Scenic images of The Wild Atlantic Way, Kerry, Ireland. Courtesy of Matthew Murphy Photography.


October 26, 2017

Men’s grooming is a term that hasn’t really been on the typical Irish mans radar in recent times. Shopping for moisturisers and styling products just isn’t the done thing. Grooming has traditionally meant a can of Lynx (Africa!), a Tesco shower gel and a tub of Brylcre...

October 11, 2017

No shave November is almost here, and if you want to have an awesome beard at the end its probably time to start planning. Here are some quick Beardsmith tips on how to make the most of November this year.

First up, it takes a lot longer than 1 month to grow a bear...

September 28, 2017

I’ve been asked a load of times, about dry skin under the beard and how to deal with this and other skin/beard related complications.

I’m going to try and talk about what might be going on and what can help - I’ll start by saying I will be talking about my Beardsmith...

August 20, 2017

In my local town, Tralee, we have a yearly festival called The Rose of Tralee Festival......sorry I should say The Rose of Tralee INTERNATIONAL Festival; they added the 'international' part in the last couple of years!

In very basic terms it's a beauty pageant, but one...

July 30, 2017

I grew my first beard about 3 years ago when my 2nd son, Ben, was born. What started out as laziness, and not shaving for a couple of weeks, turned into a mission (obsession?) to try and see if I actually COULD grow a beard worth keeping!

I'd always kind of assumed I co...

July 14, 2017

So, where did Beardsmith come from? Why did a busy father of 2 and full time nurse decide it was a good idea to start up his first ever business? And do you care where Beardsmith came from??!! Of course you do!! That's why your going to read my long, rambling and self...

July 7, 2017

Right. Blogging. Ok, this could be.....interesting (and by 'interesting' I mean confusing and, well; uninteresting!) But it's time I stopped putting it off and became a blogger! A beard blogger!

I'll be honest, i'm a reader not a writer. Reading has been a passion since...

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