Beard oil should be applied to freshly washed skin. This will allow pores to open up and allow the oil to absorb fully. A beard oil acts in the same way that a hair oil does. It can be used after a beard shampoo has been washed. You'll see the results quickly, especially if you use it daily with the right razor and a great trimmer.
Our favourite nourishing ingredients included avocado, jojoba and sweet almond oil. Our winner won top marks in our lab for how smooth it made hair. While 93% of our panel felt that its softening effects lasted throughout the day, 93% agreed. 79% said it reduced itching and it was easy to style facial hair.
Bulldog Skincare, a line of natural and ethically-sound targeted grooming products for men, was the vision of Simon Duffy in 2005. Its facial hair and shaving products are, according to us, among the brand’s greatest moments. The original beard oil contains eight essential oils. It is fast absorbed and light-textured, making facial hair glossy and long-lasting.
Five oil derivatives are commonly used in beard oils: olive, sunflower and jojoba. Each oil has antioxidants and vitamins that promote healthy hair follicles. This could help to create conditions that are more favorable for facial hair growth. These aren't magic elixirs to transform dull chin hairs into Viking-like locks.
We recommend that you wash your beard with a specialized beard shampoo such as the Bulldog 2-in-1 Beard Shampoo and Conditioner. It is more suitable for coarse hair than regular shampoo. You can either towel-dry or blow dry it depending on how thick you have it. Next, use the beard oil according the the label instructions. Use your fingers or comb to blend it. Finally, smoothen the beard.
Anthony's unique dual action formula can be used to prepare for shaving or as a conditioning beard oil. It is extremely lightweight and designed to soften the skin while reining in unruly and wild hairs. It's infused with essential oils from rosemary and basil to nourish and soften the bristles. It also contains calendula (which acts an anti-inflammatory), tea tree (which acts a moisturizer), and olive oils that treat dry, flaky or itchy skin.
This dual-action, luxurious formula can be used to prepare the skin for close shaving, as well as shaping and conditioning beards. 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.
It is up to you how often beard oil should be applied. Some oils can absorb quickly and wash out easily, making it ideal for daily use. Some oils may have a greater staying power which makes them more suitable for those who don't have enough time to clean their beard every day.
This Danish brand celebrates all aspects of facial hair. Its trademark beard oil (which was not just a hair oil but more on that later), takes over a full year to perfect. It effectively moisturizes the hair and makes it fuller for up to 72hrs. It contains two nutritionally rich ingredients. One is limnanthes oleifera seed oil which softens dry or coarse hair and seals in moisture. The other is NaturePep amaranth which is a patented ingredient that actively thickens your beard (11.3 percent thicker with three applications). This increases the diameter of individual hair fibres. The product has a silky texture that is similar to a serum and helps nourish tired hair. Copenhagen Grooming offers a loyalty plan: the more stock that you buy, the lower the prices.
Horace, the French grooming brand that is accessible and inclusive, has increased its beard-maintenance efforts. The brand has now added 3 new fragrances to its standard beard oil: the Havana-scented Tobacco & Vanilla and the Patchouli & Cedar, which are both woody-based. Our favourite is the citrus/aromatic scent that invokes the Orchards of Southern Italy: Lemon & Mint. It contains 99 percent ingredients of natural origin and has been designed to nourish the skin and soften it. Jamaican black castor oil increases the beard's softness and volume, while sweet almond oil moisturizes and adds shine. Grapeseed oil and argan oil are rich in vitamin E to moisturize the skin. They also have anti-inflammatory properties that help to prevent itching, redness, and irritation. Vegan-friendly, mineral oil, silicone and alcohol-free.
We asked 300 men to try 24 different types of beard oil. They had everything: long and short beards, stubble, and even thicker beards. They also gave feedback on the softness, hydration, and itchyness of their skin.
Daimon Barber offers a straightforward core range sustainable grooming heroes. It places transparency and ease-of-use first and foremost. The formulas are balanced and scientifically-based, but this doesn't detract from their high-performance efficacy. The Beard & Stubble Softener from this range carefully considers the skin under our bristles as well as the needs of the facial forest. It is made with plant-based oils as well as vitamins and is free of any chemicals or parabens. The British "bromance", a brand that uses all ingredients made in the UK, is the best-selling product within the line. It protects, repairs, and restores hair fibres and leaves them silky-smooth.
This new Heath product is a first-to-market innovation, dedicated to science. It restores shine, stimulates hair growth, and manages unruly whiskers. It is a versatile formula that contains salicylic acid. It exfoliates deeply within the hair follicles to prevent trapped hairs and reduce the buildup of acne-causing bacteria. It is suitable for all skin types, but it is especially great for those with acne-prone skin or skin that is prone to blemishes. The formula provides long-lasting hydration and never feels greasy. It is infused with Heath's salty and sage scent. Jojoba oil has nourishing properties that help reduce hair breakages and beard itching. Avocado oil adds softness and elasticity to the hair. It works in harmony with your skin's natural oils to provide long-lasting hydration. You can also use it to manage flyaway hair strands.
The Lab used a Dia-stron machine for measuring the smoothness and texture of hair before and during application. The more difficult it was to comb the hair, the better the beard oil score.
Haeckels' signature formulations include marine-based ingredients. They are driven by effective results and conservation of Kent's coastline. It's infused with seaweed extract suspended in vitamin E. The famous conditioning beard oils (originally called the Sailors Beard Oil), follows the tradition that uses (wherever possible) native raw materials. This oil is great for longer beards. Neroli oil has natural antibacterial properties and is antiseptic.
This beard softener, which is made up of 100 percent natural oils, including apricot kernel and macadamia oil, jojoba and sunflower, has a lot of gravitas. It is especially beneficial for men with wispy beards. The active ingredient adds volume to hair by reaching the cuticles. For maximum penetration and effect, it is recommended to use the product at night while you are sleeping.
Coconut oil is useful for whitening your teeth as well as shouting at people and throwing them into a skillet. Only use a small amount and warm it with your hands. After it has melted, apply to your beard. It's less oily than most oils, and it's rich in lauric acids. It will nourish and condition your hair. Although it might smell like a Bounty Chocolate bar, you will not notice the difference.
L'Oreal Men Expert's Barber Club system has been developed by professionals in barbering. This multi-functional treatment is ideal for men who have medium to long beards. It can also improve the skin's overall moisture balance. The formula is free from parabens. It contains deeply hydrating cedarwood oil. It moisturizes and calms, while a barbershop-style scent lifts it.
Beard oils that really improve the condition of your hair will be the best. They can soften and strengthen any areas that are less shaved. You should also look for oils that don't leave a residue and are easy to absorb into your beard throughout the day.
This product will add shine to your strands. It not only scored high in our lab testing, but it also left our testers impressed. Their beards looked soft and glossy. They were also much easier and more manageable. 88% of them found that their hair was easy to comb with just a few drops.
Adam Grooming Atelier signature beard oil treats brittle and dry beard hairs with ingredients that have demonstrated benefits for the skin and hair. Adam's team worked with experts to create this beard oil. The blend of signature oils is added to the oil, which promotes hair growth and soothes any problems or flaky skin. The all-natural styling products are vegan and contain no silicone or paraben. They can help you define, shape and style 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 reduces dryness underneath the beard by soothing itching and inflammation. Cedarwood is naturally able to regulate oil production and protect against environmental pollutants. A woody fragrance that has an uplifting of clarysage & pine.