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Re: Do you make your own Beard Oil?

Post by Jester » Wed Jan 10, 2018 8:35 am

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Re: Do you make your own Beard Oil?

Post by Jester » Wed Jan 10, 2018 9:09 am

I have made a couple coconut oil based beard oils.

1. Coconut oil with peppermint essential oil.- This one is nice because it cools the skin and allows you to breath deeper.

2. Coconut oil and whole coffee beans (let sit for two months closed).- Leaving the beans whole keeps grounds from getting into your hair. Waiting the two months really brings out the coffee aroma but this smell will dissipate within a couple hours after being applied.

I plan on making something latakia next.
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Re: Do you make your own Beard Oil?

Post by JohnnyMcPiperson » Wed Jan 17, 2018 8:23 pm

Squalane oil is my jam these days, $11-12 on Amazon, great for the beard and skin, also it’s naturally found in your skin so no risk of allergic reaction!


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Re: Do you make your own Beard Oil?

Post by JMG » Wed Jan 17, 2018 10:25 pm

I've got to get some more made now that I'm back. I usually use avocado and jojoba for the base, and usually different citrus essential oils (I like citrus). I really love the smell of sandalwood, but it just cost too much.
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Re: Do you make your own Beard Oil?

Post by GaryInVA » Thu Jan 18, 2018 8:44 am

JMG wrote:
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I really love the smell of sandalwood, but it just cost too much.
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Re: Do you make your own Beard Oil?

Post by JMG » Thu Jan 18, 2018 5:13 pm

GaryInVA wrote:
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JMG wrote:
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I really love the smell of sandalwood, but it just cost too much.
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Re: Do you make your own Beard Oil?

Post by Tatanka » Fri Jan 19, 2018 2:44 pm

I'm using TeaTree Oil by/from Beardbrand.com 4 drops a day. When finished, I rub it over my cheeks and hands and arms, as it is totally natural and good for the skin.
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Re: Do you make your own Beard Oil?

Post by UncleBob » Fri Jan 19, 2018 3:01 pm

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Slap-You-On-Yer-A$$-and-Call-You-Betty if you mention beard balm to them:
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Re: Do you make your own Beard Oil?

Post by rgcurrey » Sun Feb 04, 2018 8:28 pm

I have in the past with a base of Jojoba and Grapeseed oils and then Fir, cedar and other wood sent oils. That said right now I am using some from Smokey Mountain Beard Co. and it is really doing a nice job of making my beard softer. I have tried four or five different ones and this is the best with Mad Viking being a close second.

I am thinking about getting some Amish balm to give that a try too.
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Re: Do you make your own Beard Oil?

Post by Tatanka » Mon Feb 05, 2018 4:52 pm

rgcurrey wrote:
Sun Feb 04, 2018 8:28 pm
I have in the past with a base of Jojoba and Grapeseed oils and then Fir, cedar and other wood sent oils. That said right now I am using some from Smokey Mountain Beard Co. and it is really doing a nice job of making my beard softer. I have tried four or five different ones and this is the best with Mad Viking being a close second.

I am thinking about getting some Amish balm to give that a try too.
Hey RG, I'm not sure of all the different kinds of Beard Balm the Amish sell; but my first toss of the dart in the dark, brought me a small tin, that shows an Amish bearded Gent smoking a pipe and it reads: Honest Amish Beard Balm - all natural and organic - Intense conditioning and protection.
I'm trying a couple others, but I find I return to this. It leaves my 4-5 inch beard a bit shiny; softer ? Not sure how to describe "soft" in a beard.
My beard hair I think is pretty course. Mustache will NOT lay down like what Tom Selleck's looks like.

Now I wish I knew what the material is in this creamy colored moist balm. Not thick like others I have. But looking at it, reminds me of Tapioca. Small, round-like 1/16" size consistency that feels a bit like 'sand' when I rub it in my palms. Dome glob together and I have to press them and rub them which "appears" to melt them, into an invisible oil. It takes a bit of rubbing, gathering up bits of these "tapioca" bits to rub and dissolve. Dissolve is probably a better description than "melt." But they kinda seem to melt. :) I wish I knew what the material is. Just cuious.

Well, I hope this is some help to you in your considering Amish balm. I don't even remember the title of the page/source I ordered it from months ago. Sorry. The size of the tin is 2 3/16" across and about 1 3/16" tall. Not very large; but neither are any of the few balm containers I've ordered.

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Re: Do you make your own Beard Oil?

Post by Del » Mon Feb 05, 2018 5:57 pm

JMG wrote:
Thu Jan 18, 2018 5:13 pm
GaryInVA wrote:
Thu Jan 18, 2018 8:44 am
JMG wrote:
Wed Jan 17, 2018 10:25 pm
I really love the smell of sandalwood, but it just cost too much.
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Re: Do you make your own Beard Oil?

Post by rgcurrey » Mon Feb 05, 2018 10:01 pm

Tatanka wrote:
Mon Feb 05, 2018 4:52 pm
rgcurrey wrote:
Sun Feb 04, 2018 8:28 pm
I have in the past with a base of Jojoba and Grapeseed oils and then Fir, cedar and other wood sent oils. That said right now I am using some from Smokey Mountain Beard Co. and it is really doing a nice job of making my beard softer. I have tried four or five different ones and this is the best with Mad Viking being a close second.

I am thinking about getting some Amish balm to give that a try too.
Hey RG, I'm not sure of all the different kinds of Beard Balm the Amish sell; but my first toss of the dart in the dark, brought me a small tin, that shows an Amish bearded Gent smoking a pipe and it reads: Honest Amish Beard Balm - all natural and organic - Intense conditioning and protection.
I'm trying a couple others, but I find I return to this. It leaves my 4-5 inch beard a bit shiny; softer ? Not sure how to describe "soft" in a beard.
My beard hair I think is pretty course. Mustache will NOT lay down like what Tom Selleck's looks like.

Now I wish I knew what the material is in this creamy colored moist balm. Not thick like others I have. But looking at it, reminds me of Tapioca. Small, round-like 1/16" size consistency that feels a bit like 'sand' when I rub it in my palms. Dome glob together and I have to press them and rub them which "appears" to melt them, into an invisible oil. It takes a bit of rubbing, gathering up bits of these "tapioca" bits to rub and dissolve. Dissolve is probably a better description than "melt." But they kinda seem to melt. :) I wish I knew what the material is. Just cuious.

Well, I hope this is some help to you in your considering Amish balm. I don't even remember the title of the page/source I ordered it from months ago. Sorry. The size of the tin is 2 3/16" across and about 1 3/16" tall. Not very large; but neither are any of the few balm containers I've ordered.

Success. Jess/Tatanka
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Yup that is the one. My boss uses it too and like you keeps returning to it. The only make three kinds the regular, pure with no scent and then a “Bayou Blend” which is the same as the other two but with a woodsy/tobacco scent.

http://www.honestamish.com/Honest-Amish ... s/1824.htm
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Re: Do you make your own Beard Oil?

Post by UncleBob » Fri Feb 23, 2018 9:19 am

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Re: Do you make your own Beard Oil?

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Re: Do you make your own Beard Oil?

Post by UncleBob » Fri Feb 23, 2018 9:38 am

hugodrax wrote:
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Re: Do you make your own Beard Oil?

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Re: Do you make your own Beard Oil?

Post by Hovannes » Wed Nov 06, 2019 8:54 am

Just have some bacon and call it good.
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Re: Do you make your own Beard Oil?

Post by arank87 » Wed Nov 06, 2019 4:32 pm

I thought for sure this topic was in jest...wishful thinking I guess.
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Re: Do you make your own Beard Oil?

Post by ChildOfGod » Thu Nov 07, 2019 9:37 am

I'd grow out my beard every Winter until about a decade ago when it started getting "wiry" - coming between me and hugs from the little ones. After a decade of shaves I thought I'd give it another go this Winter with an oil as I thought the oil might help a lot. Noticed that a lot of the oils raved about contain some proportion of Argan, Jojoba and Grapeseed, and from making pomade I knew I could assemble those for much less than the pre-made offerings. However, I'm thinking of going with just straight Argan. I'm not after anything but a softer beard and I thought straight up Argan oil might be best.

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Re: Do you make your own Beard Oil?

Post by Tatanka » Thu Nov 07, 2019 8:17 pm

ChildOfGod wrote:
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I'd grow out my beard every Winter until about a decade ago when it started getting "wiry" - coming between me and hugs from the little ones. After a decade of shaves I thought I'd give it another go this Winter with an oil as I thought the oil might help a lot. Noticed that a lot of the oils raved about contain some proportion of Argan, Jojoba and Grapeseed, and from making pomade I knew I could assemble those for much less than the pre-made offerings. However, I'm thinking of going with just straight Argan. I'm not after anything but a softer beard and I thought straight up Argan oil might be best.
I've never even heard of Argan oil. I may try it.
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