How to Do an Anchor Beard Goatee
Boat or no boat, this is a great look. Yes, it’s shaped like an anchor. No, you will never be held back by it.
How to Do the Anchor Beard Goatee Step-by-Step
Using your jawline as a guide, remove hair above the jawbone to outline your jaw. Then cut the hair along your jawline down to about 1/2-inch. After that, focus on the outermost edges of the jawline (closest to your ears), where hair should be the shortest. As you move closer to your chin, the hair should get longer, with the longest whiskers directly beneath your chin.
Below your lower lip, use your trimmer to remove hair at the corners of your mouth that extend to the sides of your chin.
Above the lip, trim a pencil-thin or pyramid-shaped mustache. You can use a bit of mustache wax to create a perfect point, or wear it natural for a softer look.
Allow the whiskers beneath your chin to grow for a few weeks, trimming with a guide comb to create a pointed shape.
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More Goatee Style Tips
Identify Your Best Goatee Shape & Style
Experiment with shapes that look best with your facial features and also work with the time you want to spend maintaining your style.
Use Guide Combs to Adjust Thickness
Thickness can be managed with a snap-on length guide comb or an adjustable-length guide comb.
Trim in Any Direction for Longer Styles Around the Mouth
Longer styles around the mouth should always be trimmed in the direction of hair growth.
Trim in Any Direction for Shorter Styles Around the Mouth
Shorter styles around the mouth can be trimmed with or against hair growth.
Using the Detail Blade Attachment
Make sure to use the detail blade, available with many Wahl trimmers, to get into tight spaces and create tighter lines.
Cleaning Up Your Facial Hair
Always clean up loose or long hair around the lips.
Goatees Need Regular Maintenance
Some goatee-esque styles require attention every couple of days while others only need re-shaping a few times a month.