I've worn a beard on and off (mostly on) for around twenty years now. I've always maintained it with shampoo and conditioner, but never until recently have I used a specific product aimed at beards.
I started hearing about beard oil at around the same time TheGroomedManCo was starting up, and as I like supporting local start-ups and maintaining my beard, I placed an order for Cloves Off. The first thing that struck me when I received it was the packaging. Obviously you've put a lot of care into making each order special. The beard maintenance cards are a great touch.
When I took the lid off the Cloves Off bottle, I had a good snort, and really liked the smell. It's a subtle sweet spicy manly smell. So good you could eat it, but really, you shouldn't. I shook a few drops into my hand and rubbed it into my beard. At first it's pretty strong-smelling, but then you get used to it and don't notice it. If you let other people near your beard, they will notice it.
It feels great. At first, it makes your beard feel a lot smoother, but over time you'll find it makes your beard fuller as well. Remember, I already thought my beard was well looked-after, but the beard oil definitely made a visible difference, and my beard feels softer and looks better now than before.
A few weeks later I purchased the Mangrove Citrus beard oil. The scent has a lot more of a kick than Cloves Off - perfect for those mornings where you just can't wake up.
@davey_h73 Melbourne, Australia