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 one is loaded with vitamin-rich oils such as grapeseed oil and jojoba. It can be used to moisturize your moustache, or give it a quick prep before you start shave. It was a top-rated shaving lubricant in our laboratory test, scoring top marks for adding softness to the hair. Additionally, 80% testers were impressed by the fresh scent and how well it worked on the skin.
This luxuriously-textured but non-greasy beard oil is the #1 beard oil in the U.S. Formulated with a blend of certified organic natural oils, potent antioxidants and vitamins it is made for dry and brittle facial fuzz and helps prevent dry itchy skin. Lightly scented with botanicals and essential oils that give an uplifting aromatic, green and herby fragrance, it also promotes healthy-beard shine. Fast-absorbing and without leaving any oily residue, it has been enriched with Kalahari melon oil and marula oil, both rich in fatty acids and proven to soften the hair and smooth the skin. Powerful antioxidants, Brown algae and carrot seed extract combine to protect against damage from free radicals, Vitamin E boosts hydration, plum oil softens dry and brittle facial hair for added control and a healthy natural shine.
The beard softener is composed of 100 per cent natural oils. These include apricot kernels, macadamia nuts, jojoba sunflower, olive and jojoba. This beard softener is particularly beneficial for those suffering from wispy facial hairs. It works by adding body to the hair strands and locks in moisture. Use it overnight to get maximum penetration.
This is the guy to use if you want to give your hair shine. It was not only a great product in the lab, but it impressed our testers too. They were impressed with how it made their beards soft and glossy. It made hair easier to manage. 88% reported that their hair was easier after using just a few drops.
British-based Dr Harris has been grooming royalty and the aristocracy out of London's St James' district since 1790. Holding a royal warrant as a pharmacist, it is actually its clean and classic gentlemanly scents that it is most renowned for. It should come as no surprise then that its beard oil not only performs but – embracing the brand’s Windsor scent (citrus, vetiver and black pepper) – also smells the business. A great one for anyone beginning to grow a beard as its soothing formula contains agents to help calm itchiness and irritation.
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 vegan and organic option can be used on all parts of the body to relieve dryness. 86% of those who tried it claimed that it absorbed quickly and left their hair and skin softening. 79% claimed it left no greasiness and 79% said it moisturized well.
Dedicated to helping grow and groom awesome beards, this Danish brand is a celebration of all things facial hair. Its signature beard oil (which is not just a beard oil, but more on that in a minute), which took a year of research to develop, effectively leaves bristles hydrated and fuller-bodied for up to 72 hours. It is further powered by a combo of two nutrient-rich ingredients: limnanthes alba seed oil, which softens dry or coarse hair by coating the fibre and sealing in hydration, and NaturePep amaranth, a patented ingredient which actively thickens the beard (11.3 per cent thicker after only three applications) by increasing the diameter of the individual hair fibre. Delivered in a silky, serum-like texture, it rehydrates and nourishes tired-looking bristles from the inside out, resulting in a healthier-looking mane. Copenhagen Grooming also offers a loyalty scheme: the more stock you buy, the cheaper the prices get.
Adam Grooming Atelier’s signature beard oil conditions and softens particularly dry and brittle hair by using ingredients that have shown benefits for the hair and skin. Adam's expert team of barbers developed the oil and added a blend essential oils to soothe any dry, flaky or troubled skin. This all-natural styling tool, which is both vegan-friendly, paraben-free and silicone-free, has natural botanicals to help you shape and sculpt your hair. Grapeseed oil (a natural sealant) moisturises and locks hydration within the hair follicles, guaranteeing a beard that stays manageable and soft, day-through-to-night. Wild pine is a natural remedy for dry skin. It soothes itching and inflammation. Cedarwood protects your hair from environmental pollutants and toxins. Clary sage and pine combine to create a woody, fresh scent.
This lightweight, non-greasy formula will nourish your beard without you spending a fortune. Testers loved it because it was light and easy to use. The formula left 92% panel members with softened skin, hair, and eyes. Not bad!
This is because a beard needs to be cultivated. Groomed. Tamed and maintained. But more than all that, a beard needs to be nourished. And that means it needs hydration. The best beard oil will give you just that, plus it'll smell good, help shape your facial hair and control flyaways, and protect you from the dreaded phenomenon known as "beardruff."
This luxurious dual-action cream can be used to prep your skin for a close shave, shaping and conditioning beards, or as a pre-shave. 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.
Our top pick, which includes avocado, jojoba, sweet almond oil, received high marks from the lab. 93% of panelists said it lasted the entire day. It also helps to reduce itching. 79% claimed it helped with this issue, while everyone else said it was easier and more manageable to style facial hair.
This dual-purpose face and beard oil can be used as both a shave prep and a conditioning oil to keep facial hair in tip-top shape. A vitamin-rich and deeply hydrating blend of jojoba (known to have soothing and healing properties), hazelnut and grape seed oils, it serves a comfortable glide if using it with a razor and is a stellar styling aid for keeping your bristles nourished and easy to tame. Suitable for all skin types, it’s the ideal formula for part-time beard wearers, who regularly fluctuate between clean-cut and rocking facial hair.
This oil, which is rich in vitamin and omega-rich oils, has been infused with citrus extract and tea tree. It's especially great for beards that are longer or more full. This high-performance conditioner is vegan-friendly and contains no silicone or SLS. It also has high-performance conditioning properties thanks to a generous amount of the highly-respected antioxidant argan oil. This super-ingredient increases hydration from the tip to the follicle. It contains the most natural nourishing oil available, according to some reports.
Are you looking for a silky-smooth finish This is the one. This reparative cream is jam-packed full of silk protein. Avocado oil and aloe Vera will keep your skin in the best shape. All panelists reported feeling softer facial hair after using the product, with 92% saying it didn't leave any residue.
So you've decided to grow a beard. Or maybe you recently grew one. Hell, maybe you've had a beard for so long that you can't even recall when you first embraced your facial hair, the memory stretching back well beyond the horizon, the only evidence of those heady early days an imagined whisper on the wind: Sweet beard, bro. No matter how long you've had it, though, there's one thing that's certain: Your beard needs oil. And not just any oil—the best oil.
Leif facial oil is great for thicker and fuller looking beards. It has a unique blend natural essential oils and nourishes skin to prevent it from drying out. It has a light fragrance of rosemary and orange. Vitamin E is added to moisturize and protect the skin beneath the beard. It contains a bristle-softening, hypoallergenic jojoba oil. This hydrating antioxidant helps reduce skin irritations and redness. Argan oil, which promotes strong beard growth, provides natural shine, and stimulates rosemary oil. This oil has healing properties and reduces blemishes as well as hair-growth-blocking inflammations.
L'Oreal can help with long beards that are difficult to brush. L'Oreal Beard Oil was tested by our testers and they found that it made their beards easier after applying the oil.
Driven by effective results and the conservation of the Kent coastline, where the brand was founded and is based, many of Haeckels' signature formulations have marine-based ingredients at their heart. Enriched with seaweed extract suspended with vitamin E, its iconic conditioning beard oil (originally known as the Sailors Beard Oil) follows the tradition of using (where possible) indigenous raw materials. Best suited for longer beards and, more specifically, very dry, coarse and damaged facial hair, it deeply hydrates, helps repair, protects and nourishes, using a blend of oils such as jojoba, sweet almond, clove and sandalwood. Neroli oil also features as a natural antibacterial and antiseptic.