A man with the tight beard style.

How to Do the Tight Beard

This is a beard that gives your face some definition and character, but it requires plenty of attention as you grow it.

How to Do the Tight Beard Step-by-Step

  • 1

    Stop shaving for a 1 to 2 weeks, or until you have a good amount of hair growth.

  • 2

    Use the Wahl trimmer along the way to shape and trim. You want to create a hairline half way between your jawline and cheekbones. The tighter the lines the better the look. You can use a Wahl shaver to keep hair from growing up toward the cheekbones.

  • 3

    Make sure to shave the neck and create a defined line underneath the chin.

  • 4

    Try to keep mustache hair and hair around the chin the same length as the sides. The key is to find a shorter length setting you’re comfortable with on your Wahl trimmer and always look after whiskers that tend to grow longer.

What to use

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