I was down the pub in a few weeks ago a few mates and something interesting came up in conversation. One of my mates asked me if my beard would take a punch to the face. At the time we laughed it off and carried on downing pints. The next day, I was telling my wife about our ridiculous conversation the night before, and I got to thinking. Can beards cushion blows to the face?
Hmm... Time for an article.
So this is an interesting question. Can a beard give you some kind of advantage when it comes to absorbing or taking one on the chin? After a quick Google Search, I discovered a number of forum posts and questions being asked, ranging from general curiosity to people wanted to take up boxing.
If you've read any of my articles, you would know that I mention beard oil in almost every article I write. There is a simple reason for this. Beard Oil is essentially the single most important thing for the best-looking beard you can ever achieve. It's easy to think that you can grow your beard for 6 months, sit back and enjoy the riches that should follow - Fellow men will look at you with envy, while women will drop at your feet.
Reality check! This isn't gonna happen.
Unless you're really lucky and your beard hair grows like a Greek God, then you're gonna be stuck in the same boat as the rest of us. A beard that's looking wild, damaged, and basically like someone has mopped the floor with your face and left you to dry in the cupboard under the stairs.
I know what you're thinking. Beard Dandruff! Really? Yes, it is a thing. It's also quite common and most of the time people don't notice that they have it. That being said, it's not a good sight to have a birds nest in your beard. This is a subject that I get a lot of questions over.
A lot of lads have asked me for advice and reasons why their beard dandruff won't go away. What I'm gonna try and do for you here is give you some background on Beard Dandruff, the causes and some simple things you can do to both prevent it and treat it.
Anyone that has attempted to grow a beard would have experienced some kind of itchiness, normally in the earlier stages of their beard growing journey. If you find that you're getting continues itching after the first 2 months, then it could be another issue that isn't related to what I like to call the 'beard teathing stage'.
Right lads, you’ve been growing your face beast now for a while, and you want to start trimming that bad boy. Trimming your beard is an essential part of growing your beard. Even if you’re going for that Yeard (Year Long Beard), you still, in my opinion, should be keeping it tidy by trimming it on a regular basis.
But remember, if you’re growing your beard out, then I don't recommend you start trimming until at least 6 weeks into your beard growth.
Have you already had a go at doing it? Did it go well?
For me, it took a LONG time to get it right. I can’t tell you how many times I’ve trimmed too much off or got the neckline completely wrong. It can be daunting for a beginner, but I’m here to help and show you how to properly trim your beard and facial hair with the right tools.
That’s right fellas, this article is going to give you the low-down to this very question and hopefully give you the confidence to trim like a pro!
For a long time, I had feared growing a really cool moustache. Now, I just love my Handlebar Moustache. I've had mine for about five months now. I started to grow it in November, for Movember of course, but then kept it on. I love having this beast above my lip. I'm bringing life back to the saying "A Mo should be for life, not just Movember".
It's not that common in the UK to grow a Moustache, it's more popular over in the US, but I'm seeing a massive trend in lads here in the UK growing that Twisted Handlebar Moustache.
For me, my moustache is an essential part of my look, everywhere I go I get a lot of attention, especially when it's fully grooming with twisted curls. I'm constantly getting asked questions like "How can I grow a mo like that?" or "That moustache is awesome. How do you get it so curly".