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  • June 01, 2024 3 min read

    How to Deal with Acne Under Your Beard: Expert Tips from Mammoth Beard Co.

    If you're a bearded man facing the frustrating problem of acne beneath your beard, you're not alone. At Mammoth Beard Co., we understand the unique challenges beardsmen face and are here to provide expert advice on tackling beard acne head-on. With our years of experience in beard care, we've crafted the ultimate guide to help you maintain a clear, healthy face beneath your glorious beard.

    Understanding Beard Acne

    Beard acne is similar to regular acne but can be exacerbated by the presence of facial hair. The combination of hair, oil, dead skin cells, and bacteria can clog pores, leading to breakouts. The key to dealing with beard acne is to adopt a consistent grooming routine that focuses on cleanliness, hydration, and the right products.

    Step 1: Cleanse Regularly

    The foundation of a good beard care routine is regular cleansing. Use a gentle, beard-specific wash to remove dirt, oil, and other impurities from both your facial hair and the skin underneath. Avoid using harsh soaps that can strip your skin of natural oils and cause irritation.

    We recommend our Beard Wash Collection, designed to cleanse thoroughly while keeping your beard and skin healthy.

    Prevent beard acne with Mammoth Beard Co. Beard Wash

    Step 2: Exfoliate Your Skin

    Exfoliation is crucial for preventing clogged pores. Use a gentle exfoliator once or twice a week to remove dead skin cells and keep your pores clear. Be careful not to overdo it, as excessive exfoliation can irritate your skin. Incorporate daily exfoliation by brushing your beard with a Mammoth Beard Boar's Hair Brush, which also helps to gently stimulate the skin beneath your beard. This not only exfoliates the skin but also distributes natural oils evenly. Remember to keep your boar's hair brush clean to avoid any buildup of dirt and oil.

    Exfoliate with a Boars Hair Brush to reduce acne under your beard

    Step 3: Moisturize with Quality Oils

    Hydration is key to maintaining a healthy beard and clear skin. Choose a non-comedogenic beard oil that won't clog your pores. Our Cedar and Mint Hazelnut & Hemp Beard Oil is perfect for this. It's light, quickly absorbed, and contains essential fatty acids that nourish your skin and beard without causing breakouts.

    Step 4: Avoid Touching Your Face

    Your hands come into contact with countless surfaces and bacteria throughout the day. Avoid touching your beard and face as much as possible to prevent transferring bacteria to your skin.

    Step 5: Choose the Right Products

    Using the right products is essential. Look for beard oils, balms, and washes that are specifically designed for beards and contain natural, non-irritating ingredients. If you're struggling with acne it's important to be aware of the comedogenic properties of the products you're using. Try to choose non-comedogenic oils to prevent clogged pores. At Mammoth Beard Co., we use non-comedogenic oils (oils that fall within the 1-2 range), ensuring that our products nourish your skin and beard without causing breakouts. Crafted with 100% natural ingredients, our products provide your beard and skin with the best care possible.

    Use the Right Beard Products with Mammoth Beard Co.

    Step 6: Stay Hydrated and Eat Well

    Your diet and hydration levels can impact your skin health. Drink plenty of water and eat a balanced diet rich in vitamins and minerals to support overall skin health. Foods high in omega-3 fatty acids, zinc, and vitamins A, C, and E can help keep your skin clear and vibrant.

    Dealing with acne under your beard doesn't have to be a daunting task. With the right routine and products, you can maintain a healthy, clear complexion and a magnificent beard. Remember, consistency is key! Incorporate these steps into your daily grooming regimen and say goodbye to beard acne.


    At Mammoth Beard Co., we're committed to helping you achieve the best beard possible. Explore our range of premium beard care products and take the first step towards a healthier beard.

    For more tips and beard care advice, stay tuned to our blog and follow us on social media. Your journey to beard greatness starts here.

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