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THE BEST WAY TO WASH YOUR BEARD

THE BEST WAY TO WASH YOUR BEARD Life is good. Your beard is growing in great, and your boss is being unusually cool. As you stroll through the office in route to recharge your coffee; it hits you…a combination of stale beer, that steak you ate on Saturday, and a splash of old perfume. What.The.Hell. It’s Tuesday, but your beard smells like the weekend. As a well-groomed gentleman, this is clearly not okay. We receive a lot of questions about beard care and maintenance. One of the most popular questions relates to cleaning the beard. What is the best beard shampoo? Is there a great natural beard wash? How do I properly wash my beard?
BEARD WASHING BASICS
Washing your beard is easy, but if not done properly, it will dry your beard out and make it more abrasive. Wash your face every day, but not your beard. As men, we have naturally oily skin. To keep things clear and healthy, you should wash your face twice a day. Once in the morning and once before bed. Your beard is a different story. …

WINTER BEARD CARE: HOW TO KEEP YOUR BEARD + SKIN HYDRATED AND ITCH FREE

It is that time of year again: the temperature drops, the heaters come on and you notice your skin itching more than usual. Have a beard? You probably notice that man mane is feeling drier than you’d like. Why do our skin and beard dry out during the winter, and how can we stop that dry, flaky, itchy skin?

FIRST, LET’S EXPLORE WHY YOUR SKIN AND BEARD DRY OUT DURING THE COLDER MONTHS.
Most people assume the colder weather causes dry skin. It is actually a combination of factors — but the decrease in humidity, not temperature, is one of the main causes of winter dryness.
The outermost layer of your skin is called the stratum corneum. The stratum corneum is comprised of dead skin cells bound together forming a protective layer over the living skin cells below. This layer is normally the same surface area as the layer of living skin cells beneath, but when the dry winter air steals the stratum corneum’s moisture, it contracts. This shrinking of the stratum corneum causes the tight, dry s…