Growing a beard is a real journey; it all starts with a few wispy coarse hairs here and there and, eventually, with a bit of patience, it turns into something a lot more substantial.
Through the process of growing any long beard, you may find yourself wondering whether you’ve accidentally grown a neckbeard. Sadly, neckbeards have a less than stylish image, so you probably want to avoid growing one.
But don’t worry – we’ve put together everything you need to know about keeping on top of your neckbeard.
What is a Neckbeard?
A neckbeard is exactly what you’d imagine it to be – an extension of your existing beard that’s growing on your neck.
Believed to have first been popular around the time of the American Civil War, the neckbeard has enjoyed a resurgence in popularity in the hipster beard era.
For many, a neckbeard is something to avoid, as it can quickly look unkempt. However, if you have a narrower face structure, this style may help to broaden the appearance of your chin and jawline, providing the illusion of a more balanced face shape.
How to Keep Your Neckbeard in Check
Like with all sections of your beard, you need to make an effort to keep your beard looking its best at all times.
Here are our top tips:
1. Keep Your Whole Beard Clean
Washing your beard helps to keep it clean from everyday dirt and debris, including a build-up of dead skin cells. Our King C. Gillette Beard and Face Wash is designed to help to keep your beard clean and fresh – including any hair growing below your beard neckline.