Facial Hair Styles

Top 15 Beard Styles For Men To Add Contrast And Dimension To Your Face

Top 15 Beard Styles For Men

Bring your beard to the next level. Step up your game face with these 15 Gillette certified beard styles. Make sure you have the right tools for the job, grab the All Purpose Gillette Styler: Its a trimmer, shaver, and edger for every need.

Choose the Right Style:

The ultimate goal of your beard style is to add contrast and dimension to your face. Different face shapes should highlight certain facial features, and not every style looks great on every guy. Here’s how to choose the right style for your face. Make sure to keep your freshly trimmed beard in top condition and wash regularly to get rid of problems like beard dandruff.


Square Styles

Shave or trim with sharp, precise lines near your cheekbones. Keep your beard short on the sides and fuller on your chin to take advantage of your square jawline.

The Circle Beard Goatee

Circle Beard

A chin patch and a moustache that forms a circle beard.

The Royale Beard

Royale Beard

A moustache anchored by a chin strip is a royale beard.


A goatee is a small beard that elongates the chin.

The Petite Goatee Beard

Petite Goatee

A petite goatee is a small beard that elongates the chin

Round Styles

Slim your face with an angled shave along your cheekbones. Keeping hair full on your chin will also help.

The Van Dyke Beard

Van Dyke Beard

A Van Dyke is a full goatee with detached moustache

Short Boxed Beard

A short boxed beard has thin, neatly trimmed sides

Balbo Beard

Balbo Beard

A Balbo beard is without sideburns but with a trimmed, floating moustache

Anchor Beard

Anchor Beard

A pointed anchor beard traces the jawline and is paired with a moustache

Oval Styles

You have the ideal face for almost any beard style. Try one, try all 15, and tweet us @GilletteUK to let us know which beard style is your favourite.


A chevron moustache covers your entire top lip

3-Day Stubble Beard

3-Day Stubble Beard

A closely trimmed beard that simulates 3 days of stubble

Horseshoe Moustache

A horseshoe moustache has long bars pointing downward

The Original Moustache

Original Stache

A trim original moustache that sits just above the top lip

Rectangular Styles

Keep your beard shorter on the bottom and longer on the sides to show off your strong facial structure.

Mutton Chops Beard Guide

Mutton Chops Beard

Long sideburns that connect to a moustache form the traditional mutton chops beard

Gunslinger Beard

Gunslinger Beard and Moustache

Flared sideburns paired with a horseshoe moustache form the gunslinger beard

The Chin Strip Goatee

Chin Strip

A chin strip is a vertical line of hair across the chin

The Chin Strap

Chin Strap Style Beard

A beard with no moustache that circles the chin is a chin strap beard.

More of a moustache guy? Check out our top moustache styles for men.

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