The best products for growing and maintaining a beard

Beards. Many of you will want one, but not all of you can have one.

Follicularly-blessed friends are lucky — the presence of a good beard has the potential to add an air of brooding mystery to your aesthetic, making you all the more interesting compared to the others. So go ahead, grow one! Just do it right. 

Yes, there is a correct way to grow a beard. It goes beyond just neglecting to shave — sure, that’s an option, but just you wait until that awkward phase of hair growth kicks in and you’re all scraggly and stuff. Then you’ll get it. 

If you’re wondering to yourself what the correct method of embarking on your beard growth journey is, we’re here to answer that question for you. Frankly, it’s pretty simple — you just have to keep up with some relatively light maintenance while your follicles flourish, like trimming, exfoliating, cleansing, conditioning, and just a few other steps.  Read more…

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BEST FOR MANUAL TRIMMING

Sanguine Beard Trimmers

This pair is perfect for getting rid of scraggly hairs thanks to its high-quality blades and enhanced comfort.


    £12.15 from Amazon

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    BEST FOR COMBING YOUR BEARD

    Kent Beard Comb

    Stimulate natural oil production in your hair follicles with this beard comb set from Kent.


      £5.15 from Amazon

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      BEST FOR MITIGATING THE MESS

      Mobi Lock Beard Bib

      If you find yourself making a mess every time you trim your facial hair, this product is a great time-saver that’ll keep your sink drain clog-free.


        £9.99 from Amazon

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        BEST FOR ELECTRIC TRIMMING

        Philips Series 7000 Vacuum Trimmer

        The Philips shaver’s vacuum and comb length dial features help it edge out the competition.


          £80 from Amazon

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          BEST FOR CLEANING UP EDGES

          Wahl Micro Groomsman

          The Wahl Micro Groomsman makes finer detail work on your facial hair a way less stressful experience.


            £22.47 from Amazon

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            BEST FOR NECK CLEAN-UP

            Merkur Safety Razor



            It may take some time to get the hang of it, but this Merkur safety razor is essential to keeping you out of neck beard territory.


              £34.95 from Amazon

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              BEST FOR BRUSHING YOUR BEARD

              Seven Potions Boar Bristle Brush

              Keep your beard looking its healthiest and promote hair growth at the same time with this nifty brush.


                £14.97 from Amazon

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                BEST FOR WASHING YOUR BEARD

                Jack Black Beard Wash

                Preserve your beard and the actual face that lives underneath it with this conditioning facial hair cleanser from Jack Black.


                  £18 from Amazon

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                  BEST FOR EXFOLIATING

                  ManCave Olivestone Face Scrub

                  This exfoliating facial scrub is great for removing dead skin cells and grime that could cause ingrown hairs without being overly rough.


                    £6.99 from Amazon

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                    BEST FOR CONDITIONING

                    Hundred Beard Co Beard Oil

                    Beards need beard oil and this lightweight formula will condition your facial hair without making it a greasy mess.


                      £7.95 from Amazon

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                      BEST FOR BEARD HEALTH

                      Honest Amish Beard Balm

                      Get that conditioned, healthy beard oil effect with less grease buildup when you use Honest Amish’s beard balm.


                        £19.99 from Amazon

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                        BEST FOR STYLING

                        Proraso Moustache Wax

                        A mustache routine cannot be ignored — tame it, shape it, and keep it looking neat with this handy mustache wax from Proraso.


                          £8.50 from Amazon

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                          BEST FOR BATTLING INGROWN HAIRS

                          Berber Treat Kessa Exfoliating Glove

                          Soothe and heal irritated ingrown hairs with this exfoliating glove.


                            £9.99 from Amazon

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                            BEST FOR STORAGE

                            Herschel Chapter Travel Bag

                            If you’re planning any sort of travel, you’re going to want to take your new beard products along for the ride and Herschel’s travel bag is a convenient way to do just that.


                              £27.68 from Amazon

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