Reading through the blog I found a very simple yet important insight into the psyche of new beard growers. They often have a preconceived notion of how their facial hair should look - not realizing every beard is unique. They start messing with it, instead of letting it grow organically.
So for all of you on the sidelines considering growing a beard, here's some timeless advice from forbeardsake.com:
While it may sound juvenile, the greatest enemy of a new beard is an inexperienced hand and a razor. Every man’s beard has a unique growth pattern.In addition to advice, the main point of this website is to help support facial hair growth and public acceptance, and also to help beard companies get their products into the hands of all facial hair wearers.