Movember is here and you know it, it's the season of moustaches! Long, short, bushy or small, they're going to be blooming this month like no other. If you've decided to sport one too, make sure to grow a moustache that you can really be proud of and take good care of it. We're here to help with 7 vital steps to growing an awesome moustache.
Have Patience and Let It Grow
If this is your first moustache, then you should know that it is best to wait until the hair is long enough to trim. This will approximately take about 2-4 weeks. Have some patience, because if you start trimming too soon, you won’t get the best results!
Consider Your Face Shape
It’s obvious, a lot of you would probably say, but it’s important to remember. Some men make this simple mistake and end up choosing a wrong style for their face. Moustaches are a very personal thing, so take your own face into account. If you have a rather square face, we recommend to go for a heavier moustache with the ends extending beyond the corners of the mouth. If your face is more of an oval shape, the best decision would be to go for a slightly triangular shape with a medium width.
Now that you are ready to trim and know what kind of style you are aiming for, there is just one thing left to do. We recommend to comb your moustache just before trimming it. This will ensure that you get an even trim. The best tool to use would be a small comb with closely spaced teeth to brush your lip hair straight down.
The most import step is to trim your moustache. Here is the guidance on how to do it:
- Pick the right trimming scissors to get the best result possible.
- Hold the scissors parallel to the top of your lip and carefully clip the bottom of your moustache along your lip line.
- Make sure that you keep your trimming hand as steady as possible to ensure that it is trimmed evenly.
- In order to shape the bottom of your moustache equally, follow the shape of your mouth.
- You should be aiming for the hair to meet the top of your lip.
- After trimming comb your moustache once more to ensure that the sides are evenly trimmed.
Just like your hair, your moustache needs to be clean too. The best product to wash it with is beard soap or beard wash. Use it every two days to avoid any food bits or dirt getting trapped in your facial hair.
In order to keep your skin healthy and flake-free it’s important to moisturise it every day. A good quality beard oil is ideal to get the job done. The biggest benefit of this product is that it can reach the skin beneath the beard and moisturise it, while preventing the beard from drying out.
Mo Bro’s beard oils contain a mix of essential oils, that soften facial hair, moisturise the skin underneath and reduce itching. It will condition the beard, without weighting it down or clogging up the pores.
Just like we like to take care of our hair, it is as important to shape and style our facial hair. If you have picked an interesting style for your moustache that requires a little effort to maintain, without the right products and care it can become messy. If you want to get that perfect look, we recommend using a moustache wax. It will hold the ends in place and ensure that it stays neat and styled.
Keep growing fellas and don't forget to share your journey with on Instagram by tagging @mobrosgrooming in your pictures! Also, if you haven't signed up to Movember then make sure that you do, because every little counts! You can read all about it here www.movember.co.uk