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Beard Care

Looking to sport a full Paul Bunyan beard, but facing set backs like dry, brittle strands, irritated, flaky skin, and itchiness? Or maybe you've already grown that manly face forest, but you look more homeless than handsome. Either way, it is time to take care of it with quality beard care essentials like oils, waxes, and conditioners needed to care for your beard.

  • Grave Before Shave Beard Balm, Teakwood-West Coast Shaving
    $16.00

    Grave Before Shave Beard Balm, Teakwood

    Artisan made beard balm Scented with teakwood and amber Also available in a matching beard oil and mustache wax Wayne & Heather Bailey are ...

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  • Bluebeards Original Beard Conditioner, Fresh Mint-West Coast Shaving
    $21.99

    Bluebeards Original Beard Conditioner, Fresh Mint

    Beard conditioner to control the itch and add shine Paraben-free With a fresh mint scent Whether you're not shaving for the weekend or a lifetime...

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  • Razor MD Beard Balm, Patchouli & Lemon-West Coast Shaving
    $18.00

    Razor MD Beard Balm, Patchouli & Lemon

    1 review

    Beard balm to soften & tame Scented with earthy patchouli & zesty citrus Also available in a matching beard oil Description from the Ven...

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  • Razor MD Beard Balm, Citrus & Cedar-West Coast Shaving
    $18.00

    Razor MD Beard Balm, Citrus & Cedar

    Beard balm to soften & tame Scented with woody cedar & fresh citrus Also available in a matching beard oil Description from the Vendor T...

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  • Gentleman's Nod Beard Oil, Vincent-West Coast Shaving
    $27.00

    Gentleman's Nod Beard Oil, Vincent

    Beard Oil Non-greasy Scented with Bergamot, Lavender, Bitter Almond, Cypress, and Vetiver Description from Vendor Sick of beard oils that are so ...

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  • Popeye's Barber Shop Beard Oil, Brutus-West Coast Shaving
    $17.99

    Popeye's Barber Shop Beard Oil, Brutus

    Non-greasy beard oil Scented with a light sandalwood Available in a matching beard wash and beard balm Description from the Vendor 1oz  SANDALWO...

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  • Gentleman's Nod Beard Balm, Johnny-West Coast Shaving
    $25.00

    Gentleman's Nod Beard Balm, Johnny

    Beard styling balm, softens & conditions Scented with pineapple, birch, vetiver Also available in a matching beard oil A tip of the hat, a ...

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  • Grave Before Shave Mustache Wax, Aphrodisiac Blend-West Coast Shaving
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    $12.00

    Grave Before Shave Mustache Wax, Aphrodisiac Blend

    1 review

    Handcrafted mustache wax from Grave Before Shave Loaded with conditioning, moisturizing, protecting all-natural ingredients Scented with a masculi...

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  • Razor MD Beard Balm, Sandalwood Musk-West Coast Shaving
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    $18.00

    Razor MD Beard Balm, Sandalwood Musk

    1 review

    Beard balm to soften & tame Scented with masculine musk & exotic sandalwood Also available in a matching beard oil Description from the ...

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  • Maestro's Classic Beard Butter, Mark of a Man, 4 oz-West Coast Shaving
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    $12.99

    Maestro's Classic Beard Butter, Mark of a Man, 4 oz

    Beard balm Loaded with nourishing ingredients Scented with grapefruit, black pepper, and bergamot Maestro's Classic is more than a brand; it's a ...

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  • Bluebeards Original Extra Conditioning Beard Wash, 8 oz-West Coast Shaving
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    $21.99

    Bluebeards Original Extra Conditioning Beard Wash, 8 oz

    7 Reviews

    Cleanser for your beard Great for sensitive skin Softens, soothes, and nourishes Paul & Moira Kaniewski have been caring for beards since 200...

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  • Bluebeards Original Wonder Beard Conditioner, 4 oz-West Coast Shaving
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    $19.99

    Bluebeards Original Wonder Beard Conditioner, 4 oz

    1 review

    Intensive conditioner Restores softens and rejuvenates Light, lemon scent Bluebeards has been in the business of beards since 2005. Paul & Mo...

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Is shaving soap better than shaving cream?

As you might expect, the answer is “it depends”. When you want to whip up a lather quickly, a shaving cream is often a good choice. However, a shaving soap has a base that allows for many more ingredients. So, if you are looking to get a good moisturizing, protective, long-lasting lather, then you will probably want to stick with shaving soaps. It might take a little longer to get a good lather, but the time spent is worth it.

Is shaving soap necessary to wet shaving?

Some sort of protection is vital to a wet shave. You will really do a number on your face if you attempt to take a blade to your skin without the benefit of some sort of lubrication. Many classic wet shavers will choose to lather up a shaving soap, but you could use a cream, gel, or even an oil. However, your results are definitely improved when you choose products that are designed for the specific purpose of shaving.

Can I shave with regular soap?

The short answer is yes. However, as stated above, your results with wet shaving are greatly enhanced when you use the products designed for it. Shaving soaps are formulated to create thick, rich (protective) lathers that stay on the face and loaded with ingredients to moisturize and nourish your skin post-shave. A regular soap might produce an airy, bubbly lather that doesn’t provide much protection and a post shave that leaves you dry and cracked.

Do you leave shaving soap in the mug or bowl?

Many artisans today are loading their soap into containers/tubs that are perfect for lathering. They are wide-mouthed and over-sized just for the purpose of lathering. If you are using a puck or refill, then there isn’t any reason why you couldn’t leave it in the bowl or mug. With any shaving soap, however, it is important to rinse off the excess lather and leave it out to dry as much as possible. This will increase its longevity and reduce waste if it sits wet.

Will shaving soap get too old to use?

Unlike a shaving cream, a shaving soap generally does not get too old to use. Like a bar of soap, shaving soap can last and last. Technically, the biggest thing happening over time is that more water evaporates from the soap (but that can actually improve the soap, this is what triple-milling does). However, the scent will gradually fade over time so you don’t want to hold onto your soap forever.