Whether a clean-shaven face is a personal preference or a requirement for your 9-to-5, or you’re just shaving your neck and cheeks, you’re still prone to all the same issues. Redness, irritation, and even razor bumps can occur if you haven’t perfected your routine. Even worse, you can suffer from dry skin after shaving. You … Continue reading How Do I Avoid Dry Skin After Shaving My Facial Hair?
We’ll remember the great financial crisis of 2008 for many reasons. The $3.4 trillion loss in real estate value. The estimated $648 million in lost income. The 5.5 million jobs lost. But there’s one side effect that isn’t normally attributed to the massive economic downturn—the resurgence of the beard trend.
Curly hair has its advantages. It lends itself to stylish haircuts like the wavy fringe and the curly undercut. Also, it makes you easy to spot in a crowd. But when it’s a curly beard, the list of benefits starts to run short. Unlike your hair up top, your beard hair is coarse, which means … Continue reading How Do I Naturally Straighten My Beard?
There are lots of beard myths circulating out there. Some guys expect to sprout a full Gandalf in 3 weeks while others think they’ll never have a beard if they haven’t grown one by the age of 20. There’s evidence to contradict both beliefs. But there’s one myth that seems to live on despite evidence … Continue reading Does Shaving Make Your Facial Hair Grow Faster?
When you started growing a beard, you said goodbye to your morning shave routine. No more razors, shaving cream, nicks, scratches, or any of the other complications that come with maintaining a clean-shaven face. But you’re not off the hook. Odds are, you’ll experience beard rash at least once. Beard rash is the irritation you … Continue reading Dealing with Beard Rash
The Carolina Panthers are most certainly an NFL team to watch. Whether it’s linebacker Thomas Davis’ recent contract extension or the team’s upcoming preseason face-off against the Tennessee Titans, there are tons of headlines coming out of this franchise. But perhaps the most important competition happening within the team concerns the gym beard’s grooming.
In recent years, the men’s grooming industry has seen a major push toward more traditional shaving methods. You’re more likely to see a man shaving with a straight razor than an electric one. The old-fashioned shave is one that’s classically masculine and dependent on skill. Those who’ve mastered it are proud. But for other guys, … Continue reading What’s the Difference Between Shaving with a Razor and a Beard Trimmer?
No matter how long you sleep or how much you plan, you always find yourself rushing in the morning. You’re the guy who shows up to the office with wet hair, a couple missed patches on his chin, and an everything bagel in his hand. Like so many others, you want more time before work. … Continue reading Speeding Up Your Morning Grooming Routine
Whether you’re simply cleaning up a messy beard or transitioning to a clean-shaven look, razor burn can rear its ugly head. You probably know the symptoms. A couple hours after shaving, the redness and irritation sets in. If you’re really unlucky, painful razor bumps pop up along your cheek and neck lines. For many guys, … Continue reading How to Prevent Razor Burn
Right now, there are two important things in your life—your beard and your career. You’ve spent an inordinate amount of time growing a beard, and you’re proud of it. But as you ponder the next steps in your career, you wonder if beards and jobs are mutually exclusive. For decades, the image of the eager … Continue reading Should I Shave My Beard for a Job Interview?