Best Beard Balm Recipe to Make at Home

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Men need self care too. Beards are trendy, and dare I say sexy, but they need a little upkeep. They can easily become unruly and look messy. This is the absolute best beard balm recipe to keep facial hair neat and in it’s place. Plus you are spending much less making it yourself then buying the balm in the store.

It is made with all natural ingredients, so you don’t have to worry about any chemicals entering the skin. You can even add your favorite essential oil for fragrance. There are over 100 common essential oils available to use. This means you have a wide range of oil combinations to experiment with your beard balm. Just remember a little can go a long way. Consider using Eucalyptus or even Cedarwood with the beard balm to add a nice smell that is pleasing for him and you. You may think this might be too complicated to make but don’t worry my best beard balm recipe is easy to make.

Beard balm is a fantastic gift for men to celebrate birthdays, Christmas, father’s day, etc. It’s so easy, the kids can make it with little adult supervision. Then everyone will benefit from a soft and tidy beard!

Best Beard Balm Recipe

Ingredients for the Best Beard Balm Recipe

How to Make the Best Beard Balm Recipe

In a small bowl, add jojoba oil and arrowroot. Mix well to make a paste. Set aside.Best Beard Balm Recipe

In a small, microwave safe bowl, combine shea butter and beeswax. Best Beard Balm Recipe

Microwave in 30 second intervals. After each interval, stir well. The total time to melt is about 1 minute 30 seconds. You will be tempted to put it in for the whole 1 minutes and 30 seconds, but don’t do that. Do it in 30 second intervals as you don’t want to scorch the ingredients.Best Beard Balm Recipe

Stir in coconut oil and the paste you made earlier. Mix well. This step is optional, but you can add essential oils if you like. Just remember when it comes to essential oils in your beard balm less is better and make sure to mix it in well. Best Beard Balm Recipe

Now that it all is mixed well. Let cool for about 10 minutes and stir. As it cools, it should start to have a texture like a cream. Put the beard balm into a small container. This small beard balm container works well.

Best Beard Balm Recipe

Now you have some awesome homemade beard balm that you know exactly what went into it. Once you make it and love it like we do, you can make it in larger batches. I even made some larger batches then divided it up before I put the essential oils in, then I was able to add different oils in to test them out.

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How to Use the Best Beard Balm Recipe

The mixture will be firm. Grab a small amount (about the size of a pea), and rub it between your palms. The heat from your hands will soften and “melt” the pommade. Rub as much as desired onto the beard to control unruly hair. Now your beard will look sharp and be smelling fresh. Remember the beard balm makes a great gift for any man that loves to keep his beard looking sharp.

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Best Beard Balm Recipe to Make at Home

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All natural beard balm that is easy to make with this step by step tutorial. Have your beard feeling soft and smooth in no time with this easy to make beard balm.

Active Time 10 minutes
Total Time 10 minutes
Difficulty Easy
Estimated Cost $10.00


  • 2 tblsp Beeswax
  • 1/4 c Shea Butter
  • 1 tsp Coconut Oil
  • 2 tblsp Jojoba Oil
  • 2 tblsp Arrowroot Powder
  • 10 drops Essential Oil of Your Choice (optional)


  • Microwave Safe Bowls
  • Spoons
  • Small Tin Container with Lid


  1. In a small bowl, add jojoba oil and arrowroot.
  2. Mix well and set aside.
  3. In a separate bowl, combine shea butter and beeswax.
  4. Microwave in 30 second intervals, stirring in between, until melted.
  5. Add coconut oil and paste. Mix well.
  6. Add essential oil if wanted.
  7. Let cool 10 minutes.
  8. Pour into small container.


Mixture will become firm. Rub it between hands to soften.

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