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  • How To Make Your Beard Soft

    A common question that men ask when growing a beard is how to make it soft. If your beard feels rough to the touch and quickly begins to itch as it grows then this means you need to take action. Thankfully, getting the ideal soft beard isn’t difficult, especially when you know the tips and tricks involved in nourishing and caring for your beard in the right way. First, let’s talk about some of the reasons why your beard might be rough to the touch. Why does my beard feel rough? You’ve started to grow out your beard and are patiently waiting for it to grow to your desired length. However, you’re quickly finding that your skin is becoming itchy underneath and you aren’t quite sure how the men of today manage to get through this itchy stage! Don’t be tempted to get out that razor however, as there are...
  • Should I Be Using A Shaving Brush?

    Shaving brushes make the task of shaving your facial hair much easier, and as they’ve been around a while, it’s clear that they are a popular tool in the wet shaving market. If you have a professional cut throat shave once in a while, you will more than likely see shaving brushes being used, or if you’re serious about beard grooming, then you might already have one! However, if you’re new to shaving brushes you are probably asking yourself the question, “Should I really be using a shaving brush?” The answer completely depends on your personal preferences and what you want to get out of your shave. A lot of men like convenience, and squeezing out a dollop of shaving foam or lathering up soap with your hands and rubbing it onto your face is the quickest and easiest way to shave. However, using a shaving brush has its benefits...
  • Finding The Best Beard Trimmer

    If you have facial hair, you’ll have more than likely used a beard trimmer at some point in your life or at least tried one out for size. Whether you use one regularly or not, there’s no denying the fact that a beard trimmer makes the job an easier and simpler one. A good, professional-looking beard can be hard to train and to ensure you make the job easier for yourself, you need the right tools and the right routine to make it happen.  Electric beard trimmers have many benefits, but it’s important to use them at the right times. Before we get stuck into finding the best beard trimmer on the market, let’s go through a few things you should note before you trim that facial hair. Find the right balance. You don’t want to be trimming your beard in the main growing phase as you’ll need a significant...
  • The Benefits Of Synthetic Shaving Brushes

    Many of us pay particular attention to products that are kind to the environment and those which include a range of natural ingredients. However, many people simply opt for the product they’ve always used, or one that fits nicely within their budget.  When it comes to shaving, we love products that really make a difference. That’s why we’ve done the research to find the ultimate shaving brushes that not only enable a great shave, but also bring a whole range of other benefits to the table. What are synthetic shaving brushes? Synthetic shaving brushes work in a similar way to other shaving brushes, except they use synthetic fibres instead of animal hair. As well as using a cruelty-free approach, there are so many other benefits from making the switch to synthetic, some of which may surprise you! The benefits of switching to a synthetic shaving brush. Completely cruelty-free. A standard...
  • Beard Germs: What Is Really Lurking In Your Beard?

    Have you ever thought about what is in your beard? You might have heard numerous horror stories about how dirty a beard can get without you even realising it. One thing is for certain though; the longer your beard, the more room there is for germs to linger if you don’t take the necessary steps to clean it properly.
  • How To Remove Kinks In Beard Hair

    If you’re finding curls and kinks regularly, it may be worth switching up your beard care routine and investing in a couple of handy products to keep your beard in place. Here are a few things you could try which are likely to work for any beard type.
  • How Is Hair Growth And Diet Linked?

    Diet can affect a lot of things in your life: your hair, skin and energy levels to name just a few. A balanced diet can be of huge benefit to your facial hair, as well as the hair on your head.
  • How To Create A Professional Beard

    To ensure you can create a professional beard when you need one, there are a number of steps you can take to reach that end goal. Here are some of the things to bear in mind when you need to bring a little extra professionalism to your look.
  • Things To Consider When Buying Beard Scissors

    Getting used to the beard trimming skills needed to perfect your look is one thing that may take a while to master, but buying the perfect pair of scissors for precision trimming is something you can get right from the start. There are a few things you’ll need to think about before you make your purchase.
  • 12 Beard Care Tips For Christmas

    If you took part in Movember this year and you’re looking to rock the facial hair through the final month of the year too, you’ll want to read this. To help you look after your beard through the Christmas period and beyond, we’ve put together our 12 tips of Christmas to help you keep that facial hair healthy, smooth, and free of irritation.

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