How Do You Groom Your Beard Properly?
What are things to be done when grooming your beard?
First and foremost, you are reading this article because you obviously have a beard and you want to know what are the best ways of grooming your beard. 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. Make sure that you wash off what is left of your shaving cream then afterwards, slightly wet your beard. Subsequently, do make sure that you already know how much hair you want trimmed and then adjust the hair length selector accordingly. Take note, however, that if you do not really know how to use a trimmer then it would be safer and much better that you set it to its longer hair option so that not too much hair is cut from your beard.
What must be done to trim the length of your beard?
Before you go start trimming your beard, make sure that you have properly secured the trimmer’s guard attachment then turn the trimmer so as to avoid the cutting unit’s front 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. Do make sure that the trimmer guard attachment is 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.
How do you define your beard line?
By removing the trimmer’s guard attachment and vertically holding the trimmer so that its cutting blades are now facing you, these things will help you define your beard line. 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 will you 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.