How to Reduce Beard Dandruff

How to Reduce Beard Dandruff

Suffering from beard dandruff? We’re here to help you eliminate that pesky flaking. With some simple modifications to your grooming routine, you’ll be able to reduce or eliminate beard dandruff.  

Causes of Beard Dandruff

If you’re experiencing beard dandruff, it’s most likely due to dry skin. The more you itch your beard, the more flaking you’ll produce. Another reason you could be experiencing beard dandruff is because of bacteria and oil build up.  

Treating Beard Dandruff 

There are simple solutions to reducing and eliminating beard dandruff. You’ll want to ensure your keep your beard cleansed, hydrated, and well nourished throughout the year, especially during the colder months. Here’s what we suggest:  

Beard Shampoo / Conditioner 

Whether taking a shower or just washing your face, give your beard a thorough cleanse with a quality beard shampoo. Removing toxins, eliminating oil build-up, and cleansing underlying skin is the first step to improving your beard’s health. Follow it up with a conditioner to soften and strengthen beard hairs, like you would for head shampoo and conditioner. 

Try: Bluebeards Original Daily Beard Wash & Bluebeards Original Extra Conditioning Beard Wash

Beard Oil

Applying beard oil to a cleansed beard does wonders for hydration. Along with softening your hair, beard oil provides needed nourishment for hair and underlying skin and leaves your beard with a healthy shine.  

Try: Cella Beard Oil

Beard Balm 

Combining all the nourishing elements of a beard shampoo, beard conditioner, and beard oil, beard balms do everything from hydrating to conditioning to styling beards! Formulated with nourishing ingredients, beard balms work throughout the day to moisturize hair while reducing irritation and inflammation of skin. For best results, apply beard balm after shampooing and oil for the best results. 

Try: Brooklyn Grooming Fort Greene Grooming Balm

Beard Brush / Comb

Brushing and combing through your beard will also help with beard health. Using a boar beard brush helps to naturally distribute hair’s oils which helps in preventing oil buildup. Natural horn combs are filled with keratin that strengths hair and prevents split ends.