Universal Beard Balm:
Our beard balms ship in a 1-ounce tin. They each begin with organic cocoa, mango, and shae butters, lanolin, and organic beeswax, mixed with coconut, hemp seed, grape seed, avocado, sweet almond, argan, vitamin E and jojoba oils. We then add essential oils to create our unique blends. Find one that fits you, or contact us to mix one to your specifications.
Like beard oil, beard balm conditions and moisturizes, but its beeswax base also allows you to train and style your beard. Beard balm is a good choice for Beardsmen with curly, unruly beards, and it can also make a patchy beard look fuller. You want to start with a clean, mostly dry beard; right after a shower is perfect. Some of our beard brothers like to use oil first, and then use the balm as a finishing touch. With a little practice, you’ll know what makes your beard look its best.
Start by putting a dime-sized dab of balm in your palm (using the back of your fingernail makes it easier to get it out of the tin). Rub your hands together to liquefy the balm, and then apply it to your beard and moustache with gentle downward strokes. The goal here is to smooth the hair and encourage it to lay in the direction you want. Finish things off with a fine-toothed comb (for the moustache) and a boar’s bristle brush or wooden comb (for the beard).
Universal Beard Oil:
Our oils come in a 1-ounce blue glass bottle with a pump top. The base is a blend of organic sweet almond, hemp seed, grape seed, jojoba, vitamin E, argan, and avocado oils. We add essential oils to that delicious cocktail to create our blends. Choose the one that is right for you, or contact us to create a bespoke blend just for you.
The purpose of beard oil is to condition and moisturize your beard and skin. Even if you are just getting started on the beard path, using oil can make your beard look and feel better, and help alleviate those early itchy stages. The best time to use it is when your beard is clean, like just after a shower. Gently use a towel to get your beard mostly dry. Pump some oil into your palm—start with a drop about the size of a dime—then rub your hands together to distribute it on both palms.
Once your hands are coated, rub it into your beard. If you are just starting to grow out your beard, a downward stroking motion will get the job done. If it needs a bit more taming, show it who’s boss with a wooden comb or boar’s bristle brush, and you are ready to face the day.
If your beard is longer (growing for 2 months or more), get oil on your fingers and work them through the beard, down to the skin—and don’t forget the moustache. Combing upward with your fingers is a good way to get the oil distributed down to the skin. You may need to add a bit more oil to your hands; let the texture of your beard tell you what it needs. After all this, your beard will definitely need a bit of styling. Break out a fine-toothed comb for the moustache and a boar’s bristle brush or wooden comb for the beard. You’ll find that the oil will make it a lot easier to get it back to ship shape.