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Becoming a head shaver — Using a head shaver

Becoming a head shaver — Using a head shaver

Shaving your head while sporting a beard creates a stunning visual contrast, making it one of the most popular hairstyles for bearded men. It also has a lot of benefits, such as letting various scalp conditions heal and get a bit of sun (but not too much right off the bat!). The idea can be a bit intimidating, but for the vast majority of us it isn’t permanent, so you’d might as well give it a shot. Personally, when I...
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DIY Beard Oil Recipe

DIY Beard Oil Recipe

Beard oil is one of the basic products in a typical beard care routine. As such, there are no shortage of companies selling their proprietary oils. These products tend to be expensive due to their unique scents or special attributes. But check this out: Beard oil is just oil blended together. there’s no special processing required. This means, if you’re on a budget, it’s quite possible to make DIY Beard oil. Recipes are pretty easy to find too. Every beard oil follows...
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Beard Oil vs Beard Balm

Beard Oil vs Beard Balm

Choosing beard oil vs beard balm can be confusing. If you’re just getting started adding a beard care product to your morning routine, it can be very confusing. Beard care product companies want you to believe that you absolutely need ALL of their products to make your beard look its best, but that’s just not true. Although I’ve already written about this in my ultimate beard care guide, I wanted to  take some time and focus specifically on the differences...
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What is Beard Balm? Beard balm explained

What is Beard Balm? Beard balm explained

Beard balms are probably the most common type of beard care product recommended. You’ve probably seen it on the Ultimate Beard Care Guide, but might not be sure of it’s purpose. Okay, so, what is beard balm, then? I’m glad you asked. Put simply: beard balm conditions the hair of your beard to make it healthier, softer, and more manageable. In fact, some companies even prefer to use the word conditioner over beard balm (although I personally don’t like it...
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On Beard Styles

On Beard Styles

Beard styles are a common concern for a first time beard grower. Trust me when I say that this is mostly a distraction. Look, I’m a straight shooter: You might not have that much choice when it comes to the variety of beard styles out there. You shouldn’t start out growing your facial hair with a particular style in mind. If you do that, you’ll likely end up with a style that you aren’t particularly happy with, but that you...
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What is beard oil?

What is beard oil?

At some point, most beard owners will need some kind of beard care product. A quick google search will surely turn up products like beard balm, beard oil, and beard shampoo. The companies that make these products want you to think that you need all of them. The truth is, just one or two might be sufficient for your situation. Figuring out where to start experimenting with beard products is unnecessarily complicated. This post will help you answer the question: What...
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Electric Razors for Men

Shop for electric razors for men on Amazon This commonly used term is often misunderstood: ‘electric razors.’ For men, we assume that the word ‘razor,’ which we have been using for manual razor blades, is used for any type of shaving method. The truth is that the word ‘razor’ sometimes describes nearly any type of electric method, but electric razors are more commonly referred to as ‘electric shavers.’ These types of beard care products are extremely useful for precise trimming and for quickly shaving with very...
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Beard Growth Products

One of the things that make a man very masculine is a beard. Growing a beard is something a man does for himself and the biggest mistake that a man can make is thinking that he can’t grow a beard at all. This is true for some men, but actually quite rare. Not all men have the luck to be able to easily grow plums of facial hair but with the help of certain beard growth products, it is now...
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Beard Care Product Profile: 1740

Beard Care Product Profile: 1740

One of the things that gets me excited about a beard care product is when the company producing it is a small business run out of someone’s home. I like being able to know, on a first name basis, the people behind the products I buy. I feel it is more trustworthy on many different levels. Any beard care product made by 1740 fits the bill in spades. In spite of having an annoying international order (which meant ordering directly from the company),...
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Should I shave my beard?

Should I shave my beard?

There comes a time in the life cycle of every beard where it’s owner starts wondering: Should I shave my beard? Don’t do it without trying these three things!   It’s true that about 50% of people have a serious facial hair growth deficiency by genetics, but before you do anything crazy, try these three things: Add a beard care product to your regime, particularly for longer beards. Been using nothing but beard balm? Mix it up by trying an oil before...
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