What can be used to make a long beard look less messy?
A beard is a type of hair, and it needs to be treated as such. That may sound obvious, but because many men have never had long hair, they don’t realize how much of a hassle it can be to make long hair look good whether said hair comes from your chin or head. You’ll need to look after your beard, make sure it’s adequately trimmed, use beard products, style it properly, etc. You know, all the stuff people do on regular hair.
How much effort you’ll need to put in depends on how long your beard is, what type of beard hair you have, and what look you’re going for. If you want the beard to look wild without making you look like a hobo, just getting it trimmed and brushing it every day should be enough to get the job done. But if you want the beard to be soft and hang down in a more well-behaved manner, that will likely take a bit more work.
The first thing you can try is some beard products. Get some beard shampoo and conditioner, as well as a beard styling cream or oil. Tea tree oil for beard has some interesting effects, as shown on https://dapperlyclub.com/tea-tree-oil-for-beard/. Whatever approach you choose, the goal is to get the beard hair clean and hydrated, often making the beard look more well-behaved.
It is also good to figure out what type of beard hair you have. Whether thick or thin, curly or straight, and more, knowing your beard hair type can help you figure out which products to buy. And depending on your beard type, you may even want to use chemical treatments to make the hair more straight or curly.
You can check some online guides to help you figure out your beard type. Or do what I did: go to a barbershop and ask them what products you should be using.
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