Why You Need to Have Your Beard Properly Groomed
How do you get to groom your 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 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. First you should do is to wash off what is left of the shaving cream then you slightly wet your beard after. Afterwards, decide on how much hair you want to trim then after that make sure that the hair length selector is positioned correctly. 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.
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. 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.
Why you need to define 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 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. 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.
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