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Introducing • Adventure Packs

From the moment we launched our first products, a set of five beard oils in scents that echoed the seasons we get so heartily in this, the Middle West, we knew one day we would need to make a sampler pack. Primarily because everyone kept telling us to make one. Then we made beard balms and waxes, in all the beard oil scents, plus the unscented Deepwell. The clamor for sample packs grew louder. And now, inhabitants of the Realm, it is done, our River Peak sampler packs are out in the world. Except we called them "Adventure Packs" because it sounded cooler. And you can, like, adventure through the seasons or some such. But ho! Which is right for YOUR...

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Introducing • Shave Oils

In the beginning, River Peak Apothecary was just about beards. Then when we realized we had everything on hand to feed Blademaiden's lip balm addiction, we started making those collectible, craveable, seasonal lip butters. Now, with the creation of these barber favorite shave oils (two years in development for these beauties, because we are the pickiest barbers ever), we are going for the throat. Metaphorically. While you can technically shave with any old carrier oil, our oils blend in varieties and proportions where each ingredient supports and enhances the others. This blend features light and easily-absorbed Grapeseed oil, rich and nourishing Ricebran, Sesame and Jojoba oils, and the slick glide of Castor and Avocado oils to create the kind of...

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How to ReWhip Melted Beard Butter

Our beard butter is made with just butters and oils, and is a dreamy, creamy treat for your beard (or skin, great as a body butter too). But without the beeswax that balms contain, it is rather heat sensitive. Depending on the climate or time of year, we cannot guarantee your beard butter will arrive unmelted. But rather than cut off shipping of this product during the summer months, as some companies do, we'll just show you how to bring a melted jar back to life!

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The Faces of Beardsgaard • Spiritbrook

The faces of Beardsgaard series takes you inside the story and the world of each of our products ~ our real live regular clients, cut by the barbers of Beardsgaard, groomed by River Peak Apothecary, and on location, often just off the beaten path. Journey to our realm, nerds. And make sure to catch the full video at the bottom of this post. Photos: Jim Richards SCENT MEMORY The human animal has five senses, but only two of them pass through the portion of the mind linked to emotion and memory. Photo: Natalie Anderson Of the five, only taste and smell can instantly bring to you faraway and long ago places. A favorite childhood treat baking in the oven. The...

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Introducing • Beard Balms & Waxes

First there were beard oils, and then came the preternaturally popular beard butter. But still, the Gaard clamored for more. They craved beeswax, they said, for more powerful control over the beasts of their faces. And so our mad alchemist in his tower complied. Hives were harvested, butters mined, and oils poured. All was melted carefully at precise temperatures to preserve the unique character and quality of the ingredients. And now they are here, soft conditioning balms and firm styling waxes that will, in the parlance of our world, level your beard up with a ferocity heretofore unknown in the realm, scented according to the seasons, with an unscented Deepwell version for good measure. How best to deploy such, powerful weapons, you might ask, and which...

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