Growing a beard won’t be too difficult if you follow certain rules and expert recommendations. But to make your beard look tidy and well-groomed requires small but daily efforts. Beard on your face needs to be tamed. Here, beard oil will be an indispensable aid on the way to individual masculine style. What is it like? What to pay attention to when choosing an oil and how to use it correctly? Stay with us, we will reveal all the secrets!
Types of Beard Oil
In the care of the beard and mustache oil most often has the following properties.
- Stimulates beard growth
- Moisturises the skin and hairs of the beard
- Eliminates irritation, heals, nourishes skin cells, as well as the hair of the beard and mustache.
Most often beard oil has a double effect – it nourishes and moisturizes the skin and hairs of the beard at the same time. But this is not only very convenient. The fact is that moisturizing alone is not enough. Cells need to be nourished! Only then will the effect of moisturizing be stable and noticeable. Double effect is also present in the means to stimulate the growth of vegetation. In addition to nutrients, they traditionally add antiseptics, antioxidants, which are aimed at improving the skin and hair.
Therefore, bearded oil in general can be divided into 2 types, which can be liquid or creamy:
- For beard and mustache growth
- Moisturizing and nourishing.
Do you wonder why we haven’t included shaving and post-shaving oils in the list? Indeed, essential ingredients are necessarily present in the high quality cosmetics used by men in equating the dense hair growth in the cheeks, sideburns and below the Adam’s apple. But today we are talking about beard oil, which is used as a stand-alone tool. If you have something to say about other spectacular cosmetic “lotions” for male hairs of the beard, containing essential ingredients, then please, mercy. Share your valuable experience and impressions with other readers! This will help beginners to prevent common mistakes on the way to the “bearded” dream.
Benefits of Beard Oil
Beginners of “bearded” all the time worried about the question: “Whether or not to buy oil for the beard, is there a real effect of its use? I will answer immediately, without being lurking. Of course, it has a number of positive effects on the skin and hairs of the beard. These are the most important of its benefits.
Beard growth oil usually includes red burning pepper or ginger extract, or both. The main weapon of these secret ingredients is the warming effect, which has an amazing effect on the skin. It is the forced awakening and growth of the beard caused by the stimulation of the flow of nutrients to the sleeping hair follicles. After this, the hairs of the beard grows faster and more homogeneous, and also becomes more dense.
And do not worry! Pepper burns won’t happen, because such oil necessarily includes a number of soothing, moisturizing and antiseptic components. The latter make it easier for you to get irritated and itchy at the initial stage of beard growth. And as a result, we get a thick, worthy of a real man’s beard, which envy both friends and foes!
Moisturizing and nourishing oil helps relieve itching, relieves dry skin, making it softer and the beard and mustache silky, obedient. This is helped by the following masses: wheat germ, jojoba, macadamia, argan.
Speaking of nutrition. Usually these products contain the following oils: castor oil, grape seed oil, sea buckthorn oil, argan oil, shea butter, coconut oil, mustard oil, almond oil, wheat germ, macadamia oil, linseed oil, rosemary extract and others. Many of them also have antiseptic, anti-inflammatory, wound healing and antifungal properties. This softens, heals, soothes, restores skin elasticity, accelerates cell regeneration, eliminates peeling, and prevents and eliminates the appearance of acne.
We would also like to point out that almond oil protects the skin and hairs of the beard from UF rays, and jojoba additionally gives the beard hairs a natural, healthy shine. In addition, beard oil often contains useful substances such as vitamin A, F or E. But that’s not all! Thanks to components such as cedar, pine, jojoba, orange or grapefruit oil, your beard will have a very pleasant, fairly stable and masculine scent. Do you still doubt the advisability of using oil for beard care? Believe me, the positive effect will not keep you waiting.
Beard Oil: How To Use It?
3-4 drops is enough for a single use. Gently rub them in the palms and apply to the vegetation, gradually spreading the product over the entire beard. Start from below, gradually rising to the cheeks (right hand to left cheek, left palm to right). Use oil on a clean and dry beard. And don’t forget to use the beard comb from time to time. It will help to distribute the oil more evenly, will smooth out the naughty hairs in place.
As for the repetition rate, everyone decides for themselves. You can use oil only in the morning or repeat the procedure with a pause of a few hours. But remember that it is optimal to do it no more than three times a day.
Attention! If you have a sensitive skin, you know that it is often subject to allergic reactions. Therefore, the ideal option would be for you to pre-test the new product on a small area of the skin.
Now you know what bearded oil is like, its benefits and how it can be used. The only thing I would like to conclude our article – take as a rule before buying beard care products to run through the eyes on their composition or consult on the future effect with a professional consultant store. If you already use some oil, then write about your impressions of its use. Perhaps you know the effective recipes for beard care? Write in the comments!