As Christmas and New Year loom, and the mad retail rush approaches, the VS Editorial team has your back by carefully curating and approving the products within this Grooming guide, ensuring that the gifts that you give to your loved ones are not only sustainable but are also luxury. Our Editor's picks include Clinique, L'Occitane and a beautifully packaged Lapis facial oil by Herbivore.
1. CLINIQUE HAPPY FOR HIM GIFT SET, £60
Available at Clinique.co.uk
A fresh fragrance and grooming set for men which includes a cologne spray, face scrub, and a body and hair wash. The perfect gift for him covering fragrance and grooming.
2. HERBIVORE BAMBOO CHARCOAL CLEANSING SOAP, £10
Available at SPACENK
Cleanses and exfoliates oily, combination, and blemish-prone skin types. Formulated with bamboo charcoal, this soap bar draws out impurities and toxins from deep within your pores with its powerful absorption properties.
3. KIEHL'S MENS STARTER KIT, £39.50
Available at Kiehls.co.uk
A new gift set which includes 4 essentials for every man, this set contains a Facial Fuel Energizing Scrub for cleansing, brushless shaving cream for a close and sensitive shave, a Facial Fuel Energizing Moisture Treatment for hydration and a bar of exfoliating soap.
4. L'OCCITANE SHEA BUTTER AWARD-WINNING DUO, £43
Available at www.uk.loccitane.com
This gift set contains L'Occitane's award-winning shea butter which accelerates cellular renewal and repairs the hydrolipidic film, to soften, soothe and comfort skin.
5. VITRUVIAN MAN CARE BUNDLE, £70
Available at Vitruvian-man.com
This care bundle contains the Resurrection Cream and Anti Pollution Cleanser, which are infused with essential oils to calm the senses and help ease the user into their day or night time routine. Vitruvian Man only uses 100% natural and organic ingredients and donate 3% of their profits to male mental health charities.
6. WATSON AND WOLFE LUXURY TOILETRY BAG, £99
Available at Watsonwolfe.com
This is the ultimate toiletry bag when it comes to Eco-Gifting, this is the UK's first luxury eco accessories brand for men made from innovative Veg Leather, and can be personalised to add that special touch.
7. HERBIVORE LAPIS FACIAL OIL, £60
Available at SPACENK
This is said to be a game-changer for skincare. This light oil removes impurities, detoxifies skin and reduces redness and pores. What is unique is this Lapis oil not comes from Herbivore the American 'clean' brand, known for its work on creating vegan and natural products, but it also contains Blue Tansy which creates the vivid blue and also aids in balancing the skin.
8. B.MEN 7 PIECE SET, £10
Available at Superdrug
Superdrug's B.Men have returned with this 7 piece set, B.Men's products have received such great feedback from consumers specifically for their scrub and moisturiser. The line contains Willow extract and vitamin E, and most importantly is suitable for vegans.
9. SCRIVNER FOR MEN KIT BAG, £137
Available at Janescrivner.com
Jane Scrivner has now extended into SCRIVNER for MEN with a 5 step strategy to skincare for men, including a Daily Resurfacing AHA/BHA Acid Exfoliator which works deep to clear skin and stimulate cell renewal, a Hyaluronic Hydrating Gel to smooth and refine fine lines, facial oil, and a deep moisturiser. The perfect skin savior for your man.
10. Crabtree Refresh & Renew Face Foam, £21.50
Available at Crabtree-evelyn.co.uk
This formula blends apple extract and apple essential water to maximise hydration. Super exfoliators bamboo extract and apple AHAs gently buff away impurities for the