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 you are done trimming your beard, you can now decide on how you want your beard to look like for this particular day.
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. First you should do is to wash off what is left of the shaving cream then you slightly wet your beard after. 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. 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. Ensure that your trimmer’s guard attachment is following your face’s contours. Whichever you decide on, you are given the freedom to trim your hair either with the direction of your beard hairs’ growth or against the growth’s direction.
Why you need to 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. 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?
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.