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.
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.
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.
Packed with vitamin-rich oils - such as jojoba and grapeseed - use this one to give your beard or moustache a hydrating top-up, or as prep before a shave. Not only did it score top marks in our lab test for adding softness to hair, but 80% of testers were also impressed by how well it worked as a shaving lubricant, and they appreciated the fresh scent it left on the skin.
Beard oil is the best product to invest in if you only have one product. It is a marvel product that's as useful in its utility as its simplicity. It's easy to use. Just rub the product into your facial hair. This is how to make the most of the most important thing that you can do for your beard. That whisper on the wind was correct: It's pretty sweet, bro.
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.
We're avid riders so we understand what it feels like to be out riding all day, with your beard whipped in the wind and collecting wildlife. Your skin and hair feel dry. There's good news! Badass Biker Oil can be used to make the most stunning face jackets a biker could wish for. We use only the highest quality, most natural and easily absorbed oils. Our premium essential oils are carefully blended. They can reverse any damage to your hair or skin from the elements. You will notice a fuller appearance to your face jacket, as well as softer and more manageable skin.
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.
This dual-purpose beard oil is a face- and beard oil that can be used both as a pre-shave oil and a conditioner to maintain your hair's health. It's a vitamin-rich and deeply hydrating combination of grape seed, hazelnut and jojoba oils. It's suitable to all skin types.
Size, sillage, and absorbency are V76’s strengths. Its oil is double the size of most competitors' (2 oz. vs 1 for most others), and at $19 it’s one of the best deals, too. 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.
There are five oil derivatives commonly used as the base in a beard oil: coconut, olive, sunflower, jojoba and argan. The antioxidants and vitamins in each promote healthier hair follicles and skin beneath, which could well harness conditions more conducive to facial hair growth. But don't be fooled into thinking these are magical elixirs that'll transform lacklustre chin hairs into Viking-esque locks – bottled beard transplants, these are not.
Avocado oil and Squalene help to relax hairs, similar to liquid Xanax. For a quick detangling and prompt softening, comb it through.
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.
With the right beard oil, you'll be able to tame your facial fuzz from scruffy to sleek in a matter of seconds. Here are the best we've found.
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.
British-based Dr Harris grooms royalty and the aristocracy in London's St James' since 1790. The brand's most notable reputation is its classic and clean gentlemanly scents. It shouldn't surprise then that its beard oils perform well and - adopting the brand’s Windsor scent (citruse, vetiver & black pepper - also smells like business. The soothing formula is great for anyone just starting to grow their beard.
This dual-purpose facial and beard oil can double as a shave prep oil and a conditioning oil. It will keep your facial hair in top shape. A rich, vitamin-rich, deeply moisturizing blend of grape seed oils (known for its soothing and healing properties), jojoba and hazelnut oils, it provides a smooth glide when used with a razor. This oil is also a great styling aid to keep your bristles healthy and manageable. It is suitable for all skin types. This makes it the ideal product for anyone who has to alternate between rocking and clean-cut facial hair.
Jack Black's beard oils contain potent antioxidants that protect skin from dryness and a mixture of oils that nourish hair strands. But the real star is its ability, well, shine your beard. This oil is made with care and will leave you with shiny locks thanks to its carefully planned formula.
Anthony’s innovative dual-action formula can be used either as an effective pre-shave prep or intensely conditioning beard oil. Engineered to soften the skin and rein in unruly and wild whiskers, it is super lightweight, so particularly beneficial for anyone who suffers from acute sensitivity. Infused with essential oils of basil and rosemary, which nourish and soften the bristles, tea tree (which acts as an anti-inflammatory) and calendula and olive oils which take care of dry, flaky and itchy skin, it has a light and uplifting scent of orange peel with a mint-fresh and eucalyptus aftertaste and will help you achieve your bearded or clean shaven best.
Shea butter is not only great for your skin, but also your hair follicles. Combining maracuja oil and shea butter, this combination will soften your thick hair without leaving behind a strong smell. This product is also free of petrolatum and mineral oils which are rare in products this low-priced.
The recipe looks familiar at first glance: Jojoba oil and almond oil are used to soften the beard bristles. Then things get a little more complicated: Sea buckthorn extract (an orange berry) moisturizes your skin. Pine oil prevents beard dandruff and fights fungal infections. This one is quite the magic potion.