Black Men's Beard Styles
The global trend nowadays is to have a nice beard. The community of black men are no stranger to this phenomenon. More and more successful black celebs are rocking different types of beard
IDRIS ELBA SPOTTED IN A CLASSIC SHORT BEARD
DRAKE IN THE CLASSIC BEARD
MICHAEL B JORDAN IN THE CHIN STRAP BEARD
LEBRON JAMES IN A FULL BEARD
50 CENT IN A THIN CHIN STRAP BEARD
When it comes to black men, they tend to have different beard textures to non-black men. Black men tend to have “coarser” textures as the hairs tend to have tightly coiled strands. The advantages of these coarser beard textures are that it looks thicker and more robust which comes across as more dense and fuller. Which makes the beard look more attractive and desirable!
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WHAT ARE SOME OF THE MOST POPULAR BEARD STYLES AMONGST BLACK MEN
THE FULL BEARD
Usually characterized by a nice thick beard that is of medium length, covering the jawline, chin and cheeks.
THE FADED BEARD
Very similar to the classic full beard but with a modern twist. Rather than the beard being all around the same length, the beard has a gradually tapering length, creating a fade effect. Here’s a few examples of the faded beard
THE GOATEE BEARD
The goatee beard is where the cheeks are clean shaven with mainly hair growing on the chins. Some men choose to have a mustache that connects to their goatee, just a goatee or a mustache and a goatee not connected.
THE DESIGNER STUBBLE
Also known as the 5 o’clock shadow, or the 5 day beard, etc. Usually the beard is 1-3mm long. It is described as a well groomed clean-looking beard. This beard is the most popular beard amongst women.
THE LINE-UP BEARD
Usually has the length of a full beard. Instead it is characterized with very sharp edges. This style has very hard sharp and defined lines along the cheekbones jawline and neckline. It is very popular as it is considered very well groomed and clean-looking.
As the black man’s beard is thicker and each strand is more recoiled, it is important that the beard routine needs to match the texture of the hair. It is important to use more beard balms and beard oils to keep the beard hydrated and moisturized.
Essential ingredients for a black man’s beard routine:
- A trustworthy comb: you want a comb that really helps untangle the beard and is made with high quality. Our multipurpose brush would be perfect for the job
- A hydrating beard oil: to help keep the beard hydrated and moisturized
- A beard balm: to soften the beard
- A solid shampoo and conditioner: to cleanse the beard properly and soften the beard
- Our beard filler kits: to help fill in any patches
Make sure to develop a solid routine that works for you. Start experimenting with the different beard styles that can work for you!