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, 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. Then after doing some beard trimming, you can now make a decision as regards how you want your beard to be looking like.
Do make sure to do some regular shaving of your beard like you usually do and make sure that the exposed parts such as the neck and cheeks are included. Make sure that you wash off what is left of your shaving cream then afterwards, slightly wet your beard. Afterwards, decide on how much hair you want to trim then after that make sure that the hair length selector is positioned correctly. 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.
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. 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.
What is the importance of defining 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 ensuring that cutting blades are placed on your skin lightly, you can begin trimming your beard line’s edge by using your preferred trimming motion on whichever location you also prefer.
How to taper and thin your beard?
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. If you hold the trimming unit away from your face and horizontally, you can now start trimming by following the direction and length of your small comb or styling comb.