We asked 300 men with everything from stubble to long beards to trial 24 brands of beard oil, to find the best at smoothing and softening facial hair, as well as the best ones for making beards easier to style, brush and tame. They gave feedback on the softness and hydration of their skin too, as well as any noticeable reduction in itchiness.
This beard oil is great for men who are concerned about excessive greasiness. It absorbs quickly and doesn't leave your hair greasy after application. After application, your hair will feel soft and your skin will feel softer. Murdock London's bear oil uses natural oils to moisturize dry hairs. It also enhances shine and shine without adding any grease. It's also handy to have a pump bottle, which makes it easy to apply. It smells divine and a little goes a very long way. One customer said that it was a must-have for all beard lovers on Look Fantastic.
There are many things to take into consideration when you're looking to purchase your own. Below we have listed many beard oils which are approved by the FDA, according to your budget, taste, and personal preference. Beard oils are lighter and more easily absorbed that, for instance, sunflower oil. Therefore, we don't recommend trying two birds with the same stone.
To lock in the oil, condition your beard, give it a fuller look, and to deepen its texture, we recommend using a Butter, Balm, or Wax.
Oars + Alps has a special beard product that might just convert you to the miraculous powers of argan oil. The brand's carefully formulated concoction contains a mixture of argan, jojoba and grapefruit to soothe and nourish your hair.
Yes, Jack Black’s beard oil has potent antioxidants that prevent dry skin and a blend of oils that enriches hair strands, but where it truly shines is its ability to, well, add shine to your beard. Thanks to a mindfully concocted formula, it does the most to give you lustrous locks.
Beard oil has many functions. It moisturizes your beard and skin and allows you to groom your beard with longer bristles. The natural ingredients cedarwood oil, citrus and sage make it a pleasant scent.
This beard oil serum is ideal for large, bushy beards. It soaks into the hairs quickly and softens them. You can use a beard comb to comb through the beard, and then distribute the grapeseed and sweet almond oils that give this light potion its power.
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.
After you have found the right beard oil, you can learn how to style your beard and soften it.
A quality beard oil is key to maintaining your hair's condition and appearance, regardless of whether you have a long beard that is lumberjack-like (or Shoreditch barista), or a longer facial hair. Take a look at our guide to find the best beard oils.
Murdock London is the place to go if you want soft, baby-soft skin underneath your beard. Murdock London's brand is known for its ultra-nourishing formula, which contains oils that penetrate beyond the hair follicle and reach the skin. The formula is quick-absorbing so your hair won't look greasy.
The theory is that beard oil can be applied to any length of stubble. You could also use it to apply a serum to your freshly shaved skin, but we would recommend using a professional skin serum if you are going to do this.
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.
Being avid riders ourselves, we know what its like to spend the day with your beard whipping in the wind behind you, collecting critters as you go. Your skin and hair feels dry, your beard looks like it got in a fight with a lawnmower. Well no more! The Badass Biker Oil is specially formulated for the most magnificent face jacket a biker could hope for. We use only the best, most natural feeling and easily absorbed base oils and add carefully blended premium essential oils that are designed not only to reverse the damage caused by the elements while on the open road to your hair and skin, but to give your beard or mustache an unparalleled look and feel while improving growth. Your face jacket will look fuller, feel softer, and be more manageable with a subtle scent that is masculine, yet refreshing.
This light, non-greasy, lightweight formula can be used to nourish your beard. It gave 92% of our panel softer skin and hair. That's pretty good!
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.
A beard oil will soften coarse hair and help make it supple and easier to style. And, behind the scenes it will help condition the skin underneath, reducing the chances of it becoming itchy or flaky. Lastly, as we’ve already mentioned, beard oils tend to be fragranced, so you can make your beard smell fantastic all day, without having to resort to spraying it with aftershave. All of which is particularly handy for any guy looking to stay stylish as the day progresses.
Care for your skin is crucial, no matter what length of beard you have. The packaging looks like a miniature whisky bottle but inside, 86% of the testers reported softening skin.
Everything on this list will strengthen your beard, but Billy Jealousy’s beard oil—comprised of sunflower, sweet almond, olive, and jojoba oils, along with aloe vera—just goes the extra mile. And the packaging is, in the best sense, positively sinful.
Horace, the French grooming brand is accessible and inclusive. Horace has raised its beard maintenance game. It has three new styles to replace its generic beard oil. There's the Havana-scented Tobacco & Vanilla scent, Patchouli & Cedar's woody base, and our favorite, a citrus/aromatic that brings back memories of the lemon orchards in Southern Italy. This oil is made with 99 per cent natural ingredients and designed to soften the skin while nourishing the whiskers. Jamaican black Castor oil adds volume and suppleness to the beard, while sweet almond oils hydrates and gives it shine. Vitamin E-rich argan oil moisturizes the skin. Grapeseed oil has anti-inflammatory qualities to reduce itching, inflammation, and redness. Vegan-friendly, free of alcohol, silicone, parabens, and mineral oil.