May 13, 2015

GIF Guide: How to Apply Beard Oil

Everything you need to know about applying beard oil, in GIF form.

GIF Guide: How to Apply Beard Oil

Like moisturizer for skin or conditioner for hair, beard oil will nourish and protect your whiskers. Here's a beard oil tutorial to keep your scruff looking sharp and feeling soft.

Before You Begin

• The best time to apply is after a hot shower, when your hairs are cleanest and softest; this is when they will most easily absorb the oils.
• Dry your beard completely before applying any oil. Water will prevent the oil from being absorbed.

Beard Oil Application

Put 2-3 drops of oil in your palms. (This will go a long way, and you can always apply more if you need it later.)

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Spread it evenly in your palms and fingers.

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Brush your palms along the sides and front of the beard.

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Then bring both hands up through the bottom of the beard.

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Use your finger tips to coat the mustache.

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Use a comb—with the teeth facing inward—to evenly distribute the oil while setting the beard back in place.

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Additional Tips:

• Frequency of application varies based on season, climate, and numerous other factors. Start with an every-other-day application and adjust as you deem necessary.
• Not all beard oils are alike. Be sure to find a beard oil that best suits your needs (and senses).


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