To Shave Or Not To Shave ? | Southside Beard Co - SouthSide Beard Co.

To Shave Or Not To Shave ? | Southside Beard Co

To shave or not to shave that is the question.

Throughout history, beards have come to represent different things. For example the 15th century saw most European men completely shaven but come the 15th century all sorts of beard were on display. They have even gone through a period in the 18th century where tax was imposed. No seriously. Tax was actually imposed on men who had beard during the 18th century in Russia.

Now that we've got the history lesson out of the way, let's talk about recent times. Beards have slowly come back into fashion in the late 2010s. You've got the bikers, hippies and even city workers rocking all sorts of beard styles. Not only have they become popular amongst men but even women have a soft spot for guys rocking an awesome beard, this is according to surveys carried out by leading lifestyle bloggers and magazines.

If you've decided to grow a beard continue reading. If you've decided not to..... continue reading, we might be able to change your mind hopefully.

Beard Accessories

Having accessories that support your beard growth is important, the following are a good starting point:

  1. Beard Oil
  2. Beard Balm
  3. Beard Butter

We will go into deeper detail what each product is good for in another blog post but those 3 are the minimum when trying to grow, maintain and keep your beard healthy.

You may be wondering, what is the best beard oil ? What kind of ingredients must a beard oil contain ? What does beard balm do ?  what is the difference between beard balm and beard butter ? And you're right to have all these questions as these are products you will be applying to your precious mane.


All good beard products must contain a variety of ingredients which are not just good for your beard but also skin After all you'll be applying these products onto the surface of the beard which is where your skin is. Ingredients such as Argan oil, Jojoba Oil, Castor oil and Vitamin E oil just to name a few are well known for supporting beard health, conditioning your beard, softening, keeping beard frizz at bay and moisturising your skin in the process. We've gone into further details regarding the ingredients in this blog post.

In conclusion, if growing or wanting to grow a beard, it's important to look after it with the correct products. Check out the following links below for a list of products we recommend: 

10ml beard oils : Small, compact and perfect to have in your pocket or even as a travel size product. Allows you to buy a great smelling beard oil without spending too much at £3.50 each.

15ml beard balm: Tame and condition with this beard balm that has medium hold. Perfect size to fit into your pocket at £3 a piece.

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