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    Men's Grooming

    How to trim a short beard in 5 steps

    1 min read - 02:00 video
    Short beard mobile

    If you’re comfortable with stubble, maybe it’s time to take the next step and grow a full-on short beard?


    A short beard hugs the face without hiding its shape, so it best suits square or oblong faces. Short beard styles are all about maintenance. Getting (and keeping) your short beard looking appropriately suave takes time and patience.

    Here’s how to shape and trim a short beard:

    Step 1: Grow it out

    When your facial hair is at least 2 cm long, wash and dry your beard and comb it downwards.
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    Step 2: Shape it up

    Use a trimmer to shape your neck and cheek lines, and clean up under your lower lip.

    Step 3: Trim it down

    Now trim your beard evenly to the desired length with a comb attachment (or zoom wheel, if your trimmer has one).

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    What you need

    Philips Norelco Beardtrimmer 7200

    Vacuum beard trimmer, Series 7000

    BT7215/49
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      Philips Norelco Beardtrimmer 7200 Vacuum beard trimmer, Series 7000

      BT7215/49

      Powerful suction, less mess

      Trim your beard, mustache and sideburns while keeping tidy with this trimmer. Its powerful vacuum catches cut hair as you go along, giving you a mess-free trim.. See all benefits

      Philips shop price
      Suggested retail price: $54.95

      Powerful suction, less mess

      Trim your beard, mustache and sideburns while keeping tidy with this trimmer. Its powerful vacuum catches cut hair as you go along, giving you a mess-free trim.. See all benefits

    Powerful suction, less mess

    Trim your beard, mustache and sideburns while keeping tidy with this trimmer. Its powerful vacuum catches cut hair as you go along, giving you a mess-free trim.. See all benefits

    Philips shop price
    Suggested retail price: $54.95

    Powerful suction, less mess

    Trim your beard, mustache and sideburns while keeping tidy with this trimmer. Its powerful vacuum catches cut hair as you go along, giving you a mess-free trim.. See all benefits

    Step 4: Finishing touch

    Comb your beard out, tidy up around the mustache, and check one last time for symmetry.

    Step 5: Shave

    Finally, shave your cheeks and neck for a well-maintained appearance.

    Styling & maintenance

    Short beard styles should be trimmed every other day to stay looking sharp.

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