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Old 2 February 2019, 20:18
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Beards/Beard Grooming/Beard Oils???

I recently decided to start growing a beard again...about 2 weeks in (had a few back in the day)

Now that I'm a little more wisend (older/grayer)....I started reading up on 'beard care' and noted all of the products being sold out there for growing a 'healthy beard'....(I know, I know...sounds pretty millennial of me).

.....And since I really don't want to look like some graying old Labrador retriever...I thought I'd ask the brain trust here for any recommendations/thoughts on what products work best.

Thanks in advance,
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Old 2 February 2019, 20:32
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They older we get, the greyer we get, or in my case white. The only way around this is dye and that is just gay.
Embrace the grey as everyone else will see your grey roots after two days on your same color beard.
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Old 2 February 2019, 20:40
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I have found a little bit of baby oil, and much cheaper than these speciality beard oils, massaged into my beard helps greatly in eliminating the dryness and resulting beard itch and beard dandruff. Also seems to softem the bristles a bit and give a nice sheen.
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Old 2 February 2019, 20:40
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They older we get, the greyer we get, or in my case white. The only way around this is dye and that is just gay.
Embrace the grey as everyone else will see your grey roots after two days on your same color beard.
Chuck Norris disagrees.
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Old 2 February 2019, 20:51
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Chuck Norris disagrees.
Chuck Norris is old and blind. That is why he squints.

I can quantify that as he and Super Foot Bill Wallace used to do Black Belt tests at the dojo I went to in the early 80s.
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Old 2 February 2019, 21:07
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The co-owner of this barbershop/beard product brand was my personal barber for over three years before I moved too far away to justify my haircuts there. They moved a good bit of their product for barbershop customers, so now they also have an online store. I don't have a beard, so don't have first hand experience with them, but in several conversations about the business. But I did use a shaving soap from then that I loved, but it wasn't selling enough to justify their keeping it around, and it was quality stuff.

https://woodsviking.com/new-products
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Old 2 February 2019, 22:25
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I don't post much but this is a buddy of mine. He's a retired LEO & Marine. I don't use his products but hear they are pretty good. Check them out if you're into that stuff.

https://facekevlar.com/
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Old 2 February 2019, 22:39
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Oh boy. I'm just gonna mod edit myself on this one.

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Old 2 February 2019, 22:57
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Grimfrost has beard stuff and other things, too.
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Old 2 February 2019, 22:57
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I can picture a few of you with the gay Freddy Mercury stash only.

Once a month a #2 shear on the beard and razor on the remainder of what's not already dead on the top. No oils.
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Old 2 February 2019, 22:57
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Things men should not do:

1. Use Uber or Lyft.
2. Use "product" on their hair or beards.
3. Wear skinny jeans.
4. Ride a scooter.


That is all.
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Old 2 February 2019, 23:00
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Things men should not do: .....
Lol. Absolutely agree
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Old 2 February 2019, 23:21
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Things men should not do:.
5.) Tanning.

Mike, I’ve had a beard for the last ten years and only recently tried something called beard butter. Didn’t really notice a difference and gave it up after a month or so. Save your $
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Old 2 February 2019, 23:38
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Oh boy. I'm just gonna mod edit myself on this one.

Out.
I think Ill follow your lead on this. Ill just keep my comments to myself..
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Old 2 February 2019, 23:43
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He said beard butter. That's so gay.
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Old 2 February 2019, 23:53
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He said beard butter. That's so gay.
I went to get my haircut at the end of my first month with the beard butter and my barber took a straight edge to my eyebrows.

Guys been my barber for 7/8 years and Ive never once asked him to touch my eyebrows. I knew then it was time to give up the butter
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Old 3 February 2019, 00:17
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Use a wooden comb, it won't get stuck as much and theres no static electricity build up like a common plastic comb.
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Old 3 February 2019, 01:28
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I used to get some pretty good Copenhagen icicles in mine this time of year.
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Old 3 February 2019, 03:04
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I used to get some pretty good Copenhagen icicles in mine this time of year.

Some time ago, I worked in the coal mines (strip). My reasoning for growing a beard was for some extra warmth while enduring Indiana's winter weather. It seemed that crumbs from my last meal were what I used for that extra touch.

Beards, for me are/were uncomfortable, as is long hair. I didn't realize any extra warmth, just extra time.
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Old 3 February 2019, 03:43
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Had a beard for a decade now. Don't use "product". Tried a wooden comb, and don't really see the point.

And I use Uber...
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