Lovely Beards' Blog For Distinguished Gentlemen

    Beards & What They Reveal About History

    Ever since there have been men, there have been beards. When you are applying organic beard products to your facial hair, you are doing more than just making yourself look good. You are engaging in a long history of beards and the cultures that defined it as a masculine norm. Four Distinct Beard Periods Although beards have always existed in some form, there have been four distinct periods where beards really exploded in popularity. Prior to the first period, Alexander the Great established clean shaven faces for men as being the only appropriate aesthetic. The four distinct periods in beard...

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    Why Organic Beard Balm Belongs on Your Desert Island Wish List

    In addition to a few cases of your favorite beer, a lifetime supply of granola bars, and several bottles of bug spray, you might want to add one more item to your wish list in case you're ever stranded on an island. Beard balm. It might not sound like an essential for your survival toolkit, but it will come in handy more than you think. You Might Not Get Stranded Alone Sure, Chuck Noland only had Wilson to keep him company, but maybe you'll get lucky and find yourself stranded on a deserted island with a beautiful companion. Whether she's...

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    Why Beards Itch and How to Stop It

    Beards are having a major moment. In fact, everyone from Ryan Gosling and Ryan Reynolds to Justin Timberlake and Jonah Hill strolled recent red carpets with facial hair, prompting PopSugar to proclaim that the Golden Globes “overflowed with hot bearded men”, while Jon Hamm declared the event a “Beard Parade.”  Unfortunately, many would-be hirsute men hesitate to grow beards of their own because they’re worried about beard itch. Wondering what causes this phenomenon and if there’s anything that can be done to avoid the problem? Here’s a closer look at everything you’ve always wanted to know about beard itch. Stop...

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    Top 5 Ways to Get Your Beard Spring-Ready

     Birds are chirping, flowers are blooming, and your beard is still growing. Don’t just leave your beard to its own devices, however. Leave your winter routine behind and get your beard ready for spring through these five grooming tips.  1. Exfoliate to Remove Dead Skin The winter weather is likely to have dried up your skin, causing flaking that gets into your beard. Use an exfoliator to get rid of dead skin so your face looks and feels fresh this spring. 2. Wash and Condition Your Beard Warmer weather leads to increased body odor, even in your beard. Wash...

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    Bad Beard Habits You Need to Break Today

    Whether your beard is wild and bushy or intricately groomed, there are certain habits that are just plain terrible for the health and appearance of your facial hair. If you’re guilty of these bad beard habits, break them today and repair the damage by starting a daily care routine with the best products for beards from Lovely Beards. You Stroke or Pull Your Beard It’s hard not to play with your beard when it looks and feels so darn good. Or maybe you’re the type who needs to keep his hands busy while completing a task. Regardless of the reason...

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    Common Beard Myths Debunked

    If you’re new to the beard scene, you may have fallen for some beard myths that may have you hesitant to remain in the facial hair club. Even you veterans may believe some of these common misconceptions. Let’s set the record straight so you can worry about what truly matters – keeping your beard looking and feeling sexy.  Hair Grows Evenly A well-groomed beard may give off the impression that it naturally grows at a consistent rate. The truth is that beard growth depends on the location of your facial hair. The cheek area tends to be slower than the...

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    Distinguished Gentleman: Karl Marx

    Karl Marx is one of the most famous proponents of socialism in world history. In addition, he was also a brilliant scientist, philosopher, economist, sociologist and journalist. Although he was brilliant, he was not so big on grooming. Too bad he didn’t know about Lovely Beards and its amazing inventory of organic beard products.  Luckily, though, you do. All you have to do is choose the Lovely Beards products you need to make your facial-hair style look its best and give you the confidence in your look you desire. The Best Treatments Lovely Beards offers only the highest-quality beard-care products...

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    10 Ways To Style Your Beard

    A beard is a personal thing. That’s why it’s so important to choose the style that both fits your facial features and personality. Just make sure you use the best beard oil for styling from Lovely Beards. Here are some great ones to consider: Balbo For men with a narrow chin, consider this variation of a goatee. It features a mustache and hair extending a little wider on the underside of the chin and face. Full, Long Beard Major League Baseball players have made this contemporary. This is basically growing your beard as long as you wish while keeping it...

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    5 Ways You Benefit From Having A Beard

    Having a beard is an expression of one’s personal style. That’s why you should consider growing yours out and caring for it with the best organic beard products from Lovely Beards. Here are some benefits:  1. It Sets You Apart Nearly every man has to shave for work, whether they want to or not. They are forced to conform, even though many wish they could express their freedom and autonomy through their appearance. When you grow your beard out, you are announcing to the world that you are a free spirit who charts his own course. 2. It Makes You...

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    Growing A Mustache: The Basics

    Mustaches are back, if you haven’t noticed. So, if you’ve ever considered growing your own mustache, now may be the time. However, as with most things, there is a right and wrong way to do so. That’s why you’ll want to follow this guide to growing a mustache: the basics. Grow All Facial Hair Because facial hair grows at different speeds, you’ll want to grow all of it out first to allow the hair on your upper lip, which can grow more slowly or sparsely, time to fill in. This is a great time to treat your facial hair with...

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    What Your Beard Style Says About You

    There are so many ways to announce to the world who we are, from clothes to hairstyles, to jewelry, not to mention how we talk and carry ourselves. Men have one more weapon, namely, the type of beard they wear. No one style fits all men, and each one says something a little different about the wearer. Here’s a quick look at the most prominent varieties and what your beard style says about you: Full-On Scraggle This beard is long and natural looking and not too trimmed—or trimmed at all. This man is an outdoorsman, perhaps artistic, but mostly very...

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    Distinguished Gentleman: Benicio Del Toro

    In a world filled with fake popularity, cosmetic beauty, and 15-minute fame, there are fewer and fewer examples of the real thing on the screen, in advertisements, or in real life. There seems to be even less true masculine gravitas surrounding us today. However, distinguished gentleman Benicio Del Toro is one such example of the real deal. This big-screen star understands that class and sex appeal don’t come from the outside, but are part of who you are and how you carry yourself. He also knows that the way he grooms himself shows what he thinks of himself. That’s why,...

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