Things you need to know about long beards


If you’re feeling a little wispy around the neck, you’re not alone. According to the American Beard Club’s website, beards have been trending upward since 2008. The website states that over 5 million men in America sport facial hair today and that millions more are growing them out. Even celebrities like Brad Pitt and Ryan Gosling have made headlines for their long beards! If you're curious about growing out your beard or already have one and want to know how best to maintain it, here are some tips:

How long does it take to grow a beard?

In order to properly grow a beard, you'll need to know how long it takes. Most men can expect the entire process to take about six to twelve months, though it may be longer for those with sensitive skin or patchy hair growth. The average beard grows in cycles that last between four and ten weeks; while this is happening, there will be times when your beard looks thicker than ever before only to fall out again as new hairs grow in its place.

In order for your facial hair to grow well enough for a full-on beard, you'll need good genes and patience. Your genetic makeup will dictate how fast or slow your facial hair grows; however, even if you're not blessed with naturally thick hair on your face (or any other part of the body), there are ways around this problem: simply start shaving regularly once a week until the first signs of thickening appear—then go back down to daily maintenance after that point!

How to grow a long beard neatly?

Growth: You should use beard oil or balm and comb your long beard regularly. This will help in keeping it healthy and soft. Also, trimming it from time to time will make sure that the long beard does not become bushy and unkempt.

Trimming: If you want to keep your long beard neat, then you should trim it on a regular basis. Trimming can be done using scissors or clippers; however, we recommend using hair clippers because they are more precise than scissors and give more control while cutting the hair of your beard. It is also important to note that when using hair clippers for trimming purposes, always use high-quality ones because cheap ones can cause damage to your skin as well as cause irritation due to their low-quality blades which may not cut through thick hairs smoothly without causing any injury at all!

Long beard styles to try

A long beard can be styled in many ways. The most common are full beard, goatee, chin strap and sideburns. An undercut is also a good choice if you want to show off your facial hair without making it too obvious. You can also try mutton chops or nose beard if you want something different from the usual styles.

For those looking for something even more daring, the Dali moustache and handlebar moustache are also available for purchase as well!

Trimming and shaping a long beard

  • Use a long beard trimmer.

Long beards require regular shaping to maintain their healthy look and feel. To do this, you'll need a pair of cutting blades that can cover the full length of your beard—and they should be sharpened frequently so they stay that way!

  • Use a long beard comb.

Your beard should be trimmed regularly with scissors or clippers, but if you want an even more precise cut (or just enjoy getting in there yourself), it's always smart to invest in a good set of combs for trimming out stubborn hairs one by one as well as helping guide your shears for smooth results every time

Using a long beard trimmer

Most long beard trimmers are cordless, making them easy to carry around. If you have an existing trimmer that isn’t designed for a long beard and you’re looking for a new one, try looking for these features:

  • Adjustable length settings

  • A vacuum attachment to keep the hair from getting all over the bathroom as you trim it down

  • A battery or cordless option (or both!)

According to the American Beard Club's website, beards have been trending upward since 2008.

Long beards have been on trend since 2008. According to the American Beard Club's website, beards have been trending upward since 2008. In fact, a new study found that men with beards are perceived as more attractive than those who don't grow facial hair at all.

So if you're thinking about growing one yourself (or if you already have), here's what you need to know:


We hope that these tips will help you grow a long beard. 

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