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How to avoid itchy beard?

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The itchy beard can quickly be a nightmare for bearded men. Through this article, you will find my advice to no longer have an itchy beard.


Having a stinging beard that itches so much that you only want to take out your razor and shave your skin clean, to soothe it, to make it breathe, to stop having those red patches under your skin. beard ! This is the gesture that many men make as soon as they have a beard that itches too much, and there are solutions to deal with it! This is what we will see in this article.

Why do we have itchy beards?


If we have an itchy beard, it can come from two main reasons:

The beard that stings when it grows

Generally, you feel that your beard is itchy when you let it grow:

  • either because you take too long to maintain your beard or are too lazy to mow it

  • either because you have decided to have a long beard , such as a 10-day beard or a hipster beard .

And this occurs in men who have thick, rough hair. So we are not all equal in terms of hair quality:

  • some men will have fine beard hair, which can also give the image of having a sparse or even incomplete beard in the end

  • other men, on the contrary, will have very strong, very thick beard hair which inevitably, when growing, will pierce the skin and cause irritation and redness on the skin. This will give the sensation that it stings.

The itchy beard with poorly hydrated skin

If you have an itchy beard, it could simply be a sign that your skin under the beard is not hydrated enough! It is true that when we have a beard, especially if it is long, we pay less attention to the skin under the beard. And yet it is essential to hydrate your skin! Because apart from having an itchy beard, poorly hydrated skin, and therefore dry:

  • promotes the production of dead cells and therefore beard dandruff , especially dry dandruff that wanders in the beard

  • gives a dull, not shiny hair and therefore in the end a beard that will not be very pretty. This is all the more important if you have a red beard , for example, which needs to be radiant.

  • gives a fragile hair, which can break but especially fall! And thus favor the holes in the beard .

The beard that stings because not maintained

Finally, one of the last reasons that can give the beard itchy is simply because you do not maintain your beard correctly, and she lets you know it. Having a beard indeed requires daily maintenance, whatever its size, even the nascent beard . And above all, with suitable products, do not apply just any product.

How to stop having an itchy beard?

To no longer have an itchy beard, there is only one solution: you will have to moisturize the skin under the beard but also the hair follicle which is under the dermis and from which the hair takes root. There are several ways to hydrate.


Thoroughly wash your itchy beard

The first thing you need to do to maintain your beard and prevent it from itching is to wash it properly. Forget the soap, which will dry the skin and therefore promote the itchy beard. Forget the hair shampoo which is not at all adapted to the structure of the beard hair. If you have an itchy beard, also forget all products that contain chemicals and bet on natural ingredients. In any case, you will have to:

An ideal alternative for dry skin is to use a surgras soap .

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Refreshing beard and face wash with coconut water, argan oil and avocado oil. Menthol leaves the skin feeling refreshed and pleasant.

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3-in-1 cleansing gel inspired by the know-how of barbers for cleaning your beard, your face and your hair in a single gesture.

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Specially formulated to cleanse the beard, soften it, refresh it and condition it. Helps eliminate the feeling of irritation by nourishing beard hair.

Moisturize your itchy beard

To moisturize the itchy beard, you have two solutions:

Hydrate your itchy beard with beard oil


Beard oil is undoubtedly the best ally to avoid having an itchy beard and deeply moisturize the skin under the beard and the hair follicle. Beard oil is a blend of different vegetable oils, such as olive oil, sunflower oil, grapeseed oil, etc. All are rich in Omega-6 and Omega-9 known for their moisturizing properties.

If you really have an itchy beard, then apply a beard oil morning and evening.

The mask for the itchy beard


In addition to applying beard oil morning and evening, if your beard is really itchy, you can apply a beard mask once or twice a week. The beard mask consists of putting a large amount of beard oil on the wet hairs of your beard, and leaving it on for 10 to 20 minutes. The ideal being to apply a hot towel on the mask, the heat will indeed allow the scales of the hairs of your beard to open: the mask will go deep into the hair and hydrate it more intensely.

It is an ideal treatment to deeply moisturize beard hair.

If you don't have beard oil (which isn't normal if you have an itchy beard), you can apply a carrier oil to your beard as a substitute. Be careful, take an organic oil!

Properly groom your itchy beard

To no longer have an itchy beard, it would also be good to style the beard on a daily basis, even if you have a short beard, such as a 3-day beard . To do this, you can use a beard comb or a beard brush , which will be more suitable. Brushing the beard will:


  • relieve you first!

  • accelerate blood microcirculation, your skin will work better.

​ Erase your itchy beard

Finally, the last treatment that I advise you to do is a beard scrub . The scrub will act a bit like combing your beard. But in addition, it will deeply cleanse your beard, especially the excess sebum that may be there, especially if you have oily skin.

If you have an itchy beard, it's because you have dry skin and most likely beard dandruff. So, to remove them, nothing like a good scrub. I advise you to make a homemade scrub by mixing powdered sugar with olive oil. In addition to removing all dead cells, this scrub will also hydrate your skin under the beard and hair! A two-in-one treatment!

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A sumptuous combination for this exceptional exfoliation with liquid crystals and precious oils which provides a gentle double exfoliating action.

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Exfoliating treatment for beard and face. This paste deeply cleanses the beard and face by eliminating impurities and dead cells.

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This alpine goat's milk soap developed in collaboration with a soap factory in Ariège was made with apricot kernels ground into very fine particles.

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