When used in shampoo and other hair products (conditioners, beard oils, gels, and creams), silicone coats your hair trapping in moisture giving it a shiny appearance. However, since silicon is a coating on your hair and repels water, it is extremely hard to clean. A stronger soap is needed to clean it leaving your hair dry and brittle. That same silicone-based product must be applied to keep it looking healthy. Now we are locked into a cleaning cycle that is damaging to your hair and to your skin. The hidden truth is that the more you use, the more damage it causes and the more money we spend trying to keep the cycle going.
A dirty beard is nothing to be afraid of nor is it a reason to shave. A beard an carry bacteria and be unhealthy, but it all comes down to one word, Hygiene! Bad hygiene practices will leave your beard a mangy and smelly mess. Good hygiene practices will leave your beard clean, bacteria free, healthy, soft, and with a pleasant scent. Your beard is exposed to many different elements even food. Like any other part of your body, good hygiene should be practiced with regularity, the same attention needs to be applied to your beard...
What you apply to your skin and put in your hair is absorbed into the body. Natural and organic ingredients have many benefits for your skin, hair, and the overall health. Synthetic ingredients when applied and absorbed into the body may have many harmful side effects to your skin and hair. Some ingredients found in synthetic products are toxic and can alter the chemistry of the body leading to many health issues.
Beard Butter is different than a balm as it contains no wax. The benefits of an added wax will aid in style or provide addition hold to tame your bead. So why use a Beard Butter and how do I use it? This article aims to answer those questions.