Cremo Beard Kit Vs. Wild Willies Beard Grooming Kit: Which is Best?

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If you are a man with a beard, then you know that proper grooming is essential to keeping your facial hair looking its best. There are many different beard grooming kits on the market, but which one is the best for your beard?

In this blog post, we will compare the Cremo Beard Kit and the Wild Willies Beard Grooming Kit to see which one comes out on top. If you are wanting a beard kit that contains everything you need, look no further. This article will compare these two kits and their features side-by-side.

In this article we’ll cover:

  • Key similarities and differences

  • What’s included in the beard kit (plus, key ingredients)

  • Scent options

  • Beard kit value

Cremo Beard Care Kit vs Wild Willies Grooming Kit: A Review

Cremo Cedar Forest Beard Kit: Cremo brand is a men's and women’s toiletry brand focused on shaving essentials at a competitive price. Most of their products contain fragrances, preservatives, and other potentially harsh additives. 

Wild Willies Beard Kit: Wild Willies brand is dedicated specifically to men's beard care and growth with naturally formulated products. Their Trendsetter Grooming Kit is an excellent kit for men serious about their beard care. It contains all the essentials for keeping your beard healthy and tamed.

The Overall Winner:

Wild Willies offers higher quality well-priced products in their kit, with hemp oil that contains compounds specifically designed for boosting beard growth. Plus, the kit also has a bonus canvas storage bag to organize all your beard products. 

Key Similarities and Differences

Wild Willies Beard Kit

Cremo Beard Kit

  • Includes the basics: beard wash, beard soft, beard boost serum, canvas bag, and comb

  • Paraben, sulfite, and fragrance-free ingredients 

  • 5-star reviews

  • $24.95

  • Includes beard all-in-one wash, beard oil, and beard brush

  • Available in Cedar Forest scent

  • 5-star reviews

  • $30

Key Similarities

  • 5-star reviews: Customers are happy with the products these brands are providing.

Key Differences

  • Types of products included: Wild Willies offers an additional beard softener product to their kit. Plus, a bonus storage bag.  

  • Price: Wild Willies offers more products at a better value and price. 

  • Where products are sourced from: Wild Willies products are sourced from the U.S.; whereas Cremo does not disclose this information

  • Ingredients quality: Cremo products hard preservatives that can dry out the skin

What’s Included in the Beard Kit (Plus Key Ingredients)

Wild Willies Beard Kit

Beard Wash

This high-quality beard wash is designed to soften facial hair and help prevent breakage.

Key ingredients include:

  • Aloe Vera: for soothing hair and the skin beneath

  • Vitamin E: for conditioning and softening

  • Peppermint: for a refreshing scent and boost of nutrients

With a good beard wash, you can expect a clean, soft, and refreshed beard (and the skin underneath).

Beard Soft

This product is designed to soften facial hair and help control flyaways. Without this added step, beard wash by itself can leave some beards feeling dry and coarse.

Key ingredients include:

  • Aloe vera: for soothing skin and hair

  • Castor oil: a beard oil for conditioning and sealing in moisture

  • Vitamin B5: for supporting hair growth and thickening

  • MCT Oil: for a healthy shine

  • Eucalyptus, lemongrass, and peppermint essential oils: for a refreshing smell and boost of antioxidants

With a good beard conditioner, you can get rid of that dreaded beard itch, prevent dandruff, and have a beard that looks shiny and healthy.

Beard Boost Serum

This product is designed to help promote beard growth. It is best to use it after washing and conditioning your beard to maximize your moisturizing efforts.

Key ingredients include:

  • Jojoba, sunflower, and argan oil: beard oil for conditioning and nourishing

  • Caffeine: for stimulating hair growth via increased circulation

  • Biotin: for thickening via increased keratin production

Beard boost serum is essentially beard oil with extra ingredients that provide that extra kick of growth potential.

Extra Beard Grooming Essentials

The Wild Willies Trendsetting Kit also contains:

  • A wet-dry comb: for detangling, trimming, and/or evenly distributing product through your beard

  • A canvas carrying bag: for storing all your beard products in one place

Cremo Cedar Forest Beard Kit

Cedar Forest Beard Wash (All-in-One)

This forest blend product is designed to cleanse, condition, and soften your beard.

Key ingredients include:

  • Sweet almond oil: for conditioning and softening while reducing beard itch

  • Juniperus mexicana oil: for cleansing without stripping the beard of its natural oils

  • Picea mariana branch/leaf oil: for a woodsy, refreshing smell that nourishes your beard hair

  • Eucalyptus globulus leaf oil: for a refreshing, minty smell that also has anti-inflammatory properties

All-in-one wash can definitely be convenient. However, you may find that you need to use more products to get the same results as you would with a dedicated beard wash and conditioner. Or, often it can be hard to achieve the same results at all.

Cedar Forest Beard Oil

Cremo revitalizing beard oil forest blend is designed to soften and tame your beard after you wash it.

Key ingredients include:

  • Sunflower, jojoba, argan, and avocado, and coconut oil: for conditioning and softening to reduce beard itch

  • Vitamin E: for preventing split ends and conditioning

  • Cedarwood and spruce oil: a forest blend for a woodsy, refreshing smell. Plus, Cedarwood oil is known for its astringent properties, which can be helpful in keeping your beard clean

  • Rosemary extract: for stimulating hair growth

  • Eucalyptus leaf oil: for a refreshing, minty smell that also has anti-inflammatory properties

Boar Bristle Brush

This product is designed to help evenly distribute your beard oil (or scruff cream) and prevent tangles. Plus, the boar bristles help stimulate blood flow to your hair follicles, which can promote beard growth. Using it daily can encourage hair growth in more desired patterns to reduce the chance of patchy uneven growth. You can also pair it with beard balm to further tame your beard.

The addition of the beard brush is a nice touch that the Wild Willies beard care kit does not include.

The Winner 

Wild Willies offers a beard kit set that is more optimized for beard care and is a best match for beard growth. Having three dedicated products for cleansing, conditioning, and oiling can provide better results than an all-in-one product. In addition, the extra comb and carry bag are nice touches that the Cremo kit doesn’t include.

(Note: Cremo used to offer kits that included scruff cream, scruff softener, beard balm, and face wash- but the manufacturer has recently been pulled off the market. Thus, if you want any of these additional products you will need to add them individually to your order as you shop.)

Scents Options 

Wild Willies Beard Kit

All of the products in this kit offer original scents based on the essential oils included.

Let's review:

  • Beard Wash: Peppermint for a refreshing scent

  • Beard Softener: Eucalyptus, peppermint, and lemongrass for an herbal and refreshing scent

  • Boost Serum: Rosemary, cedarwood, juniper for a manly musky forest scent

Overall, these are all top-selling products that smell great from the oils included. No need for fragrance.

Cremo Cedar Forest Beard Kit

While many of the Cremo beard products contain fragrance, the Cedar Forest Kit does not. For both beard wash and beard oil, the scent is derived from natural ingredients. Let's review:

  • Bead wash: Eucalyptus and juniper oils for a refreshing, minty scent

  • Beard oil: Cedarwood and spruce oil for a woodsy and fresh smell

The Winner

For this category, it's a tie. Both brands offer fragrance-free smells that men love. No hints of floral- just fresh, woodsy, and minty scents that are perfect for any man.

Price & Value

Wild Willies

The Wild Willies Beard Kit contains four products (plus a bonus) and costs $24.95.  That includes 6 ounces of wash, 4 ounces of soft, and 1 ounce of beard growth serum. Plus, free shipping is offered in the US on orders over $50.

Cremo Beard Kit

The Cremo Cedar Forest kit costs $30. That includes 6 ounces of wash and 1 ounce of beard oil They also offer free shipping with a $50 purchase and contactless delivery. 

The Winner

Wild Willies offers a kit with higher quality products, more products, and a better price. With Wild Willies prices, that's a lot more value for your money.

Bottom line - Wild Willies vs. Cremo

The Wild Willies Beard Kit is the winner of the best beard kit for this comparison. It's a great value that contains everything you need for your beard- from cleansing and conditioning to oil and a comb. Plus, the ingredients and scents are all naturally derived.

Let’s review the winner for each category one final time:

  • What’s Included: Wild Willies for high-quality ingredients in all their products

  • Scent: Its a tie

  • Price & Value: Wild Willies is the easy winner here for a better value and more product.

Overall, Wild Willies is the clear winner, either for getting started or continuing to support all of your beard needs.

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