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Balms vs. Oils vs. Butters

The ultimate question, and one we get often.  What is better for me and my beard...balm? Oil?  Let's look at the ingredients in each, as this will give us an understanding of what would be best for your beard.

Our balms have bees wax, shea butter, coconut oil, almond oil and vitamin E.  Take note of the bees wax and shea butter.  These two ingredients combined make for something that is used to help control your beard.  As you you grow you beard, you may get some stray hairs poking out, so using something with harder ingredients is ideal.  Now look at our oils

Grapeseed oil, almond oil, castor oil, avocado oil and vitamin E are what make up our amazing oils.  These ingredients are exactly what they say, oils.  They are all liquid form and contain no bees wax or shea butter to help control your beard as you add length.  

Enter a new contender, the beard butter.  Newer and becoming more popular, we are seeing the rise of beard butter onto the scene.  Beard butters can contain many different oils, butters and sometimes beeswax.  They can be whipped or non-whipped.  Our butters contain a very, very small amount of beeswax for some control, but we try and focus on the conditioning aspect... mango butter, wheat germ oil are HUGE benefits for not only your beard and it's health, but your skin underneath.

Now we know the difference, but which is best for your beard.  That is totally up to you.  if you need something with control, then a balm is for you.  If you want the shine, but still want all the benefits of conditioning, get the oil.  If you want something with a little hold but super conditioning, then butters are for you.  Our recommendation... use them all in your routine!  You can use the butters at night before bed and use the balms and oils during the day.  You can use them together if you choose!  Whatever you want to do with your beard, just be sure you are making it dignified.  Beard on!

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