Holiday Gift Guide 2015: Fragrance Gifts for Him

Cologne is a really fun gift for the men in your life.  My man isn’t picky, so he loves any fragrance I get him.  I’m lucky!

Even if your husband isn’t as easy to buy for, the fragrances below might just be perfect for your guy:

Holiday Gift Guide 2015: Fragrance Gifts for
Valentino Uomo

Valentino Uomo ($86.99 USD) is a classic and brilliant fragrance with accords that change on the person over time. It is a profoundly Italian blend made of precisely chosen ingredients. With soft smoky and woody accords and a touch of vagueness that upsets the balance, it is an expression of unmistakable style. Everything about Valentino Uomo is restrained, yet enticing.

Notes:

– Top: Italian bergamot, myrtle liquor.

– Middle: crema de gianduia.

– Base: leather, cedarwood

Purchase http://www.fragrancenet.com

David Beckham Beyond
David Beckham Beyond

David Beckham Beyond ($25 USD) — Opening on a refreshing mojito accord, the fragrance immediately delights the senses. An invigorating hit of spicy cardamom and zesty grapefruit adds dynamic sophistication. In the heart, a vibrant burst of black pepper, combined with the assertive masculinity of cedarwood and geranium, delivers a timeless refinement. This melts into an intense and textured trail; magnetic patchouli is blended with warm tones of vanilla and leather to confer a strong, charismatic signature. A true concentrate of David Beckham’s identity, Beyond is refined, sensual and daring.

Purchase at http://www.walgreens.com

Burberry Brit Rhythm
Burberry Brit Rhythm

Burberry Brit Rhythm ($41.99 USD) –Brit Rhythm is a youthful and instinctive fragrance for men. Experience top notes of basil verveina, cardamom and a shot of juniper berries. Discover adrenalised heart notes of black leather, patchouli and styrax resin and sensual base notes of cedarwood, incense and tonka bean.

Purchase at http://www.fragrancenet.com

 

Father’s Day Fragrance Gift Guide

I love giving fragrance as a gift, so I think it is the perfect Father’s Day present for fathers, husbands, etc.

Below are fabulous picks for all price ranges and tastes — read on to find the perfect fragrance for that special man in your life!

Acqua Di Gio by Giorgio Armani
Acqua Di Gio by Giorgio Armani

Acqua Di Gio by Giorgio Armani ($71.99 USD) — The blend of sea notes, lime, lemon, and orange shine through from the very first spray till the end. It is at the base where the white musk develops, making for the perfect daytime cologne.

Purchase at FragranceNet.com.

Stetson Caliber
Stetson Caliber

Stetson Caliber ($19 USD) — Perfect for the traditional dad at heart, who brings passion, integrity and a strong sense of commitment to everything he does. The fragrance opens with notes of sparkling lime and black pepper. The warm heart of the scent contains nutmeg and violet leaf. The earthy oak moss adds depth of character, while the true star is the woody red sequoia note. Embodying the subtle vigor and fervor of the modern cowboy, the Red Sequoia tree gives the fragrance a sexy, masculine finish.

Available at mass market retailers.

Lacoste Eau de Lacoste L.12.12 Blanc Edition
Lacoste Eau de Lacoste L.12.12 Blanc Edition

Lacoste Eau de Lacoste L.12.12 Blanc Edition ($44.99 USD) — Classy and outgoing, this cologne features a fresh blend of grapefruit, rosemary, Cedarwood and Ylang Ylang.

Available at FragranceNet.com.

L'Occitane Cade Eau de Toilette
L’Occitane Cade Eau de Toilette

L’Occitane Cade Eau de Toilette ($58 USD, 3.4 fl. oz.) — The Cade Eau de Toilette is a spicy, woody fragrance that evokes the dry wood, red soil and hot stones found in the sunny Garrigue landscape of southern France. Top notes of bergamot lead to a generous heart of cedar wood and pink pepper. A base of cade wood and citrus linger on the skin throughout the day. Enriched with essential oils of cade wood and pink pepper, this eau de toilette complements all of the products in the Cade collection, emblematic of L’Occitane.

This product recently won a prestigious CEW (Cosmetic Executive Women) award. The CEW is a nonprofit professional organization with more than 8,000 executives in the beauty, cosmetics, fragrance and related industries– presented its annual Insiders’ Choice Beauty Awards recently, the only beauty award voted on by industry experts.

Available at usa.loccitane.com

Paco Rabanne Invictus
Paco Rabanne Invictus

Paco Rabanne Invictus ($82.99 USD) — is the fragrance of a champion. This aquatic, woody fragrance blends the excitement of sport with dreamlike elements that celebrate victory and power.

Purchase at FragranceNet.com.

Holiday Gift Guide For Him!

Have you purchased gifts for the men in your life yet?  No??! That’s okay, if they are anything like my husband, they will be shopping for you on the 24th!  So, you have plenty of time.

Below are great fragrances, a shaving kit, and lip balm.  Lots of different choices to help pick the perfect gift for him!

Enrique Iglesias Adrenaline
Enrique Iglesias Adrenaline

Enrique Iglesias Adrenaline ($24 USD) Driven by what makes his heart beat stronger, this fragrance represents Enrique’s search for more excitement, pleasure and freedom. The scent is for the strong, self-assured man seeking a rush.

Adrenaline opens with a luminous mix of sparkling mandarin and zesty cedrat touched with a green hint of violet leaves. Next, a spicy, earthy blend of black pepper and saffron is lifted by the floral-fruity aroma of pomarose. At the base, warm and leathery notes of cedarwood, roasted tonka and suede add a suave refinement.

Purchase at a drugstores near you.

Jack Black Balm Squad
Jack Black Balm Squad

Jack Black Balm Squad ($19.50, A $21 value!) — includes two brand new, limited edition mint flavors, Mint & Mandarin and Mint & Vanilla, along with the award-winning classic, Natural Mint & Shea Butter. This limited edition three-pack includes the same broad-spectrum SPF 25, protection against windburn and extreme temperatures, and moisturizing ingredients as the original balms.

Available at Nordstrom, Neiman Marcus, Saks Fifth Avenue, Bloomingdales, ULTA, Dillards, Von Maur, Macy’s, Bluemercury & www.GetJackBlack.com

Harry's The Truman Set
Harry’s The Truman Set

Harry’s The Truman Set ($15 USD) — This set has all you need to get started with Harry’s. A great shave at a fair price.

1 Truman Razor Handle
1 Foaming Shave Gel (4.0oz)
3 German Engineered Blade Cartridges
1 Travel Blade Cover

Available at http://www.harrys.com

Original Penguin Coffret Set
Original Penguin Coffret Set

Original Penguin Coffret ($38 USD) — Original Penguin may have made its mark in the 1950’s, but it continues to live on today. These fresh, aromatic mini sprays are the perfect blend of heritage, wit, and style. Original Penguin, Rocks, Reserve, & Nightcap – perfect for day or night, casual or formal. The 4-piece Gift Set contains four 0.25 oz. Eau de Toilette Sprays from the Penguin men’s fragrance collection. Captivating, sophisticated, and unique in their own right, these 4 scents complement the wardrobe and lifestyle of the Original Penguin trendsetter.

Available at Nordstroms, Dillards and Lord & Taylor

Kenneth Cole Mankind Gift Set
Kenneth Cole Mankind Gift Set

Kenneth Cole Mankind Gift Set ($76 USD) — The bold fragrance celebrates the evolution of the modern man; confident, connected and ready to take on today’s challenges. Mankind is an aromatic fragrance delivering a fresh, modern and masculine scent. It opens with a fresh blend of cardamom, tarragon leaves, zesty ginger and a splash of pineapple. It continues into a masculine blend of cedarwood, vetiver root and cinnamon then transforms into a rich, enticing drydown of sandalwood, oak moss, tonka and sexy skin musk. Kit includes Eau de Toilette, Deodorant, After Shave Balm, and the Hair & Body Wash.

Price: $76.00, Available at Macy’s and macys.com