How to trim a beard

How to trim a beard

How to trim a beard?

Different tips for different beards

The beard trimming fundamentals we outline in this guide will help you shape, style and maintain the beard that you always wanted. There are no special skills required, just a good beard trimmer. Not a big deal!

Stubble Beard

Stubble Beard

To keep your stubble looking stylish, not scruffy, trim every day.

Stubble Beard Trimming

1. Clean shave the area of your face and neck leaving only the hair in the area of your future stubble mustache and beard.

2. Set the length setting on your beard trimmer to the shortest setting (0.4mm).

3. Trim your beard in the opposite direction of hair growth. To keep your stubble looking stylish, not scruffy, trim every day.

Short Beard

Short Beard

To keep crisp lines and beard definition shave and trim every day.

Short Beard Trimming

1. Outline the desired shape of your beard by clean shaving your cheeks and neck leaving only the hair in the intended mustache and beard area.

2. Set your trimmer length to the desired beard length and run the trimmer over your beard and mustache.

3. Reduce the trimmer length setting to about 3 mm or less to fade your beard off.

4. Comb the beard and hair around your mouth downward and trim any uneven hairs.

You are done sculpting and fading. Easy! To maintain this look and keep crisp lines and beard definition you should shave and trim every morning.

Full Beard

Full Beard

Shave your neck and cheeks regularly. Trim as desired.

Full Beard Trimming

1. Let your hair grow out to become full and even.

2. Comb your beard in the direction it grows prior to trimming.

3. Clean shave your neck and cheeks, outlining the desired shape of your beard.

4. Start with a longer length trimmer setting and work your way down to trim your beard to the desired length.

Keep your whiskers tame and neat. Shave your neck and cheeks regularly to maintain the shape.

Beard Fade

Beard Fade

1. Skip shaving. Run the trimmer over your facial hair at the desired length.

2. Reduce the length by a third and go over your jawline and adam’s apple.

3. Bring trimmer setting down to 3mm - 2mm and trim the rest below.

As you can see, growing a beard and maintaining facial hair are not all that difficult. Having a beard is not only a healthy way of living but also is an expression of your own personal style, differentiating you from the crowd.