Friday, June 16, 2017

My Nightly Beard Routine using Sky Organics

Are you doing what it takes at night to nourish your beard properly?

I have a lot of guys asking me what do I do at night with my beard. This can be a very tricky answer.

I'll start by saying, every beard is different in shape, size, and texture. So, what may be good for me might not be good for you.

My nightly routine is a three step process. It includes oils, butter and balm. This is something I've been doing for over a year or so, and for me the results are awesome! 

The beard oil that I use is a combination of 100% Castor Oil, Jojoba Oil, Argan Oil, and Sweet Almond Oil. All of the oils are from the same company, Sky Organics. I've learned that their oils work best with my skin and hair. 



The butter I use is also from Sky Organics. Sky Organics Mango Butter is excellent for nourishing your skin. It gives your skin that healthy look that we all want; At the same time it keeps you hair soft and manageable.

The balm that I use varies simply because I have a huge assortment to choose from. The biggest reason I'm using the balm is for styling and sealing purposes. 
I prefer a nice smelling balm, and it has to be lightweight. I don't want my beard to be weighed down...that's just me being me.

How I apply the products:
Once I finish showering and my beard is damp I apply the oil, then the mango butter, and lastly, the balm. I comb my beard how I normally do (with a large tooth comb or pick) and that's all folks.

The following morning my beard is still moisturized and soft. The main goal for your beard and it's routine is for you to be as consistent as possible.

This is my current, nightly beard routine. If anything changes with my nightly beard routine I'll be sure to come back an fill you guys in. If you have any questions please feel free to ask. PEACE!


Sunday, April 30, 2017

Dr. Goat's Beard Lotion Review

Are you looking for a awesome alternative to beard oils-while getting the same benefits for your beard and skin? Well, today I'll be telling you about a beard lotion that does just that.


Dr. Goat Beard Lotion is exactly what is sounds like, a lotion for your beard. Its provides the same benefits as a regular body lotion except, it's formulated for your beard and skin.

The first thing I noticed when I opened the container was the aroma of rosemary and peppermint. The scent was very pleasant, not overbearing at all.

The Beard Lotion is a great moisturizer. I noticed less itching and dryness from my beard. My beard was more manageable and I've noticed less shedding. This lotion keeps your beard hydrated throughout the day. Applying the lotion twice is recommended at a dime or nickle size amount depending on the thickness of your beard.


I would recommend this product over and over again. For the gentleman that don't like using so many different products this product maybe perfect for you. Did I mention it's a natural product? Ingredients include: Coconut Oil, & Shea Butter, among other natural ingredients listed on the container.

Guys, if you would like to purchase some of Dr. Goats products please visit him at www.drgoatbfc.com. You will find all your beard and skin care needs there. Stay Bearded!




Friday, February 17, 2017

Beef Roast with Power Pressure Cooker XL


We're making a Beef Roast with our new toy! We're using the Power Pressure Cooker XL. This thing is amazing! It's definitely a far cry from the pressure cookers my Grandparents and Parents used LOL.

We used it for the first time in this video and we are super happy with our purchase. The Beef Roast turned out extremely tender and flavorful.
We purchased the Power Pressure Cooker XL during an HSN episode and got it for an awesome price. We were able to track it down on Amazon for you guys and the link will be below.

Power Pressure Cooker XL



Ingredients Used in this video include:
~Roughly Chopped~
White Onions, Celery & Green Bell Pepper.
Red Potatoes
Baby Carrots
Lipton Recipe Secrets "Beefy Onion" 2 pks.
All seasonings were used to taste NOT MEASURED!
Onion Powder, Salt, Black Pepper, Italian Seasoning, Complete Seasoning & Bay Leaves.
2 Tablespoons of Olive Oil added to the pot.
Just enough water to cover Beef Roast.

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Saturday, January 14, 2017

Strongback Beard Oil | Cutlass Review

Hey guys today I'm gonna be sharing my thoughts with you today about Cutlass Beard Oil.



We all know the importance of using a beard oil, I'm always eager to review beard oils simply because there are so many oils out there to choose from.
I often get asked what is the best beard oil to use. I gave that question a lot of thought and to be honest there is not a good or bad oil. You have to find what works for you. Some oils are heavier than others, some absorb quicker than others, some smell great and others don't... you get the point.

Cutlass sent me a their Strongback Beard Oil. This oil is very nice. The fragrance was on point and the texture it had a great feel when it came to the thickness of the oil.
Strongback is the newest scent from Cutlass when I opened up the bottle I immediately smelled hints of peppermint also a cedar wood aroma with a hint of citrus. I couldn't wait to apply this oil to my beard.

The Strongback scent also had some awesome ingredients such as Coconut oil, Jojoba oil, Tea Tree oil and more.
To lightly coat a beard my size it took about 6 drops of the oil. The oils all worked very well together. Through out my day I didn't have any itching and my beard looked healthy with a pleasant sheen all day. I will absolutely purchase the oil again. It works like a oil and moisturizer all in one bottle.

You guys can check out Cutlass by Pesanteur on Instagram @getcutlass and on their website www.getcutlass.com. It was a joy to share this info with my bearded brothers and I hope you find this very helpful.

Have a great day and many blessings.

Sunday, January 8, 2017

SheaMoisture Men's Maracuja and Shea Oils Beard Products

Today is a really good day for a guy with a beard. One of the top companies in the hair care market has formulated four extremely awesome products for our beards. The beard wash, detangler, beard oil, and the beard balm.


Let me start by saying of these products are free of  Parabens, Phthalates, Propylene Glycol, Mineral Oil, Sulfates, and Animal Testing. The Beard Wash is clear and has a thick, rich consistency. I have used the wash several times and I'll be the first to say its fantastic. It took a little over a dime sized amount to cover a beard like mine. It lathered nicely and smells great. The wash didn't strip my beard at all, it left my beard feeling soft and manageable. I would totally recommend this product to you guys to check out.  

For you guys that have a hard time combing through your beard, Shea Moisture has the solution. The Beard Detangler is a dream product. I use this product two different ways because it works like a leave conditioner as well. The first way I use it is right after I wash my beard. I leave the beard damp and the apply the detangler. Your beard will automatically soften as it becomes more easy to comb. The second way is when your on go and really don't wanna use a heavy product you can apply the detangler as a "Leave In" and your ready to go. It doesn't leave a film over your beard and it's very fluffy and Santa-Like.....trust me, the ladies love it!

The Beard Oil is the heavier side and coats the beard nicely. However, the oil isn't as greasy as most beard oils I've used in the past. I noticed less beard itch that is a huge plus. Overall, this oil moisturizes and softens the beard while adding a little sheen.

The last product I'm gonna talk about is the Beard Balm. When I first opened up this product I was thinking it wasn't gonna be a good product because it looked brittle and cracked up in pieces. I had never seen a beard balm look like that before! Once I rubbed through the balm it felt soft but not as soft as others. I was actually thinking of whipping it myself to make more creamy. I even thought I mistankingly bought a bad bottle. To my surprise, even though it looked a little rough, the balm still performed very well. It shaped my beard very nicely, also giving it great definition. Throughout the day my beard smelled great and was very moisturized and healthy looking. 

My all around score on the Shea Moisture Maracuja Beard Products is 10 out of 10. Not often does a company make a complete line of products and all of them work well. 

The tips I would give for shopping this line are:
1. Shop for the beard that you have. Meaning shorter beards would benefit more from using oils. While bigger beards can used oils and balms. 
2. Don't feel like you have to get all four products. 
I would say the must haves are the Beard Wash, Beard Detangler, and your choice of Oil or Balm.

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Monday, November 14, 2016

Monthly Subscription Box For Big and Tall Guys

Are you tired of going to the mall and going from store to store just to find nothing? For a guy that can be very frustrating because we are simple creatures. We like to walk in, purchase and walk out.

My shopping experience has gotten a heck of a lot easier since I stumbled across a clothing company that caters to us Big and Tall fellas. The company I'm referring to is The Maximus Box.
They are a big and tall clothing monthly subscription box that has everything you need!

It's very easy to setup your Maximus account. All you have to do is tell them your sizes, what style you like, how do you want your clothes to fit, and what monthly box you want to pay for (They have three to choose from).

So fellas I have already received two boxes and I totally dig the clothes that I have gotten. The quality is very good. One of the shirts I have already purchased from Dillard's or Macy's so you know were getting quality fabric. Sizes start at XL- 6XL. So, size doesn't matter anymore we've got our own unique box for the big and tall community!!!

Fellas please go and check these guys out they are headed in the right direction and their future is looking very bright.

Their website is  maximusbox.com. Also on Instagram @themaximusbox. I hope you guys give them a try you wont regret it.





Saturday, November 12, 2016

Face Mane African Black Soap - Beard and Face Wash

Hey guys have you ever wished you could wash your beard and face with the same product without thinking you're gonna be punished? Well guys, today I'm gonna be introducing you to Face and Mane African Black Soap Face and Beard Wash.

African Black Soap has been around for many years. The soap is well known for all that it does for our skin. People that suffer from Acne, Eczema, even bumps and oily skin will definitely benefit from the use of Black Soap.

When I learned about this product I was very eager to give it a try. I was excited because it's a two in one process. Less hassle is always a plus for us men. Not to mention, the other great natural ingredients that are found in the product such as Argan Oil, Tea Tree, Hempseed and Jojoba. The power of this ingredients list goes on and on.


I have been using this wash now for a while, twice a week as a matter of fact and its amazing. The fragrance is the best thing I have smelled in a beard product in a while. Its a earthy smell. It kinda reminds me of a Botanical shop or a shop that sells incense. It has a black power vibe too! In all honesty; I don't know how else to explain the smell but I love it.

The lather is perfect. My beard was soft as cotton after my wash. The fragrance lasts a good while without becoming over powering. I have noticed less itching and my wife said that my facial skin has gotten softer since I've started using the Face and Mane Face and Beard Wash.

I would highly recommend this face and beard wash to my bearded brothers. I was very pleased with the product and I can't wait to try the other washes they have. Excellent customer service and quality products can't ask for much more.

Face Mane Beard Wash