15 Father’s Day Gift Ideas For Every Type of Dad

15 Father’s Day Gift Ideas For Every Type of Dad

June 05, 2020

Father’s Day gift ideas can go beyond an uninspiring mug or tie. This year, give the dad in your life a gift that inspires him to take care of himself like a grooming set for the dad that’s missing the barbershop or a fragrance that reminds him of the great outdoors. We’ve put together curated gift trios that will show your dad how much you appreciate him. Does he love being by the beach? Does he have an impressive collection of books? Explore these unique gifts and discover the perfect way to celebrate.

The Outdoorsman

Cedarwood Bar Soap 

Kala Cedarwood Bar Soap

The no-nonsense dad who loves to spend time in nature is probably a big fan of utilitarian bar soap. Help him upgrade his soap selection with the Cedarwood Bar Soap from Kala. The warm, woody scent comes from cedarwood oil. It’s been used for centuries as a natural healing extract that promotes circulation and enhances the hair and skin. Cedarwood oil is also a natural insect repellent. He’ll also love the woodgrain-inspired look of this bar soap.

Kala | $8.50 | Shop Now

Forest City Fern Shave Soap

Forest City Fern Shave Soap

Over a dozen fragrance ingredients were blended together to create the scent of this earthy shave soap. It’s inspired by Cleveland AKA "Forest City" and is a take on a traditional Fougere, a class of fern-like fragrances. A lavender top note elegantly balances the woody base notes. 

Shannon’s Soaps | $16 | Shop Now

Bohemian Woods Eau De Parfum

Bohemian Woods EDP

An outdoorsy dad deserves a fragrance that transports him to the great outdoors, even if he’s stuck on a conference call. Bohemian Woods by Atelier Oblique is inspired by the journey of an eager traveller. Exotic absinthe, elemi gum, red pepper, and freesia make up the top notes of this fragrance. It’s rounded out with warm resins and soft vanilla.

Atelier Oblique | $135 | Shop Now

The Bookworm

Leather Candle 

Malin + Goetz Leather Candle

The scent of a leather bound book will be a treasured gift for the book-loving dad. This Malin + Goetz candle evokes nostalgia and will make a great addition to a study or home office. The refined and warm scent of leath, cashmere musk, muguet, and pepper is inspired by handmade leather goods. It uses a natural wax blend and will burn for up to 60 hours. 

Malin + Goetz | $55 | Shop Now

Presidential Soap Sampler

Caswell-Massey Presidential Soap Collection

The history buff in your life will love this set of classic soaps. Caswell-Massey’s Presidential Collection features Number Six, Almond Cold Cream and Jockey Club, soaps that were beloved by Presidents throughout history. Gift this unique set to the dad whose bookshelves are full of historical texts. 

Caswell Massey | $29 | Shop Now

Every Storm A Serenade Eau De Parfum

Every Storm A Serenade EDP

Imaginary Authors fragrances are inspired by fictional novels. They’re housed in book-inspired packaging which makes them great for gifting to readers. Every Storm A Serenade is inspired by the story of a writer who finds lust and longing in a coastal town in Denmark. This is a bold, imaginative scent. Danish spruce and eucalyptus add soft greenery while ambergris adds a salty, aquatic quality. It's a classic clear blue scent made for everyday wear.

Imaginary Authors | $95 | Shop Now

The Beer Snob

Bier Shampoo

Haslinger Bier Shampoo

The dad who knows all about your local beer scene will love this unique gift. This German shampoo is made with real beer! It’s gentle formula will add strength and shine to hair without stripping or drying it out. It’s mild enough to be used daily and is packaged in a real glass beer bottle. 

Haslinger | $14.95 | Shop Now 

Black Beer No. 1 Shaving Cream 

Meissner Tremonia Black Beer No. 1 Shaving Soap

Help dad keep his skin smooth and protected while shaving with this shaving cream. The spicy, dark and citrusy scent is a classic option that’s created with strong black beer instead of denatured alcohol. Witch hazel and eucalyptus extract keep the scent herbal and fresh.  

Macadamia nut oil, organic Shea butter, organic argan oil, and organic jojoba oil leave skin feeling velvety smooth.

Meissner Tremonia | $24.50 | Shop Now

Golden Ale Beer Soap

Chivas Golden Ale Beer Soap

Gift this soap to the low maintenance beer lover. It’s a 3-in-1 goat milk bar soap safe for the body, face and hands. The unscented, vitamin-rich soap is great for sensitive skin, especially those with skin conditions like eczema and psoriasis. 

Chivas | $9 | Shop Now

The Grooming Aficionado

Q Kit Facial Hair Grooming Kit

Q Brothers QKit Grooming Set

If your dad is missing his barbershop, pick up this essential grooming kit so he can freshen up his beard at home. This set comes with an embossed leather pouch for easy storage and organization, stainless steel grooming scissors, a beard and mustache comb and beard brush.

Q Brothers | $39.95 | Shop Now

Zeus Beard Oil Coffret

Zeus Beard Oil Coffret

Kick scraggly, scratchy beards to the curb with this set of three beard oils. Safflower, Argan and Grapeseed Oils work together to hydrate, soften and add shine to beards. They’re also each uniquely scented to create an interesting new experience with each use. 

Zeus | $20 | Shop Now

Bay Rum Splash Aftershave

St. Johns Bay Rum Aftershave

The dad who loves classic barbershop scents will want to make this aftershave a staple in his collection. The star of this scent is bay oil from the West Indian Bay tree. Natural essences of eucalyptus, cloves, cinnamon and other warm, rich spices amp up the scent to create a distinctively masculine aftershave. 

St. Johns | $50 | Shop Now

The Beach Bum

Salted Gin Eau De Parfum

Mistral Salted Gin EDP

This fresh, refined scent was crafted by master perfumers in Grasse, France. Cool mint leaf, white musk, and ebony wood combine an icy marine fragrance that’s as refreshing as a seaside cocktail. Gift this to the dad who spends weekends by the water to decompress. 

Mistral | $68 | Shop Now

Sea Salt Texture Spray 

O'Doud's Texture Spray

Give the surf and sand-loving dad in your life a styling aid that will help him get a beach-ready look with ease. This spray creates tousled waves and texture. It also tames flyaways and makes a great heat protectant when using styling tools. The inviting scent of green tea and bergamot is subtle and inviting.

O’Douds Apothecary | $24 | Shop Now

Montrose Beach Shave Soap

Oleo Soapworks Montrose Beach Shave Soap

Upgrade your dad’s grooming setup with a shave soap inspired by one of Chicago’s most popular beaches. This shaving soap was created using traditional hot process saponification and formulated especially for the needs of wet shavers. Poured into a low-profile container, it allows for easy brush loading and tons of lather. It contains notes of sea salt, dried coconut, eucalyptus, jasmine, carnation, vetiver, driftwood, and seaweed.

Oleo Soapworks | $18 | Shop Now 

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