Grooming

Common Beard Grooming Mistakes to Avoid

Most men take great pride in their beard. They take care of it to ensure it is well-groomed and gives them the look they want. Unfortunately, some men experience loss of facial hair in a similar way to the loss of hair on the head. The good news is that men experiencing loss of beard or who want to have a better-shaped beard or mustache can get a facial hair transplant. For example, those who need the service can check out beard transplant Auckland. The procedure restore and enhance the facial hair and help such men have their desired looks.

Here are some of the common beard mistakes you need to avoid:

Failing to Brush the Beard

well brushed beardSome men do not brush their hair and may treat their beard in the same way. However, this is is not the right way to care for your beard. Combing the facial hair is super important, and you need to do it with the right comb. The first importance of brushing your beard is to train it the way you want it to grow.

And beard like the hair on your head also gets dandruff. Regular brushing helps to prevent dandruff and to remove it if it is already there. Brushing also helps to distribute the oil, whether it the natural body oil or the beard oil you apply. The proper distribution of beard oil helps to keep your facial fur well moisturized.

Not Shaping the Beard While Growing

not shaping and trimming the beardSome people have a wrong perception that the secret to growing a beastly beard is to avoid trimming or shaping it at all. They could not be further from the truth because the facial fur needs trimming and shaping to become fuller and grow faster. The reason for frequent trimming of the beard is that it may have split ends. Such ends make your hair to weaken and become brittle and eventually cracking in the middle. What’s worse, crack and fractures that occur on the hair strand can move down to the root resulting in permanent damage.

Not Cleaning the Beard Properly or Enough Times

well-cleaned beardYour beard needs to be washed just as you do your head hair. Experts recommend washing the facial furs thrice per week so it does not dry out due to excessive washing. However, even on those days when you are not washing the beard, you should give it a good rinse, for example by running water through in the morning and evening prior to applying the beard oil or conditioner. And you must avoid using the same shampoo on your facial hair as you use on your head hair.

Reasons on why you should groom your dog

Grooming your dog can be quite a hassle, especially if your dog is very active, which is quite reasonable. Perhaps the thought of sending your dog to the groomer had crossed your mind, and maybe you’re planning to do it. But before you do send your dog to the groomer, there are so many things to consider why you should groom your dog by yourself. Although they are professional, there are some factors to re-consider, such as money, abuse, and many more. Here we have listed several reasons on why you should groom your dog.

cashSaves you money

This reason is a no-brainer, sending your dog to a saloon or a groomer might be a simple solution for you to do. But think again, it cost a lot, and you might have to send your dog for grooming for daily, weekly or monthly depending on your dog’s breed.

Tip: if you have no clue on how to groom your dog, you can watch videos or send it to the saloon and watch and take notes on how they groom your dog, and the last solution is to ask the vet on how to cut your dog’s nails.

 

dogAvoiding abuse

Although it doesn’t happen every time, there are several cases where there’s a physical abuse when you’re sending your dog for grooming. This kind of violence occurs when your dog is hyperactive and tried to bite the staff, which causes them to hit or even worse inject them with some drugs to make your dog weak for a moment. Again, it doesn’t happen every time, but it is safer for you to be the one taking care of your dog instead of leaving it in the hands of a stranger.

Tip: if you have to send your dog to a groomer, make sure that you look for reviews and avoid sketchy looking dog saloon.

 

fleasGet rid of fleas and ticks

Don’t be lazy and get to grooming your dog, a clean dog is not a place fitting for fleas and ticks to live. Bathe every two weeks, and brush every week or daily depending on your dog’s breed. A DIY flea shampoo that you can make for your dog is just to mix a quart of water, a cup of apple cider vinegar and a cup of baby shampoo.