If you're like most people, you probably use shampoo on your hair and body. But what about your beard? Well, it turns out that there are all sorts of different shampoos out there, but not all of them are created equal. In this blog post, we'll go over some important things to consider when choosing which shampoo will be best for your facial hair care regimen.
You may be tempted to use your regular shampoo to wash your beard.
You may be tempted to use your regular shampoo to wash your beard, but this can actually cause damage. Like the hair on the head, beards need special care to keep them looking their best. Beard shampoos are made specifically for men's facial hair and will gently cleanse while nourishing and softening each strand. These products are especially important if you have sensitive skin or experience itching or irritation when washing your face!
Shampoo is designed for the hair on your scalp.
Shampoo is designed to clean the hair on your scalp. However, beard hair is different from scalp hair and it can have a negative effect if you use shampoo as regularly as you do on your head. Beard hair tends to be thicker and coarser than scalp hair. Additionally, unlike scalp hair which grows down from its follicle, beard hairs grow in every direction out of their follicles before falling out. This means that using shampoo could lead to breakage if used too frequently or with too much pressure during washing.
Lots of beard-specific shampoos and washes are available.
You can find beard-specific shampoos that are made with natural ingredients and formulated to be gentle on your facial hair. These types of products won't necessarily help you grow a thicker beard; they're designed more for shine than thickness. If you want to grow a thicker beard, then it's best to stick with a beard-specific shampoo/ wash that won't dry out your facial hair. This will help keep the hair follicles healthy and prevent breakage. A beard wash and conditioner on your beard can help keep it shiny and soft stepping your beard game up another level.
Beard Swag is currently in the process of creating a line of Beard Wash products for beardsmen to use. The beard wash product is designed to help keep your beard clean, soft, and healthy while also helping you look your best.
If you decide to use regular shampoo, only use it once in a while.
If you decide to use regular shampoo, only use it once in a while. You don't want to overdo any cleaning routine that could strip your beard of its natural oils.
Keep in mind if you are going to use regular shampoo:
Only wash your beard with regular shampoo when it's dirty or oily.
Don't shampoo too often—once a week should be enough unless you're out in the elements all day (in which case, twice a week is probably better).
Never apply shampoo directly to your facial hair; instead, run it through a hand towel first and then massage it into the roots of your beard with that damp cloth before rinsing out thoroughly with water from the sink or shower head.
You may want to look into other natural beard-care solutions as well.
Now that you know about beard-specific shampoos and washes, maybe you're wondering what else is out there for your beard. There are plenty of other natural beard-care products out there to try!
Beard oils are one example of a natural solution for your beard. The good ones are made using natural ingredients like jojoba oil, castor oil, and other essential oils, which soften and moisturize your facial hair without leaving it oily or heavy feeling. You can also use beard balm to style your beard while still maintaining its softness; simply rub some onto your hands first and then work it through from roots to tips.
Don’t worry, there are tons of beard-specific shampoos out there. You can easily find something that works for you and your beard type.
Check out BeardSwag.com for beard wash products coming soon.