The pencil line moustache is a classic style that oozes old-school Hollywood glamour. Made famous by the likes of Errol Flynn and nowadays more likely to be seen on stars such as Brad Pitt, this thin but bold moustache style can help you to make a real statement with your look.
At Gillette, we’ve got all the tools and tricks you need to master all the pencil moustache styles, from the French pencil moustache to the double pencil moustache and more! Wondering how to trim a pencil moustache? Here’s everything you need to know:
How to Style a Pencil Line Moustache
Pencil moustache styles look especially sharp teamed with a smart suit and slicked-back hair – particularly if your hair is dark. Thinner moustaches don’t tend to work quite as well if you have fairer colouring, but there are plenty more moustache styles that will suit your personal style.
The upper lip is where facial hair tends to grow fastest, so a pencil line moustache can be quick to grow if you want to change up your look for a special occasion.
Decide if you’d prefer a double pencil moustache (one that’s in two halves with a slight gap in the centre) or one that’s just straight across. Bear in mind that if your face shape is slightly square, adding a straight moustache could make it look a little too angular – a pencil line moustache is more likely to flatter an oval or heart-shaped face.
How to Shave a Pencil Moustache
Looking how to trim a pencil moustache? Here’s our pencil moustache guide to everything you need to trim and style a moustache yourself:
Moustache Grooming Tools
Before you start trimming or shaving, we recommend you search for a pencil moustache tutorial so you’re confident about the shape and style you want to go for.
The Gillette All Purpose Styler and Beard Trimmer allows you to trim, shave and edge your facial hair, so you can use it for everything from trimming longer moustache hairs to shaving a clean line down the centre of your ‘tache for an edgier pencil line moustache look