According to Brandy Monique, the founder of the chic eco-apothecary brand Fig+Yarrow, “oils can supply skin and hair with it naturally needs without producing extra oil.” There are a few things to bear in mind, however.
By Jon Roth Just because you’re growing a beard doesn’t mean your look is no-maintenance. Besides a good trimmer—or regular trips to the barber—you should invest in a nourishing beard oil to soften the hair, add shine, and hydrate the skin beneath to avoid itchiness and flakes. In a flooded market, the oft-bearded Tom Ford now has his own collection of oils in three signature scents (piney Neroli Portofino , sweet Tobacco Vanille , and musky Oud Wood ), further proof that facial hair has gone from hipster to high-end. $50; tomford.com See more: The 17 Best Mustaches of All Time • • • Additional Picks: Portland General Store Whiskey Beard Oil ($30) Blackbird Beard Oil New Scent ($8) See more: Top 7 Colognes Women Want You to Wear in 2014 Brooklyn Grooming Williamsburg Classic Beard Oil ($29) Prospector Co. Burroughs Beard Oil ($28) MCMC Fragrances Dude No.