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Why You Need to Have Your Beard Properly Groomed

How does one groom his beard?

You have probably stumbled upon this article because first, you definitely have a beard, and second you want to know some tips on how to properly groom it; well, here goes. First thing you must do to make sure that your hairs are facing in the same direction and are at their maximum height is to get a comb and ensure to comb your hair towards its hair growth direction. After you are done trimming your beard, you can now decide on how you want your beard to look like for this particular day.

Make sure that you do regular shaving of your beard and make sure to include the neck and cheeks that are exposed. First you should do is to wash off what is left of the shaving cream then you slightly wet your beard after. After that, ascertain how much hair you want to be trimmed then afterwards adjust the hair length selector to your content. Do take note that if it is your first time using a trimmer and do not really know how to use it, then it is recommended that you pick the longer hair setting to avoid trimming great lengths from your beard’s hair.

What must be done to trim the length of your beard?

Before embarking on the trimming process, do make sure to put on the trimmer’s guard attachment; then, turn the trimmer so that the cutting unit’s front is not facing you. Begin trimming by starting off below your chin; then, by using the line of your jawbone as guide, slowly trim in an upward motion towards your ears and upper beard line. Make sure that the trimmer’s guard attachment will be able to follow your face’s contours. You may opt to trim your beard following the direction of your beard hairs’ growth or you can also trim against their direction.

Why you need to define your beard line?

Beard lines can be defined by removing the trimmer’s guard attachment first; then, you vertically hold your trimmer to make sure that its cutting blades are now facing towards you. By lightly placing the cutting blades on your skin, you can immediately start trimming the edge of your beard line by starting at your preferred location and using whatever motion suits you best.

How to taper and thin your beard?

Beards can be thinned and tapered by removing the trimmer’s guard attachment, then using any small comb or styling comb to hold the hairs of your beard in its rightful place. By horizontally holding the trimming unit away from your face, you can now start trimming by following the length and direction of your small comb or styling comb.