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The 10 Best Beard Oils for Men in 2021

Viking Revolution Beard Oil
Viking Revolution

It’s certainly the right time to give it a shot if you want to grow a beard, but that means you need to take care of your beard the right way. Case in point: You’re going to need one of the best beard oils to help you as you proceed. Simply put, if you’re wondering how to take care of a new beard — or how to nourish your facial hair if you are one of the longtime bearded brethren among us, fear not. We’re here to help with the best beard oils for men, a crucial addition to your stock of grooming products.

But what is beard oil, first of all? Well, it’s just that — oil for your beard, made with a blend of oil extracts designed to soften your mane and hydrate the skin beneath your beard (which can get itchy and dehydrated if not cared for properly). Beard oil is different than beard balm or conditioner, though. 

Think of beard balm almost like a shaping putty or pomade for your beard — although it also hydrates your beard and your skin, it doesn’t penetrate as deeply as beard oil can. Beard conditioner is much the same — think of it like a beard wash that you either rinse out or leave in. 

If you want to use beard oil, it’s a great grab-and-go solution to care for your beard. The best beard oils add some luster to your beard while also ensuring your beard and skin itself stay healthy. Want to know where to start when it comes to beard oil? Check out our list of picks below. 

Motsi Cold Brew Beard Oil

Motsi Cold Brew Beard Oil
Motsi

Give your beard a shot of energy with a unique beard oil made with coffee beans and natural seed oils. Talk about a seasonal pick-me-up.

Cliff Original Mint Beard Oil 

Cliff Original Mint Beard Oil

Natural ingredients like Jojoba oil, pure essential oils, almond oil and a natural mint scent all work together in harmony to craft this hydrating, high-quality beard oil (we should know — we’ve tried it). 

Baxter of California Beard Grooming Oil

Baxter of California Beard Oil
Baxter of California

You can always rely on Baxter of California to deliver quality grooming products across the board, and this well-made beard oil is certainly no different.

The Art Of Shaving Beard Oil 

The Art Of Shaving Beard Oil

Although The Art Of Shaving is all about, well, the best shaving cream and best razors for your mug, the brand has gone ahead and thoughtfully crafted this beard oil for a lightweight, non-greasy feel and smooth shine for your mane. 

Beardbrand Beard Oil

Beardbrand Beard Oil

It wouldn’t be a roundup of the best beard oils without Beardbrand in the mix, right? Offered in a variety of scents (including the outdoor-minded Tree Ranger with cedardwood), Beardbrand says this beard oil absorbs faster and provides a smoother finish than other beard oils. You be the judge of that.

Viking Revolution Beard Oil

Designed to soothe itchy skin while softening your beard via organic jojoba and argan oils, leave it to a brand with a name like Viking Revolution to deliver one of the best beard oils. 

Jack Henry Beard Oil 

We love Jack Henry’s line of well-crafted skincare, so it only makes sense that this beard oil is similarly refined and functional. Organic grapeseed, sunflower and bergamot oils, among other ingredients, set this beard oil apart from the pack. 

Badass Beard Care Badass Beard Oil

With a name like Badass Beard Care, this stuff has to be good, right? A rich vanilla and sandalwood scent pairs nicely with organic oils to promote hair growth, repair split ends, and hydrate your skin. 

Jack Black Beard Oil 

Jack Black Beard Oil

Somewhat amazingly, Jack Black goes above and beyond what you’d expect from a beard oil here, using Kalahari Melon oil, vitamin E, and antioxidants to deliver one of the best beard oils on the market. Though they also make some of the best shampoos.

Duke Cannon Great American Beard Oil 

Duke Cannon Great American Beard Oil 

Duke Cannon never fails to impress us with men’s grooming essentials that offer plenty of bang for your buck, and the Minnesota grooming brand’s partnership with Budweiser is as high-quality and all-American as it gets. It’s made with just a bit of real Budweiser, plus a rich Sandalwood scent. 

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