How to grow a beard - article

The beard. What better allowance to show off your God-given right to be a man? Looking on line I could not find too many decent tutorials on how to grow a beard.  Strange, surely someone must wonder what is involved. 

If you find yourself wondering as well, rest easy my friend. I shall give you five easy steps. Follow them and in no time at all, you shall join the bearded brethren. 

You can, nay you must embrace the red-blooded, testosterone driven stallion within and grow a manly beard!

Grow it my son

Grow it my son

When you do, you'll be in great company. Jesus. Santa. The dudes from Duck Dynasty.  Further you'll reduce your carbon footprint by using less shave cream and balm and evil disposable razors.  Look at you, becoming holy and saving the earth in one swoop.  You're the man now dawg.

And so, let us discuss 5 steps for growing an epic beard.


Step Number 1- Be born a man. And then reach puberty. Seriously, it’s not that difficult. If your testicles have fallen..you have accomplished step 1, give yourself a sticker.

Step 1-Be born a dude and wait till your balls drop

Step 1-Be born a dude and wait till your balls drop


Step Number 2- Stop shaving. Just don’t do it. Yes you will itch and yes you will look like a homeless hippy for a while. That’s ok. Once it grows in you can trim and shape, but for the next few weeks, just let it go.

Stop Shaving

Stop Shaving


 Step Number 3– Feed your beard-its hungry, very hungry. Nuts, potatoes, red meat, eggs, raisins, citric fruit, and fish.  Basically the goal is to round out your diet so that you are getting all of the nutrients your body, and by default your beard needs to be at its best.

You must feed your beard

You must feed your beard


Step Number 4– Wash the damn thing. Little food particle will get stuck in there, and no you cannot save it for later, at least my wife won’t let me. But don’t use just any shampoo or soap. Beard soaps are formulated to keep the good oils in your beard and will help it stay healthy and clean. Always a good thing.

Use high quality  soap made for beards

Use high quality soap made for beards


Step Number 5– Similar to the last, condition the beard. First off you are a gentleman, and as such presentation is of utmost import. Being exposed to the elements will dry the hairs out causing them to become bristly and coarse. You should use a beard conditioner or beard oil daily to ensure your hair stays smooth, soft and happy.

High quality~small batch

High quality~small batch

And there you have it gents. Five steps to growing an epic beard.

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Gentleman Beard


No matter what, enjoy this season of embracing your manliness!