Essential Oils for Dudes: Beard Oil

Real men use essential oils. If your beard is feeling a bit scraggly, itchy or straw-like, try this beard oil to help improve the overall look, feel and texture. It also helps reduce split-ends!

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I’m still a total newbie when it comes to essential oils and green/DIY beauty products. I purchased my Young Living Premium Starter Kit more than a month ago and I still feel a bit overwhelmed about how I’m going to do with ALL these oils.

Since some of you may be experiencing the same thing, I thought I’d share some of the easy recipes I’ve been trying with the oils in my kit.



  • 1/4 cup cornstarch
  • 1/4 cup baking soda
  • 1/2 cup coconut oil
  • 10 drops Purification
  • Mix ingredients (may need to melt coconut oil first, but it’s not necessary)
  • Apply to arm pits with fingertips. Store in a glass container

NOTE: Natural deodorant isn’t typically an antiperspirant, like we’re used to with traditional products. You will still sweat (that’s a good thing… it’s your body’s natural way of getting toxins out of your body)! Good news – your sweat will smell lovely!

Thanks to Ann from Annie’s Simple Life for this recipe.

More essential oil 101 recipes coming soon! Do you have any suggestions?