We’re living in an age when having fabulous facial hair is more than just a trend – it is a style statement and a personal expression of masculinity. It’s no wonder then, that all of us have at least one special bearded guy in our lives. This actually makes our job easier when it comes to buying presents, because we all know that there is nothing a bearded guy loves more than his facial hair. With an entire market dedicated to men with beards, buying gifts for them should be easy. If you still have your doubts, here are a few ideas that can help you.

Beard Oil

Beard oil is the quintessential beard product every man who cares about his facial hair must use. It is the best tool against a messy, unappealing beard. It nurtures, hydrates and makes the facial hair easier to manage. When searching for specific beard oil, opt for natural ingredients, such as pure jojoba, argan oil, and essential oils. Avoid synthetic fragrance oils which are commonly used because they're inexpensive, and can also contain chemicals that can cause dryness and skin irritation. If your bearded guy loves to stick with one brand, go through his toiletry cabinet, or ask him without causing suspicions to find out what is he using.

Face Scrub

Exfoliating is not just for women. In fact, bearded fellas need it just as much or more than women. The skin underneath the beard can get irritated and red, and the beard can be heaven for dust and skin cells – nothing that a quality face scrub can’t resolve, though.

Beard Wash

A regular shampoo isn’t good enough for outstanding facial hair. Buy your bearded friend a quality natural beard wash that can wash, clean, hydrate and provide excellent slip for a close shave. You can also go with cleansing oil which cleans the beard without stripping it of its natural layer of lipids.

Modern Take on Dapper Style

There is no better combination than a fantastic beard and even better outfit. The tradition of wearing stylish outfits with stylish facial hair is still very present. Only today, smart casual outfits have replaced tuxedos and tailored suits.

A Beard-Loving Tee

Remember the “beard market” we mentioned? Well, it goes beyond grooming products, and you can even buy a t-shirt for a man who loves to brag about his facial hair. You can give him a funny and useful t-shirt with a sign that says “You Don’t Choose the Beard, the Beard Chooses You”, or a shirt from his favorite grooming company.

Beard Brush/Comb

Let’s move back to beard shaping tools and products. A messy, tangled beard is the start of its end, so get your bearded man the right tools to prevent that from ever happening. Beard combs made of natural materials are the best choice, since synthetic products can create a lot of electricity and cause static and frizz.

Beard Trimmer

Beard trimmers are essential for shaping facial hair, but be careful, you can’t just go and buy any. You have to be aware of the needs of the men you’re buying a present for. It’s best to opt for top quality, sleek design and multiple extensions that can be adapted to specific needs.

Old-Fashioned Razor

If your bearded fella is nostalgic he would probably prefer an old-fashioned straight razor as a beard shaping tool. When choosing a razor search for good quality, because if you choose it well, a straight razor can last for a lifetime. Another hint is to look for the razor in which the weight of the handle and the blade are balanced so that it provides smooth shaving experience.

These are some of the gifts every bearded man will want to have in his life. Don’t hesitate to combine them and make a true facial hair care package.


Peter Minkoff is a men's grooming & fashion writer at The Beard Mag & High Street Gent magazines from UK. Beside writing he worked as a menswear fashion stylist for many fashion events around UK & Europe. Follow Peter on Twitter for more men’s grooming tips.