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What's so great about Neroli?

Neroli is one of the key ingredients in Old Faithful Beard Oil. It's also one of the most luxurious and expensive oils around. But what makes it so good? Neroli has an exceptionally rich, bittersweet aroma with a peppery undertone. The essential oil is extracted from the fragrant flowers of the bitter orange tree, also known as the sour or seville orange tree.  In 1709, the Italian perfumer J.M. Farina launched his blend of neroli, bergamot, lavender, lemon, petitgrain and rosemary onto an unsuspecting world, naming it ‘Eau de Cologne’. The rest, as they say, is history. For both the emotions and the skin neroli has a great balancing and calming quality. As an ingredient in the Old Faithful Beard Oil, it...

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What makes Old Faithful so unique?

Recently, someone was telling me that they knew a guy who had a week off work. During that week, he told her, his plan was to mix up a batch of beard oil and sell it on eBay – starting his own beard oil business.We admire chutzpah! But it’s really not that straight forward. If you google Beard Oil, you’ll get over 21 million results at the moment. Something seems weird about that. Sure, natural goodness is all good for you, but isn’t there a science to it? Can you really just knock up a batch of oil in your kitchen?   Great product takes knowledge I started Old Faithful off the back of this kind of kitchen experimentation. I was frustrated...

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