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Trimming Vs Shaving a Beard (Differences, Pros, Cons!)

Over the years, I have personally experimented with various techniques and styles when it comes to my facial hair. Sometimes I shave completely, sometimes I keep a heavy stubble using a trimmer, and sometimes I wear a full beard and just trim it up as needed. Trimming facial hair, beard hair, chest hair, or any …

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Why Does My Facial Hair Grow So Fast (Beards, Mustaches, and Sideburns)

You shaved this morning, but your beard is already visible by lunch hour. Why is your facial hair growing so fast? Is there anything you can do to slow down the pace? Let’s look at some beard science to find the answers. Genetics is the biggest factor involved with how fast your facial hair grows …

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What Is a Heavy Stubble? (Everything You Need To Know)

Light. Medium. Heavy. No, this isn’t an article about feminine products or the meteorological forecast. How do you know when your beard has reached “heavy stubble” status? It’s all about the length. A heavy stubble beard style is characterized by 5mm, or ⅛ inch, hair length. This style is often referred to as the “10-day …

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Can a Beard Trimmer Cut Skin? (With 5 Quick Fixes)

There are a lot of assumptions and concerns about beard trimmers that are mistaken, unfounded, and just plain wrong. Some people believe that the overuse of trimmers can cut skin or cause acne, but this is not the case. A beard trimmer can cut skin, but it is unlikely to do so if you’re using …

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 Is a Beard Straightener Worth It? (And Do You Really Need One?)

Beard styling and straightening had long been practiced by men across multiple cultures for thousands of years, but modern electric beard straighteners have revolutionized the game.  A beard straightener is worth it if you have a thick beard and are tired of curls, split ends, or coarse texture. Beard straighteners are unique devices that are …

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Can a Beard Make You Look Younger? (Plus Style and Grooming Tips)

If you are on a quest to find the fountain of youth, you’re not going to find it in a beard. However, that doesn’t mean you need to shave it off once you hit a certain age. Beards can look good at any number. A beard can’t make you look younger but it may be …

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Can A Beard Trimmer Be Used for Head or Body Hair?

Beard trimmers are better than regular clippers when trying to create clean beard lines or trim scraggly ends, but can they be used for head or body hair as well? You can use a beard trimmer to cut any type of hair, no matter where on your body it is. However, they are sharper than …

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Should You Shave a Unibrow? (Pros, Cons, and Practical Advice!)

You get out of bed and stumble to the sink to brush your teeth. You groggily look into the mirror and gasp! You see, not a pair, but one giant hairy eyebrow staring back at you. What happened? Where did the second one go?! It’s time to solve the Mystery of the Unibrow: The case of …

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Shaving Two Times a Day (Dealing With Fast Growing 5 O’clock Shadow)

The perfect 5 o’clock shadow look is often a sought-after style. However, some men don’t appreciate the shadow when it seems to appear by happy hour or, worse, lunchtime. If you need to remain clean-shaven for a professional meeting or formal event, is it safe to shave two times in one day? If you have …

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How To Blow Your Nose with a Mustache (Without Making a Mess)

Facial hair provides many benefits, but what about the challenges? If you are prone to colds or allergies, blowing your nose with a mustache can seem like a Herculean feat. How do you take care of business without grossing everyone out?  Blowing your nose with a mustache can be challenging, but it is possible to …

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