Beards come in all shapes, sizes and styles. We've seen them all - from big bushy lumber jacks' to chiseled Greek Gods plus everything in-between. From what we've learnt he most important thing about growing a beard, is maintaining it!
Beards can be quick to get out of hand. This may just result in a trip to the barbers for a quick trim and tidy up, but if you're not careful that itchy skin can lead to a severe case of the dreaded beard-druff.
To avoid such catastrophes, it's best to form a daily routine that works for you - something that allows you to do a quick bit of maintenance and styling. This will help keep on top of how your beard as growing, but also look after the skin underneath it.
Here are 5 tips to help maintain, care and grow a healthy beard.
HOW TO CARE FOR A GROWING BEARD
1. Regular Washing
Just like the hair on your head, your beard needs a regular wash to cleanse it from any dirt, grime and product build up.
There are specialty beard shampoos on the market, but truth be told, a regular shampoo, like Everyday Shampoo will do the trick.
2. Conditioning with Beard Oil
Using a high quality Beard Oil will help soften the beard hair, as well as soothe any irritated skin.
Of course, we think our Beard Oil is the best on the market. We've intentionally designed it to be lightweight, so as not feel greasy and heavy while packing in conditioning agents like Argan, Jojoba, Avocado and Rosemary oils.
Topped off with a Patchouli and Leather fragrance, our Beard Oil will leave your beard not only smelling great, but feeling softened, conditioned and nourished.
3. Comb It
To avoid any knots and tangles, it is really important to run a comb through your beard at least once a day - ideally in the morning.
A quick comb will work out any kinks while helping getting your beard ready for styling.
Our CB11 Rake Combs are perfect for beards - the wider teeth run smoothly through the beard and won't cause any unnecessary pulling and pain.
4. Style with Beard Balm
Arguably one of the most important things in caring for a beard is styling it!
Just like your hair, your beard won't sit perfectly without a little bit of help. This is where Beard Balm comes in.
Uppercut Deluxe Beard Balm is a lightweight product that helps add control and structure to beards. This means it will help you achieve the overall shape you are looking for and keeping those pesky flyaways under control.
5. Get a regular Beard Trim
Last but not least, get a regular Beard Trim from your barber. Even if you are wanting to add more length to your beard, you should be visiting your barber every month for a tidy up.
A regular beard trim will keep your beard looking on point by cleaning up the edges, taking out unnecessary bulk and controlling the shape.