Trim Your Beard

Beard maintenance is a workout for your face. Like honing your pecs, you have to dedicate time to its building, shaping and nurturing. It’s part of your identity. It’s a reflection of your individualism, and it will be a big part of how you want the world to see you.

Before you get disturbing visions of GQ in your head, understand that even a thick, cocky Galifianakis requires cultivation. Just like the right style and a good trim means a lot to the hair on your head, your beard begs for the same treatment.

Without sounding girly, make sure you’ve got grooming tools, potions, and a plan. If you’re new to the craft, it might take time to hone your skills. Make room near the bathroom sink, preferably with an outlet nearby, and begin with an end in mind.

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Gather Your Tools
Assemble Your Products
Prep Your Beard
Map Your Plan
Shaving Basics
Stay Within the Lines
If You Screw Up
Lather, Rinse, Repeat