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November 21, 2023
Beard

How to get an even color when dyeing your beard?

Even color

This might be your first time or one of your initial attempts at coloring your beard. Fantastic choice! If you don't want people to notice you are beard coloring, one of the most important things to know is how to get a natural and even color. You are in the right place: below you will find a step by step guide to help you get a nice and even beard color.


Prepping Your Beard


The application starts before the beard dye, it starts with prepping your beard. This step is as important as the application itself.


  • Wash your beard: A clean beard is essential, so start by washing your beard in order to get rid of any oils or dirt, you can easily do it with a beard wash. 



  • Dry your beard: After washing, dry your beard completely with a soft towel. This will make the dye stick better.


Choosing the Right Color


Ensure you choose the right color so it looks more natural.


  • Match your natural color: It’s recommended to choose a shade that matches your natural color; there are a variety of colors available in the market so be sure to choose wisely. 


  • Consider your skin tone: If your skin leans towards warm tones, opt for warmer shades. For cooler tones, choose cooler shades of beard dye to complement your overall appearance.


Applying the Dye


It’s easier than you might think.


  • Use a proper brush: a suitable brush is important for an even application. It helps to spread the beard dye properly.



  • Follow the Instructions: Stick to the instructions, because depending on the dye there are different applications techniques and methods. There are some beard dyes that even customize your instructions, so it’s even more important to follow them accordingly.


  • Spread with patience: You can slowly start to apply the dye in your beard. Start with one side and then move into the other. Make sure you have it all covered.


Letting the Dye Set and Aftercare


You have to wait some time after you apply the dye


  • Rinse carefully: Once the waiting time is finished, you should start rinsing your beard with lukewarm water to remove the beard dye. Make sure there are no dye residues in your beard.



  • Use conditioner: Apply some beard conditioner to keep your beard soft and nice.


That's it! This step-by-step guide should do the trick. Enjoy your results, you can always look good and look like you. Until next time, happy grooming! 🧔🏻‍♂️✨

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Jorge Buccio
Celebrity hairstylist Jorge Buccio is Cleverman‘s Senior Colorist. He has over 20 years of experience in Hollywood, including celebrities Salma Hayek and Matthew McConaughey, and has worked with industry giants such as Schwarzkopf Professional and Revlon Professional. His avant-garde approach further aligns with Cleverman‘s commitment to style and personal taste.
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