It’s not easy getting a gift for a guy frand. What are you going to do if they hate the sweater? Do they even wear cuff links? How many jerseys can they possibly own? Is a watch too much? Is a tie too lame? You guys need to start giving us answers. In the mean time, let’s focus on the grooming stuff they may never think to buy for themselves, yes? I recently visited Truman’s Gentlemen’s Groomers on the east side in midtown — a grooming lounge/glorified man cave, replete with a fully-stocked bar and flat screens reserved mainly for games and the news; larger-than-average booths that gives him plenty of space to stretch out for a haircut or shave; and an even more private area downstairs for massages and pedicures. Men should need to take care of their feet too (Truth). So idea #1: get him a gift card and let him indulge in all that is Man.
In case he doesn’t live in NY, the grooming experts themselves did come out with a product line which they sell in this handy dandy Truman’s Product Bundle.
It contains the lounge’s signature shave cream (aka The Protector with essential oils like macadamia and safflower…although he doesn’t need to know that), shampoo (aka The Cleaner, a two-in-one shampoo because I have this strange feeling that guys don’t appreciate conditioner the way we do), and hair control paste (aka The Finisher, which also follows a very easy-to-follow OneTwoPump packaging: “helps the man use just the right amount, every time. Half pump for thinning hair, one pump for full, and two pumps for coarse/unruly hair”). With names like The Protector and The Finisher, it may possibly the most alpha-lookin’ products in their bathroom, too.