Carrier Oils

Carrier oils definition; every cosmetic product ever made for the facial hair, uses a carrier agent. In beard-o-sphere, carrier oils are the oils that make up the bulk of the space within the dropper, tin, or bottle. In short, they carry the other ingredients to their target location, the beard.

Here's the deal; beard oils are expensive. Olive oil is not. So could you use plain olive oil on your beard instead of buying premade beard oil? That's what we are trying to find out in this article. We will look...
two-panel with bearded man on the left and bottle of baby oil on the right
My first son was born four months ago, and naturally, I've been applying baby oil on him quite a few times already. At the end of using the oil, I don't often have anything to wipe my hands, so I've just gone ahead and...
argan oil and kernels
If you're familiar with this beard blog, you might already know that I'm against most "premium" oils that the beard oil manufacturers use. They fill their bottles up with low-quality vegetable oils, that are not suitable for facial hair use, then hike the price sky high and claim that there...
amla berries prepared for oil pressing
Those apple and green grape mix looking things are called amla berries or the Indian Gooseberry (Phyllanthus Emblica). The specific "amla oil" originates from India and is commonly sold by the healthcare company "Dabur". Strangely, the actual alma oil is not made from pressing the berries (although this is possible), instead,...
Jojoba oil (which is weirdly pronounced as ho-ho-ba) is easily one of the best carrier oils to use in any cosmetics. When it comes to using jojoba oil for beard, it gets our highest recommendations, and we rank it as the single best beard oil ingredient and carrier oil available. Why?...
almond oil infused beard oil bottle
One of the most popular beard oil ingredients is the sweet almond oil and regular almond oil. Some of the industry leaders are heavily using both in their oils, and others follow suit to copy them. But is almond oil good or bad for the beard? That's what we are aiming to...
various coconut and coconut oil products on a table
Coconut oil has become quite popular in recent years, some even calling it a superfood, but what about using coconut oil for beard growth and care? Yes, that's right, not only can you get numerous scientifically proven benefits from eating coconut oil and other coconut products, but you can also...
castor oil for beard
Castor oil is the oil pressed from the castor plant seeds, it's often used by women for thickening hair and eyebrows, which has led many men to a question; "Can I use castor oil for beard growth?" This article aims to answer the question. We'll be looking at the science, possible mechanisms,...