Greasy beard

A greasy beard at the end of a day or regularly during the day is something that often occurs on men that have a beard. The reason for this is probably not what you think. In this blog we help you figure out what causes your beard to feel greasy and how you can prevent it from getting so oily.

What causes greasy beards

There are a few reasons that your beard can be greasy. Men are in general more prone to oily skin for a few reasons, such as hormones and their skin quality. Male skin produces more sebum oil and collagen, than female skin. Which can explain why males their hair often looks greasier than females. Sebum is the oily substance produced by your sebaceous glands. It performs a role by acting as a waterproof layer on the surface of the skin. However it can clog your pores when too much gets produced.

Also washing your beard with a soap often, can make your skin look oilier. Because over-cleansing your skin can disrupt the balance and make your body think it needs to produce more oil to stay hydrated.

Another factor that can cause greasy beards is stress. Stress can lead to hair loss, but also to a greasy beard. When you’re stressed, cortisol levels rise in the body and this causes more oil production.

How to prevent a greasy beard

The first tip we can give is, that you need to use the right beard serum, lotion, conditioner or whatever you might use. Beard growth and care products have grown in popularity last years. Unfortunately, with the rise of popularity there also comes a lot of misinformation and not-effective products on the market. There are even products on the market that contain ingredients that end with -cones, in their name. These products can have different negative effects on your body and might not help at all.

That’s why we advise you to use a beard growth stimulating serum that contains a high concentration of active ingredients. You should only consider to take a serum that consists out of natural ingredients, with effective and stimulating plant extracts. Because a naturally- derived beard serum will absorb easier in to the skin, especially if you use a enhancing roller in advance. In combination, it helps to prevent a greasy and matted looking appearance and helps with the growth of new hairs.

Another tips we can give you to combat against a greasy or oily beard are the time that you apply the serum to your skin. Experts recommend applying it at the start of the day, for example immediately after showering. Because if you use it before you go to bed, than it penetrates deeply in your skin. This works great if you want to get rid of a dry skin or dandruff, but it may be causing your beard to look more greasy. You can also use it two times a day, but be aware that there need to be 12 hours between the moments that you bring it on your skin.

Conclusion

A greasy beard is something that appears on people with a beard. There are several things you can do about it and to prevent it. We recommend you to use the Neofollics beard treatment for the best results on beard growth as well as beard condition.