Barbershop Blog


April 6, 2022

Dandruff is a common scalp concern however it can also form in your beard. Both forms are caused by the same things. The only main difference between the two is the way in which they are managed. Avoiding beard-ruff and maintaining a healthy beard requires a few easy steps and a proper grooming routine.

Man with beard at Barber Industries MorissetMan with beard at Barber Industries MorissetMan with beard at Barbershop in Morisset

What Is This Beard-druff You Speak Of?

Bread-druff is of course dandruff of the beard, red, itchy, scaly and flaky skin. It predominantly occurs due to a microbe called Malassezia globosa, which grows in oily areas of the body. Two areas where excess oil tends to easily accumulate is on the scalp and under the beard. Beard-druff can also be the result of dry skin or from sensitivity to grooming products.

What are the Best Ways to Relieve Beard-druff?

The best way to manage beard-ruff is though a routine of exfoliation, cleansing and moisturising. This routine will not only get rid of beard-ruff but will also prevent it from coming back.
  • Exfoliate:

Exfoliating is a common practice that helps to remove dead skin cells. For beard-ruff, exfoliate with the help of a beard brush. You will see a clear difference in just a few days once you start exfoliating your beard. For a deep exfoliation try Proraso’s Beard Exfoliating Paste.

  • Cleanse:

Wash your beard with a specially formulated beard wash. We stock several varieties here at Barber Industries Morisset. Good beard wash is gentle on the skin but powerful enough to clean away dirt, grime and dead skin cells. The wash will moisturise the skin while controlling your natural oils. 

  • Moisturise:

The importance of moisturising can't be understated. You should apply a quality beard oil, balm or cream to your beard every day at the very minimum. For good routine, apply after washing and drying in the morning and evening.

How to Best Prevent Against Beard-druff?

To sum it up, beard-ruff is a problem that can be prevented with a very simple solution. You just have to be willing to put in the ground of a simple grooming routine. This routine should include washing, brushing, and moisturising to ensure a healthy and luscious beard.


Winter has well and truly hit for the year! The wind is freezing cold and they’re talking the best start to the snow season in 20+ years. Sound like a good time to grow your beard? Well, on that note, we’d like to introduce Beard Season, an Australian non-profit charity run by Skin Check Champions.

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Pre school aged boys tend to be some of the wildest when it comes to choosing their hairstyle at the barbershop. When they hit that post toddler age and are presented with the opportunity to start making some decisions for themselves, they seldom hold back. They often make bold choices and learn some valuable life lessons along the way.

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When it comes to Christmas gift shopping for the ladies, the blokes have got it relatively easy as most woman will make damn sure you know exactly what they want. Shopping for men on the other hand is not so easy. What will take the hassle out of the process however is Christmas gift shopping for all the men in the house at Barber Industries Morisset.

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Movember has arrived for another season and for those who are unaware, Movember is a movement that is primarily about growing a moustache in a bid to raise awareness and to raise funds for much needed research into men's health. Let’s take a closer look at this charity/foundation and outline the ways in which you can get involved to help make a difference.

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There was a point in time when a man almost always enjoyed his shave at the barbershop. Unfortunately, with the emergence of the disposable razor, those glory days of grooming indulgence were replaced with the chore of home shaving. Luckily, over time, the barbershop shave has reemerged as a modern day indulgence for men. Today we look at why the popularity of the barbershop shave has come full circle and why more and more men are kicking back in the barber’s chair to enjoy one of life’s little grooming luxuries.

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Growing a beard is not for every man and for some it can seem a little daunting or just too difficult to be bothered with. Well, today we break it down and make it all too easy to achieve in our five step guide to growing a beard.

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Barber Industries is excited to have opened another barbershop in the Lake Macquarie region and today we have a quick Q&A catch up with the man behind the chair at the new location in Morisset Square. Introducing Master Barber and all round good guy Ammar Al-Husseinawi. With over a decade of experience on the tools, Ammar is heading up a sophisticated and talented team of barbers. Come in and meet the crew, now open seven days a week at Morisset Square.

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