Best Beard Balm For Acne Prone Skin And Ways To Prevent It

best beard balm for acne prone skin

If you want your beard to look good, you must use beard balm. Beard balm not only nourishes your beard but also helps to provide shape to it. Overall, beard balm is a leave-in conditioner that conditions, soften and helps in styling your beard. However, if you have a acne prone skin – you need to rid of those beard balm that contains comedogenic ingredients. So, what are the best beard balm for acne prone skin?

The best beard balm for acne prone skin is the ones that contain less comedogenic ingredients, wax, and chemicals. Comedogenic ingredients clog up the pores and cause pimples. And so does wax and other chemicals. Thus, you must look at all the ingredients of the beard balm before buying it which helps you to provide an acne-free masculine beard.

If you have doubt as if beard balm causes acne or not – check out our article regarding does beard balm cause acne and how to prevent it?

Without further ado, let’s check the best beard balm for acne prone skin.

 5 Best beard balm for acne prone skin.

Honest Amish beard balm

Either beard oil, conditioner or balm, I love using Honest Amish beard products. It is always the highly recommended product in our blog. We have recommended it because of its ingredients and its effect on our beard and skin.

Once you apply this beard balm, your beard turns softer – your skin beneath the beard gets moisturized and after combing your beard – it turns perfect.

Thus, this is the number 1 product in our list.

So, is it the perfect beard balm for acne?

For so, we talk about its ingredients.

It is made of natural ingredients and some of the ingredients amalgamated into it are:

  • Argan, Avocado, pumpkin seed, and kernel  and other essential oil
  • Shea butter
  • Algae
  • Cocoa
  • Cedarwood…

It contains 100% natural ingredients, less comedogenic ingredients and is perfect for your acne-prone skin.

Mad Viking Beard Balm

Mad Viking is another famous beard brand and our favorite grooming product. It works best for your coarse facial hair. Once you apply it, your beard turns softer and silkier than ever before. If you have a medium-length beard then this beard balm must be your favourite choice.

It has a great hold for tame flyaways which lasts for a day which is another great feature of this beard balm.

I often don’t like the smell of other beard balm but the smell of this beard balm is so natural. The smell of cedar and sandalwood in addition to a hint of peppermint is awesome.

Is it good for acne-prone skin?

Let’s check out its ingredients:

  • Almond oil
  • Apricot kernel oil
  • Pumpkin seed oil
  • Avocado oil
  • and other essential oil

It is the combination of all these oils which has a little amount of comedogenic ingredients. I think it won’t have a severe impact on your skin. So, it is good for acne-prone skin. If you doubt it, we suggest you consult a dermatologist before using it.

Whiskey ink and lace Beard Balm

Whiskey ink and lace beard balm is another recommended beard product for acne. The therapeutic oil blended into this balm works as an antibiotic. Additionally, it works as an:

  • Aphrodisiac
  • Stress Relieving and
  • Antidepressant

On top of that, it works well for extra sensitive skin. If you are having a problem with itchiness, this balm is our favorite choice.

The smell is enticing too. It has a woodsy smell that is perfect for lumberjacks.

Rocky Mountain beard balm

Rocky mountain beard balm is the blend of eight essential organic oils.

Normally, natural oil won’t damage your skin and on top of that, it provides necessary nutrients essential for your skin preventing breakouts. That’s why we selected this as the best balm for acne-prone skin.

One of the awesome features of this beard balm is that it has no fragrance. Upon its application, you smell nothing which is good for sensitive skin.

It’s easy to apply and has no greasiness feel.

Some of the ingredients amalgamated into this beard balm are:

  • Grape seed oil
  • Yellow Bees Wax
  • Shea butter
  • Coconut oil
  • Argan oil
  • Kernel oil
  • jojoba oil
  • Rosemary leaf extract

It has some amount of comedogenic ingredients and wax. However, you need to use it in a balanced amount to prevent breakouts.

Irish beard balm

I like this beard balm because it has no grease. On top of that, it is easy to apply and once you apply it – your beard turns softer. Ain’t that awesome?

I don’t like to use greasy balm because it adds up more weight to your beard. So, there is a chance of having acne using such balm.

It has no shea butter but some wax is mixed into this beard balm. It helps to moisturize your beard but there is little chance of having acne because of the wax

It has a natural fragrance which I think you will love it.

Overall, this is a good beard balm for your skin.


The best beard balm for acne-prone skin is the one that contains less or no comedogenic ingredients. It must have more natural ingredients and lesser chemicals.

With such in mind, we have researched many products and amongst many, Honest Amish Beard balm tops the list. Any other beard balm we have listed are also best.

This research is solely based upon its application, features, ingredients, and price.

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Kate is a professional beauty enthusiast who passionately loves to write more on glamour and grooming. She sometimes ends up writing an unbiased review of the grooming related products. She has been working diligently in the beauty field for over 5 successful years. With that practical experience, she has undoubtedly gained a lot of personal trust from her concerned clients.

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