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DIY Beard Oil: All Natural Ingredients for Different Skin Types

DIY beard oil
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This DIY beard oil recipe uses simple and natural ingredients, including essential oil blends for different skin types and various scent combinations.

Whether you want to make a lovely beard oil for a special someone or you’re taking matters into your own hands to better manage your beard, we have the recipe for you. This simple DIY beard oil base recipe only requires a few ingredients. The carrier oils we use are jojoba and avocado, so without essential oils the base has a simple, lightly and earthy scent.

The recipe below uses avocado and jojoba oils because they’re good for all skin types and are especially moisturizing for the skin and beard. Keep reading for our DIY beard oil recipe and to learn about different essential oil blends you can use you can personalize your beard oil with.

DIY Beard Oil Base Recipe

Though this DIY beard oil doesn't have any additional essential oils, it will still have a light aroma from the use of jojoba and avocado oil.
Though this DIY beard oil doesn’t have any additional essential oils, it will still have a light aroma from the use of jojoba and avocado oil. (Foto: CC0 / Pixabay / Azza_Hafizah)

Ingredients and Supplies

  • 1 tbsp jojoba oil
  • 1 tbsp avocado oil
  • ½ tsp vitamin E oil
  • 1 oz dropper bottle
  • Small funnel, optional

Instructions

  1. To create your DIY beard oil, add jojoba oil and avocado oil to dropper bottle. This is done most easily with a funnel as many dropper bottles have small openings.
  2. Next, add the vitamin E oil.
  3. Secure the dropper cap on very tightly and shake mixture.

To apply beard oil, begin by dropping two drops of oil into palms. Gently apply to the bottom tip of beard and massage into hair upwards. Depending on your beard size, you can always add more, but it’s important to start with a small amount.

If curious about adding essential oils for delicious scents and other benefits, keep reading.

Blend for Sensitive Skin

This oil combination creates a lightly floral, but balanced scent with the base of spicy, leathery thyme and a few drops of tangy grapefruit oil.
This oil combination creates a lightly floral, but balanced scent with the base of spicy, leathery thyme and a few drops of tangy grapefruit oil. (Foto: CC0 / Pixabay / xbqs42)

Rose oil is good for sensitive skins and inflammation. Thyme oil may help prevent outbreaks and be beneficial for inflammation and skin rashes.

Ingredients

  • 10 drops thyme oil
  • 6 drops rose oil
  • 4 drops grapefruit oil

Instructions

  1. Add all oils to DIY beard oil blend.
  2. Securely tighten cap and shake mixture.

Best Blend for All Skin Types

This scent blend is musky and pine forward, with light orange and tea tree scents to add a touch of sweeter notes. 
This scent blend is musky and pine forward, with light orange and tea tree scents to add a touch of sweeter notes. (Foto: CC0 / Pixabay / xbqs42)

Cedarwood oil has an anti-inflammatory and anti-bacterial effect, and is said add shine and strengthen hair, while tea tree oil is said to help skin problems such as acne and promote healthy skin.

Ingredients

  • 10 drops cedarwood oil
  • 6 drops orange oil
  • 4 drops tea tree oil

Instructions

  1. Add all oils to DIY beard oil blend.
  2. Securely tighten cap and shake mixture.

DIY Beard Oil Blend for Oily Skin

This peppery and herbal blend is good for oily and acne-prone skin types. 
This peppery and herbal blend is good for oily and acne-prone skin types. (Foto: CC0 / Pixabay / Mareefe)

Oregano oil is said to be anti-bacterial and preventative against acne. Lavender, while usually portrayed as feminine, is a favorite among many, so why retain this beautiful flower for only one gender? Its oil is also good for the skin and can target acne.

Ingredients

  • 11 drops oregano oil
  • 6 drops lavender oil
  • 3 drops black pepper oil

Instructions

  1. Add all oils to DIY beard oil blend.
  2. Securely tighten cap and shake mixture.

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