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How to Shape Your Beard for the Perfect Look

If you’re looking to grow a beard but aren’t sure how to keep it neat and tidy, there are a few things you will need to keep in mind. First, it’s important to have all the right tools to keep your facial hair in check. Second, take your time. Don’t try to rush the process, as you might end up making a mistake. And finally, remember that practice makes perfect. The more you shape your beard, the better you’ll get at it.

Whatever your beard goals, there are some easy steps you can follow. Here’s our step-by-step guide on how to shape your beard for the perfect look.

Step 1: Getting the Right Tools

There are a few key tools you’ll need to start shaping your beard. A good quality trimmer – such as the Aqua Blade Wet/Dry Beard Trimmer or the Stainless Steel Rechargeable Trimmer – is a must, as you’ll need one to create clean lines and shapes. Whatever you use, make sure it has plenty of charge before you begin.

A sharp pair of scissors can also come in handy for trimming down longer hairs. Finally, a comb will help you evenly distribute product such as beard oil throughout and ensure everything is nicely shaped.

trimmer and blade guards

Step 2: Shaping Your Neckline

Achieving the perfect look takes more than just letting your facial hair grow. It’s important to pay particular attention to your neckline. The first step is to identify where you want your beard to end. A good rule of thumb is to place your index finger on the Adam’s apple and extend it straight out. Anything below this line can be trimmed away.

Once you’ve identified your neckline, it’s time to grab your trimmer and get to work. Start with a longer guard and gradually shorten it until you get the desired look. Be careful not to go too short, as you can always trim more later if needed. Finally, use a comb to tidy up stray hair and give your beard a nice, even shape.

man shaving neckline

Step 3: Shaping Your Cheeks

If you want to maintain a sharp look, it’s important to shape your cheeks. This can be done with a trimmer like the Aqua Blade Wet/Dry Beard Trimmer or a razor. Start by trimming any stray hairs that are outside of the main areas of growth. Then, define your cheek line by trimming along the contours of your face.

Once you’ve defined your cheek line, it’s time to start trimming your beard. Use a trimmer to evenly trim the hair on your cheeks. Start from the bottom of your beard and work up towards the top.

Man shaving cheek

Step 4: Shaping Your Moustache

A well-groomed moustache is the key to a pulled-together look. But if you’ve never shaped one before, the prospect can be intimidating. Have no fear – with the right tools and techniques, you can easily achieve any moustache style you desire. A beard trimmer like the Stainless Steel Rechargeable Trimmer will also do the trick.

Once you have your trimmer, you can be ready to start shaping your moustache. Start with a clean, dry face. Trimmed facial hair is easier to work with than wet and unruly hair. If you need a trimmer for wet/dry use, the Aqua Blade Wet/Dry Beard Trimmer is your best bet. Start at the centre of your moustache and work outwards towards the edges. Use small, precise strokes for the best results.

man shaving goatee

Step 5: Shaping Your Chin

Depending on the look you’re trying to achieve, it is highly likely you’ll need to use a trimmer to keep the hair on your chin neat and tidy. When shaping your beard, start by trimming the hair along the bottom of your jawline.

Then, work your way up to the sides of your chin, making sure to leave enough hair on the sides so that it doesn’t look too sparse. To finish, trim any stray hairs around your mouth and neck.

man shaving chin

Following these simple steps will ensure that you have the perfect looking beard for any occasion. Regularly trimming and shaping your beard will keep it looking neat, while also allowing you to experiment with diferent styles. With a little bit of practice, you will be able to achieve the perfect beard in no time.