Septembeard | Grüum + Giveaway


My first review in a while and the first in this year's Septembeard (nothing like leaving it to the last minute when there's only 3 days left in the month)

This time, I'm looking at Grüum. I've reviewed my fair share of grooming products in the 4 years I've been running rogues+brogues through purchasing or via outreach from the company. Grüum arrived to me by accident. While many of my fellow male bloggers have reviewed the company after being sent samples, I wasn't on that PR list but by chance, the better half won a 6 months' supply and I've been introducing them into my grooming routine.

I've been using the products for a few months but held off writing a review until now as I thought it fitted better with the seasonal theme of Septembeard.

Included in the kit were the following bits and pieces
  • Leif beard
  • Bård beard wash
  • Kåre daily moisturiser
  • Kóri exfoliating wash
  • Tor beard wax

The beard wash and exfoliating wash live in my shower. I use them on alternating days and sometimes if I'm feeling the need of a boost, I'll apply them to my Remington Recharge Brush and really get stuck in. The refreshing combination of citrus, eucalyptus and rosemary is light and zingy, a great wakeup start in the morning. 

The moisturiser is a light and easily absorbed mixture. The slightly soapy scent of natural rosemary smells clean and fresh all day and the cedarwood base note adds a distinct masculine profile.

Although I'm a solid beard wearer, I don't go in for shaping or styling it too much. I keep it under control with a combination of beard trimmer, Philips OneBlade and barbers thinning scissors. As such, I've never used the beard wax. Designed to keep your beard in shape, I play with my beard too much during the day and work it all off. I prefer to use beard oil when I'm just out of a morning shower. I apply it while my beard is still warm and just towel dried as it helps the oil to be absorbed into the hair. It makes a great alternative to a cologne and keeps your hair from looking too dry and brushy. 


I thought I would share the love (and thanks to the kindness of Caelan, my better half) I have a full kit to giveaway to celebrate the end of Septembeard.
Head over to my Twitter and simply RT and follow myself, Caelan and Grüum to be enter. 

Open to UK entrants. Winner announced 30th September. No alternative offered.

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