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5 Meaningful ways to celebrate your dad

Every dad needs to be spoilt on father’s day, so here are five meaningful ways, plus a whole lot of other ideas, to celebrate your dad!

  • Learn about your family name and trace the family tree, there are many online family search engines that you could use
  • Dedicate some time for dad and take part in his favourite hobby, if he is a gardener spend some time gardening with him, or if he loves cooking, help him in the kitchen or if he is an avid handy man spend time learning from him
  • Make a memory photo album for your dad through the ages , get your grandparents to send you photos of your dad while he was growing up  
  • Arrange a picnic in the park or your own garden
  • If your dad is an outdoorsy type arrange a camping weekend, a hike , a fishing trip – something that the whole family can enjoy

Most important of all is to make him realise how much you love and appreciate him

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Here are a few other ideas you might like…

For the Athletic Dad

Wintergreen Magnesium Soak

Did you know that Magnesium boosts your performance while exercising, fights depression, improves sleep, can protect you from Type 2 diabetes, reduces insulin resistance, balances hormones, lowers your blood pressure and helps prevent migraines?

A warm 20 minute bath in Wintergreen™ Magnesium Soak, made with the highest grades of pure magnesium sulphate (Epsom Salts) and magnesium chloride, will open the pores in the skin allowing for the best possible absorption – improving circulation, helping to ease stiffness and pain in the muscles while reducing inflammation in aching joints, and helping to detox the body from the effects of lactic acid build up after an intense work out.

Wintergreen has a full Magnesium range for all of your needs including a Magnesium Gel – R169.99, Lotion – R229.99 , Soak – R119.99  and Spray – R169.99 www.wintergreensport.com


SOiL  – Arinca Athletic Massage Blend – R110 – A soothing blend with Arnica, for bruised and aching muscles. https://www.soil.co.za

Earthsap’s – Muscle Rub R49.99 – A combination of pure beeswax and natural oils form the base of this rub, rather than the greasy petroleum jelly often used in regular rubs. Camphor, Menthol and Rosemary relax the muscles, while Arnica loosens and heals the stiffness


For the Bearded Dad

Bluebeards Revenge Range

Bluebeards Revenge vegan friendly Vanguard Shaving Brush & Drip Stand –  R670. The Bluebeards Revenge Shaving Brush and Drip Stand Set is the best way to display your favourite traditional wet shaving tools in style. This two-piece bundle features our sturdy acrylic drip stand and synthetic Vanguard Shaving Brush. Pop it alongside your favourite razor for maximum effect.

Bluebeards Revenge colourful Soap Stack Gift Set – R465.00 features all three of their signature hand and body soaps for men. With their iconic ingot shape and vegan friendly properties, this trio of sudsy bars are sure to impress! Contains: Classic Ice Soap | Big Blue Bar of Soap | Cuban Gold Soap

Bluebeards Revenge Original Blend Eau De Toilette – R810.00– a super fresh and masculine scent! Bluebeards Revenge Classic Blend Eau De Toilette – R810.00 – a clean and sweet scent! Bluebeards Revenge bold and exotic Cuban Blend Eau De Toilette – R810.00 – an all-out explosion of rich, woody aromas and exotic spices.


Urban Men Range

Urban Men Tea Tree & Coconut Shave Gel – 79.95 – Cleansing shave gel, enriched with vitamin E, tea tree and coconut oil

Urban Men Aloe Vera & Tea Tree Beard Oil – 89.95 – Hydrating beard oil with aloe vera and tea tree oil

Earthsap’s Tea Tree Shaving Cream – R74.99 – Soothe and hydrate your skin as you shave and enjoy the super-smooth results. Earthsap’s natural shaving cream with real tea tree is formulated to keep your skin strong, soft and supple, while the natural antibacterial properties combat blemishes and soothe irritation. Free of sodium lauryl sulphate and greasy petroleum, this is a 100% natural, biodegradable shaving formula that’s kind to the planet as well as your skin. Suitable for all skin types, and the shaving cream of choice for green-conscious gents.


For the Eco-Conscious Dad

Earthsap East India Islands Men’s Range  – Earthsap has been a manufacturer of earth-friendly toiletries and cleaning products for more than 20 years, working continuously to improve their earth-friendly formulas, giving you a completely safe and toxin-free alternative to conventional cleaners and cosmetics. The proudly South African products from Earthsap have been formulated with the help of skilled microbiologists and are made using pure plant oils and other natural ingredients.

You’ll find no synthetic fragrances, irritants or allergens in Earthsap’s body care products; they’re completely chemical-free and gentle. The household cleaning range is the same, with no dyes, chlorine bleach or harmful chemicals – which means no fumes or residues. They’re safe for your family, your pets and the environment, and because they’re biodegradable, they won’t cause any harm to aquatic life or marine plant growth. Earthsap strives to keep bringing South Africans an effective, eco-friendly alternative to household cleaning and skin care, ethically produced and not tested on animals


For the Sweet Tooth Dad

GD Chocolates – is really passionate about bringing deliciously healthy options for chocolate onto the South African market. GD chocolates are dairy-free and contain no cane sugar as only the very best local raw honey is used.

They also contain no soya lecithin, preservatives, artificial colourants or flavourants. Everything is handmade and hand-wrapped by GD’s team of local Capetonians. https://gdchocolate.com

Biomedcan’s CBD Chocolate (70% Cocoa) is made of the highest quality. Handcrafted by Von Geusau Chocolates, produced in South Africa. https://biomedcan.co.za

Something to keep your that sweet tooth healthy – Waterpik®  Water Flosser- Clinical research has shown that the Waterpik® Water Flosser is a more effective way to floss. Water flossing is fast and easy and leaves your mouth feeling great – cleaner teeth, healthier gums. Best of all, it only takes a minute a day before brushing. https://waterpikflosser.co.za


For the Over-Worked & Stressed Dad

SOiL’s Sleep – R125.00 – Essential oils have long been used to provide relaxation and promote sleep. This soothing blend of Organic Lavender, Bergamot, Sweet Marjoram and Vetiver 100% pure essential oils can provide a perfect sedative effect.

Biomedcan’s CBD Sleep – R489.95 – may assist you in an improved faster and deeper natural sleeping pattern. CBD maximizes the “Entourage Effect” of the active ingredients in this product. Zero THC included.

Linen Drawer – Men’s quality gowns. www.linendrawer.co.za

Woodstock Laundry’s Men’s Stylish Pyjamas & Gowns. https://www.woodstocklaundry.co/

AND Sexy Socks, Jocks & Snoods for the Sexy Dad

Bamboo Range – Sexy Socks will keep your feet cool in summer and warm in winter. Super soft, anti-odour, anti-bacterial, and available in a range of unique designs, they are the ideal addition to your wardrobe.

Cotton Range – Made from the highest quality combed cotton, these magic everyday socks are comfortable, breathable, durable and supremely soft on the skin. Proudly designed and made in Cape Town.

Plus, for every pair sold, they give a pair of school socks to a child in need. https://buysexysocks.com


Stockists & Websites

Bluebeards Revenge Stockists: Sorbet MAN

Urban Men – www.takealot.com

Earthsap – Available at selected SPAR stores, health shops nationwide, Wellness Warehouse and online at https://www.faithful-to-nature.co.za/

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