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How to get rid of beard dandruff?

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Do you notice dandruff in your beard? It is true that it is not very aesthetic, like dandruff in the hair. And in addition to not looking very pretty and giving the feeling of not being clean, dandruff in the beard can be a source of itching and scratching. And dandruff in the beard becomes a source of stress. But don't panic, it is very easy to get rid of dandruff in your beard, provided you know what types of dandruff you have in your beard.

How to properly identify beard dandruff?


This question may surprise you? Because there is not one type of beard dandruff, but several:

Dry beard dandruff

Dry beard dandruff is mainly linked to the skin which, under the beard, is very dry. And yes, it can happen if you don't take care of your skin under the beard. We forget it too often, but it is important to properly moisturize the skin present under the beard. And all the more so at certain times of the year, in autumn and winter, when the skin is drier than usual.


How to recognize if you have dry skin: it's very simple, normally, you should feel tightness in the skin. What's more, dry beard dandruff is mobile, it moves in the beard. Also avoid passing a beard comb or a beard brush to remove them, because you risk accentuating the phenomenon: by brushing your beard, you will touch your skin and perhaps create new dry beard films.

Oily beard dandruff

Oily beard dandruff is linked to excess sebum on your hair or on your skin under the beard. This means that you don't wash your beard regularly. You will be all the more sensitive to excess sebum on your hair if you have oily or combination skin. Unlike dry beard dandruff, as oily beard dandruff is attached to the hair, it does not wander through the beard and remains fixed. They are thus more difficult to remove, and a passage of a beard comb will not be of much help.

From a general point of view, greasy beard dandruff will give the feeling of having a greasy beard, which shines a little. It's not very aesthetic and it will especially give the impression that you are not taking care of your beard.

How to remove beard dandruff?

To get rid of dandruff in the beard, everything will depend on the type of dandruff previously identified.

Get rid of dry beard dandruff

To get rid of dry dandruff in the beard, you will have to moisturize your skin. To do this, you will need:

Wash your beard against dry beard dandruff

Use beard shampoo, or beard soap, to remove dry dandruff from the beard. Stop washing your beard with hair shampoo that is not suitable for your skin.

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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.

A beard oil against beard dandruff

Apply beard oil daily. And yes, I wrote an article why use a beard oil , because the benefits of beard oils are numerous: they allow in particular to hydrate the skin and the hair. Your skin will regain some hydration. if you don't have beard oil, apply for example aloe vera oil, jojoba oil, coconut oil or even macadamia oil.

A mask against beard dandruff

If you have really very dry skin, either all year round or only at certain times of the year, such as the onset of winter, it is advisable to do a beard mask. This will deeply moisturize the skin under the beard, and thus prevent you from having beard dandruff.

To make your mask, you can go to your kitchen and take the first vegetable oil you find. It can be either olive oil or sunflower oil. Any vegetable oil can do the trick. You then apply a nice amount of oil to your damp beard hair, which you will cover with a hot towel. Leave to rest between 10 and 20 minutes, the time for a short nap. Then rinse off with a shampoo.

A balm against beard dandruff

If you have a long beard, you should know that styling your beard with a beard balm can have a positive effect against beard dandruff. Indeed, in addition to containing wax, to discipline the hair of the beard, the beard balm also contains vegetable oils to hydrate the hair and the skin under the beard. Thus, while styling the beard, you participate in its hydration. And I'm not talking about the fragrant side offered by some beard balms enriched with essential oils.

Get rid of oily beard dandruff

To remove greasy beard dandruff, you will have to do two treatments:

Scrub against beard dandruff

First, exfoliate the face . The exfoliation will indeed make it possible to remove the dead cells but also the excess of sebum. What's more, the pores of your skin will also open and be cleaner, the sebum will be better regulated. In addition, by exfoliating your face, you will prevent the appearance of ingrown hairs .

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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.

Wash your beard against beard dandruff

Then wash his beard thoroughly to remove the grains of the scrub that could have remained embedded in the hairs of the beard. But not with just any product, you will have to use a beard shampoo or a beard soap that will take perfect care of the beard.

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