How to Do a Soul Patch Goatee
The Soul Patch came to prominence with trumpeters and jazz musicians in the 1950s. Even if you’re not the type to blow your own horn, the Soul Patch might really enhance your look.
How to Do the Soul Patch Goatee Step-by-Step
Using your trimmer, shape the whiskers beneath your lower lip. You can shape it into a triangular patch with angles reaching a point in the center of the chin, create a solid square, or do a softer, circular tuft.
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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.