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6 Beard Tips for Redhead Men You Must Know

Keep Your Red Beard Looking Amazing

If you grew a beard or are just thinking about it, you might be wondering how to care for it. Growing a beard is the easy part, but now it’s time to learn some beard maintenance. Just like the hair on your head, your beard needs to be washed, groomed, and maintained. A properly cared-for beard can add a lot to a man’s face, and these beard tips for redhead men can help make your beard look great: 

Step 1: Wash your beard

Washing your beard helps to keep it clean and sanitary, but also helps to keep the hair soft, shiny, and looking its best. If your beard is short, you might be able to get away with washing it with your face wash, but if your beard is more than an inch or so long it’s time to bust out the shampoo. Use a gentle, sensitive skin skin-safe shampoo and massage your beard to ensure it’s fully cleansed. You can also follow up with a conditioner if you like. 

Step 2: Trim & clean up

The best beards are the ones that are kept trimmed and in tip-top shape. Shaping your beard can be done at home or by a barber. If you opt to clean up your beard at home you can use hair scissors or an electric razor to shape the bottom and sides, and either your electric razor or a standard facial razor to clean up the areas where your beard connects to your face. Don’t forget to clean up under your beard to avoid stray neck hairs. 

Step 3: Protect your sensitive skin

Redheads have sensitive skin, and that means it’s important to keep your skin free of irritation. For many redhead men, growing a beard is actually a good way to avoid irritation because you’re shaving less. That being said, having a beard does still require some shaving, so be sure you’re using a good shaving cream and a nickel-free razor. 

Step 4: Wear SPF

Having a beard doesn’t make you exempt from needing SPF. Depending on how long and thick your beard is, you could still be at risk of sun damage, sunburn, and harmful UV rays. For shorter beards, apply an SPF or moisturizer with SPF all over your face, and get in between your beard hairs too. For longer, thicker beards you might not need it underneath, but you do still need it around your beard and any sparse areas where skin shows through. 

Step 5: Apply beard oil

The best way to keep your beard looking, feeling, and smelling it’s best is beard oil. Not only will it help with shine and appearance but it will keep your chin and neck from feeling itchy or dry. Beard oils can also help your beard and face to smell amazing, which is always a bonus. 

Step 6: Brush/comb your beard

Beard grooming is a must, so comb or brush your beard daily. This will help to keep it clean, but also to help remove any loose hairs you’ve shed, and also remove tangles. If you’re experiencing tangles in your beard try using a wide-tooth comb and some conditioner in the shower. Apply the conditioner and then comb it through before rinsing. You can also apply a leave-in conditioner or a detangler once you’re out of the shower to help reduce tangles. 

Rock it like a Redhead! 


READ: Why Males Have Redheaded Beards

READ: The Best Grooming Products for Every Redhead Guy

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