A beard oil that I've been intreagued by since first hearing about it. Oud is one of my favorite scents. This particular oil takes it to another level. Not the typical "oud-y" scent, which has become popular lately. Instead, this is something more reminiscent of church inscence (which is a very underrated scent, IMO). So how does it stack up? Lets have a look...
As I mentioned before, the scent isn't 100% faithful to oud resin as you might be familiar with it, there is definitely a warm, unctuous oud note front and center, but there is also a strong resinous inscense sweetness, and a flinty, almost smoky component that mingles with a deep amber basenote. This is smells more like a high end cologne by an avant-garde perfumer than your typical beard oil.
How does it work?
Aside from the scent, the first thing you'll notice about this oil is the viscosity. This is a thick, heavyweight oil meant to penetrate deep down and condition even the most dense of beards. it conditions wonderfully, leaving your beard not only feeling soft and smooth, but also moisturizing the skin beneath. It leaves a decent shine on your beard, but if youre looking for a bright "finished" look, you'll definitely want to pair this with a nice balm (they also make a matching balm wich smells equally as amazing). One slight nitpick is the fact that it does require reapplication once or twice throughout the day depending upon how active you are, or how much time you spend outdoors.
The Bottom Line.
If you're looking for a top quality oil that also serves as a destinctive scent, you need not look any further than The Holy Grail by Kingsmen Beard Club.
Ingredients: Grapeseed oil, sweet almond oil, jojoba seed oil, essential oil
Price: $24.99 at Kingsmenbeardclub.com