04 Jun Beard Oil & Wine
In the making.
Just like making fine wine, crafting beard oil is an art. Vintners are incredibility proud and serious about their craft, so are we. The world’s best sommeliers are sponges when it comes to flavors and aromas: they soak up everything they can.
The mixing and the sniffing go for both, wine & beard oil making.
Many wine & beard oil notes are similar.
Flowers: rose, lavender, geranium, lily.
Herbs and plants: thyme, sage, clove, mint, rosemary, eucalyptus, coconut, vanilla, oak, citrus.
Wines with aromas also found in beard oil blends.
- rose: Muscat Blanc
- lavender: Cotes du Rhone
- geranium: Riesling & Gewurztraminer
- thyme & clove: Syrah, Malbec, Zinfandel
- coconut: Pinot Noir
- vanilla: Red Bordeaux, White Burgundy
- oak: Chardonnay, White Burgundy
The same aromas are also found in essential oils used in beard oil blends.
Wine & grape seed oil.
Grape seed oil was created as a by-product of wine. During wine production, seeds, peels and stems are extracted. The seed are used to produce grape seed oil. It is cold pressed from the seeds of the grapes. Cold pressing is the best way to retain most of the beneficial health factors such as antioxidants.
Grape seed oil key benefits.
Grape seed oil is high in mega 6 fatty acids and linoleic acid. It contains twice as much the amount of vitamin E than olive oil.
For you health.
Mega 6 fatty acids play a role in growth, development, and brain function. Because grape seed oil is high in linoleic acid content, according to researchers, it is good for cardiovascular health. Vitamin E has anti-inflammatory properties. A form of antioxidant found in grape seed oil, phytosterols, can decrease cholesterol.
For your skin.
Grape seed oil is a rich source for antioxidants for your skin. It also fights acne and oily skin, since linoleic acid reduces clogged pores, therefore, help in curing breakouts.
The oil also acts as a moisturizer, balancing both the dry and oily patches on the skin. It can also reduce dark circles under your eye.
For your hair.
Grape seed oil is lighter than olive or coconut oils, it moisturizes and conditions your hair without leaving it feeling greasy. It also reduces dandruff and hair loss and strengthens the hair. Vitamin E helps build the hair tissue, and the linoleic acid in the oil promotes hair growth.