July 2018 – Beard and Bones idea was born.
In July 2018, Dan and Jake started talking about the Beard Care products. We both agreed about how all the products have same smelling fragrances whilst all look very similar. There was just standard Bottles, why are there no cool packaging. We both liked collecting cologne bottles, which we could keep after it had ran out. So we looked at each other said why dont we create our own Beard Care products with cool branding?
Thats what we did, we put together a plan about how we create our own products from scratch. The first product we found was the Cool Beard Oil Skulls. We knew that we had to stand out and no other company had use Skulls as Beard Oil Bottles. Dan had researched for many weeks about the perfect oils to put together while having unique range of scents. We decided we needed a range of fruit, sweet and masculine scents. We today have a range of 10 scents. Including Bubblegum, Pineapple, sweet rum and many more.
A little a bit about the co-founders of Beard and Bones:
Dan Henders – Dan, graduated in 2017 from Plymouth University, studying (BSc Hons) Business Management and Marketing. When Dan and Jake became friends, Jake mentioned to Dan about his idea for “cool beard company” which was later called Beard and Bones. Dan used to run his own online business and he has used all of the experiences and mistakes to do his best to make sure this one succeeds. Dan is the cook behind the all the products, he worked hard to perfect the recipe which is used by many bearded men daily. He worked alongside George Richards to build this website from scratch. So, Thank you must go to George for all the help he has given and continues to give.
Jake Grant-Jones – Jake Grant- Jones graduated from Plymouth College of Art in 2017 with a BA (Hons) illustration degree. He has always had the passion for drawing alongside a massive beard. You can see the incredible hand-drawn designs on our Instagram, if you scroll to the bottom, you can see the progress from these images into the logo. He is from Weymouth and grew up on a farm where he had access to Beezwax, which we used to make our very first balms. These images are seen on our instagram, plus tools which he uses to create various products like the stand we made for our partner studio 28 (instagram). A Great combination of Expert craftsmen and an incredible artist comes in handy when building a business.
We must also give credit to Tamara Davies. She has helped and continues to help us so much behind the scenes to build Beard and Bones UK to the company it is today. The amount of skill and effort, which she has brought to the company, the skills such as photography, design and countless hours she puts in. If you have seen how incredible our products look on Instagram, you will understand why she is so important, Also, now you will know who is behind the camera. If you have not seen it yet check us out @Beardandbonesuk.
All 4 people together have built this business but we all can’t take credit, everyone, that has interacted with us – our brand ambassadors who help us promote our brand on their social media pages and give us feedback about future fragrances. A massive thank you must go to them.