Sandalwood Beard Comb

Sandalwood Beard Comb: Your Beard Demands Better Quality

Sandalwood Beard Comb

I have been a “beard guy” for the past 11 years and have consistently groomed it for the past 8. I take a lot of pride in being a self-styled beard aficionado. There are many things I have gotten right in my life. Pursuing a career as a freelance web designer; if nothing else I get to grow an epic beard, marrying my wife Carol and of course growing an amazing beard. I get noticed as soon as I walk into a room. I get acknowledging nods from other ‘beard guys’ and I get asked for advice a lot especially by men just starting to grow out their facial hair. The best piece of advice anyone can ever offer you is to get a good beard comb. Growing a great beard requires a lot of deliberate and focused attention, and getting a good quality sandalwood beard comb is a great place to start.

I started growing out my beard by accident really. I was going for a different look at the time. I was in a relationship that was on a spectacular downward spiral and there wasn’t much any of us could do save it. My beard was just one other thing that pissed off my then-girlfriend. I’m not proud of it but I got a lot of satisfaction just from how much she hated my budding beard.

Soon after that relationship ended I started combing my beard with my regular hair comb. At first, it was just something to do. It’s weird but it helped to calm my nerves. It sounds a little OCD but counting the brush strokes gave me some comfort and a feeling of control at a time when I felt like everything around me was falling apart. Conversely, this little habit that I had picked up by accident meant that I always had a perfectly groomed beard.

Grow Your Mane!

The moment I realized that I might be on to something special was the night that I almost got into a bar fight. I’m not a particularly big guy. I have never even been in a fight before except for that one time in fifth grade against a girl named Louise. Let’s just say that I learned a very valuable lesson that day; there is no starting bell in a street fight.

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Boar Bristle Beard Brush

Boar Bristle Beard Brush: Far Better Quality Than You’d Expect

Boar Bristle Beard Brush

What’s amusing about having a beard, is that some guys grow their beards like their living in the wilderness. They get caught up in the manly ritual and forget to do what’s natural to maintain it. I love my beard, but hey, I’m not living in woods, chopping down trees and shaving my neckline with a 10-inch knife by a riverbank. Beard grooming isn’t a sign of being less of a man, in fact, the better you take care of your beard the more it’s going to get noticed, and that’s important for those of us looking for a mate. If you ask me, grooming is not a weakness; it’s strength.

The reason I bring this up is that a buddy of mine was over last week who has been growing his beard for over a year now. I try my best not to critique it, but it was a mess. His beard was frazzled and wasn’t helping his chances with the ladies.

He was over visiting the family and while in the kitchen I picked up and began brushing my beard midsentence. I don’t usually keep my beard brushes laying around, but on this particular day, my favorite boar bristle beard brush was just sitting there in the kitchen. The look on his face while I began brushing made think I had something on my face, other than a beard. He tried to tease me about owning a fancy brush just for my beard but quickly trailed off as I said nothing while promptly handing him the brush to try. This was no ordinary brush either, and now that I think about it, it was probably the best beard brush I owned that I could have passed him at that moment. It was the Boar Bristle Beard Brush from Liberty Liberty Premium Grooming Co. It’s one of my favorite things in my beard grooming kit. I love the handle, which is actually somewhat rare in comparison to most boar bristle beard brushes and the size of the brush, in my opinion, is perfect.

His reaction was priceless. His face went from smug and judgmental, to a look that I could only describe as the equivalent of holy shit. He was amazed how fierce the boar bristles moved throughout his beard, and within minutes his beard looked more organized and even softer. There were no words while he was combing his beard either, just this look like “I was wrong, where can I get one” lol.

Why use a Boar Bristle Beard Brush?

Beard brushes are made up of either boar hair, horse hair or are synthetic in construction. There are also brushes that have a mixture or combination of any of the three. However, the standard for beard brushes starts at the top with boar hair.

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Beards in the Workplace in 2018 – Grow It!

Beards in the Workplace 2018

Beards in the Workplace 2018Everywhere you look, a beard or mustache is being sported. It stands to say that facial hair has come a long way from previous notions of the clean-shaven aristocrat parading around the office. You might even say that Beards in the workplace are taking over.

Whether a beard is acceptable for a job is still as much of a mystery as what is inside of a thick beard. Newer industries tend to be more accepting of the haired-look, and older areas still have that fondness for cleanness.

But why? The reason for this vagueness is the perception of a beard versus no beard. Beards will have others talk to you about maturity, confidence, or the art of growing a beard. Coming from a face that has grown significant amounts of facial hair since 16, trust me—there is no better way to get strangers to talk to you than having a beard. On the other hand, being clean shaven still, holds a lot of respect within society. Who’s the last empowered political figure that you’ve seen with a beard? There’s a reason for that.

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Mustache and Beard Pacifiers

Mustache Pacifiers: Your Kid is Awesome

moustache pacifier

Holy crap how am I just learning about Mustache and Beard Pacifiers now? Seriously, these are awesome!

What’s funny is the fact I actually made a fake mustache and eyebrows for my son when he was only a couple months old. I used a sharpie and made them out of paper. We took photos of my son sporting the thick black eyebrows and mustache and posted them on Facebook. The relatives didn’t think they we’re all that hilarious, but to a couple of sleep-deprived new parents, we laughed so hard tears rolled down our faces. 

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Beard Trimmer Reviews

Best Beard Trimmers: 7 Reviewed

Beard Manly breaks down the 7 best beard trimmers after polling the staff and asking a ton of beard wielding friends. Every guy will have his preference, yet after some research that included surveying a large number of Beard Manly staff members, friends, and just guys in general we have compiled a handful of highly durable and trusted …

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Best Beard Balm

What Does Beard Balm Do?

Those new to growing a beard, at some point or another, will ask themselves “What does Beard Balm Do?“ It’s a totally reasonable question, as most guys are simple and don’t use many products on their face. But if you want to take your beard seriously, you’ll need to start adding a few high-quality items …

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