Why You Should Never Use Regular Shampoo on your Beard

Washing your beard may seem no different than washing your head in practice. Using shampoo that's designed for your head seems like the natural choice because it's what we have available to wash hair with....

The Importance of Skin Health for Healthy Beard Growth

It's commonplace for people to associate kick-ass, Viking-status beards with 'good beard growing' genetics, a healthy diet, or even beard growth supplements. Sure... These things can totally assist in your beard growth journey but one,...

Tattoo Aftercare Tips From a Board Certified Dermatologist

The Derm Dude podcast is joined by a longtime friend and associate, Dr. Heather Wollery-Llyod, a brilliant board-certified dermatologist and a member of the American College of Lifestyle Medicine. I’ve enjoyed producing skincare commercials and...

13 Ways to Screw Up a New Tattoo

Congratulations, dude!! You have a sick new tattoo, and you can’t wait to show your brand new ink off to the world. But slow your roll tiger! And check out these simple but critical things...

Tattoo Scabbing | What's Normal and What is Alarming

Dude! You did it! You sat like a champ while getting your tattoo, listened to your artist’s aftercare instructions (or followed our epic tattoo aftercare guide), and everything looks and feels great, but you’re starting...

8 Tips to Prevent Patchy and Uneven Beard Growth

Let’s keep it real dudes. You may have gotten straight A’s in Mrs. Jones 2nd grade reading class when you cruised through Cat in the Hat like a Rhodes Scholar, but in 2022, when it...

Inked Magazine Interviews Derm Dude's Chief Dude Officer

Chief Dude Officer of Derm Dude, Drew Plotkin, was recently interviewed for Inked Magazine's new series 'Heavily Inked'. Drew discusses the evolution of his tattoos, from a spur-of-the-moment drunken college experience to working with some...

6 Ways to Prevent Smelly Balls | Advanced Ball Hygiene Tips

Smelly Balls Be Gone! The Derm Dude’s Sack Hack for Swamp Sack. Dude’s: Let’s keep it real. Everyone one of us at one time or another has been guilty of (cue horror music) …Smelly Balls....

100 Deadly Skills Author & Former Navy Seal, Clint Emerson | Think Ink Drink

New York Times bestselling author, retired Navy SEAL, and survival expert Clint Emerson is the battle seasoned warrior behind the bestselling 100 Deadly Skills series, along with his hugely popular podcast and much more. Derm...