Wrestle Your Whiskers into Shape with the Best Beard Combs

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If you comb your hair, why not your beard? Even the highest-quality beard products can’t groom your whiskers the way a beard comb can. Oils and balms are best distributed with a comb, anyway. And what about when you want to properly shape your beard on your cheek and neckline?

When going on your quest to find a beard comb, consider this: The material of the comb is important for promoting healthy hair follicles. Wood-based combs — or those made of softer, unique materials such as ox horn — tend to offer less snag and pull when combing. Wood bristles also decrease damage to the hair since its smoother going against the skin. Some nylon, metal, and plastic combs are still effective and widely-used, however, someone who has curly hair or a thick beard might run into some unnecessary, annoying, and sometimes painful road blocks. Weight distribution and teeth size are also big factors. A lightweight comb might be great for a shorter, thinner beard, but not so successful when trying to comb out a forest full of whiskers.

We’ve put together a diverse selection of the best beard combs for you to find the one that best suits you and your beard.

Beard Comb Bundle by Bearded Nation – $15

Beard Comb Bundle by Bearded Nation

This one is for those rocking some stubble and a marvelous mustache. That mustache will be even more marvelous with Bearded Nation’s bundle, which features a metal beard comb and two fine-toothed mustache combs for the ultimate styling experience. Each comb sports smooth bristles and comes in a burlap bag for easy portability and protection.

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Stainless Steel Mesh – $14

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Go-Comb’s longest-running style is back with an etched mesh, stainless steel design to reduce weight and add extra grip for easy combing. This fine-toothed comb is crafted with precision, and although it doesn’t have a bottle opener, Go-Comb’s are built with durability and are always small enough to slide inside of your wallet so you can freshen up your whiskers before a meeting or unplanned dinner date.

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Pocket Beard Comb – $10

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This beard comb from The Roosevelt’s Beard Co. sports a traditional beard comb figure with both fine- and coarse-toothed ends so you can polish every inch of your beard (or head hair). The comb is handmade with cellulose acetate, which is both environmentally and face-friendly so you can still get the smooth feeling of a high-quality comb without a ridiculous price tag.

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Folding Wood Comb – $16

Folding Wood Comb

Folks love Striking Viking’s folding sandalwood comb for many different reasons, but three come to mind when we’re thinking lifestyle fits: portability, hygiene-augmented design, and its outdoorsman style. If you’re a sucker for everyday carry gadgets and need a beard comb, then this medium-toothed, foldable comb is right up your alley.

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Hatchet Style Sandalwood Beard Comb – $17

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The second of our built-to-last sandalwood combs comes from Rocky Mountain Barber Co. This multi-use comb is one of our favorites on the list, and not just because it looks like a hatchet. Featuring fine- and coarse-teeth, a convenient hard shell carrying case, and a precise edging tool for bold shaping, the hatchet-style comb holds up to the task of taking care of short or long facial hair, mustaches, sideburns, you name it. This puppy is one of the most versatile grooming companions on the market.

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Ox Horn Beard Comb – $25

Ox Horn Beard Comb

We’re really starting to dig these Badass Beard Care products, so it makes complete sense for them to be in the collection of best beard combs. Hand carved from a solid piece of horn, then uniquely shaped, sanded, polished, and personalized with laser engraving, this comb lives up to its badass standard. What’s really great about the ox horn material is that this comb will not conduct static electricity like that of a nylon of plastic comb.

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Baxter of California Comb – $19

Baxter of California Comb

Maybe you’re a simple man and don’t need to take your comb on the go or any added amenities. Well, Baxter of California’s beard comb is high-quality, traditional looking, and works great for both your head and beard hair. Each comb is sent through Baxter’s hand-made, 12-step production process that results in a lightweight, durable, and truly smooth-toothed comb.

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Buffalo Horn and Sandalwood Comb – $26

Buffalo Horn and Sandalwood Comb

Wild Wild Nest has one the most practical on-the-go beard combs on the market right now. Designed to fit in your jean or shirt pocket, the brand delivers a 2-in-1 beard and mustache comb made from buffalo horn and sandalwood. The teeth are very thin, meaning it may not be your best bet for an every morning comb if you have a luscious whiskerfall of a beard. However, if used as an everyday traveling companion, this comb is perfect for tidying up throughout the day.

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Sandalwood Beard Comb – $30

Sandalwood Beard Comb

A favorite here at The Manual, The Art of Shaving offers a sandalwood beard comb with no unique design, but a sleek and stunning portrayal of a double-toothed beard comb nonetheless. Made from Argentinian green aandalwood, The Art of Shavings offers a much more elegant wide-tooth option for those with wavy hair. If that’s not enough, our friends at AOS throw in a complimentary leatherette storage pouch.

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No. 99 Wood Beard Comb – $39

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Amongst all the fancy, face-friendly textures out there, Big Red Beard Comb’s beard comb competes with the best. The craftsmanship on this beaut doesn’t go unnoticed. The three-wood blend and laminated technology make for a great looking, static resistant, and durable comb, which has fine teeth best suited for shorter facial hair.

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