Beard Butter vs Beard Balm

When it comes to beard care products, there is an abundance of choices on the market. Sometimes it can be a little confusing picking the correct product that will give you the desired results your looking for. Hopefully this blog will help when it comes to choosing either a Beard Balm or Beard Butter.
To start off, Beard Butter and Beard Balm are both designed to help you style and shape your beard. However, there are a few differences we thought we'd share.


Beard balm is a product with a mixture of several ingredients, most of which include things such as beeswax, Shea butter, essential oils, and natural carrier oils. Its purpose is to help keep your beard conditioned, healthy and to act as a styling agent to provide control and tame flyaway hairs. The Beeswax in beard balm gives your beard that extra hold and also helps to lock in moisture. Beard balm will help make sure that your beard simply looks tamed, great and well groomed.
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Beard butter is generally made up of all natural oils and butters such as Shea and mango butter to serve as a deep conditioner to soften and moisturize both your beard and the skin beneath. Natural butters such as, Shea butter absorb into the beard hairs giving your beard a fuller appearance. Beard butters generally provide a light hold to help tame flyaway hairs and to help shape your beard. Since beard butters usually lack beeswax or contain very little, beard butter is easy to spread and has a soft butter like consistency. This soft consistency will ensure full coverage to your hair follicles, skin and facial hair which helps to hydrate, deep condition and soften your hair and the skin beneath. Beard butter is the perfect option if you're looking to manage beard itch or have dry skin or dandruff.
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Beard balm and beard butter are both great products. It comes down to what look and results you're going for . If you want more control and hold to tame flyway hairs, beard balm may be the choice for you. If you are looking for deep conditioning to soften and promote better healthy beard growth, but still want a light hold to style your beard, beard butter may be the the right choice. We recommend adding both to your beard care routine, since they each have different uses and benefits. Beard butter is excellent to use at night before bed to deeply hydrate your facial hair and skin. Beard balm is great to use during the day to tame, style and to provide hold.

We highly recommend trying our beard butter or beard balms. Our exclusive formula is created with the highest quality ingredients possible! We currently offer 13 unique and amazing fragrances and 1 fragrance free option. Plus, every product we sell comes with a Satisfaction guarantee100% Money Back Guarantee and FREE domestic shipping and returns! 









Based on 1890 reviews

Great product, absolutely no smell and feels very natural.👍

Amazing beard oil, smells of a spring forest, absorbs quickly into your skin. Very suttle smell, but it smells like you're in that forest.

I absolutely love this scent.

I absolutely love this scent.

Smells good!

Pretty Rad

I got the 3 oack sampler. I tried Nemesis, Timber and Double Tap. All 3 scents are nice. Nemesis seemed to be the most subtle. Double Tap seemed to be the strongest but I liked that about it. My girlfriend liked Timber the best. I feel like Double Tap lasted longer than the others. If I had to critique solid cologne in general I would say the only thing I don't like is it leaves a slightly greasy feeling where it's applied, even when rubbing it in thoroughly. That being said, I will most likely buy again.

Awesome Fragrances

The ONLY problem with these oils is determining my favorites. All of them are great.

Love the smell. Haven't tried on myself yet.

Great scent. Others love the way it smells on me.

Pumpkin Jack Seasonal Limited Edition Beard oil 1 oz. Available until 11/15

Love the scent.

Absolutely awesome scent. Last a long time. Definitely order again.

Scrooge Beard Oil

Really like the Scrooge beard oil. Was looking for something different from seasonal pine or peppermint. Definitely oats and touch of almond come through. Light carrier oils treat my beard nicely. Recommended!

Timber is Amazing!!

Got mine a few days back, great oil, it absorbs fast and has a great forest smell; not just the woods but the florals/plants in the forest as well. I'm impressed and I've tried several brands as well.

Great scent

Good alone, but if you have a beard oil like Double tap…’s a compliment. This too is one of my favorites!

Hydrating beard softener

The Skully’s hydrating beard softener works great!!

Pumpkin Jack Seasonal Limited Edition Beard & Body Conditioning Butter 2 oz. Available until 11/15
Tony G.
Pumpkin Jack Flash…it’s the best best BEST!!!

Amazing scent, the beard butter really keeps my beard in control.

Not strong enough scent to last a couple hours

Pumpkin Jack Seasonal Limited Edition Beard Balm 2 oz. Available until 11/15

One of the best scents they offer…it’s a must try!!

Pumpkin Head Solid Cologne - Limited Edition 2 Pack
Love love lovr

Spooky good! Smells like fall and I enjoy it very much!

Loved the T-Shirt

I gave the "Skully's Beard Pride T-Shirt" to my son who has a beautiful beard and introduced me to Skully's products. He loved it!! It's a great design and the fit is perfect.

Zombie Brew (Seasonal Limited Edition) Beard & Body Conditioning Butter 2 oz. Available until 11/15
Joseph Rayman

my wife loves this scent

Zombie Brew Beard Oil (Seasonal Limited Edition) 1 oz. - Available Until 11/15

My new favorite

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