How to Do a Mutton Chops Beard
Sideburns resembling a swath on your face might not sound all that appetizing but Mutton Chops remain a popular and dramatic style, particularly for men with rounder faces. They follow the natural growth of the beard but stop before reaching the mouth.
How to Do Mutton Chops Step-by-Step
Grow your beard for 4 to 6 weeks or until you have a good amount of hair growth.
Using your trimmer, create a top border by shaving a sloped line along the natural border of your beard to your mouth.
Trim a 1/2-inch to 1-inch vertical strip on both sides of your mouth to separate your mustache and the Mutton Chops.
Allow your new chops to grow to the desired length. You can keep them styled and tamed with beard styling product.
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Combing Your Beard
Before trimming, comb your beard in the direction it grows so that all the hairs are at their maximum height and facing the same direction.
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Choose the Guide Comb You Need
Understand the length of beard you want and then use trimmer guide combs to achieve said length.
Trim in the Direction of Growth for Long Beards
Longer beards require trimming in the direction of hair growth to avoid a patchy look.
Trim in Any Direction for Short Beard
For shorter styles, you can trim in either direction depending on the look you want.
Evening Out Your Beard and Neckline
To maintain an even beard with neck hair, try to keep hair length shorter than the hair growing on your chin and cheeks as neck hair tends to be thicker.
Cleaning Up Your Facial Hair
Always clean up loose or long hair around the lips.