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Thieves Beard Balm

$26.00
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A brief history lesson about the infamous Bubonic Plague (AKA The Black Death) that devastated a large portion of France in 1413 AD.  The Black Death spread like wildfire amongst citizens and doctors alike. It seemed impossible to be in the vicinity without contracting it, and at the time, falling ill did mean you were likely to meet your ultimate demise.

According to lore, four thieves were caught and charged with stealing from the sick and dying. The judge was so intrigued by how these men had stayed immune to this terrible disease, that he told them if they shared their secret he would spare them of the intended punishment of being burned alive.

The four thieves told the judge their secret; they were perfume & spice merchants and had prepared an essential oil recipe that had kept them safe. The concoction was applied to their bodies and the thieves stuffed a beak shaped mask with cloths doused in the oils.  The judge stayed true to his word and the men were not burned alive, but instead they were hanged for their crimes.

Notes have hints of sweet orange, clove bud, rose, rosemary, cinnamon, and vetiver, it will have you transported back to a time where it was normal to call your doctor a quack in such a heavenly way.

 We make no claims this will keep you safe in any way, shape, or form - we just love the story and holy hell does it smell good! So let's party like it's 1431 and we are all in crazy bird masks with all the other quacks whiffing our custom Thieves blend. It's definitely not any crazier than what is going on in the world now, and we might as well laugh while we get through it! 

 How to use

It's best to apply after a warm shower, but wetting and patting your beard dry will work in a pinch. Scoop out a dollop of balm and work between your fingers and in your palms. Apply to your beard being sure to dig deep; all the way to the hair follicles. Woodsman Beard Balm is formulated to moisturize hair and skin so be sure to give your skin what it needs. 

Ingredients

Beeswax, Safflower Oil (high oleic), Fractionated Coconut Oil (MCT), Corn Oil, Essential Oils (fragrance), Rice Bran Oil, Extra Virgin Olive Oil, Shea Butter, Cocoa Butter, Lanolin, Castor Oil, Broccoli Seed Oil, Argan Oil, and Jojoba Oil.

  • Natural oils keep facial hair soft and reduce itchiness associated with beard growth
  • Beeswax and shea butter provide a natural hold while protecting and conditioning hair
  • Scented with heavenly essential oils and extracts
  • 2 oz. screw-top tin with laser-etched Cherry label
  • Made by hand in Austin, TX

May contain allergens. Test in a small area before use.