The History and Benefits of Jojoba Oil

Some call jojoba oil the miracle ingredient. There’s good reason for that, though. This nectar of the gods is fantastic for every part of your body. Your beard is no exception. No matter what your beard concerns are, jojoba can help. At Kingsmen Beard Club, we love this ingredient so much that we put it in our beard oil, beard butter, beard balm, and mustache wax. But let us tell you why!


The jojoba plant is a tiny little bush. At first glance, it’s not very impressive. It’s when we take a closer look at this shrub that the miracles start happening. The scientific name for jojoba is simmondsia chinensis but it goes by many different nicknames. It’s been called the goat nut, the deer nut and the pignut. Some refer to it as wild hazel and others know it as the coffeeberry bush. Whatever you refer to it doesn’t really matter though, because this little shrub has some mighty powers.


Jojoba is native to the southwestern US and Mexico and the first to discover the many benefits of its oil were Native Americans. They would heat the seeds up and then grind them in a mortar and pestle to create a sort of balm. This balm had healing and moisturizing properties when applied to the skin. According to recent studies, jojoba has the ability to stimulate collagen production, which can help heal wounds and scars faster. While the Native Americans didn’t have this scientific data, they certainly understood the healing power of jojoba. 


Naturally, the oil of the jojoba seed contains vitamin E, vitamin B complex, iodine, and fatty acids. The composition of jojoba oil makes it perfect for conditioning the skin and hair which was another way our Native ancestors used it. They even used the oil to preserve and condition animal hides. 


One lesser known benefit of jojoba oil is that it can suppress your appetite. Native warriors would often chew on the seeds on long treks so they could prevent feeling hunger.


It was also believed that jojoba could assist in many aspects of childbirth, so, in native culture, mamas-to-be would consume the seeds. 


Today, jojoba oil is produced commercially, mostly for the cosmetics industry and brings in a booming $140 million per year. That’s because the benefits of regular use of jojoba oil comes with seemingly endless benefits. 

 

The Many Benefits of Jojoba Oil: 


  • Heat resistant
  • Colorless
  • Odorless
  • Shelf-stability
  • Moisturizes hair
  • Promotes hair growth
  • Deep-conditioning
  • Improves hair texture
  • Enhances a beard’s look
  • Makes a beard easier to control
  • Antibacterial
  • Antifungal
  • Moisturizes skin

 

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Jojoba Oil is Heat Resistant

This is a key benefit for an ingredient in products that are used on the hair because many of us use heat to style and dry our locks. If you blowdry your beard or frequently use a heated beard brush, products with jojoba oil can reduce heat damage. 

 

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Jojoba Oil is colorless


When an ingredient has no color, it reduces the amount of processing needed before it can be used to your benefit. There is no need for bleaching or other harsh chemicals.

 

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Jojoba Oil is Odorless 


This is an important one for beardsman! The last thing you want is to be smelling something unpleasant all day long. It also allows manufacturers to create pleasant scents for your hair products, and create unscented versions, too!

 

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Jojoba Oil Has Considerable Shelf-Stability 


Great shelf-stability means your jojoba-boosted beard products are going to last longer!

 

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Jojoba Oil Moisturizes Hair


This is one of the most important reasons why Kingsmen beard club includes jojoba in our beard products. The deep conditioning offered by this ingredient can take your beard from dry, brittle and wiry, to soft and shiny. Jojoba’s moisturizing effects are long-lasting, as well, so you can feel the hydration all day. 

 

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Jojoba Oil Promotes Hair Growth


Moisturized hair has an easier time growing. If you’re suffering from a patchy beard, this ingredient could be your solution. Jojoba breaks down all the junk that collects around your follicles, freeing your hair to grow at a normal rate. 

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Jojoba Offers Deep-Conditioning


The moisturizing elements of jojoba oil don’t evaporate. That means that the oil itself is going to act as a seal, locking in the moisture it delivers so your beard feels conditioned and hydrated all day. 

 

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Jojoba Oil Improves Hair Texture


Thanks to the deep conditioning and moisture you get from jojoba, your hair texture will greatly improve. No more wiry, brittle beards, fellas. From now on, we’re doing touchably soft. 


Jojoba Oil Enhances a Beard’s Look


The look of your beard will be transformed by jojoba for so many different reasons. Hydrated beards always look healthier, with a gentle sheen that promises it will be soft to the touch. Jojoba can make your beard appear more full as well as it promotes healthy hair growth. Your conditioned beard won’t appear dull and crunchy, and you won’t have to worry about dandruff flakes.

 

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Jojoba Oil Makes A Beard Easier To Control


Not only does jojoba soften your hair, making it easier to shape and style, but it also fends off tangles and breakage and works to reduce flyaways.


Jojoba Oil is Antifungal & Antibacterial


No more worry about skin irritations, rashes and infections if you’re making regular use of jojoba.

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Jojoba Oil Moisturizes Skin


It’s not just great for your hair! Your skin will benefit from using jojoba oil and that means you’ll be less likely to get beard dandruff.


This list of benefits is nowhere near exhaustive, but these are the perks we’re interested in. You can see why Kingsmen Beard Club insists on including this ingredient in our beard care products. It’s just a no-brainer. If you want a hydrated, soft, full beard, make sure your beard care products contain jojoba. 


Want to take advantage of the many awesome benefits of Jojoba oil?  Pick up any of our oils, butters, balms, or waxes here.

 


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