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Buying presents, even for men, isn’t always as easy as you’d expect since different guys can have wildly different interests and tastes. Add to that a strict budget and you have a recipe for a headache. Luckily, we’ve prepared this list of cool gifts for men that will give you options for cheap, practical gifts, but also ideas for more expensive presents, such as a few tech gifts for men. Let’s start.
Although patience and luck with genetics are key to growing out a big, thick Viking beard, you also need to take care of it properly along the way to avoid dry and itchy skin underneath. To that end, we recommend this beard oil from Leven Rose, or you could take a look out our selection of the best beard oils in 2019 for more options.
Body wash falls into the category of small practical gifts for men that every guy can use and few will turn down. Of course, you should gauge whether the presents fit suits the occasion. And if you want to get a little fancy, you can get more suggestions from our round-up of the best body wash for men in 2019.
As boring as deodorants are, most of us use and rely on them on daily basis. That’s why they’re yet another solid, but affordable present, especially in a larger pack, and this antiperspirant and deodorant from Dove Men is going to suit most guys, but you can explore our entire list here.
Unless rocking a buzz-cut, one thing every guy needs is a quality comb and this one from Baxter of California is a good place to start. It’s Swiss-made, comes in three different sizes (beard, pocket, and large) and should be in every man’s toiletry bag.
The previous few gifts might seem too small to buy on their own, but throw them into this toiletry and shaving travel bag for men, and you got yourself a killer gift that’s relatively cheap. Made from rugged polyester and measuring 9.5 by 6 by 5 inches, it can fit a number of personal grooming and care products and make life that much easier when you’re on the go.
Widely accepted as one of the best beard trimmers for men, the Wahl rechargeable trimmer grooming kit has everything a man needs to keep himself well-groomed. This includes an ear and nose trimmer, detail shaver, and precision detailer, along with a set of twelve different size guides. You can combine this trimmer with a shaving apron from Beard King.
Whether you’re going to the gym a few times a week or need to carry some essentials for a quick weekend trip, a duffle bag will come in handy. This model from Under Armour is relatively cheap, it comes in different sizes, and has 28 different color options available.
With bicycle commuting becoming more and more popular, a backpack like the Osprey Packs Nebula becomes a cool gift idea for men. It has a padded laptop and tablet sleeve, an attachment for a blinker light on its top handle, as well as a number of different mesh pockets that help organize smaller items and keep them in place.
Most of us spend the majority of our days in an office or inside our cars. Despite that, having a compact umbrella in case of rain never hurts. You can put this one in your backpack pocket or car door, and have it with you at all times.
Organize, protect, and carry a laptop, mobile phone, and a few other accessories with this felt and flannel carrying case from Inateck. It consists of one main compartment, a second for magazines or a tablet, and two smaller pocket ideal for phones and things like earbuds.
The rat’s nest of cables various power adapters can cause and still not let you charge all your devices at the same time can be quite infuriating. But for under $30, this multiport USB charger from Anker plugs into a wall socket, takes up only one outlet, and automatically detects how much power it’s supposed to deliver to a device.
While the need for RFID-blocking in wallets might not be all it’s cracked up to be, every guy needs a good quality leather wallet. This model from Saddleback Leather Co. isn’t only sturdy, it also comes with a 100-year warranty.
Although we love practical gifts for men, sometimes you need to nudge a guy into a creative direction with your present. For example, by buying this Fender Blues Deluxe Harmonica. If he’s even a small fan of Bob Dylan and Neil Young, he’ll love this thing.
For under $20, you can order a personalized puzzle photo from Walmart and create a cool custom gift using a picture that holds sentimental value. The offered dimensions include 8″x10″, 10″X14″, and 11″X14″ all of which come in 252 pieces.
One of the best ways of saving cash is by working on your car or bike, and fixing as many problems as you can yourself. Get this gift for men who love the DIY approach and need a reliable, mid-priced, but high-quality tool set.
A cordless drill is a great gift for men that like to keep busy around the house with DIY projects. This Dewalt model is the best choice for hobbyists and homeowners that want to do things like kitchen cabinet installs, decks, assemble flat pack furniture, and so on. Of course, it’s not the only one we recommend, so take a look at our run-down of the best cordless drills.
If you’ve ever lost screws while putting something together then you know how useful this magnetic wristband from RAK can be. It’s a time saver that provides you with a 3rd hand and easy way to keep your screws and drill bits handy.
A Smart home filled with connected devices is no longer science fiction, but an affordable reality. With that said, the Amazon Echo Plus 2nd Gen smart speaker and built-in smart home hub is among the best tech gifts for men that want to try the technology out. This hub can control smart thermostats, lighting, various switches, door locks, and so on, but you can also check out the competition here.
Not only is this is the lightest and thinnest Kindle Paperwhite so far, but it’s also waterproof and has a 300 ppi glare-free display that lets you read under the sun without hassle. Besides digital books, it also has support for audio-books through Audible. It’s the perfect gift for a guy that likes to read.
A big budget item like this TV is not for everyone’s pocket, especially if it’s meant as a gift, but it is probably the best smart TV you can buy right now. Also, there’s no denying that you’d get the biggest smile ever when the recipient unwraps his present. For more models, read our reviews of the best Smart TVs of 2019.
The Fitbit Charge 3 is an ideal gift for men that are active and want to track exercise sessions. This enticing gadget is swim proof and water resistant, it tracks your heart rate and sleep cycles, and offers real-time stats for a variety of activities, as well as an overview of all the recorded information through Fitbit Today. It can also connect to your smartphone and show notifications for calls, messages, and various apps.
Nothing can frustrate an aspiring or home cook like a dull or inadequate knife, but a chef’s knife like this one from Victorinox is a godsend. It’s a relatively affordable workhorse that’s capable of keeping its own even in a professional kitchen. Add to that a Wusthof sharpening rod and you’re good to go.
In addition to a quality chef’s knife, one thing that men who cook will want to get for their birthday is a mortar and pestle. It can be used to create spice mixes for curries, crush basil for pesto Genovese pasta dishes, or to make Guacamole among other things.
Nothing beats a cocktail after a long day at work or after a nice lunch or dinner. This 23-piece set has all the tools a mixology enthusiast needs to create great cocktails at home, and you can combine it with an award-winning recipe book like this to complete the package.