The Distinguished or il Distinto is a wonderfully crafted scent that plays homage to a 2oo year old eau de cologne titled No 4711. It's history dates back to 1792 when Italian named Giovanni Maria Farina while living in Cologne,Germany created this scent inspired by the memories of springtime and citrus groves back home.
Unlike other cologne beard oils on the market that may use a fragrance oil that resembles a popular cologne scent, il distinto is completely handcrafted from essential and perfume grade fragrance oils harmoniously composed to emulate and honor the history and tradition associated to No 4711.
On a personal level, this profile has an endearing and nostalgic quality close to my heart. As a child I remember my grandfather always having a bottle of No 4711 sitting on his bathroom vanity. Mostly used after his showers and occasionally as a refresher its scent lingered in the air. Something powerful about a scent is how it can trigger a memory.
This is what I would refer to as the epitome of springtime. It is invigorating and refreshing, simple yet complex on so many levels. Vibrant citrus top notes of Lemon, Bergamot with a subtle hint of Basil. Mid floral notes of Lily and Jasmine notes linger softly over base notes of Cedar, Vetiver and other earth tones.
A blend of all natural and organic carrier oils to ensure your beard stays nourished and hydrated. No artificial fillers or preservatives or water down junk in any of our products! We source our oils from the top brands on the market to ensure a healthy and satisfied beard. Carriers oils used in our products are: Organic Jojoba, Organic Argan, Organic Moringa, Cold pressed pure Grape seed, Organic Sweet Almond, Organic Castor and Vitamin E.Labels
The last thing you need is runny ink on your hands when you are applying your oil. All our product labels are oil and water-proof.How to Apply
Depending on your beard length place several drops of oil in the palm of your hand and rub both hands together. Massage the oil into your skin and out onto your beard in a back and forth motion. Rub the leftover oil into your hair or those faded out tattoos (if you have any). Use our handmade in the USA, Barbu Beard Co. Walnut wooden comb and brush in a downward motion carefully not to graze the skin. If you need added hold use our Barbu Beard Co. beard balm to keep those little wild beard hairs in line. The Barbu Beard Co. bristle brush is also great to lightly shape your mane.
Longevity: 8 hrs
Essential and Perfume grade fragrance oils
*As a small batch company we maintain our products fresh by making small amounts. Therefore we never have products sitting on our shelves for very long. We suggest these tips for maintaining the longevity of our products.
Keep products in a cool dry place, away from direct sunlight and heat. Ensure that you securely tighten caps and closures to avoid oxidation and scent loss. Avoid moisture and water from making contact with products. Especially products kept in the shower like Co-Washes and Beard Shampoo.
Approximate shelf life:
- Oils, balms and butters: 1 to 1.5 years
- Beard Co-Wash (The Companion): 1 year
- Beard Wash (The Accomplice) : 3 years