A man with the western soul mustache style.

How to Do a Western Soul Mustache

Forget the big hat and boots. Let your facial hair do the talking for you. It’s basically a Western Mustache with a soul patch below the lip.

How to Do the Western Soul Mustache Step-by-Step

  • 1

    With your Wahl shaver, closely shave everything but the mustache and Soul Patch area.

  • 2

    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.

  • 3

    As the mustache grows, you also want to use your Wahl trimmer to shape small, 1/2-inch strips of hair that run vertically along the sides of the mouth.

  • 4

    Make sure to create a line of separation between the upper lip and the mustache itself.

  • 5

    Allow hair to grow full all the way up to the start of the nostrils.

  • 6

    Finally, you’ll want shape the Soul Patch. Use your trimmer to trim a triangular shape of hair that points like an arrow toward your chin.

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