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    • britishboy
    • By britishboy 5th Sep 17, 6:07 PM
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    Bristly beard
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    Bristly beard 5th Sep 17 at 6:07 PM
    have decided to grow a beard, or see how i get on anyway, but after 2 weeks its out of control, very bristly to touch (almost like a brillo pad!). i do want to persevere with it - any suggestions?

    I was it with shampoo when i shower and wash my hair, and moisturise my whole face in the mornings, ive tried using hair wax to 'flatten' it down a little, with very little success

    Any suggestions please?
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    • theGrinch
    • By theGrinch 6th Sep 17, 7:49 AM
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    It really only comes into its own after a 6-weeks but most never make it. After them the hair strand are longer and fuller.

    You can get hair oils on the hair street.

    A few drops is all you need at a time.

    A beard can be shampoo twice a week max and avoid soaping it daily.
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    • Wizard of Id
    • By Wizard of Id 6th Sep 17, 8:30 AM
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    Use a trimmer on your beard to get all the hair the same length and as above, a little mousturiser or hair oil to keep the skin from flaking.

    Perseverence and patience will see you through. I was lucky with my beard in as much as I have very fine hair so even the stubble is quite soft to the touch but I still have problems sometimes with flaky skin so I regularly use a moisturiser.
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    • donnac2558
    • By donnac2558 6th Sep 17, 8:31 AM
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    There is a product called Beard Oil. I believe its suppose to smooth and condition the bread. Try it.
    • ariba10
    • By ariba10 6th Sep 17, 8:59 AM
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    As theGrinch said. Two weeks is not enough time for the hair to grow to a length that it will feel soft.

    Stick with it and give it at least month to six weeks.
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