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! 









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M-80 is the Bomb!

This is seriously amazing scent! I wear it as an afternoon pick-up, because M-80 puts a summer smile on yer face.

Dave’s Skully’s review

First I was surprised that I got 11 samples.I have narrowed it down to a few. So far the best is Black Brew. It lasted for 2 days, even after showering. Love it.

Perfect scent and fantastic conditioner.

Timber is a fantastic scent that never fails to please. Skully’s conditioning butter is a terrific mix that does wonders for my beard. Outstanding and top notch. I have been purchasing Skully’s exclusively for quite some time now. Thanks for making great products for a persons beard and skin.

Good daily wear wax

The wax is exactly as billed. Medium hold and lasts about 8 to 10 hours. I will definitely buy again.

Sire's Root Beer (Father's Day Limited Edition) Beard & Body Conditioning Butter 2 oz. Available until June 21st
Patrice Betts
Great Father's Day Gift

The fragrance was so wonderful.


Quality products, quick shipping, and great communication. The oil is fantastic especially when paired with the balm. As far as picking a favorite, it's definitely easier said than done, at least for this guy

Best beard oil

Never had beard oil before like this and the scent last all day

If you like Pina Colada...

...then you'll love this scent. Smells fantastic and works wonders on my coarse beard. Thanks Skullys!

Sire's Root Beer Beard Oil (Father's Day Limited Edition) 1 oz. Only Available Until June 21st
Phenomenal sent

This scent is phenomenal! It reminds me of a root beer float.


Great product, as they all are!

Good stuff!

I recently got the Double Tap bead butter and I like it. While I like specialty scents (bourbon, tobacco, etc.), I also like clean scents, especially during the warmer weather. And this certainly fits the bill, as it has an overall clean and refreshing scent that can be used for any occasion. I use this as part of my bedtime routine, and it helps soften and moisturize my beard. I also use it on my face as a moisturizer. Give it a try!

Best dang beard conditioning butter black brew

This beard condition butter made my beard feel soft and the scented black brew is awesome

Sire's Root Beer Solid Cologne - Limited Edition
5 stars!!!

I got this one along with the M80 cologne. Both work great and the scents are on point 👉. Thanks Skullys.


Excellent scent, just like Dr pepper! My girlfriend loves the smell and the product works as described.

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Daniel Sisk
Even better than I expected!

I really wasn't sure what I was in for when I ordered the Sires Root Beer oil, wash, and butter. The smell is amazing! It literally smells like I just opened a can of root beer! It's great on my skin and beard hair as well! It never feels dry anymore!


...M-80 is the bomb...💣💣💣
Amazing scent w an incredible feel in beard...

Sire's Root Beer (Father's Day Limited Edition) Beard & Body Conditioning Butter 2 oz. Available until June 21st
James Riggle

Smells great

Better Than I Expected

I have been waiting to order this since I missed out on it last year and jumped at the chance this time. I can honestly say it smells so much better than I expected and is now one of both my and my girlfriend’s favorites. Will have to order more while I have the chance.

Awesome product

Perfect sent and definitely softens my beard

Skully’s Beard Oil

So recommended. Gave my coarse dry beard softness and life. 100%er!

Sire's Root Beer Beard Oil (Father's Day Limited Edition) 1 oz. Only Available Until June 21st
Anthony Lee
Sire's Root Beer Beard products 👌

The Sire's Root Beer scent is awesome and the beard oil, balm, and butter are great quailty products. It is so good I ordered another oil and two more of the butters. Great customer service will definitely be buying more from Skully's.

Americana at it's finest

Great fragrance, multiple compliments on this one from the ladies

Kelvin S.

I recently ordered the Timber beard oil and could not be more happier with my purchase ! My Wife has complimented on it several times . Very pleasant . Customer service is outstanding and very prompt. I have been very happy with all of Skullys products.

Solid scent

Good smell in beard. Very light tho.

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