It’s fair to say that beards are back in a big way – particularly so at this time of year.

But men growing longer facial-hair in winter is an age-old tradition. It just feels like the appropriate time of year to forsake formality in favor of comfort, doesn’t it? Case in point: the winter beard. But it’s not as simple as tossing out your razor.

Here’s what you need to show your beard some love…

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