What Does Beard Oil Do

It's Fall, and if you're reading this then you've decided to grow a beard. The last thing you want to do is take your beard for granted if your goal is to have it look as good as Thor's. Beard oil is the most important thing you need in your arsenal to grow that luscious beard. Follow along as we tell you how this essential product works.

Beard oil is basically a super powered conditioner. It's made up of mixing carrier oils like jojoba oil, coconut oil, almond oil, etc. and essential oils. Otter Grooming Co. Beard Oils select oils similar to the ones that are naturally produced by your skin, making them lightweight and easily absorbed by the hair and skin so they don't leave a greasy residue.

What does beard oil do?

Moisturizer and beard softener

The secret to a good beard oil is when it's applied it softens the hair and skin from within. Moisturizing the hair follicles prevents the hair from becoming dry and brittle, which means less beard itch throughout the day. A health beard also makes your beard grow faster!

Therapeutic effect

The benefits of essential oils are widely documented. When they are use in beard oil they have a nice effect on your beard. A few drops give you a nice boost in confidence, similar to the way cologne does.

Fights dry skin and beardruff

If you've grown a beard before you know that beardruff is a real thing! Beard oil helps the fight against beard dandruff and dry skin. It keeps your skin feeling soft and smooth underneath your beard. It also promotes cell regeneration and skin revitalization.

Fights acne problems

Having a beard is like growing a shield to protect your skin in face from the elements. However, there's also issues that can start underneath the beard like acne. If you have acne-prone skin, you should look for beard oils that contain jojoba oil and coconut oil are known to prevent acne and promote healthy skin.

There are many essential oils that also help fight acne. You should look for beard oils that contain lavender essential oil, rosemary essential oil, bergamot essential oil, to name a few.

Treats eczema

Beard oil can also work from within to treat a skin condition called eczema. This is a chronic skin condition caused by inflammation of the skin. If you suffer from eczema you should look for beard oils that contain  bergamot essential oil, eucalyptus essential oil, and lavender essential oil.


If you want to blow everyone away with your lustrous beard, make sure you use the right beard oil. Knowing how beard oil works and what ingredients to look for will help you choose the right product to heal the skin problems and properly moisturize the hair. The best time to apply beard oil is right after a shower when your beard is dry and before bed to allow it to work it's magic overnight.

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