A man with a classic goatee style.

How to Do a Goatee

The Goatee sets the foundation for many facial hair styles, and it can be ideal for different face and chin shapes. It can add length to any face and enhance a soft jawline. When worn in a wider form, occupying more territory beneath the chin, it can help minimize a more pointed chin.

How to Do the Goatee Step-by-Step

  • 1

    Shave your cheeks and throat clean.

  • 2

    Using your Wahl trimmer, remove your chin whiskers, leaving hair only on the region below the boundary of the mouth. This hair may be trimmed short or groomed to a longer point.

  • 3

    Shave below your lower lip, removing the Soul Patch whiskers.

  • 4

    Clear the area between the corners of your mouth and the chin, forming a sharp boundary where your chin whiskers begin.

What to use

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