KC Shave Co Asks...Why Beard Oil?
So why beard oil? What is it? Why does my beard need it? Time to find out...
For those of you who do NOT want to read a book (below) on what each oil in our signature beard oil does and it's benefits to your handsome beard we will summarize why KC Shave Co's signature beard oil is the BEST on the market. Be careful of oils that do NOT have all the ingredients below. They are simply trying to make their oil less expensive. By doing this they are putting your beard in jeopardy!. Each of the oils we have chosen for our beard oil have a significant reason it was picked by KC Shave Co. Simply put our oil is designed to keep your skin moist and healthy and your beard hair smooth, healthy and looking sharp. Read below to find out exactly why we choose each individual ingredient. All you have to do is apply a drop 2-4 drops in your hand and gently massage into your beard and face.
Royal Aqua is our signature scent for our beard oil. We chose the name not only because the Kansas City Royals are coming off of a World Series Championship, but because it's fit for a King! It is a sophisticated and manly cologne type scent. However, it is not overpowering. It's just right. Like we said, Royal Aqua is fit for a King.
So enough already. What is in our beard oil?
-Fractionated Coconut Oil: Coconuts are certainly having their moment in the spotlight. Health and well being experts are fascinated with the benefits of it as a super food and for rejuvenating the body, and people are increasingly incorporating coconuts into their day-to-day living. When coconut oil has been fractionated, capric acid and caprylic acid volumes increase proportionally as other components are removed, creating a strong antioxidant and disinfectant action. Combined with its great moisturizing action, this is yet another reason fractionated coconut oil is used so much in aromatherapy and beauty treatments. Coconut oil is probably best known for it’s use as a beauty treatment. Whether rubbed on the skin or hair it penetrates deeply, nourishes, moisturizes, and softens. This is because of the high protein content, which is believed to help repair the skin. Consequently, it is often used on cracked lips and dry skin. What a perfect ingredient for our beard oil!
-Sweet Almond Oil: Almond oil had been used extensively for its health benefits and as a beauty aid much before science caught up with the goodness of this seed oil. Very popular in Southeast Asia and in the Mediterranean region where the Almond tree was first domesticated, the almond kernels and the nutty oil extracted from them were credited with promoting heart and skin health. Almond oil is a mild, hypoallergenic oil that can be safely used even on baby skin. In fact, it is the best massage oil for infants. When gently rubbed into the skin, it gets fully absorbed, making it suitable for after bath application. To enhance absorption, warm the oil to body temperature before application. This natural oil has a slightly nutty smell. Not only the skin, but the hair shaft also can benefit from almond oil. The glands in the scalp produce an oily substance that forms a natural protective coating on each strand of hair. But hair can become too dry and brittle from frequent use of shampoos that strip the hair of these natural oils. This results in breakages and split ends that reduce the length of the hair
-Rice Bran Oil: Full of antioxidants, vitamins B and E, and wonderful natural emollients, this ingredient not only hydrates skin, but protects from UV rays and helps ward off the signs of aging. The main benefit of rice bran oil to the skin is its wonderful deep-moisturizing capability. This is due to its combination of vitamin E and fatty acids, which go deep into skin to improve its ability to hold onto hydration.
-Apricot Kernel Oil: Apricot kernel oil is obtained from the kernels (seeds) of Apricots. After eating these delicious fruits, the seeds are used to make this light oil. Apricot kernel oil is great for use as a massage oil as it is very light and makes the skin soft. Apricot kernel oil possesses many therapeutic properties which make it suitable for its various uses. Benefits to the skin include as an emollient - Apricot seed oil is a brilliant emollient. Anti - Inflammatory, It reduces inflammation when applied topically or when ingested. Anti-Aging, It provides nutrition and support to the skin so that aging is reduced. Anti Bacterial, this is perfect to make sure your beard stays clean. Anti Septic - reduces risk of infection in open wounds and cuts. Antioxidant, prevents the skin from damage by free radicals.
~Argan Oil: Argan oil is often referred to as a miracle product or liquid gold because of its extreme moisturising benefits for both hair and skin. Unlike other oils, Argan extracts don’t just temporarily mask dryness. The kernels contain vitamin E to restore each strand of hair and keep it moisturized long after use. At the same time, Argan oil helps to naturally restore the hair cuticle. This is made possible by the natural presence of antioxidants that directly reverse cellular damage. It Contains unsaturated fats omega 3 and omega 9 which helps prevent split ends by strengthening the protein bonding structures of the hair.
~Jojoba Oil: Is fantastic for beards because of its ability to strengthen and moisturize facial hair. Because it is nontoxic and non-allergenic, Jojoba oil does not leave behind a greasy build up so you can use it on a daily basis. And unlike synthetic products that strip your hair of its natural oils, Jojoba oil actually strengthens and enhances your beard’s natural oils and decreases the chance of breakage. Jojoba oil will help keep your beard soft, healthy and manageable.
~Avocado Oil: Avocado oil is good for moisturizing dry, brittle, and damaged hair. It has a light weight formula that’s easily absorbed into the hair without clogging your pores. It contains many nutrients such as vitamins A, B, D, E, protein, amino acids, iron, copper, magnesium, and folic acid. All these nutrients are beneficial for nourishment and hair growth. It has natural properties adding and locking in moisture. It’s also great for deep conditioning, strengthening hair, and adding shine. The vitamins, amino acids, and high fat content promote healthy cell growth and are great for maintaining and restoring beard health.
Vitamin E: promotes the production of sebum, a natural oil that is produced by our bodies and lubricates and moisturizes hair, making it look thicker and more lush.
Directions: Massage a small amount into hands and then apply to beard.
**A small amount goes a long way, if your beard becomes greasy, you are using too much.
Ingredients: Argan Oil, Avocado Oil, Jojoba oil, Fractionated Coconut Oil, Sweet Almond Oil, Rice Bran Oil, Apricot Kernel Oil, Vitamin E