How to deal with beard dandruff
HOW TO DEAL WITH BEARD DANDRUFF
Beard dandruff is something most beards-men experience. But what can you do about it? I put together a few tips for handling beard dandruff and how to use your skincare routine to set your beard up for success. Learn more about this skin condition and how you can prevent it below.
What is beard dandruff?
Beard dandruff is exactly what you think it is: your classic scalp dandruff (also known as seborrheic dermatitis) located on your face under that luxurious beard. The causes for it are the same, too: microbes producing irritating oils on your skin or skin that naturally regenerates faster than average. Regardless of the reason for your beard dandruff, there are things you can do to combat it
Exfoliation is key.
The flaky skin that comes with dandruff needs to be taken care of. That’s why it’s key to add exfoliation to your daily grooming routine. Using a gentle, exfoliating tool designed for your face can help loosen up the flakes and get them out of your beard – and keep your skin healthy. Consider a beard shower brush to keep those flakes in check, like my beard buster 1.0 or 2.0
Keep your face and hair clean.
Your skin’s health is important to keeping your beard dandruff at bay. In addition to exfoliating, make sure to wash your face and beard regularly with a soap or wash designed for facial cleaning. Do not use your normal body soap – your face skin is more sensitive and needs special care. My old fashion pine tar soap is a great way to reset your beard, following up with my beard conditioning wash.
While there is more to beard dandruff than just dry skin, keeping your skin hydrated is still important. Moisturize the skin under your beard as well as the beard itself to keep it health, soft and dandruff-free. Don’t know where to start? Try adding one of my beard oils to your routine. A good beard oil made with plant-based oils, not only nourishes your beard hair, but will keep your skin moisturized, too. Don’t forget to drink plenty of water, & get a good amount of rest on top.