A man with the balbo beard style.

How to Do the Balbo Beard

Nothing keeps the jawline and top lip warm like the Balbo. It’s delivers character and good coverage, particularly with a Handlebar mustache.

How to Do the Balbo Beard Step-by-Step

  • 1

    Shave your cheeks clean.

  • 2

    Make sure to create a border where your neck meets your chin. To do this, shave below the determined border area clean.

  • 3

    Let the hair grow and extend 3 inches from both sides of your chin. Shave the rest clean.

  • 4

    Using your Wahl trimmer, you want to create a rectangular strip of hair from your chin to your bottom lip.

  • 5

    Allow the mustache to grow for three to four weeks. A handlebar-styled mustache works great with this look. 

  • 6

    For an enhanced look, use mustache wax to comb and curl the tips of the hair up to achieve a handlebar feel.

What to use

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