Does Beard Oil Have a Shelf Life?

Does Beard Oil Have a Shelf Life?

If you're anything like us, then you take your facial hair seriously. And part of that grooming routine often involves slathering on some good ol' beard oil to keep your mane looking good. But have you ever wondered if that bottle of beard oil sitting on your shelf can go bad? 


First things first, let's clear the air. Yes, beard oil can indeed go bad. Like most grooming products, beard oils have a shelf life, but it's not as cut and dry as you might think.

It all comes down to the ingredients, especially the carrier oils. They're responsible for hydrating your skin and softening your beard hair. But, not all carrier oils are created equal when it comes to shelf life.

At Anointed Beard Oil Co., our carefully crafted blends are designed to last up to two years (and even longer) when stored in a cool, dark place. That means you can stock up on your favorite scents without worrying about them going bad before you've had a chance to use them!

But why does shelf life matter, you ask? Well, for starters, using expired beard oil might not give you the same benefits as using fresh oil. The oils could lose their moisturizing properties or, worst-case scenario, become a breeding ground for bacteria. And trust us, nobody wants funky bacteria lurking in their beard.

Now, we know what you're thinking: "But how can I tell if my beard oil has gone bad?" 

Great question! Here are a few telltale signs to look out for:

  1. Strange Smell: If your beard oil starts smelling funky or rancid, it's probably time to toss it.
  2. Texture Changes: Notice any weird separation or changes in consistency? That could be a sign that your beard oil has gone bad. 
  3. Expiration Date: Some beard oils come with an expiration date printed on the bottle. If yours has passed its prime, it might be time to bid it farewell.

Keeping your beard oil fresh is actually easier than you’d think. Just store it in a cool, dark place away from direct sunlight and extreme temperatures, and you’ll be good to go.

Beard oil might not last forever, but with proper care and attention, you can enjoy your favorite Anointed scents for a while. Although, we don’t think you’ll be keeping your oil that long with how amazing our scents are. 

If you want to try us out but do not want to commit to a larger sized option, snag our Blessing Sample Pack today that includes 7-5ml bottles of our mainline scents. 

And don’t just take our word for it, try out Anointed for yourself today. Use code WELCOME15 at checkout for 15% off your first order today! Trust us, your beard will thank you.

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