Beard oil is best used on a clean, freshly cleansed face. It allows pores to be open and the oil to be absorbed fully. Beard oil can be thought of as a conditioner. You should use it after washing your face with a good beard shampoo. If you combine it with the right razor, or a great beard trimming tool, you'll quickly reap the benefits.
Our favorite nourishing ingredients include avocado, sweet almond oil and jojoba. The winner received full marks in the lab because it smoothed hair. 93% of our panel members said that the softening effect lasts throughout the day. 79% of those who tried it said that it solved their itchiness, and all agreed that it was much easier to style and manage facial hair.
L'Oreal Men Expert's Barber Club system was developed from professional barber experience. This multi-functional product is ideal for men with medium or long beards. It also helps maintain the skin's moisture balance. This formula is completely free of parabens. It is powered by the deeply hydrating cedarwood essential oils and is surprising not to get greasy. It conditions and tames the skin and releases a nostalgic, old-school barbershop smell.
Horace is a French grooming brand which is accessible and inclusive. They have increased their beard-maintenance capabilities. You can now choose from 3 different scents to replace your generic beard oils: the Havana-scented Tobacco & Vanilla; the Patchouli & Cedar; and our personal favorite, a citrus/aromatic fragrance that conjures the fruit orchards South Italy's Lemon & Mint. This beard oil contains 99 percent of ingredients from natural sources and is designed to nourish the whiskers while softening the skin. Jamaican black castor oils increase the beard’s suppleness and volume while sweet almond hydrates, adds shine and moisturizes. Rich in vitamin E, argan oil moisturises the skin. Grapeseed Oil, which has antiinflammatory properties, helps prevent itching, redness, itching, and irritation. Vegan-friendly. Paraben, silicon, alcohol, and mineral oils are all exempt.
To relieve dryness, this organic and vegan product can be used from head-to-toe. It absorbs quickly and leaves skin and hair softened and smoother, according to 86% of test subjects. It was lightweight for nourishment but 79% said it did not leave any greasiness behind.
This dual-purpose oil can be used for both shave preparation and conditioning. This vitamin-rich, deeply hydrating blend is made of grape seed oils and hazelnut oil. It can be used with a razor to provide a smooth glide and is great for styling your hair. This formula is suitable for all skin types. It is ideal for people who frequently alternate between rocking and clean-cut facial hair.
Beard oils that improve the condition and strength of your facial hair are the best. We recommend that you choose an oil that isn't too thick, doesn't leave any residue, and absorbs quickly into the beard.
We asked 300 men, with all types of beards, to test 24 different brands of beard oil. The goal was to find the best beard oil for smoothing and softening facial hair. The softness and hydration, as well as any reductions in itching, were also reported by the men.
Anthony's unique dual-action formula can either be used as a pre-shave preparation or to condition beards. It's lightweight and softens the skin. Essential oils of rosemary and basil nourish the skin and soften it. It also contains tea tree oil (which acts as an antioxidant), calendula oil which soothes itchy skin and olive oil which treats dry, flaky, itchy skin.
This luxurious dual action formula can be used to prepare skin for close shaves as well shaping and conditioning facial hairs. Part of the first-ever shaving and facial hair-maintenance line from the sustainable Italian beauty brand, Davines a Mediterranean-inspired cocktail of lemon, bergamot, orange, patchouli and iris.
To measure the hair's smoothness before and after applying the beard oil, we used the Dia-stron machine in the Lab. The beard oil score was higher if it was easier to comb.
Daimon Barber has a core range that is transparent and easy to use. The high-performance, science-meets–nature formulas of Daimon Barber's well-balanced range don't suffer from this. This range's Beard & Stubble Softener carefully considers the skin underneath our bristles, as well as conditioning the facial forest. It's enriched with plant-based oils, vitamins and free of parabens. The British "bromance brand" is known for its ability to protect, repair and rehydrate hair fibres. This bestseller leaves beards soft and smooth, and comes scented with an Oudh or Egyptian mallow scent.
This Heath product range is dedicated to science, first-to the market innovations, and restores shine, encourages hairgrowth, and calms unruly curls. The versatile formula contains salicylic acid. It removes dead hairs deep within the hair's follicles. It is suitable for all skin types. However it is best for those with sensitive skin and blemish-prone skin. Heath's signature salty and sage aroma is infused into it. This product also has the nourishing properties from jojoba oils, which help reduce hair breakages. It works together with the natural oils of your skin to provide long-lasting nourishment. You can also use it for controlling flyaway hair.
This product is the perfect choice if you want to shine up your strands. It scored 100% in our lab tests. Our testers were also impressed with the softness and shine it gave their beards. It made their hair easier to manage with 88% reporting that it was easier to comb their hair after just a few drops.
Haeckels is driven by the preservation of Kent's coast and effective results. Many of its signature formulations contain marine-based ingredients. The iconic conditioning beard oil, originally known as the Sailors Beard Oil (previously called the Sailors Beard Oil), is rich in seaweed extract with vitamin E. It follows the tradition to use (where possible) local raw materials. This oil is ideal for long beards with very coarse or damaged facial hair. It contains a combination of oils like jojoba sweet almond, clove, sandalwood and protects, repairs, protects, and nourishes. Natural antibacterial, antiseptic and natural moisturizer, neroli oil is also useful.
Leif oil is great to grow thicker beards. It is lightly fragranced with the scents of orange and rosemary. It also has vitamin E to protect the skin underneath the beard. It's made with bristle softening jojoba oils, a hydrating and anti-inflammatory oil that helps reduce redness and irritation to the skin. Argan oil, which stimulates hair growth and gives it a natural shine, is one of the conditioning ingredients.
Coconut oil can be used to whiten your teeth and for throwing things in a pan (a la Joe Wicks). It's best to use a little bit and melt it in your hands before you apply it to your beard. It is less greasy than other oils due to its high level of lauric acid. This oil will nourish and condition your beard. It may smell like a Bounty bar of chocolate, however.
Bulldog Skincare For Men was created in 2005 by Simon Duffy, who had a vision to create an ethically sound and natural range of targeted grooming solutions for men. Our favorite moments of the brand are its facial and shaving products. The conditioning and hydrating Original Beard Oil has a cult following because it is infused eight essential oils including green tea, aloe vera, and camelina oil. It absorbs quickly and is light in texture. This makes facial hair shiny without looking greasy.
The 100 percent natural oils in this beard oil from the makers of the popular barbershop chain have a nutritious and complex mixture. It's particularly useful for men with wispy or sallow beards. This product actively increases body and volume through working down to the cuticles. To get the best penetration and maximum effect, use it while you sleep to ensure maximum effectiveness.
If you do decide to use it, we recommend washing your beard with a shampoo that is suitable for coarse hair. We suggest this Bulldog 2-in-1 beard shampoo/conditioner. Depending on how thick your beard is, towel-dry it or blow-dry it. Then apply the beard oil according to the directions on the bottle. To finish, you can either comb it through or use your fingers to apply the oil.
This Danish brand is all about growing and grooming amazing beards. Its beard oil, which is more than just a beard oil. This oil took over a year to create and leaves your hair fuller for up 72 hours. It also contains two nutrient-rich ingredients, limnanthes Alba seed oil and NaturePep amaranth. These are patented ingredients that actively thicken the beard (11.3% thicker after just three applications). The serum-like texture of the product hydrates and nourishes tired-looking hair from the inside. It leaves your mane looking healthier. Copenhagen Grooming also offers an loyalty program. The more stock you buy the better the prices.