By Sheronda Gipson
As the weather warms up and changes, it’s time to evaluate your hair and skin regime. The combination of pollen, sweat and heat can wreak havoc on your skin and your beard, and what worked in the fall and winter, may not carry over to the warmer temps.
What’s in Your Bottle?
The ingredients in your product are extremely important, especially if you suffer from ingrown hairs, eczema or any type of dermatitis. When searching for skin and beard products, particularly for the spring and summer, consider these two key ingredients: honey and black seed oil. The benefits of these natural wonders will make sure that your summer beard glistens and shines.
Honey: Honey is naturally antibacterial, so it helps treat and prevent acne. Additionally, it is amazingly moisturizing and full of antioxidants.
Black seed oil: Black seed oil, made from nigella sativa seeds, is an plant that dates back to Ancient Egypt. Black seed oil is use to smooth inflammation, including eczema and psoriasis. It also is able to relieve allergies and asthma symptoms.
5 Steps of Daily Beard Maintenance
Establish a daily and weekly routine for your beard care. This should include:
Step 1: Cleanse: Use a wash with natural oils and ingredients, like Uncle Jimmy’s Hair, Beard & Body Wash
Step 2: Moisturize: Apply a non-greasy moisturizer, like Uncle Jimmy’s Body Lotion, on the face and through your beard.
Step 3: Condition and Style: Use a grooming cream that brings out your desired style. To define your beard’s natural curl pattern, use a cream like Uncle Jimmy’s Curl Kicker. If you rock a more structured beard look, try a sculpture cream like Uncle Jimmy’s Molding Putty.
Use daily or once a week
Step 4: Condition Beard: To insure maximum moisture, use a beard conditioner like Uncle Jimmy’s Beard Softener, which is a balm that can dissolves easily into your beard and can be combed or brushed through.
Step 5: Shining Beard: Because a little goes a long way, use a small amount in your palm, like Uncle Jimmy’s Beard Oil and smooth through your beard to seal in shine.
Not all beards are created equal and if you find that there is sparse growth or thinning, use an oil, like Uncle Jimmy’s Beard Growth Oil to jump start progress.
Every season’s weather brings challenges to the skin and hair, whether you have a beard or not. Keeping your products and routine tight, will make the seasonal transitions a lot easier.