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Beardology |How To Style and Shape Your Facial Fuzz.


It's no secret that beards have become one of the most popular trends for men, with their ability to completely change your aesthetic. If you’re rocking a beard, learning how to groom your beard can make a difference in growth, maintenance, and styling. Here’s everything you need to know about proper beard care. From taking care of your facial hair to training it to grow straight to trimming it to look good, these tips and tricks will help you get a nice beard.

When it comes to styling your beard, there are many things to consider. Firstly, your ability to style your facial fuzz will largely depend on its length and how full your growth is.


Before styling your facial fuzz, it’s important to make sure your beard is as clean as a whistle. Regular exfoliation is essential in removing dead skin cells and allowing any products you use thereafter to be more effective. The Bluebeards Revenge Face Scrub uses finely ground olive stones to provide exfoliating properties that will really help target the skin beneath your beard, removing build-up of dead skin, oil and trapped dirt that can cause spotty outbreaks and black heads. The antiseptic qualities of ginger root extract help to remove impurities and toxins, while promoting blood flow. All of this face-cleansing goodness sits within a rich moisturising base containing wheat germ oil that helps to strengthen, rehydrate the skin and prevent dryness. Plus, it boasts their long-lasting Original scent for a fresh and masculine finish. Packaged in a recyclable aluminium tin that’s 100% plastic-free, The Bluebeards Revenge Face Scrub is also 100% vegan and cruelty free.


Directions for use: Take a decent dollop of the Face Scrub and work it between your hands. Take some time to massage it into your skin in small circular motions to reach deep-rooted dirt. Rinse with warm water and pat it with a dry towel.


It's no secret that beards have become one of the most popular trends for men, with their ability to completely change your aesthetic. If you’re rocking a beard, learning how to groom your beard can make a difference in growth, maintenance, and styling. Here’s everything you need to know about proper beard care. From taking care of your facial hair to training it to grow straight to trimming it to look good, these tips and tricks will help you get a nice beard.

When it comes to styling your beard, there are many things to consider. Firstly, your ability to style your facial fuzz will largely depend on its length and how full your growth is.


Before styling your facial fuzz, it’s important to make sure your beard is as clean as a whistle. Regular exfoliation is essential in removing dead skin cells and allowing any products you use thereafter to be more effective. The Bluebeards Revenge Face Scrub uses finely ground olive stones to provide exfoliating properties that will really help target the skin beneath your beard, removing build-up of dead skin, oil and trapped dirt that can cause spotty outbreaks and black heads. The antiseptic qualities of ginger root extract help to remove impurities and toxins, while promoting blood flow. All of this face-cleansing goodness sits within a rich moisturising base containing wheat germ oil that helps to strengthen, rehydrate the skin and prevent dryness. Plus, it boasts their long-lasting Original scent for a fresh and masculine finish. Packaged in a recyclable aluminium tin that’s 100% plastic-free, The Bluebeards Revenge Face Scrub is also 100% vegan and cruelty free.


Directions for use: Take a decent dollop of the Face Scrub and work it between your hands. Take some time to massage it into your skin in small circular motions to reach deep-rooted dirt. Rinse with warm water and pat it with a dry towel.


Now that your beard has been pampered, it’s time to give it a good brush! A beard comb, such as The Bluebeards Revenge Liquid Wood Beard & Mo’ Comb is used to detangle knots without snagging, remove build-up of trapped dirt and evenly distribute essential oils. Unlike beard combs, brushes are best used to reduce beard frizz and help to soften facial hair. The Bluebeards Revenge Vegan Beard Brush and the vegan-friendly Synthetic Travel Beard Brush provide a dense head of animal free bristles with just enough flexibility to tame facial hair, without causing irritation or scratchiness, encouraging your beard to grow in the direction you desire.


The Bluebeards Revenge Liquid Wood Beard & Mo’ Comb features both wide and narrow teeth: the wider teeth make gliding through your beard efforless, while the finer teeth are perfect for taming your moustache. Once you’ve got your comb, it’s all about technique. With a relaxed grip, start by combing through your beard from root to tip, focusing on evenly distributing the beard oil you’ve applied. When you come across a few knot and snags, slowly comb over them and repeat to loosen the hairs without causing damage. Finally, be sure to pull your beard upwards and comb the hairs that lie beneath.


To really feel the benefits of brushing your beard, you need to make it a staple part of your daily routine. Aim to brush your beard every morning and evening. When brushing, work with your beard’s natural growth to untangle small snags and reduce frizz. Once you’ve brushed through your beard following its natural growth patterns, you can then concentrate on straightening it out and getting it into shape.


The compact design of both The Liquid Wood Beards & Mo’ Comb as well as the Synthetic Travel Beard Brush means they fit easily into most pockets and overnight bags, making beard and moustache maintenance on the move easy.


All brushes are engraved with The Bluebeards Revenge iconic skull and crossbones logo – a seal of approval from barbers all over the world.


Directions for use: Wash and dry your facial hair and brush out any knots. Then evenly distribute our Classic or Cuban Blend Beard Oil throughout your beard. Rinse with clean warm water after every use and dry it with a towel. Store in a dry place – bristles should be facing down (if you’re using a brush) – between uses.


Now that you’ve nourished your beard with oils and removed any knots with your comb and brush, it’s time to add a little wow-factor! It’s often misunderstood that moustache waxes should only be used to style your upper lip but these nourishing waxes will also work wonders on your beard, just as they do on your ‘tache. The Bluebeards Revenge Classic Blend Moustache Wax provides stability that lasts all day and night. As a result, a little wax goes a long way, meaning a small tin should easily get you through a good few months of styling.


Directions for use: Simply work the product between your palms and fingertips, before applying it to your facial hair to create the desired style. It’s worth bearing in mind that accentuating your moustache can really help to add personality and character to both your moustache and your beard.


It may seem strange to style your beard before you shape it, but there’s method to our madness! When your beard is freshly washed and un-styled, it’s much harder to judge its length and how it will fall when dry. As a result, guys that shape their beards before styling often find they remove too much hair and ruin the look they were going for. Instead, keep the razor and clippers at bay until the styling products are back on the shelf!


When it comes to shaping your beard, you can either use a pair of clippers, or a razor. For the closest, cleanest result, we recommend combining one The Bluebeards Revenge Safety Razors or their Cut-Throat Razor with their Brushless Shaving Solution. Bringing together a selection of the finest ingredients to provide a slippery texture that enhances razor glide, this clever formula allows your chosen blade to move effortlessly across the face without the risk of snagging. A gelling agent acts as a cushion for the razor, allowing it just enough (but not too much) contact with the face. The combination of these two key elements makes for a smooth and painless shave. This brushless solution contains the very special ingredient Decelerine - a patented compound that serves to moisturise and protect the skin during and after your shave. Free from Parabens or SLS products


Directions for use: One press of the pump should produce enough product to lightly coat the target area, and will refresh itself with the application of a little water to the face if a second pass is preferred. The Bluebeards Revenge Brushless Shaving Solution couldn’t be easier to use either – just one push of the pump produces enough lotion to lightly coat the target area with a lotion that makes shaving effortless. If you’re sporting a long Viking beard, we’d suggest you remove the bulk with a pair of clippers, before switching to a razor for a super clean finish.


When shaping your beard, the first lines you need to tidy are the top ones. This is the hair growth from your sideburn to your moustache. To achieve a sharp line, you need to remove any stray hairs above the bulk of where your beard naturally grows. Tip: Don’t shave too deep into this line; keeping it high and tight will help make your beard look longer and fuller when finished.


Next is your back line: the line that runs down the back of your sideburn, adjacent to your neck. This line is one of the most important, as it really helps to add shape and definition to your finished style. The aim here is to remove stray hairs and create either a sharp straight line – for a more defined style – or a clean curve – for a softer, more natural style.


Now we come to your neckline. This is often the line that most bearded men struggle with. Typically, you should start creating this line either on your Adam’s apple, or about a finger’s width above. Work all the way around your neckline, keeping things as clean and symmetrical as possible. Remember to work with the grain when shaving this area with a razor to avoid redness and irritation.


Last but not least, it’s time to cut away any stray hairs that have so far escaped your attention and tidy up your moustache. The easiest way to tackle these strays is with a pair of The Bluebeards Revenge Beard and Moustache Scissors. These specially designed scissors make removing stray hairs stress free. Better yet, they come with a safety edge, helping to lower the chances of you cutting yourself whilst pruning your whiskers.


Available at Sorbet MAN stores nationwide.


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