Information

Men with Beards

For men with beards to show and share the great life of having a beard. Can there be anything more manly than a beard?

Members: 585
Latest Activity: on Wednesday

Discussion Forum

Beard Pacifier (humorous)

Started by Mongoose. Last reply by Dean Roberts Apr 18. 1 Reply

Let's Hear it for the Boys!!

Started by David Xtra. Last reply by Nathaniel Mar 19. 13 Replies

Comment Wall

Comment

You need to be a member of Men with Beards to add comments!

Comment by Fred S Davenport, Jr on September 21, 2015 at 5:24pm

Looks great, Kyle. I think bringing it back is a great idea, as it suits you well.

Comment by Kyle Triplett on September 21, 2015 at 2:29pm

Here's my beard from earlier this year. It's currently much shorter, but I'm thinking I'll bring it back this fall/winter. 

Comment by Chuck Knight on July 25, 2015 at 10:17pm

My favorite is Roughneck products, but we each have to find what works for our unique needs.
 
Heck, I started off using olive oil, straight from the grocery store.  It worked great, though the commercial beard oils work better for me.

Comment by Chuck Knight on July 25, 2015 at 3:57pm

Is there anything that feels better than a 2 mile run, at the park, shirtless, with my beard flowing in the breeze?

Comment by Clay on July 13, 2015 at 2:56pm

Looks good Juan, keep up the good work!

Comment by Juan Ramirez on July 11, 2015 at 12:58pm

Hi, I've been growing out my beard for a month now and I plan to let it grow for another 2 months. I'm really excited to see the results. 

Comment by Mongoose on May 26, 2015 at 1:24pm

Eh, my goal isn't really a goal. I lost my precious (braun shaver) and my beard trimmy thingy, so I figured I'd let my beard grow out for a bit.

However, my goal is to decrease my unattractiveness. I sincerely doubt I would look more attractive with a long beard. I will be scampering over to a beardy guy next month to trim and shape it before international competition.

Comment by Chuck Knight on May 26, 2015 at 1:20pm
Different hair textures often require different treatment, and the requirements can change based on environmental conditions. Length, too.

OldSchool, welcome to the group! It is nice to make your acquaintance.
Comment by Chuck Knight on May 26, 2015 at 12:54pm
Length helps. Longer fur will still be coarse, but will become more manageable over time as it learns to go into the right directions. Congratulations, you're in one of several awkward stages of growth!

As for conditioning, there are myriad beard oils on the market, most comprised of a carrier oil with essential oils added for specific effects. My beard responds well to the offerings by Roughneck Beard, and I have been using their stuff for about a year.

But, to get you started quickly and cheaply I'll offer another suggestion. Go in your kitchen, look in the cupboard, and grab either coconut or extra virgin olive oil. Place a few drops on your palms, and rub your hands together to warm the oil. Then, apply it into your beard. The idea is not to make your beard oily, but to let the small amount absorb. It is a leave in conditioner. And, a majority of commercial beard oils use one of those two food oils as the base carrier oil, so you'll receive many of the benefits at significantly lower cost.

What is your intention? If it is to grow a long beard, like mine, do not trim anything more than individual unruly hairs. Keep it neat, but don't cut it off. Additional growth is required to get through the awkward stages.
Comment by Mongoose on May 26, 2015 at 9:34am

Now that I've let my beard grow out a bit (individual hairs are between 1.5 and 2 inches), I have been pondering how to condition it. It certainly has a different texture than my standard fur. Much coarser even than my arm, chest, or stomach fur. Not sure my standard fur conditioner is sufficient. Also, don't know how to keep it from being unruly. I may just cut it all short again.

 

Members (585)

 
 
 

Latest Activity

Dave P replied to Steve M's discussion Equitable Restrooms: are Men losing their urinals?
"Trough urinals are not that uncommon in small parks in the rural areas in the Midwest. I have been to bars where the trough was in the middle of the men's room and no dividers to be seen. I have also been to public men's rooms in Europe…"
26 minutes ago
David R. replied to Steve M's discussion Equitable Restrooms: are Men losing their urinals?
"The last time I saw a trough urinal was at the Maryland State Fair Grounds.  (I guess they wanted to keep things "original" or something.)"
1 hour ago
Pale Horse replied to Steve M's discussion Equitable Restrooms: are Men losing their urinals?
"+1 I don't know anyone with a urinal at home."
3 hours ago
certified male replied to Braeden P.D.'s discussion Post-Mortem Symposium
"William T Sherman Samuel Johnson Ulysses Grant C S Lewis Calvin Coolidge My Dad"
5 hours ago
Nick H replied to Steve M's discussion Equitable Restrooms: are Men losing their urinals?
"Not sure who will be more upset with the gender neutral washrooms. Men, who've lost their private urinals, or women who lost their private mirrors. Ever go in the girls washroom in school. I did once after they won a big game and we carried…"
5 hours ago
certified male replied to M Cahill's discussion Question: adjusting evenness of double-sided razor
"Is it a slant razor?  If not, it should adjust evenly automatically. Did you happen to drop it?"
5 hours ago
Liam Strain replied to Sir's discussion US Presidential primaries in the group The Great Debate
"Find it difficult, is VERY different than "impacts job measurably" much less "hard to keep a job." These are perception/opinion statistics. Not impact statistics."
5 hours ago
Liam Strain replied to Steve M's discussion Equitable Restrooms: are Men losing their urinals?
"You can stand at a toilet, you know. "
5 hours ago

© 2016   Created by Brett McKay.   Powered by

Badges  |  Report an Issue  |  Terms of Service