There are many doubts that men arise in terms of beard care when we start to let it grow. We wonder how to make it grow faster, so that it is soft and smells good, to avoid staining when eating … In short, to achieve the look we are looking for and feel comfortable with it.
Like everything in life it is best to apply common sense, there are no magic formulas that make your hair grow as fast as you would like. If your beard is sparsely populated and you are under 25 years old, Burnt Whiskey experts advise you to have a little patience, over the years the density of the hair on the face increases. On the other hand, there is genetics, if your father and grandparents do not have a lot of beards, the most normal thing is that you are not either. The good news is that with some care, we can stimulate the growth of our beard.
Taking care of ourselves inside is as important as using the right products on the skin and hair. There are men who take vitamin complexes to help hair growth and quality. Our advice is that you take care of your diet, do not abuse sugars or fats, and try to eat more fruits and vegetables. In a few weeks, you will notice changes in hair growth and in your hair and body composition.
If you have been growing it for a short time, we recommend that you do not cut it back in the first 2-3 months. Meanwhile, search the internet, magazines, and other sites for the style that you like the most and when you are clear, go to a professional barber who will advise you on the best according to the shape of your face and the style you are looking for.
To keep it clean, it is best to use a specific beard shampoo. The skin on the face is not the same as the skin on the head, and using head hair shampoo on your beard could dry out your beard and the skin underneath as well. There are 2 types, liquid, and pill. Each one has its advantages, in the case of liquid shampoo its main advantage is the comfort of use, but on the contrary, the shampoo in tablets is more durable. If you have already decided on your preferences, you just have to go to the next step. When you get out of the shower, dry your beard gently with a towel and then with the dryer if your beard is very thick or long, but never with hot air.
With the beard clean and dry, it is time to apply the beard oil. Put 4 to 12 drops (depending on the length of the beard) in the palm of the hand, rub both hands and begin to spread it down the neck from the roots to the tips, moving up towards the cheeks while you massage well to reach the skin underneath. To finish, comb the beard with a natural bristle brush or an antistatic comb, the finish is even better. Your beard will be much softer, cared for, and will appear fuller.
For the mustache, it is advisable to use Moustache Waxes, depending on the hardness and the way you want to give your mustache you will have to choose a strong or medium wax. The way to use it is very simple, taking a small amount with the upper part of the nail, heat it by rubbing between the thumb and forefinger to undo it correctly. Then apply with the fingers of both hands, spreading throughout the mustache and giving it the desired shape. Finally, comb it with a fine-toothed comb, we recommend the Plastic Tortoise Shell Flip Comb from Burnt Whiskey Beard Co, which is specific for the mustache and the truth is, it is very comfortable. In addition, being small, you can always carry it with you in case you need to touch up your mustache and beard anywhere. After all this, the result is very noticeable.
If your beard is very wild or you have a considerable length (more than 3/4 fingers) use the beard balm It is more recommended, since it hydrates and conditions more than oil and gives you the necessary fixation for hair that comes out or that you cannot tame when the beard is already a certain length. If you wonder if you can use oil and balms together, the answer is yes. The result is better with the combination of both products, of course, using the right amount of each. You can also use the balm without previously adding the oil or use oil and another balm for a few days. Each of us has a type of beard, a thickness of hair, some greasier and others drier, a different length and this means that we have to use the products in different ways, so it is best to try for yourself and see what it is. what suits you best.
If you eat correctly, properly wash your beard, comb it and use a product to hydrate it daily, you will see results from day one. It is worth spending 5 minutes every morning taking care of your mustache and beard to feel great about it.