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How To Conquer The Fear Of Trimming Your Own Beard

How To Conquer The Fear Of Trimming Your Own Beard

Guest Post Courtesy of Bryan Haywood of 'Beards And Banjos' Between fear of going 'too far' or 'cutting it wrong,' too many guys are nervous about trimming their own beards.  Let’s break down how to do this in a way that will educate you on the best way to trim your own beard. Benefits Of Trimming Your Beard Periodic beard trims can have many benefits. Trimming off split ends will keep your beard hair healthier and less prone to breaks and tangles. A good trim can also keep your beard in a shape and style that gives confidence and is...

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How To Use & Apply Beard Oil

How To Use & Apply Beard Oil

It goes without saying that you’re here because you either have a beard, or love someone who does.   But the concept of ‘beard oil’ may be mystifying for you.  If you don't know what it is or how to apply it, you've come to the right place.  First—What Is Beard Oil? If you are a new beardsman, or have a pretty decent sized beard, but haven't been using any product on it, get ready to take that facial masterpiece to the next level.  Beards need love and attention just like the hair on your head.  A well formulated beard...

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Managing the 6 Stages of Beard Growth

Managing the 6 Stages of Beard Growth

You decided to let stubble run wild with the hope of having a thick, manly beard. It's been a while and now you are beginning to get discouraged. Maybe you thought that growing a beard would mean less grooming, but a beard worthy of envy requires upkeep. Cleaning, trimming, and conditioning your beard is part of the process. Each stage of beard growth requires something a bit different. Let's talk about each stage and what to expect. Stage 1: The Decision to Stop Shaving At this stage, you have made the decision to move to the bearded side. Whether you grew tired of...

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How to Grow a Full, Thick Beard

How to Grow a Full, Thick Beard

If you are looking for information and products that will magically transform your beard into a long, thick majestic cascade of hair, keep reading: That is unrealistic and does not exist. Sorry to disappoint you.  Anyone who claims that a product or tip will allow anyone else to grow a full, thick beard after struggling with growth... is simply lying. The brutal truth is that growing a full, thick beard takes commitment and patience, and what you're naturally capable of growing.  Don't despair, though. There are several actions you can take to improve both your overall health and the health...

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Fix Your Gritty Beard Butters & Beard Balms

Fix Your Gritty Beard Butters & Beard Balms

Well, it happened.  You went to reach into that favorite beard butter or beard balm of yours and… what?  Why does it feel all gritty and bumpy?  You look inside and see some texture changes. Or, you were excited to get your latest shipment of beard butter or beard balm and it was hotter than Satan’s nether regions outside and the thing got half melted in your mailbox.  Now that it’s solid again, it feels grainy. So what now?  Toss it?  Vow to never buy that product again? Grit your teeth and bear it?  Move to the Arctic Circle? NOPE!!  There’s a...

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