Whether you’re going for the hipster, eclectic or full on Santa beard, here are a few tips and tricks for that classic beard look
Some things you must know before you get started: 1. You’ll go through an itching stage
It’s not going to be that easy, the road to beardom will be filled with unwanted itches but these won’t last forever. stick through it and you will reap the rewards.
2. There will be random colours of hair poking through that perfectly trimmed beard
Ginger, grey, white you name it but nothing a little grooming can’t fix
3. ‘Can I touch it?’
Your work of art will mesmerise, surprise and attract people but most of all be prepared for the touching
4. Who needs ID when you have a beard?
Your beard is the golden ticket to the mature, whiskey- drinking and sophisticated lounge, you won’t even be asked for ID
Now that’s sorted let’s get on to the beard grooming...
- A good, sturdy razor
- Beard balm
- Beard oil
- Beard comb
- Mini scissors
- Beard trimmer
Choose your style
An easy way to do this is grow a full beard out and start to trim and tame, see what best suits you. The beard chooses the face!
Take care of your beard!
Just a few minutes a day and your beard will blossom, trim, clean and balm the beast and you’ll be on your way to that beautiful beard
Create a realistic jawline
Too high and you’ll have too many chins, too low and you’ll have no chins. Go with what looks natural on you.
Make sure to use balm to prevent itching and a comb to make sure no unwanted substances stay in your beard
Use Beard oil
When trimming or shaping with a blade make sure to use oil, it keeps things less irritating and the hairs stay relatively straight
Follow these steps and you’ll be beard beautiful!