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Try these best beard dyes to find that perfect pop of color

Freshen up your facial hair with these great beard dyes

Perhaps last year, you decided to keep the No-shave November spirit going extra long. (Pun intended?) After all, it was for a great cause! Perhaps now that we're in a new year, you want a new look for your new beard.

Whether your beard color doesn't totally match the hair on your head, or you're not keen on rocking the salt-and-pepper look, it's understandable to want to run out and grab a box of hair dye stat. But before you do anything to your face, please check our guide on how to apply beard dye. Next, come back here and head below to check out our picks for the best beard dye for men.

Just For Men Mustache & Beard, Beard Coloring
Just For Men Mustache & Beard, Beard Coloring
Best instant beard dye for men
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Godefroy Tint Kit
Godefroy Tint Kit
Best beard dye touch-up kit
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Cremo Hair and Beard Color
Cremo Hair and Beard Color
Best no-mix dye
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The Henna Guys Natural Hair Color
The Henna Guys Natural Hair Color
Best henna dye
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Madison Reed MR. Hair Color for Men
Madison Reed MR. Hair Color for Men
Best professional-quality color
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Just For Men Mustache & Beard, Beard Coloring

Best instant beard dye for men

Just For Men has been a drugstore staple for nearly 35 years, and it's been a staple because it works so well. Its bestselling Mustache & Beard dye works in only five minutes to produce a natural color that lasts up to six weeks. The included brush makes it easy to precisely apply on even the smallest strips of hair. Choose from 12 shades, ranging from blond to jet black.

Just For Men Mustache & Beard, Beard Coloring
Just For Men Mustache & Beard, Beard Coloring
Best instant beard dye for men

Godefroy Tint Kit

Best beard dye touch-up kit

If you only need to touch up a few gray patches, you might want the Godefroy Tint Kit, which is specially made for spot coloring. It comes with 20 color capsules that are perfectly measured for one-time use to ensure that you don’t waste dye. Use either of the two included applicator brushes to touch up your beard, mustache, sideburns, or even a few stray grays along your scalp.

Godefroy Tint Kit
Godefroy Tint Kit
Best beard dye touch-up kit

Cremo Hair and Beard Color

Best no-mix dye

For a straightforward, no-fuss way to dye your beard, check out this formula from Cremo. Everything is already mixed for you: All you have to do is click, shake, foam, and comb using the attached brush. This double-duty dye can also be used on your scalp for a truly uniform look. A single 5-to-10 minute application yields color for up to six weeks.

Cremo Hair and Beard Color
Cremo Hair and Beard Color
Best no-mix dye

The Henna Guys Natural Hair Color

Best henna dye

Henna is a suitable alternative for anyone who has sensitive skin, as well as anyone who doesn’t want to use dyes with harsh chemicals. The Henna Guys Hair & Beard Dye is 100 percent natural, vegan, and cruelty-free. One drawback associated with going for a more natural beard dye is that it’ll take hours, as opposed to minutes, for the color to set. But as long as you're patient, you will be rewarded with rich, vibrant color without any stinging or burning.

The Henna Guys Natural Hair Color
The Henna Guys Natural Hair Color
Best henna dye
A set of Madison Reed MR. Hair Color for Men.

Madison Reed MR. Hair Color for Men

Best professional-quality color

Perhaps you've heard about all the women who swear by Madison Reed's award-winning and professional-quality hair coloring products, and perhaps you've wondered whether they'd ever consider launching a men's line. Wonder no more, because Madison Reed MR. is here, and Madison Reed MR.'s ammonia-free and cruelty-free hair dyes produce a natural-looking and multi-dimensional look. Instead of worrying about "shoe polish hair", you can enjoy amazing shine and blended color!

Madison Reed MR. Hair Color for Men
Madison Reed MR. Hair Color for Men
Best professional-quality color

Frequently Asked Questions

Aren't there any hair dyes that can do "double-duty" on my beard?

Actually, yes! But before you go buck wild applying standard hair dye to your beard and/or mustache, please read the label first! Since facial skin is much more sensitive than the skin on the scalp, you have to be much more careful about which dyes to use on your beard.

Which hair dyes are best for the beard?

Again, we highly recommend buying dyes that clearly state that they're safe to use on facial hair. Not only are they specially formulated to be gentler on your face, but they also tend to come with applicator brushes that ensure a safer and more precise coloring experience.

We hope this guide helps you find the right dye to suit your beard. If you want more helpful grooming tips, take a look at our guide for straightening your beard at home, our ultimate guide for beard shaping, and the best grooming trends to keep you looking and feeling fresh this year.

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