A man’s smell is part of his identity. Whether you realise it or not, your mates associate you with particular aromas, so you want your body to smell good naturally and leave a good impression.
While smelling good is a priority, your beard may work against you if you aren’t careful. Your facial hair can trap odours underneath and lead to unwanted scents. While these odours may only be smellable to you, they can worsen and spread to other noses if they linger too long.
Winter is undoubtedly the most convenient time of year to have a beard. It keeps your face warm to help you tolerate freezing temperatures and harsh winds. If your beard feels different during the winter season, you’re probably noticing its response to the extreme weather changes.
Let’s discuss the effects that winter weather can have on your facial hair - plus some tips for keeping your beard in good shape during this frigid season.
Summer is my favorite season. Each year, I prioritize going on holiday and visiting a new location. Last year, I took a trip to the Pyrenees and saw some of the most beautiful sites in the world. The weather was nice and warm, but it required some work on my beard.
It’s no secret that summer is hot, and facial hair only exacerbates the feeling. I don’t mind the hot weather if I have a cold beverage to cool me down. However, you may feel differently.
Growing out your beard while maintaining your professionalism is a difficult balancing act. On the one hand, you want to accelerate your beard’s growth as much as possible, which requires some awkward stages. On the other hand, you want to avoid looking unkempt and earning a negative reputation amongst your work colleagues.
How can you balance these two goals? Here’s everything you need to know about maintaining a professional appearance while growing out your beard.
Big and luscious beards make heads turn no matter where you go. If you’ve ever tried to grow a beard like Mr. T. or Abraham Lincoln, you know growing this majestic facial hair doesn’t happen overnight. Getting to your preferred size and look is an achievement, but you have to know how to maintain it, even when you’re not home.
Once in a while, you’ll find yourself travelling, whether for work, family or leisure. The holiday could be a simple day trip or a month-long mountain retreat. Either way, you’ll need to prepare yourself and your beard for the journey.
In this guide, you’ll learn everything you should know about travelling with a beard and what you’ll need to maintain it for any occasion.