There's a secret most men in your life will never tell you: They care about their hair way more than they let on. Father's Day is right around the corner, and whether you're celebrating your dad, a special father figure in your life, or a dad-to-be, why not treat them to a new hair care or grooming product?
If you're usually one to procrastinate and rush-order a gift at the last minute—we've got you covered! We're breaking down the ultimate Father's Day gift guide so you can find the perfect hair or grooming product for any dad on your list. Whether they’re searching for hair thinning solutions or a new shampoo and conditioner set, read on for 18 of our top product picks.
What date is international Father’s Day?
Father's Day falls on the third Sunday every June in the United States and a handful of other countries worldwide. This year, the holiday takes place on Sunday, June 19.
For the Dad Who Prefers a Night Out
Kérastase Genesis Homme Bain De Masse Épaississant Shampoo
If dad loves to see and be seen on a Friday night, he’ll need an effective shampoo to make his hair look as lush as it was in his heyday. If that’s the case, Kérastase Genesis Homme Bain De Masse Épaississant Shampoo could be the perfect choice for him. Formulated with creatine and ginger root for added strength, this shampoo makes hair 85% stronger than non-conditioning shampoos. It’s also suitable to use on beards!
Kérastase Genesis Homme Spray De Force Épaississant Thickening Spray
Another way to give dad’s mane a pick-me-up before hitting the town is having him spritz on Kérastase’s Genesis Homme Spray De Force Épaississant Thickening Spray. This thickening spray provides instant volume for 24 hours for hair that looks 25% thicker than untreated hair after just one application.
For the Dad Who Loves to Kick Back at Home
Redken Brews Thickening Shampoo
A product reminiscent of dad’s favorite weekend sip? He’ll be eager to try out Redken Brews Thickening Shampoo. The beer bottle-inspired shampoo is a much-needed item for men battling with fine, thin, or thinning hair. Not only does it gently cleanse hair, but it also nourishes the scalp and strengthens the hair fiber to prevent damage.
Redken Brews Thickening Spray
The dad in your life might not be a pro at styling their hair, but if they’re dealing with thinning or sparse strands, Redken Brews Thickening Spray can make styling easy. The formula helps create the look and feel of thicker, denser hair by increasing the diameter of each strand. Ideal for men with fine, thin, or thinning hair, the spray also helps to prevent hair breakage.
For the Dad Who Appreciates a Quick Fix
Redken Acidic Bonding Concentrate Intensive Treatment
Would this dad rather repair that leak himself instead of hiring a plumber? Is he more inclined to mend his dented door before swinging by an auto body shop? He may also prefer a DIY fix to freshen up his hair without visiting a salon, so he’ll need to have Redken Acidic Bonding Concentrate Intensive Treatment on standby. This intensive acidic rinse-off treatment helps reinforce weak hair bonds and repair damaged hair so he can check one more at-home remedy off his list.
For the Dad Who Loves a Multi-Tasker
Matrix Vavoom Extra Full Freezing Spray
Dad’s always told us to work smarter, not harder. Help him practice what he preaches with a multi-functional styling product like Matrix Vavoom Extra Full Freezing Spray. This hairspray takes the place of a finishing spray, a texturizer, and a dry shampoo to help him achieve all of his hair goals in one fell swoop.
For the Dad Who Loves to Style Their Hair:
Brews Texture Hair Pomade For Men
Remember watching your dad style his hair as a kid and wondering what products he used? If you're still confused about what level of hold or shine your dad's mane needs, we recommend a hair pomade like Redken's Brews Texture Hair Pomade For Men. It separates strands, adds texture with lasting memory, and contains mineral salt to provide immediate grip, making hair easier to mold and work with.
Kérastase Genesis Homme Cire D'épaisseur Texturisante Wax Pomade
For style-savvy fathers who need to be a little more cautious about the products they apply to their thinning hair, consider Kérastase Genesis Homme Cire D'epaisseur Texturisante Wax Pomade. Ideal for weakened hair prone to thinning, the pomade provides instant hair thickening action with a non-sticky texture and a matte finish.
Redken Brews Extreme Hair Gel For Men
If your dad's not a regular dad but a cool dad, keep him feeling fresh and youthful with a styling gel like Redken Brews Extreme Hair Gel for Men. Whether your dad prefers a slicked-back pompadour or a sleek side part, this gel provides maximum hold for a sculpted look.
Kérastase Genesis Homme Bain De Force Quotidien Shampoo
You can’t gift him the best styling products without a good shampoo to wash any lingering residue away. We recommend adding a deep cleansing shampoo like Kérastase Genesis Homme Bain De Force Quotidien Shampoo to his routine. This deep cleansing shampoo for men purifies the scalp and hair with a cooling sensation to remove impurities, dirt, and oil while strengthening weakened hair that is prone to thinning.
For the Dad Who’s Always on the Go:
Redken Brews 3-In-1 Shampoo, Conditioner and Body Wash For Men
Let's face it: The thought of 3-in-1 beauty products may make the women in your life cringe, but for the busy dads, these products are a go-to. Whether your dad has a hectic schedule or wants to keep his routine to a minimum, he'll appreciate Redken Brew's 3-In-1 Shampoo, Conditioner, & Body Wash for Men. This all-in-one product cleanses and conditions hair and washes the body for freshness from head to toe.
For the Dad Who Wants to Upgrade Their Shower Routine:
Biolage Professional Hydra Source Shampoo + Conditioner Duo
Hair care might not be at the very top of your dad's to-do list, but that's precisely why it's your job to show him how to upgrade his routine! The Biolage Professional's Hydra Source Shampoo + Conditioner Duo is perfect for someone learning the ropes. This pair will keep his hair soft and hydrated. Safe to say, it's a significant step up from his usual bar of soap!
For the Dad Dealing With Scalp Woes:
Mizani Scalp Care Shampoo + Conditioner Duo
If a dad you know could use some serious scalp care, give them a product like Mizani’s Scalp Care Shampoo + Conditioner Duo. This luxurious nourishing shampoo restores moisture balance to the hair and the scalp and contains 1% pyrithione zinc to help control scalp flaking, scaling, and itching. It also gives a cooling sensation that stimulates and soothes the scalp.
Biolage Professional Scalp Sync Anti-Dandruff Shampoo
Biolage Professional’s Scalp Sync Anti-Dandruff Shampoo is another option to help restore dad’s confidence in black shirts. The formula contains dandruff-fighting ingredients to fight flakes with antibacterial agents and a skin-calming minty finish.
For the Dad Holding Onto His Natural Color
Matrix Total Results Color Obsessed Volumizing Shampoo
Some men are not ready to go full-on silver yet, and we respect that. Whether he gets touched up at a salon or uses box dye at home, there are plenty of hair products you can turn dad on to that will help him preserve his color. He can’t go wrong with Matrix Total Results Color Obsessed Volumizing Shampoo, which protects hair color from fading, conditions, adds shine, and volumizes—without weighing hair down.
L’Oréal Professionnel Hair Touch Up Root Concealer in Warm Brown
He'll flip for L'Oréal Professionnel Hair Touch Up Root Concealer for an easy approach to masking unwelcome grays. The line comes in seven shades and is a natural-looking solution for covering up gray hairs. Just spray it onto roots to blend away the silver, and the results will last until his next shampoo.
For the Dad With Envious Curls
Shu Uemura Kaze Wave Curl Mousse
Why does it seem like men get the best of everything without lifting a finger? Lush lashes, clear skin, a head of curls that would make perm enthusiasts swoon—must we go on?
To help dad along in his seemingly effortless wash-and-go routine, surprise him with Shu Uemura Kaze Wave Curl Mousse for long-lasting curl definition and flexible hold.
For the Dad Who Rocks His Silver
Kérastase Elixir Ultime L’Huile Original Hair Oil
There’s no such thing as a dull head of gray hair in our book; you just need to have the right products on hand to enhance it! Whether this dad or full-on silver or salt-and-pepper, a shine enhancing-oil like Kérastase Elixir Ultime L’Huile Original Hair Oil is all he needs to make his strands stand out.
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