This year has definitely been one for home grooming, and that includes the guys! That's why beard grooming kits are increasingly popular these days, making it easy for men to maintain their beards or moustaches without a trip to the barbershop.
When it comes to beard kits, you may be looking for just the basics, or you could be searching for a complete beard set with all the tools and grooming products he could ever dream of.
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This trusty kit makes a great gift – it contains Beard Shampoo, Beard Balm, Moustache Wax and even a beard comb.
Men Rock Soothing Beard Care Kit, £24.95/$29.99, Amazon
What should a good beard grooming kit contain?
To shop for a beardcare kit that he'll love, keep in mind the best and most handy facial hair grooming sets will include at least three of the following:
- Beard oil to moisturise
- Beard balm for control
- Shampoo for cleansing
- Conditioner to nourish and keep his beard soft and healthy-looking
- Beard brush to groom and distribute the beard’s natural oils
- Beard comb for detangling and styling
- Scissors for maintenance
- A beard trimmer to keep his beard neat
- A beard guide on the best way to care for his facial hair
So, if you are looking for just the basics or a more comprehensive grooming set, we have put together an edit of the best beard kits you can buy. You'll find an array of options including vegan-friendly, organic and luxury beard care kits from retailers ranging from Amazon to Gillette.
We also give bonus points for cool carrying cases or vintage look classic barber shop packaging which makes them a fun gift! So get shopping...
Shop the best men's beard grooming kits
Jack Black Beard Care Kit, £34/$34, Amazon
A four-step beard care set for cleansing, conditioning, softening and styling: beard wash, beard conditioning lube, beard oil and a handcrafted beard comb. Jack Black uses natural ingredients for their grooming products - this beard kit is fragrance-free, colorant-free, cruelty-free, sulfate-free and dermatologist-tested.
Shea Moisture Beard Styling Set, £58.40/$50.65
Haircare brand Shea Moisture has also created beard care products? Specially formulated with Maracuja Oil and Shea Butter – and an excellent choice if you're looking for a beard grooming kit for Black men – the Shea Moisture beard kit includes beard detangler, beard balm, beard conditioning oil and beard wash.
ManCave Blackspice BeardCare Set, £19.99/$14.97
This vegan-friendly beard care kit from the ManCave Blackspice collection contains beard wash, beard oil and beard control balm, all formulated with such nourishing ingredients as hemp oil, shea butter, grapeseed and tea tree oil.
Beard Oil + Balm + Wash + Comb Beardsman's Pack, was £25 NOW £23/$32.55, Mo Bros
This Beardsman's Pack from Mo Bros comes in three scents – Cedarwood, Sandalwood and Vanilla & Mango – and includes four beard must-haves: beard oil, balm for that taming and control, a beard wash and a wooden comb to detangle and style. The beard kit has earned a five-star rating with one reviewer commenting: "I smell awesome! These products are great. The scent is amazing and all have a great conditioning effect on my beard. Highly recommend!"
King C. Gillette Beard Care Kit, £30/$39, Gillette
Gillette's King C Gillette products have been created especially for men with beards and moustaches. We love the King C. Gillette Beard Care Kit, which includes a Beard & Face Wash – with a formula that includes argan oil, avocado oil and coconut water – a conditioning beard balm with shea butter and cocoa butter and a Beard Oil, all with the signature scent of sandalwood, cedarwood, sage and cardamom.
Fulllight Tech beard kit, was £29.91, NOW £16.92/$17.99, Amazon
More than 14,000 buyers have given their opinion on this beard kit, giving it an impressive average rating of 4.6 stars out of 5 on the retailer’s site. As a very complete set – nine treats and tools total, including shampoo, beard oil, beard balm, a boar’s hair brush, stainless steel scissors, a comb, beard care e-book and storage bag – this beard kit is one of the best values for money out there.
Murdoch London Redchurch Street Beard Care set, £48.86/$48, Nordstrom
This five-piece limited-edition set of beard essentials is named after Redchurch Street in Shoreditch, England. Inside the kit is an all-in-one Beard Moisturiser, sulfate-free Beard Shampoo, Beard Oil, Hair Play soft hair putty and a How-To Beard Guide to take care of facial hair like a pro.
Wahl Aqua Blade 10-in-1 Beard Trimmer, £109.99/$51, Amazon
This full beard trimmer set that with three additional heads and 16 guide combs for precision grooming and can be used wet or dry. Along with the tools comes a bottle of Wahl Refresh beard oil to keep his beard in great condition.
The Beard Struggle Ultimate Kit Freya's Bliss, £75/$99, Amazon
This 100% natural and organic beard grooming kit has a five-star rating on Amazon. The eight-piece set, which includes a free bonus beard comb valued at $30, is a four-step beard care routine with everything he’ll need to keep his facial hair on point 24/7: Crimson Gentleman’s scruff balm, an overnight nourishing oil Night Liquid Gold Elixir, Day Liquid Tonic with UV protection, Scorched Armour beard balm, Marksmen Radiance beard wash and beard conditioner, plus a beard brush.
Wahl Beard Care Kit, was £49.99 now $31.99/$69.99
Amazon UK's Choice for beard trimmer set is this Wahl beard grooming kit with a beard brush, beard oil and rechargeable cordless trimmer. We love that it all fits into the stylish wood grain case.
The Art of Shaving beard kit, £28/$40, Macy's
This elegant beard grooming kit comes with olive- and jojoba seed oil-enriched beard wash and beard conditioner and a sandalwood beard oil made from argan, avocado and jojoba, all packaged in a handy travel bag.
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