Keen to get the most bang for your buck out of beard oil?

We feel you. There are literally thousands of beard oils online, all coming in at varying prices and quality.

With so many options to choose from, how can you sort the good from the bad and get your hands on the best beard oil?

Don't worry - we've got you covered. At Mission Beard, we're experts in male grooming so you don't have to be. And in this article, we've pulled together our 20 all-time recommendations of the best beard oil money can buy.

To make choosing easier, we've broken the beard oils up into 5 key categories:

  1. Best scented beard oils
  2. Best woodsy beard oils
  3. Best luxury beard oils
  4. Best affordable beard oils
  5. Best beard oils from big brands

So, take a look now, and find the right product for you.

Honourable Mention - Underdog Smoke-Spiced Bourbon Beard Oil

Shameless self-plug incoming. Stick with us.

100% natural, cruelty-free, and made right here in the UK, we'd feel amiss if we didn't mention the GQ-featured Underdog Beard Oil on this list.

Featuring a rich, masculine, long-lasting scent and packed with jojoba oil, Vitamin E and a blend of 13 essential oils, Underdog nourishes beards, stops itching, and promotes stronger, faster growth.

Mission Beard Category Winners - the best beard oils at a glance:

Across all of the categories, these are the best beards oils we've settled on:

Best Scented Beard Oil: Captain Fawcett's Booze & Baccy Beard Oil

Best Woodsy Beard Oil: ZEUS Beard Conditioning Oil

Best Luxury Beard Oil: Tom Ford Oud Wood Beard Oil

Best Affordable Beard Oil: Mountaineer Brand Beard Oil

Best Big-Brand Beard Oil: Gilette King C Beard Oil

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Category #1 - Best Scented Beard Oil

If you're wearing beard oil every day, which you should be, scent is everything. Some bearded men want more choice than standard sandalwood and cedarwood, and that's exactly what this category is for.

Join us as we share our top 5 scented beard oils, as rated by the expert MB Crew.

1. Captain Fawcett's Booze & Baccy Beard Oil

Description:

Produced and bottled in the UK, Captain Fawcett have made a name for themselves in the beard care world for producing oils of uncompromising quality - and Booze & Baccy is no exception.

With rich notes of honey and tobacco filled out with warm whiskey, vanilla and other exotics, Captain Fawcett's Booze & Baccy is a beard oil that will have you running back to your bathroom cabinet for more.

Product overview:

Size: 10ml/30ml/50ml
Dispenser type: Pipette
Scent: Tobacco/whiskey/vanilla/honey

Customers reported: great smell, softens beard, superbly presented, handy pipette, nostalgic, long-lasting scent

2. Seven Potions Citrus Tonic Beard Oil

Description:

Another entry from a UK-based beard care company (we're not biased, we promise). Seven Potions take a different approach to the often sickenly-sweet or sharp citrus scent category with Citrus Tonic. With a simple but brilliant combination of cedarwood and lemon, Seven Potions have created a highly-nourishing beard oil with an irresistible scent perfect for daily use.

Product overview:

Size: 30ml/1oz
Dispenser type: Pipette
Scent: Lemon, cedarwood

Customers reported: cruelty-free, smells great, softens beard, light scent, non-greasy, reduces skin irritation

3. GRAVE BEFORE SHAVE Bourbon Sandalwood Beard Oil

Description:

GRAVE BEFORE SHAVE's branding might look badass, but the quality goes far beyond the packaging. Made from all-natural ingredients and a blend of essential oils, GRAVE BEFORE SHAVE's beard oil nourishes beard hair, conditions the skin underneath and cures dreaded beardruff quickly and effectively.

Product overview:

Size: 30ml/1oz
Dispenser type: Pipette
Scent: Bourbon, sandalwood

Customers reported: smells great, manly scent, wife loves it, pairs with beard wash, shiny and soft beard

4. Tom Ford Oud Wood Beard Oil

Tom Ford Beard Oil

Description:

This beard oil is expensive, but trust us when we say it's worth it. Tom Ford are big boys in the world of fine fragrance, with this beard oil featuring a dose of their award-winning Oud Wood parfum. The bottle comes in a 50ml size, and a little goes a long way.

This Tom Ford beard oil is thinner than most products on this list. Featuring a light, silky combination of grapeseed oil, sweet almond oil, jojoba oil and Vitamin E, this product will absorb quickly, preventing excess greasiness and delivering a dose of nutrients to your beard and skin that will support strong growth.

If fragrance is important to you, this is one of the best beard oils you can buy.

Product overview:

Size: 50ml/1.75oz
Dispenser type: Pump
Scent: Oud wood eau de parfum

Customers reported: smells great, best-selling, softens hair, moisturises skin, fast-absorbing

5. Billy Jealousy Devil's Delight Beard Oil

Description:

Featuring rich, warm notes of sandalwood and black pepper, Billy Jealousy's Devil's Delight Beard Oil isn't one to be missed. Top-rated in the USA, reported side effects include a thicker, healthier beard and women flocking to you. This oil also comes in a bigger bottle, giving you a longer-lasting supply of this great-smelling product.

Product overview:

Size: 60ml/2oz
Dispenser type: Pump
Scent: Black pepper, sandalwood

Customers reported: sweet but subtle scent, softens beard, healthy shine, a little goes a long way

Category #2 - Best Woodsy Beard Oil

Want to smell like you've just returned from an epic woodland hike? We don't blame you, with notes of cedar, sandalwood and pine, woodsy beard oils are a scent staple for bearded men worldwide. Here are our favourites:

1. ZEUS Beard Sandalwood Beard Oil

Description:

This beard oil does one thing and one thing well - nailing the sandalwood scent. Not too soft yet not too overpowering, ZEUS' Sandalwood Beard Oil produces a pleasant, masculine scent that you'll notice for hours after applying. With a wide range of other scents to explore after you're done with this bottle, ZEUS is a US beard brand that we're always happy to recommend.

Product overview:

Size: 30ml/1oz
Dispenser type: Pipette
Scent: Sandalwood

Customers reported: great scent, softer beard, reduced beard itch, fast-absorbing

2. Daimon Barber Softening Beard Oil & Softening Serum

Description:

Blended with a sophisticated, exotic concoction of premium, irresistible Oud and luxury Egyptian Mallow, Daimon Barber's signature beard oil is definitely one to try. Free from nasty chemicals and parabens, this beard oil deeply nourishes both beard and skin, and is suitable for both dry and oily skin types.

Product overview:

Size: 100ml/3.5oz
Dispenser type: Pump
Scent: Oud wood, Egyptian Mallow

Customers reported: softens beard, hydrates hair and skin, helps growth, makes beard more manageable, smells great, good pacakaging

3. Billy Jealousy Gnarly Sheen Beard Oil

Description:

This is our second entry from Billy Jealousy. They must be doing something right. Featuring an exquisite combination of lavender, tropical fruit, sandalwood and oak moss, and packed with natural carrier oils, Gnarly Sheen gives your beard everything it needs to look, feel and smell great.

Product overview:

Size: 60ml/2oz
Dispenser type: Pump
Scent: Sandalwood, lavender, tropical fruit, oak moss

Customers reported: stops itching and flaking, beard feels softer, lightly sweet and subtle scent, partner loves it