Beardbrand Beard Oil Review | Eric Bandholz

Eric Bandholz
Beardbrand Beard Oil Review | Eric Bandholz

We've since launched a few beard oils and wanted to give a full run down of our line! Watch this video to get you up to speed on what we have to offer.

Beard Oil Review

Beardbrand's beard oils are made from the finest all natural ingredients and were designed to be lightweight and won't weigh your beard down. These oils quickly absorb into your beard and skin and don't leave your beard greasy feeling or oily. Beard oil helps condition your beard and the skin beneath your beard to give a shiny, healthy looking beard. Using beard oil regularly can help minimize beard dandruff and will make your beard smell amazing. Our beard oils have light fragrances meant to be enjoyed by you and those who are close to you. Pair them together with a matching mustache wax for the ultimate combination in beard care.

As always, all Beardbrand products are Sulfate, Silicone and Paraben Free! All of our oils and several other products, including the Sea Salt Texture Spray and Utility Balm are all natural. All beard brand fragrance is naturally derived using essential oils and aromatic extracts. For more info on how we source our fragrance, take a look at this blog article, a Semi Scientific Study on Fragrance

Here’s why we don’t put that stuff in our products. 

Sulfates are a foaming agent, typically SLS (Sodium Lauryl Sulfate) which  has been linked to organ toxicity, skin irritation and ecotoxicology (harm to the environment or a specific ecosystem). They can cause a number of problems for your hair including drying, irritating your scalp, fading your color, and even hair loss.

Silicones provide the “slip”, a plastic like polymer. It provides softness and shine because it essentially seals the cuticle in a sleeve of plastic, but eventually it builds up and weights hair down. 

Parabens are preservatives. They are know to be hormone disruptors and research is suggesting it to be a large component to the rise in various cancers. 

Instead, we put in the good stuff. 

Each of our beard oil bases are crafted specifically to work with the fragrances and offer a variety of slightly different benefits. 

Almond Oil

  • A mild, hypo-allergenic oil that’s safe for all skin- even babies.
  • Excellent absorption.
  • Protects against UV and repairs existing UV damage.
  • Helps unclog pores and hair follicles. 
  • Rich in Vitamin A- good for eye circles
  • Not for: Those with a nut allergy!

Apricot Oil

  • Apricot seed oil is a brilliant emollient ( moisturizer ).
  • Anti – Inflammatory – It reduces inflammation when applied topically or when ingested- Yes you can cook with it.
  • Anti-Aging
  • Anti – Bacterial 
  • Antiseptic – reduces risk of infection in open wounds and cuts.
  • Antioxidant – prevents the skin from damage by free radicals.

Argan Oil 

  • Absorbs quickly making it a great skin and hair moisturizer without being oily.
  • Loaded with powerful anti-aging antioxidants. 
  • Anti-inflammatory properties aid in healing and skin repair.

    Grapeseed Oil 

    • Rich in antioxidants and plant compounds OPC’s (Oligomeric Proanthocyanidin Complexes) that fight free radicals caused by environmental damage. 
    • Assists in skin repair and offers antiseptic as well as mildly astringent properties.
    • Softens, smoothes and conditions hair and skin, prevents frizz and split ends.
    • Reverses sun damage, dark spots, wrinkles and stretch marks. 

      Castor Oil

      • Promotes hair growth by improving circulation to the hair follicle.
      • Helps with dandruff control.
      • Promotes thick hair and reduces scar appearance with Omega 6 and 9 fatty acids. 
      • Softens and adds shine to hair. 
      • Prevents split ends.
      • Great skin and nail moisturizer. 
      • Anti fungal properties make it a natural preservative. 

        Jojoba 

        • Despite being generally referred to as an oil, Jojoba is actually a wax an closely mimics sebum, the natural oil that our skin produces. It is good for face, body, hair and beard.
        • Emollient (retains moisture)
        • Hypoallergenic with anti-fungal and anti-inflammatory properties.
        • Rich in iodine so helps fight bacteria.
        • Safe for all skin types.
        • Non-comedogenic (doesn’t clog pores to promote hair growth).
        • Stimulates collagen synthesis which aids in healing wounds.
        • Rich in Vitamin E, an antioxidant for natural anti-aging. 
        • Rich in Vitamin B which fights free radicals and promotes healing from environmental damage.

        Fragrances

        Let’s take a quick overview of the 3 different fragrance lines of Beardbrand beard oil; Gold, Silver and White. 

        White Line

        Minimal, personal and well mannered. Distinguished by your own personal scent, these fragrances are subtle, humble and intended to be used freely. 

        Urban Garden is a trip to the patio planter with a cool and refreshing botanical scent.

        Blank Slate is fragrance free for when your look speaks for itself.

        Lumber Yard will have you smelling like you spent your day making sawdust, in a very good way. 

        Silver Line

        Balanced, botanical and intentional. These fragrances are meticulously crafted to set your daily personal standard. They are clean, functional and distinctive scents for every day wear. 

        Tree Ranger will have you smelling like you just got done hiking through the forest. 

        Tea Tree inspires adventures with the cool crisp scent of mountain air. 

        Spiced Citrus has the warmth and comfort of the holidays at home, all year round. 

        Gold Line

        Complex, musky and high impact. Maybe this is your daily fragrance, maybe it's for an occasion that requires you to square your shoulders and stand up straight. When we set high expectations of ourselves, we achieve more. 

        Old Money unites sweet notes of bourbon and spice for a fragrance fit for royalty. 

        Four Vices. Indulge in coffee, tobacco, cannabis and hops. 

        Temple Smoke is a mystical blend inspired by the rich fragrance of our incense. 

        Check out how to apply beard oil here. And you can watch a video below which describes each of our beard oil offerings in more depth!

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