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How to Trim a Moustache with a Beard
We get it, you aren’t quite ready to ditch the beard and go full ‘tache on us just yet. Don’t worry, it’s still super quick and easy to tidy up your moustache effectively while keeping your beard intact.
Here’s a step-by-step guide on how to trim a moustache when you have a beard:
1. Gather the Necessary Tools
Choose a trimmer with adjustable guard lengths or a pair of sharp, small scissors specifically designed for trimming facial hair. A fine-toothed comb is also needed to untangle and separate your moustache hairs.
2. Shorten the Beard
Once you’ve finished cleansing the skin it’s time to trim your beard – this will allow you to clearly identify how to shape your moustache for the best results. Reach for your trimmer 5mm setting to even out and shorten the beard ensure there are no strays for the smartest, most effective finish.
Note: Before trimming any hair, ensure it is dry, as the strands can appear much longer when wet. You don’t want to cut yourself short – no pun intended.
3. Blend the Hair
Ensure that your moustache blends seamlessly with your beard for a cohesive look. If needed, use a trimmer or scissors to cut any longer hairs that may stick out or appear uneven when compared to the surrounding beard.
4. Clean and Maintain
After trimming, clean up the trimmed hairs using a brush or towel to remove any loose hair.
For the best long-lasting results, regularly maintain your moustache and beard by washing, conditioning and applying a beard oil or balm to keep them healthy and manageable.
When it comes to successfully trimming your moustache, take your time and make small adjustments as you go to achieve the desired look. If you’re uncertain about your trimming skills, consider visiting a professional barber for guidance.
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