Valentine’s Day 2021 Guide Day 1: Gifts for him

Even if gift-giving is your love language, there’s a chance you still find it difficult to find the perfect Valentine’s Day gift for him — whether he’s your husband, boyfriend, dad, or any other special man in your life. Shopping for guys can be so hard. You want something as unique and heartfelt as your love, but still practical enough for him to use on the daily. That’s why I’ve rounded up the best Valentine’s Day gift ideas for the man in your life, no matter your budget … or relationship status.

Beard Conditioning Oil

Shea Moisture Maracuja Oil & Shea Butter for a Full Beard Beard Conditioning Oil to Soften and Shine Beards - 3.2oz - image 1 of 17
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A beard conditioning oil made from Maracuja Oil and Shea Butter to keep beards shiny, soft, and feeling/smelling their best with just a few drops massaged from root to ends. I shoudl add that this oil is paraben- and cruelty-free. You’ll also be supporting a Black-founded brand this Valentine’s Day!

Foaming Gel

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For someone who prefers a clean shave, a bottle of Harry’s Men’s shave gel so his skin will be protected during his shave and restored after.

Charging station (Under $50!)

BHUPAL 4 in 1 Wireless Charging iPhone/Apple Watch/AirPods Stand with Intelligent Temperature Coffee Mug Warmer Compatible with iPhone 11 Xs Max Xr 8 Plus AirPods Pro 2 1 Apple Watch Series 5 4 3 2 1
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This 3-in-1 charging stand is perfect for them to keep their phone, pods, and watch fully-charged and to keep those three very things from getting lost all the time. Bonus! It has a mug warmer attachment to it!

Personalized Wallet

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This personalized wallet is something that he can carry around always and can act as a reminder of how much you care. The letters are laser-engraved, which means they’ll never rub off, and the wallets are made with high-quality leather.

Tequila Set

Ceramic tequila decanter set, 'Traditional Spirit' (set of 3) - Beige Talavera Style Tequila Decanter and Glasses (Set of 3) (image 2a)
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With this ceramic tequila decanter and glass set in the Talavera style you can celebrate with panache. Mexican artisan Armando Sobreyra handcrafts the decanter and two glasses with a beige background and a line and floral motif in cobalt blue. The decanter is topped with a fitted cork and the whole set is dishwasher safe. Bonus: each set is signed by the artist and since they are each hand crafter, they vary in color and size making each one of a kind.

Sherling Trim Jacket

Men's Sherpa Lined Denim Trucker Jacket - Goodfellow & Co™ - image 1 of 3
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This Goodfellow Sherpa lined denim trucker jacket is a necessity. It is sooo cozy and comfortable and totally on trend right now. The lining adds comfort and warmth, and you can wear it open or button it closed. Plus, this is something you can “borrow” from his closet.

Home sick Candle

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This hand-poured, natural soy wax blend Homesick candle is for your valentine who’s pining for the place they grew up. Homesick speaks to anywhere between 30 to 100 people and visits local areas to collect samples and even extract scents from food for each candle type.

Gift Republic 100 Movies Bucket List Poster

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This  Gift Republic movie bucket list poster is perefect for the movie buff looking to actually scratch 100 iconic films off their viewing list! Plus you can totally use this poster for future date nights!

I Wrote a Book About You — A fun, fill-in-the-blank book. 

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This  fill-in-the-blank book to remind him of all the things you love about him. It’s filled with simple prompts that’ll offer a personal touch. This gift is so sweet you may make him cry.

Cuisinart CBP-116 Sauce Pot and Basting Brush Set (Under $15)

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This stainless-steel Cuisinart sauce pot and basting brush set is perfect for the barbeque guy. Its the perfect gift set so they can coat their favorite cut of meat evenly. The basting brush is integrated into the lid so it won’t fall in the sauce.

Wahl Deep Tissue Therapeutic Massager (under $30)

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The Wahl deep tissue massager is perfect for the guy who loves massages. Since COVID, you can’t really get a massage so for days when they need maximum relief this massager comes in handy. It comes with four head attachments, two speeds, and two vibration settings to get the specific massage they want.

101 Conversation Starters for Couples (under $10)

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The pack of 101 conversation starters is great for your next dinner date, road trip, wine night, you name it. They’re a perfect way to have fun and get to know your (maybe not-so-talkative) partner better. This is a good couples thing to do whether you are just starting to date or have been married for five-plus years. These questions are really interesting that get conversation going and other topics and discussion to come up. 

Radiate Portable Campfire

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The Radiate portable campfire infused with all-natural oil to keep them warm wherever they wander (for at least three to five hours). It’s easy to light, has no smoky smell, and they can use the lid to snuff the flame. Its super simple to light and the fire is up to max size quicker than a traditional wood campfire. For the size, this thing puts out some heat. Dead winter in the Pacific Northwest and you can sit outside comfortably for ~30mins a few feet away from a single Radiate. Virtually no smoke and what smoke there is won’t make your cloths stink. And wind changes just give you a boost of heat without stinging eyes. The easiest and most convenient part is putting the fire out! Just know there will be lots of smoke that will billow out once the flame is extinguished.

Mini Cork Globe

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A mini cork globe for the guy who never stays in one place. It’s small enough to fit in the tiniest of apartments and it’ll go with any home décor. The cork globe is beautiful and sturdy. It comes with limited push pins with very large heads. You can buy additional push pins with smaller heads to mark countries that were close in proximity. I would highly recommend this for a traveler!

Hanes Long Sleeve Henley Shirt (Under $10)

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The Hanes long sleeve Henley is great because they could always use a new shirt. Made with durable, beefy-tee fabric, it’s also soft. This shirt was definitely a good buy, because you can wear it whether you’re hanging out with friends or at a casual family gathering.

ActionHeat 5V Battery Heated Men’s Snow Glove (under $150)

Black heated gloves with orange highlight to show where the heat is
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These gloves are incredible! I would recommended these to anyone! The heat goes up to your fingertips and you feel it through the whole hand. I recently went on a trip to a colder state and was blown away with the simplicity and convenience. Just make sure to charge the batteries once a day and you can use them as much as you need them. Real fantastic product! A pair of battery-powered ActionHeat heated snow gloves with an integrated heating system along the fingers and thumb is perfect for your person to keep their hands will stay nice and warm. (Note: gloves do not actually light up like you’re about to blast a ray of energy from your hand).

Travel Laptop Backpack

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The Matein travel laptop backpack is great for them to take with them on their next adventure. It’s durable and even has a USB Charging port. This is great for any travel aboard trips, weekends, long trips, really anywhere. The average person is able to bring 4 pairs of pants, 7 shirts, and 1 dress, plus extra packing room.

Hanes Men’s Soft Touch Cozy Fleece Robe

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The Hanes cozy fleece bathrobe that’ll keep them cozy on the coldest of mornings. This soft-touch robe comes with adjustable belt loops and two pockets. I highly recommend this robe. This one is soft, warm, but not over bearing warm. It’s very comfy!they will love this bathrobe.

Map Coaster

Brown Manhattan coasters sit beside a white cup of coffee
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This set of four handmade map coasters to remind them of the Big Apple. The elaborate and vintage-looking coasters will keep their favorite place nearby. Theses coasters look and feel even better than shown in the pictures. All four are exquisitely carved. This will definitely make them love or miss Manhattan a lot more!

Organic Bamboo Cutting Board

Model uses the bamboo cutting board to cut strawberries
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The Royal Craft cutting board is made from all-natural, bacteria-resistant bamboo that won’t endure excessive wear and tear from cutlery. And this way, they can have their veggies and chop them too. They’re beautiful, strong, and they’ll lose track of how many times the groove has saved their counter from juice. since it is made from bamboo, it will be hard to crack, perfect for any kitchen.

Tote Bag

Gray duffel bag with brown leather and strap
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This oversized canvas duffel bag is perfect for the gym, the next vacation or the next guy’s weekend (whenever that might be). The durable canvas has top quality leather trim, and it’s got enough room for clothes and traveling necessities. The grey canvas is soft, but strong and durable. The leather handles are thick and smooth, the zippers and metal accents are quality and the bottom of the bag has little metal feet, so wet surface worries are a thing of the past. The shoulder strap is both adjustable AND removable. Most people have been able to fill the bag with men’s boots, three sweaters, two jeans, shirts, socks underwear and had room to spare! 

Tommy Hilfegar Hat

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The Tommy Hilfiger baseball cap is perfect for them to keep the sun off their face while looking both polished and casual. It has a great color to it and clean sleek look. Don’t worry about the size because you can adjust it with the strap.

Dinosaur Bottle Opener

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This dinosaur keychain/bottle opener is great because you’re not supposed to play with food, but no one said anything about bottle caps.

 Stainless Steel Double Insulated Can Cooler and Beer Bottle Cooler (under $15)

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This stainless-steel can cooler and insulator is a must to keep their cans or bottles temperate for up to 4.5 hours while keeping the outside completely dry. It’s also stylish, durable, and scuff-proof, just like they are! i bought this for my sister and honestly I steal it from her often. It keeps canned drinks super cold and allows them to not lose theirs when with a group. 

Wine Rack (under $40)

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Elevate their (and your) wine tastings with this Pure Wine Rack. It features a rustic, wood plank design that perfectly poises your fine red and glass stems for that inevitable cork pop. Also it’s such a nice decorative piece to hang in the kitchen or dining room.

3-in-1 Universal Cell Phone Holder Car (UNDER $10)

The three different ways you can use the black cell phone holder
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The 3-in-1 car cell holder is great so they don’t have to hold their phone while driving. It can be mounted on the windshield or clipped to the air vent or dashboard. The combination of adhesive and suction cup holds even though the phone has a mechanical advantage in terms of leverage. 

Weighted Blanket (Under $25)

Gray weighted blanket on a white bed
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The Tranquility weighted blanket is filled with small glass beads to gently distribute pressure across the body and help them get the rest they need. This allows them to stay in bed warm and is light enough for them to fold when not needed. Also weighted blankets have been known to help ease anxiety. 10/10 recommend.

Let me know which one your guy ended up liking the most!

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