Summer is the Perfect Time to Grow a Beard

Summer is the Perfect Time to Grow a Beard

Embrace the Summer Look: Why Summer is the Perfect Time to Grow and Maintain a Beard

The arrival of summer often conjures images of sunny beaches, outdoor adventures, and, of course, those legendary vacations. But did you know that summer is also an excellent time to grow and maintain a beard? Contrary to the perception that beards are more suited for winter, this article will uncover the many reasons why summer is the ideal season to let your facial hair flourish. From sun protection to style and maintenance, let's dive into the wonderful world of summertime beards.

  1. Sun Protection

As the sun's rays intensify during summer, your skin becomes more susceptible to UV damage. Believe it or not, a beard can provide natural protection against harmful UV rays. Beards act as a barrier, shielding your skin from direct exposure, which reduces the risk of sunburn and skin cancer. However, it's essential to note that a beard can't replace sunscreen altogether; it merely adds an extra layer of defense. So, while you're out enjoying the sunny weather, your beard is working diligently to protect your face from potential harm.

  1. Less Irritation

Shaving in the summertime can lead to skin irritation due to heat, sweat, and the constant friction from clothing. By growing a beard, you can avoid the discomfort and annoyance caused by frequent shaving. The natural barrier created by your facial hair protects your skin from the constant abrasion of razors, ensuring a more comfortable summer experience.

  1. Regulating Body Temperature

It might seem counterintuitive, but growing a beard can help regulate your body temperature during the hot summer months. Facial hair acts as insulation against extreme temperatures, providing a cooling effect when it's hot and a warming effect when it's cold. As you sweat, the moisture trapped in your beard evaporates, providing a refreshing sensation on your face. This natural cooling mechanism can keep you more comfortable during those scorching summer days.

  1. Enhanced Style and Individuality

Summer is the season of self-expression, and a well-groomed beard can be a fantastic addition to your personal style. Whether you opt for a full beard, a goatee, or a well-trimmed stubble, your facial hair becomes an extension of your personality. It gives you the freedom to experiment with various looks and helps you stand out from the crowd. Embrace your individuality and show off your unique style with confidence.

  1. Low-Maintenance Options

Not everyone enjoys spending a lot of time on grooming and maintenance, especially during summer when there are so many other activities to indulge in. Fortunately, growing a beard offers several low-maintenance options. If you prefer a more relaxed appearance, a light trim and occasional grooming will suffice. This ease of upkeep allows you to spend less time in front of the mirror and more time enjoying the season.

  1. Facial Hair Growth Rate

The science behind facial hair growth is intriguing. During summer, your body experiences an increase in testosterone levels, which can lead to faster hair growth. This means that your beard might grow in thicker and faster during this season. Embrace the opportunity to see what your facial hair is truly capable of and see if you can achieve the beard style you've always desired.

  1. Covering up Imperfections

Not everyone has a perfectly chiseled jawline or flawless skin. If you're self-conscious about certain facial features, a beard can be a great tool to conceal imperfections. It can provide a sense of confidence and comfort, allowing you to feel more at ease in social situations. Moreover, a well-maintained beard can draw attention away from any perceived flaws, making it a valuable asset for your self-esteem.

  1. Complementing Your Beach Look

Heading to the beach is a quintessential part of summer, and a well-groomed beard can effortlessly complement your beach look. The relaxed, carefree vibe of summer aligns perfectly with a stylish and neatly trimmed beard. Whether you're strolling along the shoreline or playing beach volleyball, your beard will add a touch of rugged charm to your appearance.

  1. Social Acceptance

While beards have become increasingly popular year-round, summer brings a unique social acceptance for facial hair. More men tend to grow beards during the warmer months, creating a sense of camaraderie among fellow beard enthusiasts. If you've been contemplating growing a beard but haven't taken the leap yet, summer is the time to do so, as you'll likely find plenty of encouragement and support.

As we've explored in this article, summer is indeed the perfect time to grow and maintain a beard. From providing natural sun protection to offering low-maintenance grooming options, your facial hair can become your ultimate summertime companion. Embrace your individuality, enhance your style, and enjoy the many benefits that come with sporting a well-groomed beard during the sunny season. So, this summer, let your facial hair flourish and bask in the confidence and comfort it brings.

We're recommending these beard care bundles to help you get your beard looking your best this Summer season:

Our Vegan Beard Care Collection includes everything you need to cleanse, soothe and moisturize your beard. Our Beard Wash is a beautifully crisp and refreshingly fragrant formula scented with organic essential oils that helps clear build-up and maintains tangle-free year-round. Bundled with a silicone-free hydrating beard oil that nourishes and softens hair, delivers essential fatty acids, smoothness and luster without build-up or oily residue that leaves you dandruff-free. Suited for coarse, dry, frizzy, thick and wavy hair and can be applied daily.

Lavender & Lemongrass Beard Bundle

A beautifully crisp and refreshing formula scented with organic essential oil that helps clear build-up and maintains tangle-free year-round. With ingredients like Comfrey Plant, Argan Oil and  Macadamia Oil and Jojoba Oil, this bundle is perfect for all skin types.

This lavender beard oil is formulated to increase strength, growth, and softness while providing a calming complex aroma. Its organic jojoba and coconut oil are deeply conditioning and nourishing, making it ideal for revitalizing dry, weathered beards. Regular use can help make your beard extra soft, stop and prevent beard dandruff, and lend softness and control. It's suited for coarse, dry, frizzy, thick and wavy hair and can be applied daily.

Paraben free, fragrance free, silicone free, mineral oil free, and dye free. 100% Vegan Leaping Bunny Certified, Cruelty Free, Sensitive Skin Approved.

Bamboo & Teak Beard Bundle

Keep facial hair well-groomed with this vegan Bamboo and Teak Beard Bundle. Bamboo has natural cleansing properties that can help remove buildup from hair and scalp, including old hair products, excessive oil, dead skin cells, and environmental toxins. It's a gentle way to maintain a clean hair without stripping the hair of its natural oils or causing dryness. Using a bamboo product regularly can help promote hair growth and improve hair luster.

This bundle is designed to improve moisture retention in your beard, providing a healthy shine and preventing frizz caused by humidity or dryness. It's made with plant-based ingredients including Bamboo Extract, which has antioxidant and anti-irritant properties that promote healthy hair growth and help to soothe irritation caused by dryness, ingrown hairs and bacteria.

Blended with plant based ingredients such as Juniper Berry, Tea Tree and Jojoba Oil, this beard wash and oil will calm and nourish sensitive skin. This bundle is designed to provide shine and hydration to both beards and mustaches, as well as the skin underneath. Helps to soothe irritation caused by dryness, ingrown hairs and bacteria.

Paraben free, fragrance free, silicone free, mineral oil free, and dye free. 100% Vegan Leaping Bunny Certified, Cruelty Free, Sensitive Skin Approved.

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