’s now half the price, so run, don’t walk!

L’Oréal Paris Men Expert Hydra Energetic Quenching Gel retails for RM60, available at Lookfantastic.

6. FOREO Luna™ 4 Men For Skin And Beard 2 In 1 Smart Facial Cleansing & Firming Device

If your man already has a skincare routine in place, level it up with the FOREO Luna™ 4.

It features silicone bristles that tackle common skin issues, such as dirt being trapped in facial hair.

Choose from 16 adjustable intensities of T-Sonic™ pulsations that will deeply cleanse pores without damaging the natural skin barrier to preserve skin elasticity.

The perfect self-care device, it provides firming massages that will visibly refresh the skin and help reduce the appearance of wrinkles, lines, and sagging.

FOREO Luna™ 4 Men For Skin And Beard 2 In 1 Smart Facial Cleansing & Firming Device retails for RM1,599, available at Zalora.

7. KAMINOMOTO Super Strength Hair Serum Gold

Formulated with Japanese medicinal herbs like kamigen E and K, this serum will improve the scalp’s condition and ensure a smooth supply of nutrients to the hair.

On top of that, it also features a CS-base that protects and strengthens hair, while antiseptic properties like isopropylmethylphenol fight germs for a cleaner scalp.

This serum is the perfect haircare product for those with thinning hair.

KAMINOMOTO Super Strength Hair Serum Gold retails for RM119.13, available at Yesstyle.

8. BaBylissMEN Super-X Metal Cordless Hair Clipper

Anyone can get the perfect hairstyle at home with this hair clipper no matter how much time they have on their hands. It comes with precision-engineered Japanese steel blades that offer smooth and effortless cutting, even for thick and long hair.

It can also achieve precise clipping and fading with the taper control function featured.

Since it has a lithium-ion battery that provides up to three hours of cordless use, you won’t be constricted by a wire that must be connected to a power point.

BaBylissMEN Super-X Metal Cordless Hair Clipper retails for RM438.50, available at Lookfantastic.

9. PENHALIGON’S Best Seller Scent Library Set

For someone spontaneous or looking to shake things up once in a while, this scent library set has a variety of fragrances for him to pick from. You’ll be getting the best with these popular fragrances that suit both men and women.

There are 10 vials of 2ml perfumes that are timeless, subtle, and show-stopping. With this best-seller collection, you can’t go wrong when gifting this to someone.

You might recognise popular scents like Juniper Sling which is a spicy woody fragrance that smells like juniper berries, cinnamon, cherry, and amber.

Luna is another perfume you might be familiar with. It features citrus and aromatic notes that leave the scent of lemon, bergamot, and jasmine lingering on your skin.

PENHALIGON’S Best Seller Scent Library Set retails for RM155, available at ESCENTIALS.

10. Elemis Men Skin Soothe Shave Gel

The gift of a smooth shave might be the greatest gift of all.

This gel has an active base of aloe vera and witch hazel that is scientifically blended with anti-inflammatory extracts of arnica and chamomile. It softens the skin as well as reduces redness and irritation.

Also, it contains primed microcapsules of marine extracts, which when activated, burst to release intense soothing properties.

Elemis Men Skin Soothe Shave Gel retails for RM142, available at Lookfantastic.

11. MACQUEEN Better Than Kiss Lip Balm For Men

For those of you on a tighter budget, consider this gift that won’t burn a hole in your wallet.

Give your man kissable lips with this soothing lip balm. It’s enriched with honey, shea butter, seed oils, and ceramide to form a protective barrier on the lips. It also has a subtle coconut scent.

There’s very little pigment in the formula to liven his complexion just a tad too.

MACQUEEN Better Than Kiss Lip Balm For Men retails for RM26.89, available at Yesstyle.

12. BaByliss For Men 3-in-1 Hygienic Trimmer

Remove any unwanted hair from the nose, ears, facial hair, and eyebrows with this three-in-one trimmer.

This battery-operated trimmer comes with three interchangeable heads for the nose, ears, facial hair, and eyebrows.

It’s perfect for facial touch-ups and general maintenance. We love that it’s safe, fast, and easy to use so your loved ones can gently and effortlessly remove unwanted hair for a tidy and groomed appearance.

BaByliss For Men 3-in-1 Hygienic Trimmer retails for RM65.50, available at Lookfantastic.

13. Aesop Igneous Kit

Specially curated for the holiday season, this kit is what everyone needs to unwind and relax before we enter the new year.

The Ingenous Kit is part of Aesop’s holiday series, which includes three other sets. However, we want to shine the spotlight on this kit because we feel that this combination of cleanser and body balm will make the perfect gift for the men in your life.

Both cleanser and balm feature geranium leaf which gives off a light, aromatic, and citrus fragrance that is sure to revive your senses.

Aesop Igneous Kit retails for RM185, available at all Aesop signature stores.