With No-Shave November creeping up quickly here are our natural beard grooming tips to get you started!
Did you know that the average man grows about 1/2 millimeter of beard length and develops about 20,000 beard hairs every day? You need to understand how to take care of your beard with this kind of growth.
A lot of people who have tried to groom beards have given up; the reason is quite simple; they did not understand that a beard requires special care and grooming. Hence, this resulted in the growth of uncomfortable facial hair. Do not give up, if you find yourself in this situation, considering that beard hair is different than normal hair, and, require different types of care.
Understanding the right way to take care and groom your beard will give you refreshed joy, and you will be able to improve your beard game.
In spending on beauty and toiletries, one might think that men are far behind women, but recently we have seen an incredible increase in the average amount that men spend on make toiletries and products.
This can be determined by several factors; firstly, men take care of their appearance more than before and thus spend on clothes and accessories. Secondly, it could very well be that this increase is due to men shaving less than before. And you must know that a beard, it can be expensive. Hence, the essential and basic care of the beard must not be neglected.
Beard Cleanser and Conditioner
Often we hear men complaining of trying to grow his beard off without success, due to the irritation. The reason being that when a man stops shaving something happens; the dead skin remains trapped in your newly grown hair.
To avoid irritation of the beard, washing it with suitable shampoo will help a lot. The natural oils stripped by other soaps will be replenished while protecting your skin. We recommend this Olivina All-In-One Shower Gel to keep your routine simple, but effective. Looking for extra care? Check out this Shave Soap. Organic shea butter hydrates and softens skin, while organic hemp seed and olive oils comfort and moisturize.
When cultivating a beard, another thing to consider is that they can trap the smells of smoke or food, a good reason to wash and condition your daily beard with proper care.
Beard balms and Butter Oils
In the grooming routine of every bearded man, essential beard treatments such as beard balms, beard oils or shaving butter are also a must. While softening the hair and preventing dry, scaly skin (beardruff) they follicle and moisturize the skin. Another element to consider is that they will help you get good control over the stubborn hairs on your beard. In addition to helping you maintain unruly hair, a product like shaving balm will provide the desired condition effect, making your beard to smell like Zeus’s and be bright like the stars.
Combs and Beard Brushes
Massaging you beard with hands with some beard oil or combine it with a beard comb is also essential. Firstly, you want to comb with a wide teeth comb and then finish with a fine tooth comb. Why it’s important to tame your beard with a comb or brush is that the hairs on your beard need to be trained to grow to the desired orientation you want.
Cut, Trim and Shave the Beard
Last but not least is the cutting, thinning and definition of your beard. Any big ‘beards man’ knows that trimming his beard is the key to success. All hairs do not grow at the same speed in the direction. Start with the ears; continue along your neck taking care to keep a good length. The difference between a “lousy beard” and a gentleman’s beard can be as thin as a proper beard grooming. Hence that’s’ the importance of it. In addition to cutting and thinning, trim the lines of your beard with a razor.
You and Your Beard
These tips will undoubtedly give you some points of virility and respect for “Beard King”!
If you follow these beard care tips and with little effort, you will soon achieve a more beautiful overall picture of your beard splendor.
P.S. When November is over or you decide you are over your beard, check out our favorite Standard Shave Collection.