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Genesee Beard Co. Fights Crohn's Disease

Genesee Beard Co. Fights Crohn's Disease

In late 2014, I was diagnosed with Crohn's Disease after months of pain, discomfort and countless doctor appointments.  Throughout all of this, I became far too exhausted to bother shaving and grew out my first beard.  When the diagnosis finally came through and I began my road to recovery, I shaved my beard clean off to signify change.  What a mistake that was.  I quickly realized how much I disliked my clean shaven face and decided to grow my beard back out; this time I was going to take better care of it and that led to the creation of...

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How To Trim Your Beard

How To Trim Your Beard

Whether you need to clean your beard up for an event, trim it down to tidy it up or just feel like changing your appearance a bit, trimming your beard can be a daunting task. We've got you covered this time with a full 15 minute beard trimming video. I do want to highlight a few of the key points here first though. When trimming your beard: Wash it beforehand and style it as if you were going out for the day with as little oil/balm as possible. This is your beard in its regular state and how it normally...

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How To Use Beard Oil

How To Use Beard Oil

Beard oil is kind of an amazing thing, but it's also one of those products you don't know you need until you've used it. Once you've started using beard oil, you realize just how much better your beard and face both look and feel. Your beard will be softer, less tangles, look more presentable, it will have a sheen and smell great. Your face underneath will be smooth and happily hydrated - meaning no more itch and no more flaky skin peppered throughout your beard. The process of applying beard oil is pretty straight forward but I always hear questions...

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Beard Growing Tips

Beard Growing Tips

The first step in growing an awesome beard is to be patient. A full beard takes time so put down that razor and ask yourself if you've got what it takes. There's no magic pill or product that will suddenly make your beard grow, but follow these beard growth tips and you'll be on your way to the beard of your dreams. 1. Give it time Beard growth doesn't happen overnight. Give it a month of untouched growth to see how it looks. After the first month, trim up your neck and cheek but leave the rest be. Just make...

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Applying Beard Balm

Applying Beard Balm

We get plenty of questions on what to do with this tin of hard balm you just got in the mail. You twist off the lid, give it a whiff and go to scoop some out with your finger only to realize it's hard as a rock. Don't worry, you didn't receive a bad batch; it's supposed to be that way! Genesee Beard Co. has one of the best-holding balms available and will make sure your untamed hairs learn who the boss is. If you're looking for information on using beard oil, click here! Step 1. Wash or wet your...

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