The Art of Mastering Haircare

How Do You Groom Your Beard Properly?

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, get a comb, then comb your hair in its hair growth direction to make sure that the hairs are at their greatest height and are facing towards the same direction. After completing trimming your beard, you can actually now decide on how you want your beard to be looking like.

As shaving is a part of your morning routine, do make sure to include your beard as well as other exposed parts of the face especially the neck and cheeks. First you should do is to wash off what is left of the shaving cream then you slightly wet your beard after. Afterwards, decide on how much hair you want to trim then after that make sure that the hair length selector is positioned correctly. 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.

How do you do trimming of your beard’s length?

Before starting with the trimming process, make sure that the trimmer guard attachment is placed correctly; then, turn the trimmer so that its cutting unit is not facing towards you. Start off trimming below your chin, then by following the line of your jawbone, trim towards your ears and upper beard line making use of an upward motion. Ensure that your trimmer’s guard attachment is following your face’s contours. Whichever you decide on, you are given the freedom to trim your hair either with the direction of your beard hairs’ growth or against the growth’s direction.

Why you need to define your beard line?

You can define your beard line by making sure that your trimmer guard attachment is removed and holding your trimmer in a vertical position making sure that the cutting blades of the trimmer are facing you. You can start off with your beard line’s edge; by making sure that the cutting blades are lightly placed in your skin, use desired motion towards the beard line’s edge and trim the line to whatever location you wish to start.

How is the beard tapered and thinned?

By using a small comb of your choice or a styling comb to hold the hairs of your beard and by removing the trimmer’s guard attachment, you can actually taper and thin your beard. 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.

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