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A beard can take you from Jason Momoa in Aquaman to Tom Hanks in Castaway real quick without regular grooming, which is why you need (yes need) a good beard comb. The best beard combs help to tame unruly facial hair, while smoothing out
Small, plastic versions work in a pinch, but they tend to break and bend, especially if you’re working with thick hair. Wooden beard combs, on the other hand, are sturdier and more reliable, don’t generate static, and soak up beard oil which keeps the comb soft and sweet smelling.
It’s reasonable to worry that a wooden comb won’t have thin enough tines to effectively detangle or beard train. But in our roundup we looked specifically for dual-edged combs with narrow, well-cut, and evenly spaced tines that move smoothly through your facial hair without causing snags or tangles and evenly disperse product.
What to Consider When Buying a Wooden Beard Comb
Effectiveness is the first and most important factor to keep in mind when making a purchase. Now, here are some of the other things we screened for when making our selections.
Material: Wooden beard combs are commonly made of bamboo or sandalwood. Whenever possible, we look for natural and eco-friendly wood that absorbs oils and feels soft against the skin, preventing irritation even after multiple combs and without oil.
Carrying Case: To keep your whiskers in check all day, we recommend a product you can tuck your back pocket and whip out whenever you need. All of our suggestions come with a leather (real or genuine) carrying case for convenient transport.
Appearance: Most wooden combs are pretty similar in appearance, so its the details that set apart one from the other — whether thats the color or finish of the wood material, detailed engraving, or embossed design on the case.
1. Viking Revolution Wooden Beard Comb
Beard-growers like the solid craftsmanship of this wood comb, whose narrow tines are unlikely to crack even when running through especially thick and gnarly facial hair. You’ll notice a comfortable feel in the hands and while combing, and appreciate that the wood soaks beard oils, keeping the comb soft and imbuing it with a pleasant scent.
2. Hunter Jack Beard Comb Kit for Men
We like the marbled look of this sandalwood comb as well as the attractive engraving. But the comb’s most popular feature seems to be the quality of the tines, which are smooth, well-cut, and perfectly spaced, meaning no snags or tangles while you use it. Carry it in your pocket in the PU leather case, so you can groom your facial hair wherever, whenever.
3. Striking Viking Wooden Beard Comb
Over-combing your beard can sometimes irritate the skin, which is why we like how soft this sandalwood comb feels with or without the use of beard oil. And when you are combing with oil or balm, users note how evenly the comb distributes product throughout your beard.
This comb is easy to grip and control, and comes with a case for storage and travel.
4. Beard Power Wooden Beard Comb
This 100 percent natural wooden comb is sturdy and effective for beards young and old, and doesn’t come with any chemical-like smells as others sometimes do. Plus, the skull design on the comb and leather case is a fun touch. This one makes a great gift too.