How Do You Groom Your Beard Properly?
How does one groom his beard?
First things first, if you have a beard and you want to groom it properly then here are some of the things you must do to be able to give it its much needed attention. 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 completing trimming your beard, you can actually now decide on how you want your beard to be looking like.
Make sure that you do regular shaving of your beard and make sure to include the neck and cheeks that are exposed. If you have just used a shaving cream, then do make sure to wash it off and then after that, 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. 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 embarking on the trimming process, do make sure to put on the trimmer’s guard attachment; then, turn the trimmer so that the cutting unit’s front is not facing 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. 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.
What is the importance of defining your beard line?
Beard lines can be defined by removing the trimmer’s guard attachment first; then, you vertically hold your trimmer to make sure that its cutting blades are now facing towards 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 will you 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.