Beard Lifestyle

Essential Barber Shop Beard Trim Guide
So the lockdown is easing and barbers are opening. The hair is wild and the beard isn't far off. Obviously, we'll be heading to the barber ASAP for the hair, but what about the beard? Do you trust a barber shop beard trim, or do you trim it yourself? So, here is the Beardsmith essential barber shop beard trim guide....
Top 3 Tips for Styling your Beard!
So, you've grown (or are growing) a kick ass beard! But what can you do to make it look its absolute best? How can you look more Hollywood chic than homeless hobo? Here are Beardsmith's top 3 tips to styling the beard RIGHT!
Beardsmith's Super Simple Beard Oil Guide
Beard oil is the most common product for maintaining a healthy and smart beard. But how and when do you actually use beard oil? Read on for Beardsmith's simple guide....
4 Top Tips for a Super Healthy Beard and Skin
Growing a beard is a right of passage. And as hard as it can sometimes be to grow one, maintaining one is often harder. But it doesn't have to be. Maintaining a healthy, comfortable and stylish beard is actually easy once you know how.
New year, new beard? Beard Growing Tips for 2021
Has there ever been a better time to grow out that beard you have always wanted, or at least the beard you have been curious about?
The Great Summer Beard!

It’s time for the big decision of the year – to shave, or not to shave? Summer beard or summer shave?

Typically quite a few men grow a beard for the colder winter months and then shave off that beard when it comes to the warmer months. If asked why, they would say that a summer beard is too hot and uncomfortable.

But actually that generally isn’t the case, and I’m here to tell you why and give some tips on how to sport that awesome beard through the summer months!

New quarantine beards and how to manage them….
Quarantine beards…..yep, they’re all over the place! As the restrictions ease we are seeing men emerging from their caves like bears coming out of a long, cold hibernation! They growl, blink in the unfamiliar sunlight, stretch and give there quarantine beard a good long scratch!!
Boost beard growth…fact or fiction?

The Beardsmith takes a look at some beard growth myths, facts and fictions! Does shaving make a beard grow faster? Does rubbing an onion on your face stimulate better beard growth?? And more…

No Shave November - Prep Time

No shave November is almost here, and if you want to have some awesome beard styles at the end its probably time to start planning. Here are some quick Beardsmith tips on how to make the most of November this year.

Irish Men and Grooming
Men’s grooming is a term that hasn’t really been on the typical Irish mans radar in recent times. Shopping for moisturisers and styling products just isn’t the done thing. Grooming has traditionally meant a can of Lynx (Africa!), a Tesco shower gel and a tub of Brylcreem – bought by either the Mrs or the mother!
My Beard and Me. Or, How to Grow a Beard!!
I grew my first beard about 3 years ago when my 2nd son, Ben, was born. What started out as laziness, and not shaving for a couple of weeks, turned into a mission (obsession?) to try and see if I actually COULD grow a beard! And, how to grow a beard worth keeping?