It is not difficult to use a body hair trimmer to trim facial hair. In fact, this might be the easiest way to trim a beard, shave, or tweak a mustache. In order to really get the most of learning hot to trim facial hair with a trimmer, then one must buy the right tool. The best device will be a small trimmer that is either plug in or cordless. Wahl and Oster make some excellent tools for home use. Also, if the device is being purchased for trimming the beard or mustache, make sure that the tool comes with guards. These guards will allow one to run other the facial hair and trim it to a certain length without chopping it off.
When using the body hair trimmer, make sure that the facial hair is dry. This will allow the hair to cut easier. However, if sensitive skin is an issue, then the beard can be made wet. This will ensure that the falling hair does not irritate the facial area. First choose a guard size to cut the overall beard with. A good choice might be a number three guard, as this is still long enough to see a good beard on the face. With today’s styles of beards, perhaps one might want to have a size eight guard that will give the ultimate length. Make sure then to purchase a trimmer that comes with such long settings. The Wahl peanut is a more professional level of trimmer, and these usually come with a wide selection of guards because they are used in the salons as well. For purchase of this, one might have to find a local beauty store that is open to the general public like Sally’s.
To get the outline of the beard, take off the guard and use the edges of the trimmer to outline a shape. The hair around the lip can be trimmed with good hair cutting shears, just be very careful around this delicate area.
This is a quick overview of how to trim facial hair with a trimmer. A body hair trimmer is a great tool to keep facial hair looking groomed and presentable.