It’s an age-old debate: are beards clean, or are they a magnet for germs and bacteria?
Last year, we were told that men’s beards could be dirtier than a toilet because they collect and house bacteria. In fact, “Some beards contain more poo than a toilet.” Yikes!
But, before you reach for the razor to shave off your beard, let’s take a closer look at this claim.
Rather than a peer-reviewed study in a scientific or medical journal, this “research” involved a TV news crew swabbing “a handful” of beards in Albuquerque, NM. The samples were then tested by John Golobic, a microbiologist from Quest Diagnostics, who declared on KOAT-TV, “I’m usually not surprised, and I was surprised by this.”
The station reported several of the beards they tested “contained a lot of normal bacteria, but some were comparable to toilet bacteria.” Golobic concluded, “There would be a degree of uncleanliness that would be somewhat disturbing.” But, no worries, we’ve got you covered.
The debate about hygiene and beards sprouted again. Despite our evidence, let’s level up our grooming game. Check out our antibacterial beard+face wash and beard balm or oil.
I know we have not been in touch with each other lately. I am pretty sure you feel a little neglected. So, I am working on ways to strengthen our communication as well as our relationship (it’s time to level up).
Beard, you can be a really touchy subject and I really want what’s best for you. I want you to look and feel your best.
I mean really feel you’re very best. It’s time to look good with just a little know how. After all, an investment on our appearance will always pay off.
I also deserve to have a soft texture feel + smell to my face. I have to touch and smell you most often! A beard should not be neglected. So, why not treat it with the up most care. This requires upkeep and consistency, which I know you haven’t had much of lately.
Beard, I think I’ve found a solution. I stumbled across a new Italian grooming line. Designed to help you look and feel your best. It’s made of essential oils like bergamot, eucalyptus, and lavender. I don’t know much about this process but I’m sure it will be a fun project.
Looking your best isn’t only about having an amazing appearance its about the texture, cleanness, and the way you feel. You deserve this!
Your dear friend