It’s that time of year when we get to spoil all the great dad’s out there. Father’s Day is Sunday 19th June, so not long to go and that’s good because I love Father’s Day, I probably enjoy it a bit more than I do Mother’s Day but it can be a struggle finding a great gift so here are a few idea’s for you all.
The Simoniz Father’s Day Gift Pack is perfect for car enthusiasts and those dad’s who just like a sparkly clean car, inside you get Simoniz Shampoo & Wax, Back to Black Tyre Shine, an essential sponge and a special limited edition Simoniz mug. The gift set is available in Tesco stores nationwide from mid-May, with an RRP of £10.00. I’ll admit I checked with husband about including this in a gift guide as I would be pretty annoyed if I got bought cleaning products and he was wavering until I said it was Simoniz, then his response changed to, ‘oooo Simoniz’.
Braun’s new styling range includes a Hair Clipper with ultra-
sharp secured blades for high performance, which are lifetime lasting so this is a perfect and lasting gift for Father’s Day. Whether it’s no more trips to the Barber or just being able to always look on point these hair clippers will be well received. There are 17 length settings, a system that remembers the last length setting used, even after the attachment is removed, use it corded or cordlessly it never runs out of power and best of all it’s fully washable for easy cleaning. RRP £39.99.
A great gift for Dads who enjoy working out but maybe don’t get enough time is the Slendertone Abs7 belt. Slendertone Abs7 Toning Belt uses advanced EMS technology to tone and shape your abs from just 4 weeks. Using the abs belt whilst working out doubles the benefits of your exercise routine. With 10 programmes, 7 of which require no physical activity and 0-150 intensity for maximum power this can be adjusted to suit all users. This is the kind of present they might be thinking about but wouldn’t treat themselves to, so why not treat Dad yourself. RRP £149.99.
A Father’s Day tipple will always be appreciated and the ales from Goose Island make great gifts with their attractive labels we tried the Goose Island IPA Pale Ale a hop lover’s dream with a fruity aroma, set off by a dry malt middle, and long hop finish. Great with Curries, Chicken, Pork or if enjoying with a cheeseboard try a Blue or an Aged Gouda. RRP £1.75.
So we all know that shaving isn’t the most fun job so why not treat Dad to a quicker, more comfortable shave this Father’s Day with Gillette’s Fusion ProShield Razor. You’ve got the FlexBall handle to help it move as it needs to but the blades are the clever part. With a new ProShield Lubrication Bar before the blades, in addition to the Lubrastrip after the blades as well as all the great features you are used to from Gillette, the thinnest, finest blade edges, their most advanced blade coating, a Precision Trimmer for accurate edging and MicroComb to help guide stubble to the blades. RRP £12.
The Kenwood Blend-Xtract Sport is a great gift not just for Dad but the whole family, with two ready to go sports bottles for you to fill with healthy smoothies and juice mixes it’s a great gift for the sporty or health conscious Dad, or just someone who wants a bit of a change in their diet. It’s compact, easy to use and easy to clean and at only £29.95 it’s great value too. Available from John Lewis.
Edinburgh-based Caledonian Brewery recently launched two new craft beers that are proving very successful and getting great reviews from beer experts and writers. Both bottled beers. One is a very special craft lager, brewed from three different European hops – Three Hop – and the other one is an American-style pale ale – Coast to Coast. So these would make another great gift this Father’s Day, why not create your own gift hamper with cheese’s and snacks?
WaveWall anti-radiation phone cases protect not only your phone, but more importantly your manhood, by blocking the harmful radiation produced by mobile phones. While almost everyone carries a mobile phone with them on a daily basis, few realize the potential harm this can cause. WaveWall’s independently tested and patent-pending shielding technology allow consumers to operate mobile devices safely, without interfering with the phone’s ability to send and receive data. Available to fit most smartphones. RRP £24.99.
This Father’s Day The Snaffling Pig Co., makers of flavoured pork crackling has it covered. Why not treat your dad to some mouth-wateringly delicious flavoured pork crackling with a range of flavours from the classic Salt & Vinegar to the fiery and feared Pig of Doom to choose from. These tiptop quality meaty treats are double cooked in order to produce a softer product that keeps its bite and are a great way to say thank you to your Dad. With a selection of gifting jars and packs to choose from, there’s no better way to show your dad you care than with The Snaffling Pig Co.
Every dad needs a pen so why not make that pen interesting? STABILO’s beYou! range of pens is set to make handwriting fashionable again with so many designs and styles, there is sure to be a pen to suit every customer. Each design is available as either a rollerball or fountain pen, both of which have a smooth writing action that doesn’t blot or scratch. The pens also feature a non-slip grip zone for easy handling and comfort, are suitable for both right and left-handers, and are refillable with a standard ink cartridge. beYou! fountain pens are priced at £10.99. beYou! rollerballs are priced at £7.99.
Disclosure – I was gifted some of the products included in this guide for consideration, however, I have only included those things husb genuinely loved.