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How to trim a beard
Discover how to tidy and shape. Your face will thank you for it.
Define the neckline
As a guide, your beard should finish an inch above your Adam's apple. Choose a setting two grades below your normal beard length and clip everything below this. Then, select one or two settings shorter and shave the bottom half of your beard to create a gradient.
Shape the cheek line
Define the cheek line of your beard. This starts at the bottom of your sideburns and stops at the side of your moustache. A laser guide can help to visualise this, trim above the laser line to create a neat, sharp look.
Choose your length
Select the longest setting on your clippers and trim all over your beard, shave against the direction of hair growth to remove as much as possible. If you want to go shorter, repeat this step again until you're happy with the length.
How to cut your own hair
Short back and sides
Select the longest length on the clippers and shave upwards from the back of your neck in smooth strokes. Then, choose your preferred shorter length grade and go over the same area.
Once you've finished, clip your sideburns and trim any stray neck hairs. Some clippers have a setting specifically for this.
How to trim body hair
Hair-free or neatly trimmed, body hair beware. We're coming for you.
Remove the fuzz
Before you start, blow your nose to clean it out. Enter the nose trimmer into the nostril and trim the lower hairs. Try to avoid over-trimming, we need nose hairs to trap particles like dust and bacteria.
A smooth touch
Prep your chest hair by combing through beforehand. If you're shaving, shave against the direction of hair growth. You may need to change direction a couple of times to get a really close finish.
Maintain your look
Once you're hair-free, exfoliate your body regularly to avoid ingrown hairs.
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