How to Do a Boxed Knocker Goatee
A different take on the Door Knocker, this look opens things up a little more. If you're up for a unique look, sometimes it's good to think inside the box.
How to Do the Boxed Knocker Goatee Step-by-Step
Using your Wahl trimmer or Wahl shaver, shave or closely trim your cheeks, leaving the mustache, chin and area surrounding the mouth untouched.
Using your shaver, create a vertical line of hair about 1/2-inch wide from the corner of the mouth to your chin. Do the same on the other side, paying close attention to keeping both sides even.
Using your Wahl trimmer, trim the upper edge of your mustache to create a sharp border, leaving just a 1/2-inch of hair. The hair should create a squared shape from above your lip to your chin.
Being careful to keep the Soul Patch just beneath the lower lip, clear the area between the corners of your mouth and the chin, forming a sharp boundary where your chin whiskers begin.
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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.