When it comes to looking good, nothing makes you look better than when you feel good. Growing a beard takes a lot of, well, a lot of not shaving, but those of us in the know, understand that growing a beard can be an itchy task. It's an itch that can drive a sane man wild. That's where beard care products can really help tame your face.
But finding great beard care products can not only be tough, it can be difficult to know what to use. There are times when your beard can itch so much, you'd just about try anything short of gasoline to relieve the itch. Luckily, we have something better!
This is the part where we can teach you about the difference between beard balms and beard oils.
So we’ll start with the basics. What is beard balm? It’s a leave-in beard conditioner that also helps with shaping and styling your beard. This makes it one of the best beard maintenance aids out there. Good beard balms moisturize your beard and make it easier to style, helping it appear fuller. For an even better effect, look for a beard balm with natural ingredients such as beeswax or shea butter, and avoid synthetic ingredients like petroleum jelly. Natural ingredients tend to not only be more effective, but also help keep your beard healthier. Along with natural sealants, you’ll also want to look for natural moisturizers like jojoba or argan oil. These help cut out skin irritation and make your beard feel softer. So for a fuller, healthier beard that’s easy to style, beard balm is a must-have. Smoky Mountain Beard Co. offer several different options for a healthy and effective beard balm. So once you’ve decided that beard balm is right for you, and purchased some (hopefully from us), you’ll need to know how to use it. Beard balm is most effective when used right after washing and drying your beard. Spread a dime-sized amount of beard balm between your hands and gently rub it through your beard starting from your neck and working your way up. Make sure to also apply it to the skin underneath your beard. Brush the balm through your beard until it is distributed evenly. It can be used up to three times a day and left in until the next time you wash your beard.
Beard oil is similar to beard balm in the sense that is used as a moisturizer and leave in conditioner. It comes in small bottles. A quality beard oil will moisturize your facial skin, resulting in a softer beard and mustache. This will also reduce itching and make your beard healthier. You want a beard oil with natural moisturizers like Jojoba and argan, because these are great facial hair moisturizers and they both last a long time. As well as moisturizing your beard, beard oil can deodorize your beard. You want a beard oil scented with natural oils, not synthetic ones. Natural oils will not dry out and damage your beard the way synthetic oils will. If you need an easy, simple and quick way to moisturize and condition your facial hair, reduce the itching of early growth and create the conditions for healthy beard growth, Smoky Mountain beard oil is for you. Beard oil is very easy to use, and if your beard is especially thick, beard oil is definitely easier than beard balm. Just pour out a little into your hand and massage it through your beard and into your skin. This can be done up to three times a day to keep your beard smooth and healthy.