This lovely Spiced Bergamot Beard Oil smells warm and sweet, with a hint of pith and a woody, spicy base. Know somebody suffering from itchy winter beard? This oil is just the thing.

How to Make Spiced Bergamot Beard Oil

The base is made from some of my favourite oils. Argan oil is my all time favourite facial oil, but it’s also amazing for hair. You’ve probably seen lots of shampoos and hair serums on supermarket shelves bragging about argan oil, despite containing next to no actual argan oil. This beard oil uses the real thing, which is rich in vitamin E oil and has been used in hair care in Morocco for centuries.

How to Make Spiced Bergamot Beard Oil
How to Make Spiced Bergamot Beard Oil

Hemp seed and jojoba oils help condition and soften hair, and castor oil adds a bit of shine while helping encourage hair growth (perfect for the owners of beards on the patchier side). A bit of vitamin E oil helps ward of rancidity and extend the shelf life of the oil, and it’s also great for skin—helping it heal.

How to Make Spiced Bergamot Beard Oil
How to Make Spiced Bergamot Beard Oil

The essential oil blend is rather lovely. A base of sultry, mysterious labdanum and cedarwood is joined by citrussy bergamot, bright ginger, and spicy nutmeg. I find it can smell a bit sharp right out the bottle, but it warms beautifully when massaged into the skin (and hair), leaving a lingering warm base note with a hint of spiced citrus. It’s lovely.

How to Make Spiced Bergamot Beard Oil

Spiced Bergamot Beard Oil

4g | 0.14oz argan oil
12g | 0.42oz hempseed oil
5g | 0.17oz castor oil
4g | 0.14oz jojoba oil
2 drops vitamin E oil

2 blobs labdanum resinoid
12 drops cedarwood essential oil
6 drops bergamot essential oil
4 drops ginger essential oil (use CO2 extracted for the best scent)
2 drops nutmeg essential oil

Weigh the carriers oils out into a 30mL/1oz glass bottle that has a dropper top. Add the essential oils, cap, and shake to combine. Voila! You just made Spiced Bergamot Beard Oil 🙂

Makes ~30mL/ one fluid ounce.

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