If you have a beard and like wearing dark shirts like I do then you may have asked yourself "How to get rid of beard dandruff". If you have, we have answers for you here.
Exfoliation helps to remove dead skin cells. A beard brush is a great tool to help you take this step. Make sure it has soft bristles. Beard brushes are great for removing dead skin and oils. This can soften and make it easier to manage your beard.
Gently massage the skin underneath your beard using the brush before you clean it. Don't scrub your beard too hard. This can lead to dandruff getting worse.
This seems like an obvious thing, but it is important to regularly wash your hair. It is also important to check that the product you use doesn’t strip away natural oils from your skin or face. When it comes to your beard, regular shampoo and soap are not enough. Beard facial hair tends to be thicker and curlier than the hair on your head. This is why you need a Beard and Facial Soap.
If you haven't, you should. The shampoo that you use for your hair can also be used for your beard. A medicated shampoo for treating dandruff might be a better choice. These ingredients are known to fight dandruff.
- Ricebran Oil
- Sodium Laurate
- Theobroma Cacao
Apply the shampoo to your beard. You want it to reach the skin below. It is best to allow it a minute or two to work before you start to rinse it out.
Avoid using hot water. This can dry your skin further and cause it to become more sensitive.
You should be aware that shampoos meant for your scalp might be too harsh for your beard, especially if it is dry or sensitive. A beard-specific cleanser, such as this one, can help if your shampoo feels too drying.
As with any other part on your body, your beard deserves some love and care. A product such as our Kingly Beard butter will give your beard the moisture it needs. This helps to keep facial hair healthy and moisturized. It is recommended that your beard is conditioned at least 2-3 times a week.
It is essential to moisturize your beard in order to get rid of dandruff. After shampooing, moisturize your skin to hydrate and protect it.
Moisturizing is what you probably think of when you think about lotion. But, applying lotion to your beard can leave a lot of residue. Use a beard oil or butter instead.
Argan oil is a good option for those with acne-prone skin.
After cleansing your skin, immediately apply your moisturizer. Apply a few drops to your hands, and work it in between your fingers. You can start by using only one to two drops of oil to prevent buildup. If your entire beard feels a little too dry, you can always add some more.
Preventing Beard Dandruff
Now that you know how to get rid of beard dandruff, your next question is probably how do I keep it from coming back? To keep it from coming back in the future, wash you beard when you wash your face.
A good shampoo or beard soap will clean and nourish your beard and your skin underneath preventing build-up and excess oils that cause the mildew and bacteria that causes the dandruff.
Pick a Shampoo.
There is a wide range of shampoos available that claim to treat dandruff. Look for shampoos that contain Citric Acid, the active ingredient.
Citric Acid can be used to kill fungus, and stop them from growing back.
It's important that you keep your beard clean and free of any beard dandruff. Regularly monitor how your skin is feeling. Do you feel itchy or tight? Use a few more drops of beard oil. You may need to use an even richer moisturizer for cold and dry weather.
After your dandruff has subsided, you can stop using medicated shampoos.
Keep your hair healthy. You don't have to stop shampooing it. Maintaining a healthy beard and skin can prevent dandruff.
Properly Dry Your Beard
Your beard should not be left wet after a shower, or a walk in heavy rain. Your water's PH level can cause your beard to dry out or encourage fungal infections. Don't be too rough when drying your hair with a towel or a hair dryer. Too much heat can cause damage to the hair follicles, which in turn can lead to dryness. When blow-drying your hair, use the lowest setting. You should not use a towel to dry your hair. It can cause damage to your follicle roots, which can lead to beard breakage. Take care!
Brush Your Beard
Grooming your hair with a Comb or Brush feels great and can help you avoid beardruff. A brush can be used to exfoliate the skin as well as encourage blood flow.
This allows you to evaluate the state of your beard's dandruff. You can use your beard brush to detect early signs. If there are a lot of flakes, that's a warning sign.
Use BEARD OILS AND BALMS.
Natural oils, like those produced by your skin, prevent your skin's drying out and act to protect it from microbes. Flaky skin and fungus can be prevented by replacing lost or insufficient oils. Avocado, Jojoba, and argan oils have been shown to help restore moisture as well as prevent the spread of fungus. These oils are found in Kingly Beard Oil, Kingly Beard Balm and Kingly Beard Balm.
Beard health benefits.
You need the motivation to do this? Beards aren't just for show. Beards have health benefits. Your skin is protected from the sun's UV radiations by having a beard. Beards reduce your chances of sunburn.
Winter months are also when beards keep you warm. Beards provide a protective layer on your neck and face that helps insulate your skin. A beard is good for keeping your skin healthy because cold weather can dry your skin.
The bottom line
You can grow it. Growing a beard takes patience. Do not give up if you are in the beginning stages. You can let your beard grow naturally so put down your razor or clippers.
Moisturize regularly. Ask your doctor about your skin and to recommend a moisturizer to protect your hair from dandruff. If you don't have enough moisture, your skin may become dry and irritated, which can lead to more dandruff.
Get enough sleep. This may sound absurd, but your body will function best if you get plenty of sleep. This also applies to the health of your beard. You will be healthier if you get enough rest.
Eat a healthy diet. For a healthy diet, nutrient-dense food is essential. You can keep your skin and beard healthy by taking the right vitamins and minerals.
It is common to have beard dandruff, but it can be easily treated with simple steps. In this article, we shared with you how to get rid of beard dandruff and prevent it from coming back. You should pay close attention to the hair and skin beneath your beard, no matter what treatment you choose.
Talk to your doctor if there is still no improvement after a few weeks. It may be necessary to use a prescription antifungal shampoo, or a topical steroid solution. Keep your routine intact once your dandruff is gone.