Published on April 17, 2018 by Marc & Mandy

If you’re going to sport facial hair, you might as well do it up right! Alex of 6IXMAN speaks to the niche art-form that is beard-care, and shares his expert grooming tips on crafting the perfect beard.

Cleanse

Before you even think about picking up a pair of scissors, your focus should first be on prepping the skin under and around the beard. To get rid of built-up oil, dirt, food residue, and bacteria, Alex recommends using a beard and face cleanser.

TIP Avoid using products that are meant for your head – shampoo, conditioner, etc. – on your face. The ph balance of your scalp and the ph balance on your face are different, therefor require different products.

Hydrate

Just like the hair on your head, your beard hair can become dry and brittle if you forgo proper care for it. A beard oil product, such as this one by 6IXMAN,  comprised of essential oils and antioxidants, should do the trick! 

TIP Beard oil isn’t just for your beard, it can also do wonders for the skin under the beard. In addition to hydrating the skin, beard oil can also mitigate itchiness and ingrown hairs.

Shape

Once you’ve cleansed and hydrated your beard, the next step is to shape it. You can do this by using a beard balm. 6IXMAN’s beard balm is loaded with moisture-enhancing natural oils like argan, cactus, sesame, castor, avocado and coconut. Again, a product like this not only gently conditions the beard, but also the skin underneath and surrounding it. 

TIP To get the best results out of your beard balm, use your thumb to loosen a small amount of the balm, then use your hands to melt and balm before applying it to the beard. Apply in downward motion, using the palms of your hands.

Groom

Finally, use a comb or a brush to do one final groom of the beard. The grooming tool you use depends on the length of the beard. For example, you would use a comb on a medium to long beard, and a brush on shorter facial hair.

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65 comments

  • jan 2 months ago

    interesting to hear the creme goes in fully dry hair only

  • Dianne G. 2 months ago

    It is easy to have a nice looking beard with a bit of care and special products to look after it. Anyone with a beard or considering growing one should check out this video.

  • Cathy Brown 2 months ago

    I like all these beard products, good to know.

  • Josh S 2 months ago

    Looks like great products!

  • Eileen 2 months ago

    I know someone who’d love these products!

  • HEIDI C. 1 month ago

    My hubby could use these products.

  • Lisa 1 month ago

    My husband could seriously use a bunch of this stuff! Already uses some products, but still needs some more

  • Joanne C 4 weeks ago

    Cool products. I’ll get some for my husband.

  • Maria 4 weeks ago

    Would love these products for my hubby

  • jason kinnin 4 weeks ago

    love this

  • Robyn Bellefleur 4 weeks ago

    Finally some good products for my hubby’s beard.

  • Matt Willard 4 weeks ago

    Looks great!

  • Jen 4 weeks ago

    I’d love to get this for my son to try

  • janine a 4 weeks ago

    awesome! my husband would love this for his big ol beard!

  • Vincent Iozzo 4 weeks ago

    I love local products, I usually try to buy local when I buy my grooming products.

  • Barry Kazimer 4 weeks ago

    Lots of great products.

  • Kim Swan 4 weeks ago

    Who knew beard care was so essential? Now I do! Your products look like they work great, and I love the packaging, and that they’re made in Toronto!!

  • Sam N 4 weeks ago

    I need a longer beard… that’s what I need.. lol

  • Karen 4 weeks ago

    would love to try these products

  • Cheryl Germain 4 weeks ago

    I wasn’t aware that hair shampoo wasn’t suitable to wash beards!

  • Catherine Robichaud 4 weeks ago

    Both of my sons have beards and would love to try these products.

  • Neil Anderson 4 weeks ago

    Great products and super info, thanks

  • Angela Bulbeck 4 weeks ago

    Great tips and suggestions. Would love to win these for my “little” bro, who rocks the bearded look.

  • amanda 4 weeks ago

    My husband would put a few of these products to good use.

  • Barb Townsend-Batten 4 weeks ago

    Smile

  • Lorna Webster 4 weeks ago

    Great advice and a good looking range of product, hope I get to try this!

  • Sherri 4 weeks ago

    Looks like my son and husband would love these products

  • Kim 4 weeks ago

    Personally, I wish the full-on beard trend would go. Most guys I know wouldn’t be so meticulous. I guess if you do use the right products and care, it’s okay.

  • Marlene V 4 weeks ago

    Great products. Thanks for sharing.

  • Jeremy F 4 weeks ago

    I always cheap out when it comes to man/groom products…I could use this.

  • Linda Svarovsky 4 weeks ago

    Great products

  • Brittany 4 weeks ago

    Awesome products

  • Gina 4 weeks ago

    Cool ty

  • brandon forsyth 4 weeks ago

    I was not doing half those steps thanks for the video!

  • Janice Cournoyer 4 weeks ago

    Some great tips, I am going to get my husband to watch this!

  • Melissa Black 4 weeks ago

    love a man with a beard

  • dylan bergum 4 weeks ago

    Awesome!

  • Neils Thorarinsson 4 weeks ago

    great products

  • Cathy Couture 4 weeks ago

    great products!

  • Lushka Smith 4 weeks ago

    My bearded brother would love these products.

  • Mic 4 weeks ago

    Look good product

  • ARIANE DIVERNOIS 4 weeks ago

    c’est édifiant, avoir une barbe c’est de la job

  • Silvia D 4 weeks ago

    would be great products for my hubby and my son!

  • Denise M 3 weeks ago

    These look like products my husband would love. Thanks for introducing me to them!

  • Kerry Leslie 3 weeks ago

    I can just imagine how handsome my son would look if he had all these great products for his Beard!

  • Shell Smith 3 weeks ago

    Great products!

  • Heather S. 3 weeks ago

    My husband has always shaved the “old-fashioned” way and would love your products.

  • Susan M 3 weeks ago

    Great suggestions for the beards in my life!

  • Carolyn Hendra 3 weeks ago

    These are great and important products to keep your beard looking good.

  • Valerie Gibson 3 weeks ago

    My son would love this

  • Brenda Witherspoon-Bedard 3 weeks ago

    great tips – thanks for sharing

  • Lauren Arrandale 2 weeks ago

    Learnt something new- thanks for sharing!

  • Edith Rennes 2 weeks ago

    My husband would love the beard oil I’m sure

  • Patsy 1 week ago

    Quite a change in appearance by the end of the video!Thanks:).

  • Linda Cosby 1 week ago

    Great products.

  • Elaine Beierbach 1 week ago

    Son does need.

  • KellyPC 1 week ago

    I’m going to make my hubby watch this one!

  • LINDA G 1 week ago

    Beard oil & beard balm 2 interesting products that produce a nice looking beard.

  • Lisa English 7 days ago

    Great products! Not a lot of effort to look great.

  • Jessica 6 days ago

    A tamed beard is so much nicer on a man.. and a soft beard is a win! Can’t wait to pass these tips on to my partner. Quit it with the shampoo!

  • caroline m. 5 days ago

    Wow, these products look really pleasant to use for men. I’m sure my husband would love to try them.

  • Narinder Chana 4 days ago

    Great products and tips.

  • Marlene J 4 days ago

    The men, as well as the women in this house, are always on the hunt for new products to try out.

  • Rianna 4 days ago

    My husband would love this

  • Betty Spry 2 days ago

    These look like great products will have to give them a try

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