Whether you've been sporting a beard for years or just started to grow one, find out how to properly look after your beard, from keeping it clean to trimming it regularly.
Facial hair is having a long overdue moment in the style spotlight. Wearing a beard has never been more on trend and a proper grooming routine is essential to avoid looking untidy. Luckily, Panasonic has responded to this hairy revolution by developing products to keep your beard looking it’s best. On top of investing in the right products there are some simple self-care rules you can follow to ensure you are always groomed to go. Whether you’re a first-time grower or a long-term beard lover, follow our simple tips below and tame your facial hair.
Keep it Clean
It may sound obvious but it’s amazing how many men forget to pay special attention to how they wash their beard. A splash of cold water or harsh soap will leave your beard dry and unhappy. Instead, you need to scrub thoroughly with beard wash or shampoo and then apply a conditioner. You’ll be amazed what a difference this makes to the look and texture of your beard. Follow this routine several times a week for optimum results.
Give It Time
If you’re growing a beard for the first time you’re probably going through some level of discomfort or patchiness. The first few weeks often mean itchiness, uneven hair growth, and the regular impulse to throw in the towel. The three or four-week mark should see these early problems settle and give you a good idea of how your beard will look and feel. Stay patient, the results are nearly always worth the wait.
Whether you have reached your ideal beard length or you still have a way to go it’s important to trim regularly. This will remove old and split ends that can look untidy or refuse to lie correctly. Use sharp scissors and a comb to trim the lengths of your beard every 1 – 2 months and use an electric trimmer such as our ER-GB80 for edging and shaping. Each beard and face shape is slightly different so play around with techniques until you find the right match for you.
Consider Beard Oil
Beard oil is a great way to give your beard its final polish. There a wide range of oils to choose from in a variety of scents and they will leave your beard soft, shiny and under control. If you’re sporting a longer beard style this should form an essential part of your grooming routine.
Fuel Your Beard
The best maintenance routine in the world won’t keep your beard healthy if you aren’t giving it the right nutrition. Support strong hair growth with a diet rich in protein and B vitamins. You also need to keep well hydrated, active, and grab plenty of sleep to avoid dry, brittle beard growth.
Looking after your beard doesn’t have to be a chore. Follow these straightforward steps to uncover a smart, well-groomed beard that always grabs the right kind of attention.