How To Shave Your Beard Properly
Looking for information on how to shave your beard properly? Shaving your beard depends on its shape and style. As a general rule, you want to trim the length of your beard before you worry about shaping it. Below you will find a few tips on how to shave your beard properly.
Things you'll need:
- A beard trimmer
- Shampoo and conditioner
- Wash your beard. Before you attempt to shave your beard, you should wash your beard with shampoo and conditioner. Doing this will make your beard softer, which will make it easier to trim. You need to allow your beard to dry completely before you attempt to shave it. Wet hair is longer, so if you trim wet hair, you may take off more than you want.
- Trim your beard. You can use a beard trimmer or scissors to trim the actual length of your beard. If you are using a beard trimmer, you need to decide what length attachment to use. If you are using scissors, tug on your beard a little bit to straighten the hairs out and trim how much you feel is appropriate. With a beard trimmer, you want to begin with the front of the trimmer facing away from your face. You can trim your beard with a beard trimmer by moving the trimmer in a U shape around your face.
- Shape your beard. You will need to use your beard trimmer to shape your beard. No attachments are required for shaping your beard. When you are shaping your beard, you want the blades of your trimmer facing you. You should start at the end of your beard line and trim as much as you feel is appropriate by moving the trimmer along your beard line.
- To make shaving your beard easier, brush it out with a comb before you trim or shape it.