Having previously tested the Hawkmoth ‘Sweet Citrus‘ Beard oil, I was asked if I would like to review the Hawkmoth ‘Winter Spice’ Beard Balm and of course I said yes!
The Hawkmoth balm is fairly firm but it is easily scooped out and with a quick warm in your hand it is ready to apply. I actually really like the feel of this balm, it gave my beard a nice feel and it was softer and it also kept those damn stray hairs in place.
Hawkmoth ‘Winter Spice’ Beard Balm is made from natural ingredients and for me that is important, Shea Butter, Coconut Oil, Cocoa Butter, Jojoba Oil and Beeswax are used and it has resulted in a light coloured balm that is smooth and has a very nice consistency.
Into that Cinnamon, Orange, Pine Needle, Nutmeg, Cloves and Patchouli essential oils are blended to give that ‘Winter Spice’ scent. This results in obviously a Spicy scent that is backed up by the sweet earthy Patchouli with a beautiful Citrus aroma. I really like the scent, it works really well and I was enjoying using it
My two year old grandson decided I looked too comfortable and he attacked me, whilst messing about I got some beard hair in my mouth, now if you have a beard over a certain size this isn’t uncommon. However I instantly had to free myself from the grips of a two year old who has super human grip and gulp down a nearby drink. I had the most awful taste in my mouth and I needed to go and have a rinse with mouthwash to get rid of the taste! I have never had this with another oil or balm and I think it can only be the Clove?
Hawkmoth ‘Winter Spice’ Beard Balm is available in two sizes from their website, the 15g costs £4.95 and the 30ml £8.95.
As I said the base for the balm is very good, I liked the scent but the bad taste did put me off, Hawkmoth also sell balms in the following scents
Woodland – Cedarwood, Pine Needle, Bergamot, Patchouli, Eucalyptus & Oakmoss
Sweet Citrus – Orange, Grapefruit, Cedarwood, Black Pepper & Bergamot