Beard Grooming – The Gunslinger Beard & Moustache
The gunslinger: a cowboy-inspired facial hair style featuring flared sideburns with a horseshoe moustache. It’s close to the classic mutton chops look, but adds a little extra flair. With the All Purpose Gillette STYLER, you can achieve this look.
The Gunslinger Beard-and-Moustache Look
There are countless facial hair styles, but this doesn’t mean that trimming a beard will be complicated. Here’s a simple set of steps to get you on your way to the popular gunslinger beard-and-moustache style:
Step 1: Select a Fixed-Length Comb for Trimming
The right comb length on your trimmer can help you style your look. The All Purpose Gillette STYLER comes with three comb attachments (2mm, 4mm, 6mm) for you to choose from.
Step 2: Trim Your Facial Hair
Even out your beard hair length with the trimmer. Trimming hairs before shaving can help reduce tug and pull while shaving, and it can help prevent clogged blades.
Step 3: Define Your Beard Shape
Remove your trimmer’s comb attachment and trim your beard to define the Gunslinger Beard and Moustache shape. For the best style results, keep the hair shorter on your neck and cheeks.
Step 4: Check for Symmetry As You Go
But be careful not to trim too much off in an effort to look even.
Step 5: Prep Your Face
Rinse your face with warm water to help hydrate your hair in preparation for shaving. Then, lather up the parts of your face that you want to shave completely bare – the non-gunslinger parts—with a shave gel. Using a shave gel can help prevent nicks, cuts, and irritation.
Step 6: Shave with Light, Gentle Strokes
Step 7: Rinse Your Blades Often
Rinsing the blades often throughout your shave helps to prevent the buildup of hairs and shaving cream on the blade edges and cartridge; this helps keep your razor performing at its best.
Step 8: Edge with the Precision Trimmer
On the back of all Fusion5 razors is a precision blade; use this to help define the gunslinger shape and achieve clean edges.
Step 9: Rinse, Towel, and Moisturise
Rinse off your face with cool water. Towel off, and then apply a hydrating aftershave lotion or balm to help soothe your skin.
You have just mastered the Gunslinger beard-and-moustache style!
With Gillette razors and trimmers, your personal grooming possibilities are endless.