Monday, October 2, 2017

Grave Before Shave Beard Balm Review

Good Evening all my bearded brothers around the world.

Today I'm gonna share with you one of my top 3 beard balms.
  • Grave Before Shave is a high quality handcrafted beard product made right here in the good ole USA. Using top quality oils like Jojoba, Pure Apricot, and Sweet Almond great for use on the beard and skin. 
I would say the balm has a medium hold. It tames your beard and keeps those flyaway hairs in check. I also noticed my beard looks healthier and I didn't have any itching or any dry spots.

My favorite thing about Grave Before Shave is the awesome fragrances they offer.
My first balm was the Vanilla Cigar Blend. I tell ya, this balm smells fantastic! Hints of vanilla and cigar. I don't know how they did it...but the balm is very legit. It is very manly and soft at the same time.
It kinda makes me think of sipping a cold glass Hennessy and with the cloud of the finest cigar smoke drifting overhead.

Well, guys that's all I have for today I would encourage all of you to check out Grave Before Shave.

What I'm using on my beard as of late:
Grave Before Shave Vanilla/Cigar Balm 2oz-
Caramel Mocha Scent Balm 4oz-

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Monday, August 7, 2017

Grey Beard's Rapid Repair Oil and Moisturizer

Beardedmen are always looking for a great way to moisturize their mane. Well, look No further
Grey Beard's Rapid Repair Oil is here to save the day.

Grey Beard's is a company based out of Tampa, Fl. I had the pleasure of reviewing most of their products and let me tell you, these folks know what they're doing.

They have everything that a Bearded Gentlemen will need and they even have products for the ladies. Products like lip balms, body butters, massage oils and more.

Today, I'm talking to you guys about the Rapid Repair Oil. Fellas you already know how important it is to have a moisturized beard. Having a moisturized beard makes caring for your beard much combing and experiencing less shedding and split-ins.

The Rapid Repair Oil is packed with all the right goodies like Vitamin E, Jojoba, Argan, Apricot and many more ingredients to keep your beard soft and manageable. It's very important to understand the importance of having an Oil like this in your beard kit.
I try to apply this oil at least 3 to 4 times a week after I shower and while the beard is still damp I follow up by using the beard balm or butter of your choice...easy enough right?!

Guys, don't neglect your beard. Checkout this amazing company and tell them Beardedman31 sent you!

Artius Man Beard Products

If your looking for an amazing smelling beard oil with 100% natural and organic ingredients
Artius Man is for you.

Mountain Air Beard Oil 
This oil was my favorite simply because it had a pine mountain fresh scent along with a light trace of mint. The great outdoors just got a whole lot better with this beard oil.

Black Coffee Beard Oil
Black Coffee was awesome as well. I thought I wasn't going to like it at first. The Artius Man Company blends their essentials very well because the fragrances are perfect- never overwhelming. That was the key with Black Coffee. It was like ordering a flavorful latte from Starbucks.

Midnight Ride Beard Oil
If you are a fan of Black Licorice you will be in heaven with this beard oil. It has a spicy feel about it. It's very easy on the nose but lasts all day.

Overall, Artius Man has a awesome beard line. I can't wait to get my hands on more of their products.  All natural, paraben free, thick, solid oils that lasts....a little goes along way.
Guys, please give them a try you won't regret it!

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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 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 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 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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