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Why Use Beard Oil?

Beard hair tends to be rougher in texture than the hair on your head. Beard oil softens and adds shine to beard hair. It also tames scraggly hairs so that your entire beard looks neater and more styled. Beard oil keeps the skin underneath your beard supple and healthy. It also reduces the occurrence of dandruff, itch & ingrown hairs. Beard oil can make a scraggly beard look fuller and lusher. For this reason, some people use beard oil for hair growth. Beard oil smells good, really good, and can be used instead of cologne, lasting just as long. A few people have asked, does beard oil encourage hair growth? Well it hasn’t been scientifically proven that beard oil will help with...

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Why Use Pre-Shave Oil?

Preparing your face for a shave can make the difference between having smooth and soft skin, and red and irritated skin. Oils, creams and balms are all great options pre-shave options that will maximize your shaving experience and minimize the number of times you’ll have to run the blade across your face. Benefits of Pre-Shave Products Soften hair Moisturize skin Reduce irritation Lead to a closer shave Minimize ingrown hairs All skin types can benefit from pre-shave products as they add an extra layer of protection to your skin and soften hair. They also loosen up skin cells which makes it easier for skin to adapt to your razor blade and for hair to be extracted. Those with normal skin...

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What Is Beard Butter

Butters are normally a mix of oils and butters like Shea and Cocoa etc. The natural butters used in beard butters are used to help lock in moisture whilst making sure the beard remains soft and manageable. Butters also provide a light hold so that you can tame and style your beard. It’s therefore the ideal product for styling and will keep your beard nicely in place. You can also use butters as a leave in conditioner overnight, obviously you do not want to be drowning in the stuff, so try and use a small amount at a time until you have covered your beard and skin under the beard. Wake up and wash the butter off, and then you...

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What Is Moustache Wax (Strong Hold Wax)

Moustache wax is a stiff pomade applied to a moustache as a grooming aid to hold the hairs in place, especially at the extremities. The required product strength (or stiffness) is based on whisker length and the desired style. It can also have restorative properties, which become more important as the hair length increases. Generally less than a fingernail of wax is used when applied.

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Why Use Beard Balm?

In order to understand all the benefits you get out of a solid beard balm, its important that you understand what each one of these ingredients actually does. Beeswax in beard balm gives your beard a slight hold and styling properties to an extent.  Unlike beard wax which gives you the ultimate hold that your beard can achieve, the beeswax in beard balm is only just a slight hold at best. In addition to giving you a better hold on your beard, beeswax also helps to lock in the moisture given off by the other ingredients in the balm. If beeswax is primarily for the hold, then the butter is for spreadability. This isn’t your typical dairy butter that you...

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