How to Properly Use Beard Oil

How to Properly Use Beard Oil

Have you ever noticed that not all beards are equal? Some of that is down to genetics, but there’s much to be said for grooming. With the right products and tools, you can take your beard to the next level, making it look stronger, fuller, and healthier. 

If you have a beard, you’ve probably heard of beard oil. But you might not know what it does or how to use it. Today, we’re looking at how to use beard oil, where to find a good product, and what a good oil can do for you and your beard.

Preparing to Use Beard Oil

Using beard oil is easy. You don’t need any special tools or gadgets. If your beard is short, you can use your hands. If it’s longer, you might want to enlist a comb. 

You can use your regular comb or invest in a beard comb. Many men like wooden combs because they are anti-static, won’t break beard hair, and absorb oil. That means that over time your wooden comb will have a moisture and lubrication all its own.

How to Use Beard Oil

Your beard oil should have instructions on the packaging. But you can follow these steps for any beard oil application:

  • Apply 2-3 drops of beard oil directly into the palm of your hand
  • Rub your hands together to spread the oil around
  • You can apply more oil later if needed, but it’s best to start with a small amount
  • Rub your hands across the hair on your cheeks
  • Rub your hands down the front of your face, including your mustache and chin
  • Go over the mustache area once more using your fingers
  • Carefully run a comb through your beard to make sure the oil is evenly distributed
  • Comb your beard into place and style as normal

When to Use Beard Oil

The best time to use beard oil is just after you’ve showered. You want to apply the product when your beard and skin are clean.

Most men have good results applying beard oil every other day. But each man’s beard is unique, and you might use it less or more frequently. If your beard is too oily, you might want to cut back to 2-3 applications per week.

What Not to do When Using Beard Oil

Beard oil application is pretty straightforward. But there are a few things to avoid with this product.


  • Using so much oil that your beard always feels greasy
  • Forgetting to comb through the oil leading to clumps
  • Pouring the oil directly onto your face or beard
  • Continued use of beard oil if it causes skin irritation
  • Applying oil to a wet beard

Beard Oil Benefits 

Outside of making your beard look nicer, fuller, and healthier, beard oil has numerous benefits:

  • Moisturize dry skin: Just like facial oils, beard oil delivers much-needed moisture to parched skin without clogging pores.
  • Soothes itchiness: Beards can be itchy. That’s because of flaking skin. Beard oil relives itchiness by hydrating skin before it gets dry enough to flake.
  • Softens: Like the rest of your hair, hydration and softness are essential for your beard. Beard oil can keep your beard hydrated, so it looks and feels nice.
  • Great-smelling: Many beard oils contain botanical ingredients with a fresh, natural scent. For example, Shea Butter has an aroma that’s both pleasing and soothing.

Where to Get Beard Oil

Choosing a good beard oil is important. The wrong recipe can leave your beard a greasy mess or worse–break you out. Notorious07 Hair and Beard Oil is made with clean, botanical ingredients that nourish and strengthen beards.

Even better, Notorious07 is proudly made in the USA, all-natural, and never tested on animals.

Happy grooming!

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