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We hear a lot of different advice from many different people on what to use when we wash our beard. What about beard wash, is it worth it? Or is it a gimmick? Before we get into if it’s worth it or not, let’s talk about some differences between common shampoos and beard wash. Commercial Shampoo & Conditioner Far too often I hear phrases like “just use Head and Shoulders” or “I use Mane N’ Tail” when speaking about washing beards. What is important to realize is that these products were not designed for beards. Heck, Mane N’ Tail wasn’t...

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I think at some point we’ve all noticed that some beards are completely straight and some are extremely curly. It turns out that there’s completely logical reasons behind such variation in beard texture… The Shape of the Follicle Most of the time hair follicles are depicted as being perpendicular to the surface of the skin, when in fact this is usually not the case. Hair follicles create more of an acute angle in relation to the skin rather than a right or 90-degree angle. On top of that, hair follicles are not usually perfectly straight, they’re curved to an extent....

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Since the beginning of time it seems that man has revolted against nature in an effort to feel some control in a world where so much remains unknown. The same struggle is faced every morning as a man stands in front of his bathroom mirror, deciding whether to shave or to let his beard grow… The Decision Our decision not only says a lot about who we are as a person, but a lot about our society as a whole. Although it appears that beards have been making quite the comeback over the past few years, a completely shaven face...

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So you put down the razor, now what? Sometimes it can be hard to know what to do in order to help maximize your beard. Here are a few quick tips to help you get the most out of your beard! Patience is Key As the age old adage goes, good things come to those who wait. In this case, those who resist the urge to shave. It is imperative to let your beard grow freely for the first 3 months with NO TRIMS. Your beard hairs grow at different rates and this will give your beard time to really...

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Let’s face it, when looking for tools to detangle your luscious facial locks the options appear endless. Here are a few tips to help cut a clearer path to the destination of finding the best beard comb for your needs. Be Materialistic No, not literally. But it's important to consider the material of the comb. Beard combs can be made out of plastic, cellulose acetate, wood, acrylics or even metal. So what’s best for a beard? That’s actually a very highly debated topic in the industry and great arguments can be made from the proponents of each material. We can get...

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