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Has Your Beard Stopped Growing?

When you first start growing out your soon-to-be glorious man mane, it’s straightforward to keep up with your facial hair’s rapid growth. Starting from a near clean shave means that every few days the difference is increasingly obvious. Your beard fills out and appears fuller and of course, longer, with each day, week and month that passes by. Naturally, it will take some time to get your beard even and looking how you want it with the use of a beard trimmer. Nonetheless, it’s clear that your beard is heading in the right direction.  After some time has passed, however, progress is not exactly as apparent as it once was. If you haven’t been through the journey before it may...

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Five Beard Tips to Beat the Heat

The weather’s roaring and you’re sweating. Too many outer layers make you uncomfortable, so it makes sense to dress light. The same logic is often applied to our body hair - including our beards. Too often do we see poorly informed people trim their beautiful beard before it reaches its prime due to this very idea.  Fortunately, it’s just not true! Humans do not actually grow enough hair for heat to impact our body temperature. In fact, studies have shown that skin needs to be sheltered by a minimum of 1,000 hairs per square centimetre in order for the hair to efficiently lower heat loss. Since the human head only has up to 300 hairs per square centimetre, it does...

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6 Beard Growing Mistakes and How to Avoid Them

Growing a beard is not easy for most of us. Many men struggle to obtain the length they are after, and most others simply can’t get their facial hair looking the way they want it to. We all know someone who has given up entirely and admitted defeat when it comes to growing their beard.  The reality is that you CAN grow a beard. If you go about it the right way, of course. While everyone’s beard is different, many basic tenets stay the same, no matter your age or genetics. We have put together a list of the top seven beard-growing mistakes men make and how to avoid them.  Mistake #1: Letting your beard go wild Some people may...

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All About Hormones and Hair Growth

Why is everyone’s rate of hair growth different? It can be confusing, but there a lot of variables. In biology, genetics plays a significant role in hair growth. When puberty hits, the beard starts to develop, and the hormone that is responsible for it is called DHT or dihydrotestosterone – which is a by-product of testosterone. Well, not everyone’s genes are the same. So, levels of testosterone and DHT naturally varies from one person to another. Some men will need to use their beard trimmer more often than others! About DHT Dihydrotestosterone is an endogenous androgen sex steroid and hormone. It is formed from testosterone and helps with the development of male sex characteristics, such as facial and body hair...

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Beard Straighteners: Five Common Questions Answered

Lots of things can happen when you start to grow out your beard. It will get long, a bit messy and perhaps, after a while, out of control. Whether it’s the whole beard or just a small area you want to tame, there is a solution. That solution is a quality beard straightener.  Not all beard straighteners are created equal, however. Even if you have a quality product on your hands, there are many questions that arise when it comes to using a beard straightener. Hair straightening brushes are, of course, not new, although they’ve traditionally been used for head hair grooming. The heated beard brush has become a staple of the most stylish men coming into 2021. Here we...

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