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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Great beard oil

Ordered from skullys for a while now love the oils and the smells . They keep my face smelling awesome and not itching like crazy

Perfect Kit

Skully's is my go to for everything now. I love this kit. Soap makes my beard feel clean without feeling stripped. Thanks for everything Skully's.

One Lucky Girl

I think I am one of the luckiest girls in the world, my boyfriend has a beard, he takes such amazing care of it and I love the amazing scent on him, I think I get more excited to buy products than him..🥰😂

Amazing product, and love the scent

money, dude

I tried my cousin's Havana Smoke and loved it so much i immediately got online and bought my own and I'm very pleased with this product and the scent !!!!

Great product

My beard has never been softer. I love this stuff...

Nice Sample kit!

This was just what I was looking for. The samples will help me decide what scents I like before I order more. So far I am liking Havana Smoke and Double Tap.

Great Stuff

I got 3 different scents and love each of them. Goes on easy and chick's love it

Perfect scent

Nemesis is my new goto scent. I got the 3 pack of colognes all nemesis!

5 stars

Love this scent and last all day.

Really good

Really great smell. Girls love this on me and tell me to wear it all the time.


Love this Scent and it last along time. I'm amazed at the super fast shipping.

It's So Good !!!

Great scent,Long lasting,Don't have to worry about any mis-sprays,Always goes where you want it !!!!!

New favorite scent

Awesome "bay rum" style scent! Fragrant but subtle, and keeps my beard and skin hydrated without that oily feeling.

Great product

Little bit goes a long way , crisp light always getting comments "you smell so good "

Kentucky Mash Beard Oil 1 oz.

This smell is amazing

Such a clean, masculine scent. This will be my skullys go to. I love this scent and look forward to trying more from the beards never die collection

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Every Skully's product that I have used has been Awesome!

Great Service

Great products, Buckshot is my favorite, really softens my beard like no other products do!

The tropical haze

I got them marooned. It is the very best of cents I don’t like smelling like the woods. I’m very picky about the oils that go on my face and in my beard I absolutely love the tropical cent of marooned and all the girls that smell this cent absolutely love it also keep the good work up thanks y’all.

Best oil I’ve tried

I’ve went with a few different companies before finding Skullys, and my search is over. The hydration of the skin and the long lasting scent with many options is way above its competitors. So far Kentucky Mash and Timber are my favorites but still have more to go before I’ve tried them all. Great product and fast delivery!

Amazing product. Would recommend this

Great product will be a long term customer for sure my beard is much softer got rid of the dry skin I had really love the products


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