Here’s some good news for all the bearded dudes out there: According to a recent survey conducted by PlentyOfFish, the goatee, the mustache & beard combo, and the 5 o’clock shadow are undoubtedly trends for the near future.

Point being: Ladies dig the scruff.

But here’s the thing: Without the proper TLC, your facial hair can quickly go from sexy to, well, kind of nasty. Check out these easy ways to keep it fresh and clean, and you can be sure your better half will never get grossed out by the hair on your face.