You might think that growing a beard is something that you just do, but there are a lot more subtleties, skills, and even gear you need to do it the right way. That is, unless you want to look like someone who lives in a tiny cabin in the woods writing manifestos. Growing it is actually one of the smaller parts of the job. The other bits – like keeping a healthy lifestyle and regular maintenance – require a bit more attention and care. With that in mind, we’ve put together the following guide that will help any man learn how to grow and maintain a beard.