Any 🐠 growing a quarantine beard? Any tips for a first timer? I’m at about 5 days of not shaving and way past my comfort zone

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Getting past the first 2 weeks is critical. You’ll likely come to a point where the itching becomes unbearable and you’ll want to shave. Don’t! Suck it up and move past it. If you really need something take a Benadryl.

To those of you growing mustaches, remember you’ll never look like Robin Olds!

Best if luck

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You gotta make it through the itchy phase then it’s all good. Just let it go.

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From someone who had a beard, recently shaved, and is growing it back:
- your best friend is a beard brush, keep it with you for the itch
- moisturize your ENTIRE face. If you don’t moisturize, nows a good time to start. If you don’t want to, grab some beard oil and work it into the beard and skin every other day
- if you feel the need to shave, trim your neckline. If you see a bald spot, ignore it. I grew through two decent sized ones and it filled in nicely
- if you have to be presentable for anything, watch some videos on YouTube about beard styles, and work with what you have. Just by the left corner of my mouth I have a noticeable bald spot and it bothered the hell out of me. Finally embraced it by disconnecting the other side so they matched and got a lot of compliments! Highly recommend going for it, good luck!

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Same here haha

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Same here! Personal best is 6 days, likely to be broken tomorrow unless I forget and shave out of habit...

Yes!!!

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A beard is a great hiding spot for virus.

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Beard is close to the entry point - nose and mouth. That’s why we are washing our hands - not because the virus enters from the hands.

I’m 1 week in

Let the beards grow!

I usually trim every week. Probably going to let it grow out now. Moisturizing is key.

Something I wish someone had told me the first time I really grew a beard:

Grow it we’ll past the point of it looking clean and then trim it down into a nice shape and density. If you try to keep clipping a trimming along the way, till it becomes what you want, you’ll spend WAY more time getting it to how you like it.

I really want to grow it but have way too many white hair now, more than I would like to sport

There is a hair coloring kit for that. Just for Men makes it I believe

Doing a goatee, been 2 weeks now

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