Even though all your plans for that romantic dinner or movie date or a simple outing with your man might have postponed, well no thanks to the latest Omicron variant of the Covid-19 infection. It would be a mistake if you think that your man might not expect a gift. Yes, even men like gifts on special occasion from their lady love and V-day literally tops the chart.
Regardless of your age or the stage you are in your relationship, settling for a gift for the special man in your life can be tough. A flower bouquet and chocolate might be the classic Valentine's Day gift, but a give something that shows you really know your partner, something thoughtful, unique and totally non-cheesy is so much sweeter. And if that gift is prepared by you right from the scratch, it will not only express your undying love for him but also make him feel extra special.
Love can never be measured with materialistic things. It doesn’t have to be something huge and expensive; it can be as simple as a special dish prepared at home paired with a movie both of you enjoy or a handmade present that'll lighten up his day if he wasn't expecting anything, or something useful that he always had in his wish list.
Well, there is a long list of options that you can choose from but if your someone special makes it a point to always be well-groomed, why not gift him something he can use every day. Gone are the days of mocking men for using beauty products, today’s Gen Y dress up and groom equally to impress women. Right from face washes, moisturizers, beard oils, hair gels, serums, and perfume, even men follow a routine before stepping out nowadays.
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So, what are you waiting for, make use of your DIY skills, and whip up these grooming products for the man of your dreams right away.
Homemade Grooming Essentials For Your Bae
Styling Hair Gel
2 tbsp aloe vera gel (fresh)
2-3 drops of mint essential oil
2 drops of argan oil
1 tbsp coconut oil
Scrape out fresh gel from the aloe leaves in a bowl.
Add the oils to it to get a homogeneous mixture.
Refrigerate and use after combing the hair.
How It Works:
The one thing that men love most in the grooming series is styling their mane. Laden with antioxidants, this hair gel not only hydrates and moisturizes the hair but also detangles the hair and balances the pH level of the scalp. Mint essential oil prevent scalp infections whereas argan oil and coconut oil promotes blood circulation and hair growth.
3/4 cup of coconut oil
2 tbsp shea butter
2 tbsp zinc oxide powder
1 tbsp ylang ylang essential oil
2-3 drops of lavender essential oil
Add all the oils one by one in a double boiler vessel.
Keep stirring to mix them up.
Add the zinc oxide powder to the oils slowly and stir.
Remove from the flame.
Cool and pack it in a glass jar before gifting.
How It Works:
Well, even though your man might skip the entire CTM routine, a sunscreen is a must to safeguard the skin not only from the harmful UV rays but also from infections. While zinc oxide prevents sun damage, coconut oil and shea butter nourish and moisturizes the skin from within. The essential oils prevent breakouts and other skin imperfections.
10 drops Cardamom essential oil
8 drops Vetiver essential oil
10 drops Ylang Ylang essential oil
10 ml distilled water
50 ml witch hazel extract
Use a funnel to pour all the oils in a spray bottle.
Add the witch hazel extract and water to it.
Attach the spray nozzle and shake to mix everything.
Spray over your wrist, behind ears, or into the hair to smell heavenly.
How It Works:
Even if your guy is not a fan of creams and other beauty products, he can never say no to an invigorating aroma regardless the age. If there is something called love potion, then we are sure is none other than the gift of perfume, something that literally draws you closer to him. But make sure you use the correct essential oils that you love and do not forget to add extra love and care in it for your bae!