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.
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.
Adam Grooming Atelier's beard oil is formulated with ingredients that have been proven to be beneficial for both hair and skin. It softens and conditions beard hairs that are particularly dry or brittle. It was developed with Adam's team, and is enriched with a mix of signature essential oils. This oil promotes healthy hair growth, and soothes any flaky, dry, or irritated skin. The all-natural styling product, which is vegan-friendly and contains no silicone or paraben, is made with natural botanicals and is intended to shape, sculpt, and define 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 soothes dry skin beneath the beard and reduces itching and inflammation. Cedarwood regulates oil production and protects against environmental pollutants. This woody scent has a lift of clary sage, pine.
Tom Ford's beard oils are full of vitamins E and almond oil, which are rich in nourishing ingredients. The Neroli Portofino is our favorite, but we also love the Oud Wood & Tobacco Vanille. They both have the same delicious quality as all good fragrances.
If you are looking for something that can be used with any type of beard, and that absorbs quickly, this is it. 80% of those who tried it said they were able to manage unruly hair.
This fast-acting beard oil is made with shea butter and Argan oils. It helps to reduce frizz and dryness. It also nourishes your skin beneath your beard hair for extra comfort. It has a pleasant, subtle scent that keeps your beard soft and hydrated. I use it in the mornings, and it makes my beard look healthier.
Ritual's lightweight beard oil gives a non-greasy finish for a well-groomed appearance for any guy. It'll help stop your skin from going dry and — thanks to Sencha antioxidants — will hydrate your skin and your beard hair. Using Japanese Mint Oil, you're left feeling refreshed with softer facial hair and a natural, noticeable shine.
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.
This beard oil serum works well for bushy, long beards. It saturates the hairs quickly, softens them, and prepares them for detangling. While you work your way through the beard with a comb, distribute the sweet almond- and grapeseed oils.
All of the items on this list will help strengthen your beard. But Billy Jealousy’s beard oil, which is made from sunflower, sweet almond and olive oils along with aloe verde, goes an extra mile. The packaging is positively sinful in every sense.
Pairing with a Butter, balm, or wax will lock in the oil, deep condition your hair, and give your beard a fuller, more structured appearance.
Beard dandruff is a real pain, but Stubble & 'Stache's blend combines sunflower and hemp seed oils to nourish the cheeks and chin just as much as the beard itself. Along with argan, jojoba, and castor oils (as well as vitamin E), this one is a super nourisher for a soft beard, soft skin, soft everything.
A little bit of sillage: Although most oils have a mild scent, it isn't always overpowering once it has absorbed into your skin. This ability to project is known as sillage. You can substitute a cologne by using a nice-smelling beard oil.
These 80% said it was able to manage any unruly or irregular hair and works well with all types of beards.
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!
Baxter beard oil contains vitamin E and avocado oil. After applying the oil, you won't get greasy hair. The oil will also soften and moisturize your beard throughout the day.
Whether you have short stubble or a lengthly beard, taking care of the skin underneath is vital. Although the packaging may look like a miniature bottle of whisky, the liquid inside left 86% of our testers with softer-feeling skin, all while leaving a woody scent behind.
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.
Hawkins & Bumble's Beard Oil is made with shea butter and argan oil. They combine to make everything strong and soft while also preventing split ends and flyaways.
You need a little bit of sillage. Most beard oils are subtle in scent. However, they don't tend to overwhelm your skin after being absorbed into your whiskers. This is known as sillage. A nice scent beard oil can replace a cologne.
V76's strengths include size, sillage, as well as absorbency. Its oil is two times larger than that of most rivals (2 oz. Its oil is double the size than most competitors (2 oz. A blue cedar scent lingers long and soothes the senses, and lastly, this castor-safflower-olive-jojoba oil blend soaks into your skin and facial hair quickly, so that it doesn't weigh you down.