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The one about bourbon

April 20, 2017

I thought maybe we should bond over more than just awesome beards. There’s a few other things love, like great cigars and good whiskey. I’m not really a big fan of mixed drinks, though I did recently get to take a trip to Jamaica, and, believe me, I drank my fair share of piña coladas.…

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Beard Oil vs Beard Balm

March 21, 2017

If you’ve been growing a beard for a while, you’ve probably heard about beard oil and beard balm. What’s the difference, and which one do you need? Beard oil is liquid and beard balm is solid. Simple as that, right? Well, not exactly. Let’s take a look at a couple of the most important differences:…

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Beard No-Nos: Bad Beard Habits

February 27, 2017

Bad habits, we all have them. Let’s focus on some of those that can negatively affect that epic beard of yours. Pulling: I’m not talking about grabbing a chunk of your beard and yanking it out. No, that’s for bar fights, or other things, if that’s your thing. No judgments here… But anyway, I’m talking…

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How to use Outdoor Beards beard balm.

February 17, 2017

So we like to make beards accessible to everyone. Well, as much as we can. Some of you ladies and junior high boys will have to take up your lack-of-beard with God. As part of that process, here’s a primer on how to use Outdoor Beards beard balm: When you get out of the shower (or…

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Things people don’t tell you when you grow a beard

February 7, 2017

There’s parts of growing a new beard that are obvious before you start. You’re gonna have to trim it occasionally, it’ll take a little getting used to, and you’ll look awesome stroking it. But a few things might come as a surprise. Let me clue you in on a couple:   It’s a long-term commitment…

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Are you a fair weather bearder?

February 2, 2017

If you’re newer to the beard scene, it should come as no surprise that, as in almost every other area of life, there are some debates about beards. Now, no rational person would admit to thinking that beards are anything other than awesome. I mean, that’s a given. But there are some that prefer a…

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Get your beard trim on with Outdoor Beards

January 26, 2017

Once you’ve got that full facial forest started, the next step is controlling it. And that can be a little intimidating. Let me walk you through my own beard trimming regimen.

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What to expect during the first month of your brand new beard.

January 19, 2017

So you’re contemplating your first beard but there are a couple things holding you back. The two most common concerns about growing a fresh, new beard are, “Will it itch?” and “What if it’s all patchy and uneven?”. These are the concerns that tend to stop people from ever starting their beard and missing out on…

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Why should I use beard balm in my beard?

December 3, 2016

If you’re new to the beard scene, or just new to babying your facial forest, you might wonder what beard balm is and why you should use it. In a nutshell, beard balm is designed to do three things. Keep your beard hair healthy Keep your skin and hair follicles nurtured. Keep your beard soft and…

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Finding a barber who won’t butcher your beard

November 23, 2016

The first question you need to ask is, “Do I need a beard barber?” My answer is almost always yes. When you first start growing your beard it’s not too hard to trim, but the longer it grows, the harder it gets to trim it well. The lines and angles are a little unnatural if…

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