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TEAM CB’S PICKS: THE BEST VALENTINE’S GIFTS FOR HIM

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Valentine’s Day is all about showing that special man in your life how much they mean to you. But with Christmas only just behind us, coming up with fresh ideas can be tricky!

Stress not! Team Cult Beauty is on hand with our pick of the best {Valentine’s gifts} this year. From {fragrance} and {skin care} to beard oil and massage tools (if you feel like getting a little hands on…), there’s something in our {men’s gifts} selection to suit every kind of guy.

 

{FRÉDÉRIC MALLE PIERRE HARDY MEN’S SET}

For the sophisticated fragrance follower in your life, the Frédéric Malle Pierre Hardy Men’s Set is the Valentine’s gift of dreams. Travel sized and utterly iconic, he can take the set with him wherever he goes.

 

{VERSED DOCTOR’S VISIT INSTANT RESURFACING MASK}

Light some {candles}, scatter a few rose petals and give your man a salon-grade facial from your own home this Valentine’s Day! Featuring a triple threat of {AHA}, {BHA}, and enzyme exfoliation, This resurfacing mask from Versed tackles {hyperpigmentation} and promotes brighter, healthier skin.

 

{OUAI SCALP AND BODY SCRUB – ST BARTS}

Men love a good two-in-one, so this scalp and {body scrub} by OUAI is guaranteed to be a hit. With delicious notes of dragonfruit, orange blossom, tuberose and baltic amber, this deeply cleansing and gently foaming scrub is perfect for a weekly detox.

 

{ESCENTRIC MOLECULES MOLECULE 01}

A unique fragrance that’s bound to become his new signature scent, Molecule 01 by Escentric Molecules is a modern classic with a loyal fan base (including a fair few celebrities!). This clever concoction works by blending with the wearer’s natural pheromones, creating an individual scent that’ll become synonymous with your other half.

 

{YOUTH TO THE PEOPLE POLYPEPTIDE 121 FUTURE CREAM}

The winter months have our skin craving extra hydration, so treat him to some deep {moisturisation} this Valentine’s Day. The Polypeptide-121 Future Cream from Youth to the People is the perfect skin-vestment, containing a vegan {collagen} peptide to hydrate, smooth and protect the skin.

 

{ORIBE SHAMPOO FOR MAGNIFICENT VOLUME}

Whether your other half is a hair care fanatic or guilty of washing his hair with a cheap bottle of body wash, he’s bound to be blown away by Oribe’s Magnificent Volume Shampoo. Uplifting and volumising, it’ll restore his mane to its true magnificence, leaving it with a soft and glistening sheen. So good, you won’t be able to resist helping yourself!

 

{AESOP CITRUS MELANGE BODY CLEANSER}

Practically anything by Aesop could be added to our list of the best Valentine’s gifts for him – it’s a treat in every way! But this is our top pick. Invigorating and refreshing, Aesop’s Citrus Melange Body Cleanser is exactly what every man needs to help him wake up in the morning. Its invigorating and aromatic blend of lemon, petitgrain and grapefruit will jolt him into wakefulness and help him seize the day.

 

{HERLUM HAND AND BODY WASH AND LOTION DUO – SANDALWOOD AND GRAPEFRUIT}

With Brazilian-inspired scents and formulations, the Herlum Hand and Body Wash and Lotion Duo in Sandalwood and Grapefruit turns handwashing into a luxury experience. The best bit? Once it’s in pride of place in the bathroom, you’ll get to use it too!

 

{COCO & EVE SUPER NOURISHING COCONUT & FIG HAIR MASQUE}

Treat your loved one’s hair to a tropical holiday with the Super Nourishing Coconut & Fig Hair Masque, which works as a 5-in-1 treatment to replenish dryness and instantly hydrate, lock in moisture for a luminous shine, tame {frizz} and minimise {split ends}.

 

{FACEGYM MEDI LIFT REJUVENATING ELECTRICAL MUSCLE STIMULATION MASK}

It might look like an S&M toy, but this is in fact a facial fitness tool that’ll help him to sculpt and define his complexion! Featuring the latest in EMS technology, he’ll experience a deep facial workout without having to lift a finger. Lifted and toned skin from the comfort of the sofa? Sounds like a pretty good gift to us!

 

{LE LABO BEARD OIL}

Help your beardy guy to keep his beard soft and smooth (and avoid that icky dry and crispy feel!) with the Le Labo beard oil. It’s the perfect Valentine’s gift for him, with a blend of protective sunflower, smoothing grapeseed and conditioning jojoba oil to keep facial hair strokeably soft.

 

{LARRY KING HAIR CARE VELVET TEXTURE CLAY}

Give the gift of volume with the Larry King Hair Care Velvet Texture Clay. Perfect for everyday use or as a ‘second day’ hair boost, this texture clay adds va va voom in an instant. Plus, with its matte finish and a lightweight, non-sticky feel, the product is totally unnoticeable in his hair!

 

{DR DENNIS GROSS THE DOCTOR’S MUST HAVE MINIS}

Worth almost twice its value, Dr Dennis Gross’ The Doctor’s Must Have Minis is a great way to allow him to sample some new products to see what tickles his fancy. Containing fan-favourite formulas (Alpha Beta Universal Peel, Alpha Beta Pore Perfecting Cleansing Gel, Hyaluronic Marine Moisture Cushion, C+ Collagen Brighten + Firm Serum and B3Adaptive Superfoods Stress SOS Eye Cream) it’s sure to be a hit with your other half.

 

{MAISON MARGIELA REPLICA BY THE FIREPLACE EAU DE TOILETTE}

Spicy, fruity and irresistibly warm, the Maison Margiela Replica By The Fireplace Eau de Toilette is the perfect winter fragrance. Its scent is inspired by a crackling log fire in a cosy chateau (bliss!), with sharp top notes of pink pepper, orange flower petals and clove oil to create a unique and powerful fragrance.

 

{MALIN + GOETZ RUM HAND & BODY WASH}

If the man in your life is a rum and coke kinda guy, then this rum-scented formula could well be the new love of his life! Aside from its heavenly fragrance, this luxurious two-in-one product also contains naturally-derived glycerin and protein amino acids that help to cleanse and hydrate.

 

{FOREO LUNA 4 SMART FACIAL CLEANSING AND FIRMING MASSAGE DEVICE – BALANCED SKIN}

Help him to take his daily cleansing regime to a whole new level with the FOREO LUNA 4 Smart Facial Cleansing and Firming Massage Device. With 16 adjustable intensities, three cleansing modes, four guided massages and five massage patterns, he’ll be blown away by his firm skin and healthy glow!

 

{FABLE & MANE HOLIROOTS PRE-WASH STRENGTHENING TREATMENT HAIR OIL}

This {hair oil} is the perfect Valentine’s gift for men with hair in need of a bit of TLC. Fable & Mane’s HoliRoots Pre-Wash Strengthening Treatment Hair Oil encourages healthy hair from the first application, helping to thicken fine hair and promote healthy scalp circulation to encourage hair growth.

 

{THERAGUN ELITE}

If a couple’s massage is in your Valentine’s Day itinerary, then why not enlist the help of the Theragun Elite? This handy device expertly targets muscles without the need for a masseuse, helping to speed up recovery and ease pain. With plenty of attachments, speeds and settings to choose from, you’ll have plenty of fun discovering what your partner loves most.

 

{ALLIES OF SKIN PREBIOTICS AND NIACINAMIDE PORE REFINING BOOSTER}

You may not be able to gift confidence, but the Allies of Skin Prebiotics and Niacinamide Pore Refining Booster is pretty much as close as you can get! This ultimate daily booster contains a powerful range of niacinamide, prebiotics, probiotics, 12 pore refiners and brighteners to totally refresh his skin’s appearance, reducing pores and promoting radiance.

 

{BAD NORWEGIAN SHAVE FACE}

Take the hassle out of his {shaving} routine with the BAD NORWEGIAN Shave Face. Specially designed for a super close shave, it helps blades to run smoothly across the face while minimising irritation (for him and for you!). Plus, its blend of skin-loving ingredients is suitable for even the most sensitive of skin.

 

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