Beard dandruff is the white flaky substance that sometimes occurs when you brush or comb your beard. There are several causes of beard dandruff. Dry skin, irritation, water (hard water), soap or shampoo, fungus, and even the weather can all lead to dandruff. The common factor is not the beard itself, but the skin underneath, which is often neglected. Dandruff is made up of dead skin cells. This is the body’s reaction to the irritation from some of the causes above.
Many men around the world suffer from this problem as more and more men grow their beards. Here are a few simple steps you can add to your grooming routine will help eliminate this problem.
- Use natural or mild soaps and shampoos. Harsh soaps will draw moisture away from the skin. Natural or mild soaps are composed of natural oils that work with the body. Harsh commercial soaps have an adverse effect on the skin.
- Use a good beard oil. A good beard oil will condition and moisturized your skin and your bead. Natural beard oils are easily absorbed in the skin and hair. Good beard oils will have essential oils that combat fungus causing dandruff and antibacterial properties.
- Exfoliate! Using a brush and comb or exfoliating sponge will help keep the flakes away.
Add these three simple steps to your routine will get rid of your bead dandruff. Having a good knowledge of your products and your skin will give you an advantage in your journey to an epic beard.
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