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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 1967 reviews
Best beards with scully

I like the bundles because you get everything needed shampoo, cond. Oil , butter & balm
Bonehead is one of my favorite scents! I even have the lotion i use daily love it!!

Great product

Feels smells great excellent product!

Always on point

Love this cologne. If you like cologne but don’t like wearing it this is for you. It’s not too strong and it’s hard to overdo it.


Skullys did it again! Me and my wife love the new scent. I will be ordering more. Thanks

Amazing scent

Awesome product amazing scent.

Irish Mint Beard Care Super Bundle (St Patrick's Day Limited Edition) Available Until 4/1
Joe Benitez
Irish mint

So I went this for my first purchase and I love it . I’ll be ordering the sample pack soon to stock up

Great products

The beard wash and conditioner works great for me. I am also a huge fan of the beard oils. The scents are mixed well, so they’re not too strong and the oils condition my beard nicely!

Juggernaut beard oil

My new favorite scent! Juggernaut is soo smooth and moisturizing

Excellent Backwoods

I have went through like six companies to find this smell Thank you, You have a customer for life . Hope you continue to make this scent 🙂

Lucky Seasonal Limited Edition Beard oil 1 oz. Available until 4/1
William Goldsmith

The wife likes it. She's happy I'm happy.

Irish Mint Solid Cologne - Limited Edition
Douglas Fillmore
Mint solid.

New to Skullys.
Impressed and loved the scents will return for more !!

Irish Mint Beard Balm St Patrick's Day (Limited Edition) 2 oz. Only Available Until 4/1
christopher childers
Great scent!

Ordered the irish mint oil and balm, about to to order the beard butter to go with, balm melts well, has a good long lasting but not overpowering smell

Irish Mint (St Patrick's Day Limited Edition) Beard & Body Conditioning Butter 2 oz. Available until 4/1
Mark Tracy
Irish mint

Great product and great scent

Bada** Beard Balm

I ordered 4 different smelling cans of the beard balm. This stuff is legit. Keeps my beard in check and softens it up once it soaks in. They threw in a free solid cologne and I use it on my beard. My wife can't stop smelling my face. Don't hesitate to get some.

Smells Great

This is my first time using it, but I like the smell of it and it keeps my hands hydrated.

Good stuff

Some of the best oil I’ve used so far. Will definitely be buying some more soon.

Excellent sample pack

This was a great way for me to find a new scent. Now, I found a few favorites.


This cologne lasts much longer than any spray cologne. Love it!!

Irish Mint Beard Oil St Patrick's Day (Limited Edition) 1 oz. Only Available Until 4/1
david hampton
Irish mint review

Absolutely love it.
Ordering more.

Solid Cologne - Dead Man
Jonathan Gianino
favorite scent

I can’t get enough of this one, they really hit it off it the park with this one. It has this great musk, manly scent to it.

Irish Mint (St Patrick's Day Limited Edition) Beard oil, Beard wash & Beard Butter Combo Pack - Only Available Until 4/1
Levi Kuelper
Smells awesome

I loved the Irish mint! It's a must-have if you haven't tried it yet!

Fantastic Skully's Oils

Skully's oils are rich, thicker and have strong and lasting scents. The Beard Oil Sample and Travel Pack are great ways to try their oils and pick your favorite scents without plopping down a lot of money. Now guys - heads up here - my wife absconded with the Skully's Pale Rider (unscented) sample and is using two to three drops at night on her face for her face moisturizer! We're an older couple and she's tried tons of brand name and specialty facial moisturizers and swears Skully's particular blend of all-natural oils is the best she's found! Who knew?

Perfect 👌

I'm really enjoying this cologne smell and my wife does too.

Irish Mint (St Patrick's Day Limited Edition) Beard & Body Conditioning Butter 2 oz. Available until 4/1
Tim O'Toole
Solid butter

Been using this butter for about a week, and I really like it. Being Irish, I love anything geared towards St. Paddy’s Day, and this butter is just what I needed to get me into the spirit. The chocolate and mint scent is very refreshing, and not overpowering. It’s also a very thick butter. I was pretty surprised. It does everything you need!

Beard oil

I got my samples of your beard oil today and they are awesome!!!

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