Beard Oil

  • Great for relieving the itch, soothing skin inflammation & softening the beard. To summarize the article, it's cheaper in the long run to buy the supplies to make your own then it is to buy pre-made.

    Basic recipe for beard oil:
    1-2 carrier oils (1/4oz to 1oz depending on how many you're using)
    1-4 essential oils (3-10 drops total per ounce)

    A few carrier oils and their benefits:

    Jojoba – is similar to your natural human oils and is easily absorbed by your skin
    Argan – makes skin softer and protects against signs of aging like wrinkles
    Sweet almond – keeps inflammation at bay, which particularly helps prevent in-grown hairs
    Coconut – one of the best natural moisturizing and hydrating products on the planet, great for dry environments
    Hazelnut – helps prevent acne and eczema
    Hemp seed – another moisturizing oil, helps prevent facial hair from becoming brittle

    A few essential oils and their benefits:

    Cedarwood – helps prevent acne
    Eucalyptus – aids again skin irritation
    Lemongrass – invigorates, like a good aftershave
    Peppermint – invigorates and refreshes the skin
    Amla – repairs damaged hair
    Tea Tree Oil - aids in healing and preventing acne, skin irritation