Beard oil is a major hit right now, once people figured out that you cant simply grow a beard and it will look great, there is beard care items that will make your beard healthier, more filled our and smell and look better. Here is the low down on beard oils.
What is beard oil?
There are many types of beard oils on the market today from brands you already know like Just for Men, or lesser known but equally great like Bull Dog, and what they do is moisturize your facial hair and the skin underneath. It can be used to style your beard and keep it healthy. Huff Post claims that “the ideal beard should look shiny and groomed, not dusty, flaky and shaggy.” Beard oils make your hair less rough and can support fullness, while it wont grow new hair it gives your face the best environment for growth.
How do I use it?
After washing your face or a shower is the best time to use beard oil. You take the recommended amount on the bottle in your hands and rub in on your entire beard. If you have a long beard you can use a comb- because the oil needs to reach every hair on your beard as well as the skin beneath.
What does it cost?
Beard oil ranges in price from $12.50 up to $60 depending on brand. Some good reviews of beard oil can be found on sites like Balding Beards or Ask Men. There are also subscription services like Dollar Shave Club that will send you supply right to your door.
There are also some good videos on using beard oil like the ones below.