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Create your favorite Beard Style

In recent years there has been a trend among men to have a beard. Since the Beard Boom that started, having a beard is cool and stylish. But how do you create your favorite beard style?

Here you’ll find, at random, five of the most popular styles of the moment and learn how you can create this style and maintain it.

1. The Stubble beard

The Stubble Beard, also known as the five o’clock shadow, is a short growth of beard which became popular in the 80s, particularly by the king of the stubble, singer George Michael.

The Stubble Beard – Preparation and tools

  1. Make sure your face and beard are dry
  2. Your beard should be at least 1cm long
  3. Use a trimmer and shaver

Create the style

  • Define the lines / contours of your beard
  • Set the length of your trimmer between 1 – 3 mm and trim your beard so that it is identical in all places
  • Trim the hair on your neck from the middle to the sides
  • Tidy up the area below your mouth

Maintain your beard

  • Use an aftershave to prevent irritations and to keep the skin smooth
  • Trim and shave regularly

 

2. The Van Dyke Beard

The Van Dyke is a beard style named after the 17th-century Flemish painter Anthony van Dyck. Van Dyke consists of a mustache and a goatee which the hairs are shaved on the cheeks. This style is popular among Hollywood stars like Johnny Depp and Brad Pitt.

Van Dyke Beard – Preparation and tools

  1. Make sure your face and beard are dry
  2. Your beard should be at least 2cm long
  3. Use a trimmer and shaver

Create the style

  • Shaving on both sides of your hair down to under your chin
  • Remove all the hairs of your cheeks and your neck
  • Shaving from under your mustache down to about 2cm above the chin
  • Shaving your mustache in the style you prefer

Maintain your beard

  • You can optionally use a bit of beard oil to soften your beard
  • Rrim and shave your cheeks and neck regularly to keep the style intact
  • Use an aftershave to prevent irritations and to keep the skin smooth

 

3. The Full Beard

The Full beard is without doubt the model that is growing the fastest in terms of popularity in recent years. Did you used only the older men with a full beard, nowadays it’s hip and fashionable to wear a full and stylish full beard. This style requires a bit more patience and care than the stubble style. Known stars with a full beard include, Andrea Pirlo, Leonardo DiCaprio and George Clooney.

The Full Beard – Preparation and Tools

  1. Let your beard grow at least a few weeks
  2. Make sure your face and beard are dry
  3. Comb your beard before you start trimming
  4. Use a trimmer and shaver

CREATE THE STYLE Create the style

  • Trim your beard from the middle to the sides
  • Also trim the beard hairs on your cheeks
  • trim your mustache and make possibly two half circles under your mouth
  • Comb your beard hair from top to bottom while trimming

Maintain your beard

  • Brush or comb your beard in the appropriate model
  • Use beard oil to keep your beard soft and healthy
  • Trim regularly and keep your beard in

 

4. The Full Goatee Beard

In this beard style are the whiskers, the hair shaved on the cheeks and neck. The mustache and beard are integrated and form a whole.

The Full Goatee Beard – PREPARATION AND TOOLS

  1. Make sure your beard is at least 1 cm long
  2. Make sure your face and beard are dry
  3. Use a trimmer and shaver

CREATE THE STYLE

  • Set the trimmer in between 3-5 mm
  • Trim your beard evenly
  • Shaving the hair on your cheeks and your neck
  • Use a razor to determine the shape of your beard
  • Trim a semicircle under the lower lip

Maintain your beard

  • Trim and shave frequently in order to maintain the shape
  • Use an aftershave to prevent irritations and to keep the skin smooth
  • Use a beard oil to prevent projecting bristles

 

5. The Balbo Beard

The Balbo beard is a beard style variant of the goatee and mustache. In this case, the goatee and mustache not connected. The goatee is in a form that resembles an inverted letter “T”. Another variation is to omit the mustache. Actors Johnny Depp and Robert Downey Jr. often wear this style beard.

THE Balbo beard – PREPARATION AND TOOLS

  1. Your beard should be at least 1 cm long
  2. Make sure your face and beard are dry
  3. Use a trimmer and shaver

CREATE THE STYLE

  • Shaving the hair on your cheeks and under the neck
  • Shaving your beard until the beginning of your jaw and a space between your beard and your mustache
  • Define the beard contours and trim the beard right
  • Check for symmetry

Maintain your beard

  • Keep grooming your beard and mustache so that it remains clean and in style
  • Spread a little bit of beard oil in your beard to keep it soft
  • Trim and shave regularly
  • Use an aftershave to prevent irritations and to keep the skin smooth

 

Aftershave and shaving care for men