There are few things that come close to the level of irritation an itchy beard can cause. In fact, many black men stop growing their beard in the early stages because the itchiness gets so severe that it causes skin irritations.
For black men, shaving can be an annoying experience because of the razor bumps that can develop. Ingrown hair, or razor bumps is the result of trapped hair under the skin that causes irritation and swelling. Whilst this is the most common grooming problem faced by black men, there are ways to avoid them.
Split ends will cause your beard to feel a lot more rough and probably incredibly uncomfortable. Not just to you but also to those who come in contact with it. Adding to that, split ends will ruin your whole look as it will make your beard appear unkempt and messy.
Just like the hair on your head, it’s important to stay on top of your beard cleanliness. Regular questions like how often should I wash my beard often arise. It doesn’t need to be a complicated routine but a wash once or twice a week is essential to maintaining a healthy beard.
Afro hair is known to be coarse and thick with natural curls. Because of its thickness there is a common misconception that our hair is strong, when in fact our hair requires the most delicate care. Afro hair is much more prone to dryness and breakage, especially when not looked after properly. Start by understanding you hair type and its characteristics.