Best Natural DIY Beard Oil Recipes

Growing a beard is not a problem for the majority of men, but keeping it in good shape is a different thing. Grooming the beard is a pretty complex activity that needs to be done on a regular basis. Whether you’re a guy who spontaneously grows a beard from time to time or has had a beard since he could grow it, proper care of it is a must-do if you want to present it well. There’s a difference between hipster chic and an 1849-era gold miner.

According to Prim and Prep, there are two products most likely to come across when it comes to keeping your beard healthy and vibrant, and that’s beard balm and beard oil. If both products are used regularly, you can groom your beard to its full potential. In this article, we’re going to jump to the oil section.

Benefits of using beard oil

Treating your beard with oil is an essential part of the grooming process. A regular oil routine can bring amazing effects and excellent health benefits.

Softens beard

That’s mostly what oils are for. Using it on your beard and facial hair keeps it moisturized and soft and pleasant to touch. It’s also much easier to manage and style it. You may also feel relief because oiling a beard is a good way to get rid of itchiness.

No more dandruff

Every hairy part of the body is prone to dandruff. Unfortunately, the beard is included to the list. Many things can cause it, such as dry skin, sensitivity to hair products, skin condition, allergies or eczema, or microorganisms; fungs or yeast overgrowth. The white flakes felling off your beard is definitely not the thing you want to experience. To prevent such an embarrassing situation, you should provide yourself with oils to keep the skin and hair hydrated. It’s a perfect, natural way of fighting dandruff.

Prone to styling

As mentioned before, the moisturizing properties make the beard smoother and much easier to manage. If you want to change the shape of a beard or make a totally different look, oils can appear very helpful. Moreover, some products have a smelly aroma extracts, so you not only look good, but you also smell amazing.

DIY Beard Oil recipes

There are various good quality beard oils on the market that can satisfy you. Some of them, on the other hand, may have the composition your beard won’t like. It can be a matter of one ingredient, and yet, the beard’s condition is not how you dreamt about it. The key in this situation is homemade beard oil from straightforward recipes.

When it comes to beauty products’ composition, less is better. It’s not about quantity but the quality of the components, that’s why we highly recommend you basing your grooming routine on the natural cosmetics.

It’s not a secret that beard oil is a mix of different oils with special properties. Below we pointed some compositions you can base on while creating your own mixture. 

Jojoba Oil

  • ½ ounce jojoba oil
  • ½ ounce coconut oil
  • ½ ounce argan oil
  • 5 drops of cedarwood essence
  • 2-3 drops of sandalwood essence
  • Glassy bottle with an eyedropper

Jojoba oil has anti-inflammatory properties. It’s rich in vitamin E; coconut oil is a great antioxidant with strong moisturizing features and the power of treating infections and spreading the healing process. Argan oil is responsible for skin regeneration and hair growth. The wooden essence makes an additional advantage. All the ingredients mixed together make a very aromatic combination your beard would love.

Rosemary Oil

Rosemary oil is famous for its intense aromatic properties, fatigue reduction, skin revitalization, and antioxidation. It’s very common to use it as a massage oil, which we highly recommend doing on your beard and face at least once a week. Rosemary oil stimulates cell growth and fights infections, not to mention its great characteristic smell.

  • ½ ounce rosemary oil
  • ½ ounce jojoba oil
  • 5 drops of bergamot oil
  • 2-3 drops of lavender oil
  • Glassy bottle with an eyedropper.

Sweet almond Oil

Sweet almond oil is one of the tops when it comes to hair care. It protects the skin from UV radiation, has hypoallergenic properties, and reduces inflammation. It deeply moisturizes hair and cures split ends.

  • ½ ounce sweet almond oil
  • ½ ounce jojoba oil
  • ½ ounce coconut oil
  • 5 drops of tea tree essence
  • 2-3 drops of orange essence
  • Glassy bottle with an eyedropper.

Avocado oil

Avocado oil has a wide range of benefits. It’s a source of vitamins (A, B, D, E, H, K, PP), minerals, proteins, and unsaturated fatty acids. It deeply moisturizes and revitalizes hair and skin. With its anti-inflammatory effect, it highly contributes to fighting dandruff and eczema.

  • ½ ounce avocado oil
  • ½ ounce coconut oil
  • 5 drops of lime essence
  • 2-3 drops of peppermint essence
  •  Glassy bottle with an eyedropper.

The bottom line

Oils are essential for keeping your beard well- moistured, healthy-looking, and stylish. It’s an effortless procedure, and when done regularly, it can surprise you with excellent results. The recipes above are just examples. You can create plenty of oily, aromatic combinations yourself. Your beard will thank you for it.



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