Do I need Beard oil

 

Cultivating a decent beard – you know, the type that makes fluff growers cry into their beer – requires patience and dedication. You need a barber to trim it, not just a quick whizz over with beard trimmer. It also needs regular maintenance, meaning, using a quality beard oil and or balm.

 

Beard hair is hair after all, admittedly it’s generally a lot coarser than the hair on your head, so you’ll need to nourish it, and if you don’t nourish it, you’ll end up with a scratchy, thatchy beard that frightens small children.

Most of the images you see in magazines of beard models and celebs,use beard oil.

Beard oil should be used at least once a week, sometimes more if your beard is thicker and longer.   Beard hair requires special care and therefore specialised products. Beard oil will help its long-term health. so please, step away from the Head & Shoulders or Vosene and invest in something made for the job at hand. Whether your beard is short and neat , or a dense Momoa, you’ll benefit from a good beard oil in your grooming rituals.

What is beard oil?

Put simply, beard oil is a special blend of oils (obviously) that softens and conditions coarse facial hair. It gives a smoother appearance and for longer beards they can prevent split ends. The nice smell it leaves is a bonus, if not for you then certainly for anyone who comes into “your space”

Those with longer, thicker beards may wish to use a beard balm as well, which is thicker and more pomade-like. Typically formulated with beeswax or shea butter, balm sits on top of the beard (unlike oil, which soaks in quickly), meaning it conditions more deeply and gives more control to the beard. Again, look for beard-specific products. Please don’t use Brylcreem.

How do I use Beard Oil?

Beard oil should be applied to a dry beard, which will be quickly absorbed. I would suggest you start with one or two drops of beard oil into the palms of your hands. Rub them together and work into the beard .Once applied use a beard brush or comb to guarantee an even coverage. If you’re unsure about the amount of oil to use, start slowly, you can always add more but you can’t take any away.

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