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How to maintain your beard?

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The beard requires daily maintenance, to have the most beautiful beard possible. Here are my tips for taking good care of your beard.

Succeeding in growing your beard is one thing, now you will have to take good care of your beard. And this happens on a daily basis. So, I'll tell you right now, if you don't like spending time taking care of yourself, I advise you to shave. Because even a short beard , such as a 3-day beard , requires regular, even daily maintenance. And I'm not talking about the long beard , like the hipster beard, which requires specific care.

Here are all my tips for properly maintaining your beard.

Why maintain your beard?

It is important to maintain your beard well because by growing, and depending on its length, you will face certain inconveniences:

Maintain your beard to have a beautiful beard

Having a beautiful beard is what all bearded men dream of, especially when they have long beards. A beautiful beard is indeed important because it means that you take care of it and, therefore, of yourself. Plus, grooming your beard is important for work so you don't look sloppy. Do not forget that in some people the beard is still badly perceived, and that they should not be given reason because your beard is neglected.

Maintain your beard to avoid having an itchy beard

The main concern that bearded men have to face is the itchy beard, the itchy beard . This is linked to the fact that the skin under the beard is particularly dry and needs to be well hydrated on a daily basis. I give you my tips for moisturizing the beard below. Don't forget that dry skin is responsible for beard dandruff !


Maintaining your beard is therefore to prevent it from being a source of itching: it would still be a shame to shave your beard because of this.


Groom your beard to avoid knots

We agree that having knots in the beard is not desirable


  • not only will it not give you a nice beard,

  • but in addition after a while it may pull and you will be bothered by your beard.


By maintaining your beard on a daily basis, you will help avoid these knots.

Maintain your beard by trimming it

The first step you will have to take to maintain your beard is of course to trim it!

Trim to maintain your beard

Trimming to maintain your beard will of course depend on the length of beard you want to have:

  • if you want a 3-day beard, you'll have to trim it about twice a week.

  • if you want a hipster beard, while it grows, you won't have to trim it at all; On the other hand, once you have the desired length, you will have to cut it every week while giving it the shape you want.

I give averages because the growth of beard hair is very variable depending on the person. Some men will grow a beard very quickly, while others will grow very slowly.

Maintain your beard by outlining your beard

Maintaining your beard requires having a perfectly clean beard, and thus having a well- defined beard outline . So, of course, everything will depend on the style you want to give yourself:

  • if you want a neat, very neat, clean beard, you will have to draw your beard by shaving all the hairs that come out of it, especially on the cheekbones. Similarly, at the level of the neck, it will be necessary to prevent the hair of your chest from joining the hair of the beard on the neck!

  • on the other hand, if you want to have a cool look, seem a little neglected, you can leave the outline of the beard unworked. But I still advise you to cut the length of these hairs a little, just to give a little lightness to your face. To do this, you can either use a beard trimmer or scissors.

Maintain your beard with care


But maintaining your beard does not only mean trimming it, drawing it. Maintaining your beard means above all taking care of it! And that requires setting up a beauty routine for the beard on a daily basis! But I assure you, it does not take much time.

Maintain your beard by washing it

The first step to maintain your beard is to wash it! Yes, not only will you have to wash your hair, but you will also have to clean the beard ! And it is a very important care to maintain your beard: it would still not be very pleasant to present your entourage with a dirty beard .


But be careful, you should not use your shower gel or hair shampoo to maintain your beard, you will have to use specific products to wash it:


Products that generally contain vegetable oils, even vegetable butters, which will also have the action of moisturizing your beard.

Washing your beard is important because not only is your beard a breeding ground for germs, but also many elements become embedded in it such as pollution, toxins, cigarette smoke, crumbs, fat, etc.

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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.

Maintain your beard by moisturizing it

Maintaining your beard by moisturizing it is certainly the most important care for your beard, regardless of the length of your beard. Indeed, whether you have a short beard or a long beard, moisturizing your beard is essential for several reasons:

  • by hydrating the hair of your beard, you will have stronger and thicker hair. This will give the impression of having a thick beard.

  • by moisturizing the hair, you will have a shinier, more luminous beard. There's nothing worse than having a dull beard that's going to make you look bad.

  • a hydrated hair is a hair that will be stronger and therefore less brittle.

  • by moisturizing your beard hair you will also moisturize the skin under the beard. This way, you won't have the dry skin that causes an itchy beard .

  • a hydrated beard hair allows to have a soft beard .

  • finally, by moisturizing the hair, and because you will also moisturize your skin under the beard, you will prevent the appearance of beard dandruff .

To maintain your beard by moisturizing it, you will need to provide you with special care: a beard oil . A few drops in your hand and you apply it directly to your beard. Generally, beard oils are scented, which is very nice.

Maintain your beard with a scrub

I advise you to do a beard scrub once a week. This is a treatment that few bearded men do and which is nevertheless very important:


  • not only will the beard scrub promote blood micro-circulation, and therefore help you to have a beautiful beard, very dense, very soft, very shiny.

  • but in addition, the beard scrub will perfectly clean your beard hair as well as the skin under the long beard and remove all the dead cells and excess sebum responsible for beard dandruff.

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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.

Maintain your beard with a mask

Another care that few bearded people do is the beard mask . The beard mask is to be done if you feel that your beard hair is dry or if you feel tightness and itchy beard. A beard mask is actually applying essential oils to your damp beard and leaving it on for at least 20 minutes, or even 1 hour. This will deeply hydrate your beard.

Grooming your beard with accessories

Maintain your beard by styling it

Here I will mainly talk to all men who have long beards or 10-day beards . The advantage of maintaining your beard by styling it is twofold:  


  • not only will you discipline your hair, put it in the right direction and have a harmonious beard. This is all the more important at work, it gives a good image of you.

  • but in addition, styling your beard will help avoid knots in the beard .


To maintain your beard by styling it, you can use two beard accessories :


  • either a beard brush that will be more suitable for long beards

  • or a beard comb , which will be of great help to you, thanks to its teeth to untangle the knots in your beard.


Maintain your beard with a beard kit

If you want to have all the accessories to properly maintain your beard on a daily basis, in this case, you will have to buy (or get a gift, it will be easier), a beard kit . You will be able to find different types of kits depending on your needs:


  • from the simplest which includes a few products like a beard oil, a beard brush and a safety razor,

  • to the most complete which will include ten pieces, including care products such as shampoo for the beard or a scrub product.


Of course, it all depends on the budget you are ready to put in and especially on your needs.

Grooming your beard with a beard bib

Have you thought about having a beard bib ? Ah, we don't think about it, but it's so practical for maintaining the beard. Because the beard bib will allow:

  • not to put beard hair everywhere if you decide to trim your beard

  • to not waste time picking up beard hairs once the trimming is finished

  • and above all to avoid shouting matches with your partner because you haven't washed the sink properly and there are still hairs!



To summarize to properly maintain your beard

Here is a reminder to properly maintain your beard:

  • draw the contours of your beard well

  • remember to wash your beard regularly

  • hydration is the most important care to maintain your beard

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