If you have facial hair – or know someone who does – World Beard Day was made for you.
On Saturday, Sept. 4, celebrate those who enjoy taking care of their beard, which can sometimes feel like a full-time job. There are many hair care items such as oils, brushes and shampoo and conditioner combos that can smooth out the maintenance process. And if you’re new the beard game, there are subscription box services and other online guides that can help build your product list.
Here are some of the best sites – and products – to start enhancing your beard care.
Dollar Shave Club
Subscription boxes catering to male grooming are available from Dollar Shave Club, offering blades, shaving creams, gels and scrubs. The site has a variety of sets, starting at $5, and include original Shave Club products.
Better skin, better beard, better world: That’s the motto of SkinStore. Some of the best products from the site for keeping your beard in top shape are the Natura Homem Beard Oil Copaíba ($19), the Elemis TFM Smooth Result Shave & Beard Oil (30ml) ($27), ESPA Men’s Triple Action Grooming Oil (25ml) ($45.60) and the RAINCRY Smooth 2.0 Pure Natural Bristle Brush (Small) ($63).
Top-of-the-line beard care is what Scotch Porter specializes in, and the company sells bundles for use at home. Salon quality beard wash and conditioner are included in the new “Miami Duppy” collection ($73). Currently, Scotch Porter is offering 30 percent off all items site-wide.
For a man who takes shaving seriously and cares about maintaining a clean beard, Aveda has top-line aftershave products. Customer reviews suggest the Aveda Men Pure-Formance Dual Action Aftershave ($36) and the Aveda Men Pure-formance Shave Cream ($21). The collection also comes with a Shampoo ($25) and Conditioner ($26).
Macy’s has trimmers and conditioners on sale right now. Some of the best items are the Pure Enrichment TRYM Lithium Beard Trimmer Hair Grooming Kit ($66.99), the Reuzel Wood & Spice Beard Foam, 2.36-oz., from PUREBEAUTY Salon & Spa ($13.50) and the Clubman Beard Oil, 1-oz., from PUREBEAUTY Salon & Spa ($9.60).
Bed, Bath and Beyond
Bed, Bath and Beyond has a wide variety of products, and some are top-notch for facial hair. The best products to snag are the Philips Norelco Ultimate Precision Electric Beard and Hair Trimmer ($99.99), the Braun BT3222 Beard & Hair Trimmer ($21.99) and the Cremo Beard Brush ($9.99).
Known more for its selection of makeup, Sephora sells beard care products and sets. Some of the most popular products are the Jack Black Beard Grooming Kit ($35), the Kiehl’s Grooming Solutions Nourishing Beard Grooming Oil ($30) and the TOM FORD Conditioning Beard Oil ($57).
If you need it, it’s usually on Amazon. The top choices for beard products on Amazon are King C. Gillette Men’s Beard and Face Wash with Coconut Water, Argan Oil and Avocado Oil ($12.09); FullLight Beard Growth Kit ($19.91); Shea Moisture Complete Beard Kit ($37.95) and the GRAVE BEFORE SHAVE Beard Wash & Beard Conditioner Pack ($22.99).