How to Do a Western Mustache
A nod to the facial hair of many old Western movie actors, this mustache almost resembles the outline of 2 holstered 6-shooters. There’s a new sheriff in town.
How to Do the Western Mustache Step-by-Step
Let the mustache area grow for at least 2 weeks, or until you have a good amount of hair growth. The look requires bushier whiskers.
Make sure to create a line of separation between the upper lip and the mustache itself.
Allow hair to grow thick all the way up to the start of the nostrils.
What to use
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More Mustache Style Tips
Combing Your Mustache
Always comb hair straight down before you trim.
Lining Your Mustache
Use a compact precision ground trimmer—like the Wahl Mustache Trimmer—for great lines and hard-to-reach areas like under the nose.
Shaping Your Mustache Without a Guide Comb
Experiment with different styles to see what shape suits your face or personality best.
Shaping Your Mustache With a Guide Comb
When trimming with a guide comb, work from inside out and cut in a downward motion.
Applying the Right Pressure
Applying too much pressure with your trimmer may remove more hair than desired.
Using a Taper Guide to Trim
Use the taper guide comb post trim to refine or tighten up any whiskers above the lip.
Maintaining Your Facial Hair Between Trims
Remember, style dictates the amount of time you need before trims.