5 ESSENTIAL PRODUCTS FOR YOUR BEARD
Whether your in the first stages of beard growth, or you're already fully lumberjack - you need a routine that will keep that facial hair looking and smelling great whilst steering away from any discomfort. We're here with the best five products that will make sure your scruff stays healthy and looking tip top.
Beard oil is designed to mimic the natural oils in your skin. It'll hydrate the skin under your beard which can often become dry and itchy. It will also hydrate the hair of your beard, stopping it from becoming brittle.
WE RECOMMEND: Smooth Viking Beard Oil for Men
Smooth Viking Beard Oil for Men is a real multi-tasker, keeping your chin locks healthy with a brethren of natural ingredients like jojoba, argan and pumpkin seed oils to name a few. Effective on even the most unruly of beards, this is a must have product and will leave your beard soft with no greasy residue.
The quickest and easiest way to keep your beard in shape is to invest in a good trimmer. Simply run your trimmer through your beard every few days to keep it uniform and get rid of any unruly hairs.
WE RECOMMEND: Panasonic ER-GB40 Beard Trimmer
The Panasonic ER-GB40 will not break the bank, but has a foolproof length gauge which can't get accidentally knocked to another setting like many other models on the market. It's also completely waterproof so you can use it in our out of the shower.
To maintain a healthy beard with a quality look and feel, a beard balm is imperative in any beardie's grooming routine. It will help to give your facial hair the nourishment it needs to grow healthy and reduce any itchiness of discomfort, especially in the early stages of facial hair development. It'll tame flyaways, almost doubling as a styling wax for longer beards.
WE RECOMMEND: Honest Amish Beard Balm
Our favourite by far is the Honest Amish Beard Balm, handmade to the highest quality with no man-made chemicals, preservatives, fragrances or colourings. Just good, all-natural ingredients that will soften, condition, repair and nourish new beard growth. It's easy to mould into your hands which makes application of this balm a dream, and it's woody scent will keep your beard smelling as good as it looks.
A beard comb is an essential part of any man's beard grooming routine, making sure there are no knots and to get rid of any beardruff. It's important to find one that can provide comfort while combing but still be robust enough to withstand even the thickest of beards.
WE RECOMMEND: Baxter of California Large Comb
Step in the Baxter of California Large Comb. With many beard combs being limited to just a few inches in size, this comb comes in at nearly 8 inches long - perfect for guys with longer beards. Handcrafted in Switzerland, this comb features smoothly tapered teeth and rounded tips for maximum comfort. Made from high quality cellulose, they undergo a 12-step manufacturing process all done by hand. Impressive.
Beard shampoo is imperative to a good looking beard - because a good beard is a clean one. The skin on your face is more sensitive to that on your scalp, so a good beard shampoo is made in a different way using more natural ingredients.
WE RECOMMEND: Professor Fuzzworthy's Beard Shampoo
Professor Fuzzworthy's Beard SHampoo is an all-natural beard shampoo that includes leatherwood, beeswax and honey to gently clean while giving your beard a healthy shine. No parabens, synthetic fragrance or artificial colouring - and it can be used to wash your hair as well as your beard, so it's versatile too!