Now that you’ve managed to get past that peach fuzz everyone used to make fun of, and grown out a full beard, you want to maintain and preserve its naturally beauty, right? Of course you do. With this said, there are a number of ways in which you can maintain your beard. But, like your hair care products, the better the quality of the products you apply to your beard, the finer it is going to look, the shinier it will look, and the thicker it is going to grow in, when you finally decide to shave it off and regrow it in the future.
If you’ve settled in on a particular brand of beard oil, for those who are wondering how to use beard oil, the good thing is that there really is no secret to it! But, there are a few things you can do after application, which is going to help further enhance the appearance, the thickness, and the overall strength of your beard. So, for those inquiring minds who want to know how to use beard oil, this is a short tutorial to ensure proper application, even application, and the best results with continued, everyday use of the oil.
How much do I use?
Valid question for those who are asking how much is enough they should apply. The good news here is that you are not going to need much in order to attain the desired results and appearance for your beard. It really depends on the length and thickness of the beard you have grown out, as to the amount you are going to apply to your beard. Trial and error is the best means to find out how much is going to work best for you. But, for most men, a good rule of thumb is to use a small dallop, or a dime-sized amount, when applying the oil to your beard. The better the quality of the beard oil you purchase, the less you have to use to attain the desired results and appearance as well, so keep this in mind if you are tinkering around with different brands and have chosen to use a high quality beard oil for your beard.
When should I use it?
For the best results, it is a good idea to apply the beard oil to your beard in the morning, so it can situate into your beard throughout the day. Make sure you properly comb, massage, and evenly distribute it throughout the beard, in order to ensure all areas are oiled and lathered, and to ensure even growth and maintenance of the beard.
How do I use it?
Another valid question, and what’s eve better than the above answer is that there is not strategy or specific manner in which to apply the oil, in order to attain the fine appearance and thickness you desire. Consider these simple steps when asking how to use beard oil, and hoping to see the improved texture, thickness, and style you desire.
- First, pour the small dime-sized amount into your palms or directly onto your fingertips for application. You can use both hands and rub them back and fourth to warm the oil if desired prior to applying it to the beard.
- Spread it on both hands as you would if you were applying hair gel, so you can work the oil into the beard evenly.
Apply evenly throughout the beard and massage it into the beard.
- Massage the oil into the skin’s surface as well. It is important to remember your beard is only going to grow and look good, if there is healthy skin below it, so make sure you take the time to massage the face and skin with the oil as well as the beard.
- For max fullness and styling, you can brush the oil into the beard as well. Taking this extra step allows for styling, even distribution, and ensures max growth and thickness, for the best looking beard.
There really is no secret when it comes to learning how to use beard oil. It is important however to choose a high quality oil, and to massage the skin with it, if you want to attain the best results. Like your hair care regime, the more you do this, and the more time you take to maintain and treat the beard, the greater your beard will look, and the easier it will be to attain the desired results and appearance over time.