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Do you make your own Beard Oil?

Post by JohnnyMcPiperson » Sat Mar 19, 2016 1:33 am

As my beard grows back after mustache season and then spring cleaning as I like to call it, it is time for a new beard oil. I couldn't sleep this morning going into spring break,so I emptied the leftovers of my "Winter Spice" oil into a storage container and got to work!

New Scent: Saturday Morning
A woodsy citrus aroma highlighting the virtues of tea tree, bergamot and a touch of orange. The woods are calling, the sun is rising! Let's go for a walk.

Do you guys make your own beard oils?
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Re: Do you make your own Beard Oil?

Post by Joshoowah » Sat Mar 19, 2016 1:40 am

I do. It's far cheaper in the long run. My beard oil: 15ml jojoba oil, 5ml grapeseed oil, 5ml sweet almond oil, 5 ml argan oil, and 5ml of castor oil. It's basically scent free, but it does wonders for my beard as a whole.
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Re: Do you make your own Beard Oil?

Post by JohnnyMcPiperson » Sat Mar 19, 2016 2:04 am

I create scents with essential oils and use a 1/1/1 blend of jojoba, argan, and amla oils as the base, I might add castor to the mix eventually...


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Post by Hovannes » Thu Mar 24, 2016 9:08 am

Just eat more bacon! :wink:
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Post by Irish-Dane » Thu Mar 24, 2016 12:40 pm

I've yet to use a beard oil. Not sure I ever will.
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Post by hugodrax » Thu Mar 24, 2016 12:53 pm

Irish-Dane wrote:I've yet to use a beard oil. Not sure I ever will.
Noted. Then forgotten.
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Post by A_Morley » Thu Mar 24, 2016 1:13 pm

Why, why, in God's Holy Name, would I ever do such a thing?
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Do you make your own Beard Oil?

Post by JohnnyMcPiperson » Thu Mar 24, 2016 4:11 pm

Helps with the dryness in the winter and makes the beard a bit softer and more agreeable to the wife. Also helps with itchiness and tames the beard making it look more kept.


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Re: Do you make your own Beard Oil?

Post by Joshoowah » Fri Mar 25, 2016 2:26 am

Irish-Dane wrote:I've yet to use a beard oil. Not sure I ever will.
You must not have coarse, needle-like hair like me. Beard oil and moisturizer make my beard soft and manageable.
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Re: Do you make your own Beard Oil?

Post by JudgeRusty » Fri Mar 25, 2016 5:14 am

Joshoowah wrote:
Irish-Dane wrote:I've yet to use a beard oil. Not sure I ever will.
You must not have coarse, needle-like hair like me. Beard oil and moisturizer make my beard soft and manageable.
What task was is it that you were previously unable to manage to get your beard to perform?
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Post by Joshoowah » Fri Mar 25, 2016 7:57 am

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Joshoowah wrote:
Irish-Dane wrote:I've yet to use a beard oil. Not sure I ever will.
You must not have coarse, needle-like hair like me. Beard oil and moisturizer make my beard soft and manageable.
What task was is it that you were previously unable to manage to get your beard to perform?
Before it was coarse and stuck up like needles out of a pin-cushion. Part of that had to do with poor skin and hair quality (bristley and brittle), so I put natural oils together to bring those oils back to my skin and hair. 3 drops and I'm good to go. When the beard was shorter I could get by with little to no maintenance (wash in the shower and done), but as it has grown to the length it is now I cannot do that anymore. The oil has also made the beard more pleasing to the missus. It's even better that it adds little to nothing to my morning routine anyway: 2-3 drops, rub & brush, done.
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Re: Do you make your own Beard Oil?

Post by Cleon » Fri Mar 25, 2016 2:52 pm

When I have over an inch in length I use plain old jojoba oil from the health food store. I like that it is unscented and a little goes a long way.

I have used Honest Amish balm on my mustache when it gets long, but the scent gets to me so I either trim or live with mustache hairs everywhere.
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Re: Do you make your own Beard Oil?

Post by Munkey » Fri Mar 25, 2016 2:56 pm

No.

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Post by Pepik » Fri Mar 25, 2016 3:03 pm

But, do you have a beard in the first place?
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Re: Do you make your own Beard Oil?

Post by OldWorldSwine » Fri Mar 25, 2016 3:06 pm

Beard oil? What hipster noise is this? The only oil that contacts my beard is bacon grease, motor oil or WD-40... and those by accident.
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Re: Do you make your own Beard Oil?

Post by Joshoowah » Fri Mar 25, 2016 3:12 pm

Cleon wrote:When I have over an inch in length I use plain old jojoba oil from the health food store. I like that it is unscented and a little goes a long way.

I have used Honest Amish balm on my mustache when it gets long, but the scent gets to me so I either trim or live with mustache hairs everywhere.
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Post by Bloodhound » Fri Mar 25, 2016 3:16 pm

I wore a beard prior to going to the academy then I got a job in the mountains and the sheriff and most of the deputies wore beards so I did, then not for 13 years at the new agency and then off and on for the last 10 years. I never used beard oil.

I had been without the beard for almost 4 years and at Christmas time I decided to grow it back and keep it at about 3/4 of an inch #3 on my trimmer...so I thought I should try some beard oil....so I got some from Santa Fe Soap Ranch in the same scent as my shave soap and while I only use it every 3 days...it is nice...should have tried it years ago
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Post by Joshoowah » Fri Mar 25, 2016 3:17 pm

OldWorldSwine wrote:Beard oil? What hipster noise is this? The only oil that contacts my beard is bacon grease, motor oil or WD-40... and those by accident.
I guess my grandfather was a hipster, seeing as he used a beard oil made out of grapeseed oil. That was at least fifty years ago.
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Re: Do you make your own Beard Oil?

Post by OldWorldSwine » Fri Mar 25, 2016 3:24 pm

Joshoowah wrote:
OldWorldSwine wrote:Beard oil? What hipster noise is this? The only oil that contacts my beard is bacon grease, motor oil or WD-40... and those by accident.
I guess my grandfather was a hipster, seeing as he used a beard oil made out of grapeseed oil. That was at least fifty years ago.
Hey, don't confuse the issue with facts n stuff.
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Re: Do you make your own Beard Oil?

Post by hugodrax » Fri Mar 25, 2016 3:32 pm

Joshoowah wrote:
OldWorldSwine wrote:Beard oil? What hipster noise is this? The only oil that contacts my beard is bacon grease, motor oil or WD-40... and those by accident.
I guess my grandfather was a hipster, seeing as he used a beard oil made out of grapeseed oil. That was at least fifty years ago.
All he's saying is that it runs in your family.
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