How to Line and Shape Your Beard
Lining up your beard will help shape it up. You want to make sure your beard neckline is consistent and even, which you can easily do with a Wahl trimmer. In this step-by-step tutorial Casey Gilbert shows you how easy it is. Go on, give it a try. You got this!
What you will need:
- Wahl trimmer
How to Line Up Your Beard Step-by-Step
Look in the mirror, hold your head upright. Whatever hair that you see below your chin needs to go.
With your Wahl trimmer, start trimming just above the Adam’s apple. Your Adam's apple is like a natural dividing line between your beard and neck. This can act as your "center."
Work towards the ears to get a straight line. Refer to your center and work from this middle up to the ear. Do the same on the other side, always starting from the center/middle. Don’t go ear to ear. This can lead to an uneven line.
You don't need to make your beard too rounded (unless that is the look you are going for). A slight curve will look great.
What to use
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Cleaning Up You Beard Up Close
Identify Your Natural Beardline
Start trimming just above the Adam’s apple.
Work from the Center Out
Work towards the ears to get a straight line.
Don't Cut from Ear to Ear
Don’t go ear to ear, which may lead to an uneven line.