The Art of Mastering Haircare

Why You Need to Have Your Beard Properly Groomed

How do you get to groom your 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.

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. Make sure that you wash off what is left of your shaving cream then afterwards, slightly wet your beard. After that, ascertain how much hair you want to be trimmed then afterwards adjust the hair length selector to your content. If you are one of those who are not yet that familiar with a trimmer’s functionality, then it is advisable that you initially choose a longer hair setting so as to avoid cutting off too much of your beard’s hair.

How do you trim the length of your beard?

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. Begin the trimming below your chin, then follow the direction of your jaw line, then trim in an upward motion your ears and upper beard line. Ensure that your trimmer’s guard attachment is following 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?

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. 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?

You can taper and thin your beard by firstly removing the trimmer’s guard attachment; then use the trimmer’s attached comb or any other small comb to hold the hairs of your beard in place. Then start moving the trimming unit following the length and direction of the styling comb or small comb and make sure to hold the trimming unit horizontally and the cutting unit is not facing towards you.

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