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How to Trim a Beard Successfully: Because You Can’t Un-trim It

How to Trim a Beard Successfully: Because You Can’t Un-trim It

A little trimming allows for maximum impact. Gillette® has all the tips, tricks and tools you need to make your beard a showstopper. Here’s how to trim a beard:

Step by step

Step 1
Trim after you shower and when your beard is dry – your hair will be hydrated and easier to cut, and will give you a better idea of how it will look once it’s tamed.
Step 2
Brush out your beard. This can detangle knots and set your beard up for optimal grooming.
Step 3
Use the All Purpose Gillette Styler to get an even trim – its three guide combs will give you consistency. For the best trimming, pull your skin taught and trim in a sweeping motion away from your face.

trim a beard

Step 4
Remember, there’s no undo button for bad trimming, so start with a longer guide comb to control length. For the best styling, trim your beard shorter on your neck and cheeks. Keep hair longer on your chin to create a fade. Use these beard styles for inspiration.
Step 5
After trimming, brush your moustache hair downward and remove the guide comb to buzz the hair that extends over your lip.
Step 6
If necessary, follow up with scissors to attack any stragglers head-on.
Step 7
Use beard oil to keep your beard soft and healthy. These lightweight oils help keep moisture in your beard hair and skin to soften and maintain unruly beards and moustaches.

 

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