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How to Get a More Defined Jawline

How to Get a More Defined Jawline

A strong jawline can bring definition and character to a face. Although not everyone has a naturally chiselled jaw, there are ways to create the illusion of more definition.

There are exercises that you can try to give your facial muscles a workout, and there are also shaving techniques that can help you to style your facial hair in a way that flatters your jaw.

With this in mind, here are our top tips for a more defined jawline:

Are There Exercises for a More Defined Jawline?

Facial exercises may help you to tone up your jawline by working out important muscles. For example: place your tongue on the roof of your mouth, behind your teeth, with your mouth closed. Make a humming sound for 15 seconds, before relaxing your muscles and doing the same twice more.

man with a toned, defined jawline

The tightening and untightening of your jaw, and the vibrations resulting from the humming, are believed to give your facial muscles a good workout.

You would have to keep this up over a long period in order to see results, but exercising your whole body and leading a healthier lifestyle in general will help you to tone up all over – including the area around your neck and jaw.

Beard Styles to Create a Jawline Illusion

Your facial hair – or lack of it – can play a big part in how chiselled your jawline appears. Styles such as a chin strap beard, goatee or soul patch will instantly draw people’s eyes towards your jawline, helping it to appear stronger.

Using a beard trimmer such as the Gillette All Purpose Styler can help you to create precise, defined lines around your chin to give the illusion of a more chiselled jawline.

Growing your facial hair out a little bit, perhaps in the style of a 3-day stubble beard or 5 o’clock shadow, can be another clever way to let a strong jawline stand out. If you don’t want to be completely clean-shaven but don’t want to engulf your jaw with a full beard, designer stubble could be the answer.

When to Highlight Your Neckline vs Your Jawline

For most guys, your jawline will be a few inches higher than your beard neckline, so think about which features are your strongest and which you’d like to highlight.

a trimmed beard creating the illusion of a defined jawline

If your jawline isn’t as chiselled as you’d like, growing a longer, fuller beard can help to cover this area. Check out our guide to growing a hipster beard for more advice.

Your Toolkit for a More Defined Jawline

The Gillette Styler should be your go-to tool for neat trimming, close shaving and precise edging when you’re trying to highlight your jawline. There are three beard trimmer comb lengths to choose from (2mm, 4mm and 6mm), and each shaver comes with a Fusion5 ProGlide Razor Blade for an ultra-close shave.

Make sure eyes are drawn to your jawline because of its strong shape and your on-trend facial hair, and shave sensitive skin with the specially designed Gillette SkinGuard Sensitive Razor. Thanks to extra protection in between your razor and your skin, razor burn, ingrown hairs and razor bumps are all less likely.

Always use a shaving cream that’s suitable for your skin type too. This will help to guarantee the smoothest possible razor glide for extra comfort and a beautifully smooth finish. Finish up with a post-shave product like our Gillette Aftershave Balm to keep your skin soothed and hydrated.

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2019-01-03 22:06:48By Gillette Editor



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