Filipino Christmas Buys: For Him
It’s that time of year again! Time to start hunting down some unique and cool gifts for your friends and loved ones. We’ve gathered together some ideas, ranging from Steal through to Splurge, to help you out.
Many of our picks come from home-grown Filipino businesses and ventures; Support Local Businesses where you can. Your buy will result in a little glow of happiness for small business owners and help make their Christmas too!
Filipino Christmas Buys: For Him
Sgt. Orange; coffee-charcoal-orange hand-made organic soap from Melusch Naturelle’s Mens Grooming Range.
A heavenly scented coffee, with traces of orange and coffee grounds soap bar, which acts as an exfoliator, scrubbing off dead skin and leaving the body refresh and energized. Made with charcoal, the soap absorbs oil in the skin and the inclusion of real orange peel acts as mild astringent to tighten pores & lighten pimple scars.
120gm bar sold at P120. 180gm bar sold at P160. Available from Melusch Naturelle.
Savannah Premium Watch by Kawayan
Sold at 2,899P this watch is a 100% bamboo watch with steel reinforced, adjustable straps. It features 3 functional chronographs, has a stopwatch function and is splash water resistant.
The watch comes with a 12 month warranty and is available from Kawayan
VERB Forming Fiber
A hair styling product with ultimate all-day hold, and flexibility, with a matte finish. Made with natural beeswax and pro-vitamin B5, this hair wax naturally thickens hair and hydrates the scalp.
Ideal for shorter hair styles on men, this Forming Fiber can even be re-worked easily, with wet hands. Sold by Sephora.ph at 848P
For the eco-conscious man in your life. A Steel Safety Razor with Anti-Rust Coating (350P), and a set of replacement blades (80P)
Available from Humble Market, Located at YDG Coffee, Mandala Park, Shaw Blvd, Mandayulong City. Humble Market is a package free food store.
Wooden Ballpoint Pen
Wooden Ballpoint Pen & Case made from Maple Wood.
Ink colour is blue and pen tip is 0.7mm
Available from Lazada for 375P + Postage
The latest read from John Grisham
Camino Island by John Grisham is available to buy at the National Book Store and can even be purchased online.
Currently selling online for 959P with free postage for orders over 1,000P
Aztec Healing Clay
This powerful clay reportedly gives deep pore cleansing, removes impurities and dirt from the pores, is non-allergenic and can also be used whole body packs. Instructions on the tub advise to mix the Clay with equal parts of raw apple cider vinegar and/ or water. Let it dry for 5-10 min, for delicate skin, or 15-20 minutes for normal skin. Remove Clay by washing with warm water.
Available from Watsons at 525P
Dads Are Priceless T
Great gift for kids wanting to let dad know how special he is, and at an affordable price of 350P + Postage.
The T-shirts are available in White and in Black and can be purchased from Teetalk.ph
This funky backpack by EGG (Exciting Gifts & Goodies) is currently being sold at 1,400PHP as part of an instore promo, until February 2019.
It’s a nice chunky design with top and back carry straps, and a solid zip closing.
Large enough to carry a laptop, books, wallet, phone etc
Available at EGG Shops and Stalls (SM Stores) and can also be ordered online firstname.lastname@example.org
Salted Caramel Vodka
Destileria Barako is a home grown distillery located in Aklan, close to Boracay. Their Gins and Vodka’s have both won awards in the SIP Awards: International Spirits Competition.
The latest brew is a Salted Caramel Vodka, which is dangerously moreish even when just served over ice.
Available at just 500P + Postage
Contact Distileria Barako for orders: 09952943231 or email@example.com