The Fundamental Guide How To Grow And Style A Handlebar Mustache

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Can you name a more eye-catching facial accessory than the handlebar mustache? Having an air of Imperialism, its defining feature is particularly long and dense ends. The culture of facial hair, namely beards and mustaches, is given much attention nowadays. To succeed in growing handlebar whiskers, you should keep up with some simple rules. If you’re ready to give it the whirl, keep your eyes on our fundamental guide to one of the most exquisite and unique mustache styles.

A Handlebar Mustache


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You won’t confuse this hipster mustache with any other moustache styles, as they can be recognized easily by curled and twisted long thin tips. To keep them shaped, you need to employ many different kinds of styling products for grooming; otherwise, the tips will fall and look flat.

How To Grow A Handlebar Mustache

 

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Of course, you’d like to know how to grow a mustache that has such a fancy shape. First of all, you need to be patient. To grow a mustache long enough to be shaped in a handlebar, it will take you at least one and a half months. In its defense, we can say that most facial hair styles require this long to grow. Second of all, you must start training your whiskers at the very beginning so that by the end of the growth period, they would be properly shaped.

Prepare Your Supplies

 

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So, how to train your mustaches to reach their very best? Start with choosing a suitable mustache wax. For dense and kinky facial hair, opt for a stiff product. For softer and finer hair, on the contrary, go with a soft wax. Moreover, you’ll want to brush out and trim your mustache, so buy a comb with fine teeth and special scissors for hair trimming. The majority of beauty supply stores offer you this stuff.

Don’t Shave Your Upper Lip

 

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We’ve already mentioned that most elaborate beard and mustache styles require your patience. Your facial hair may need up to a quarter of a year to grow into bushy and gorgeous handlebar whiskers. To create all favorable conditions for their growth, you should stop shaving the area of the face that may take part in shaping the mustache style. Primarily, these are your upper lip and mouth corners zones.

Make A Shape For Your Hair

 

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The training begins as soon as your whiskers reach the length that allows combing. Then, the steps you should take are:

  1. For a wax in the tube, pre-heat a tiny bead of it in your hands before the application. For a wax in a stick, move to step
  2. Apply the best mustache wax to your upper lip hair to keep it in place.
  3. Comb it through the hairs to distribute evenly (as you would normally do for most of the beard styles).
  4. Divide the mustache into two sections with a center parting.
  5. Comb out the sections in the opposite to each other directions.

Do Experiments

 

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Now, to the fun part. To get the curly mustache shape, you need to twist the ends of your facial hair once they’ve started to sick out. Even though you won’t be able to shape a nice coil yet, you’ll get a preview of your future look. This is also when you’re welcome to create versatile forms by side trimming. Note though that you shouldn’t trim the area above the lip because short stubble of hair isn’t easy to brush into a mustache. If there are still some untamed hairs, don’t jump the gun trimming them. When they become longer, you’ll be able to deal with them.

Shape Your Handlebar Mustache


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The handlebar whiskers offer many different types of mustaches to match your personal tastes and physical features. The thickness and length are totally up to you, as well as the beard style you’re going to pair the mustache with. However, to keep your mustache on top, you need to ensure it’s strong, healthy and well taken care of. So, here’s what you need to do!

Choose Your Style


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As soon as the ends of the whiskers allow them to be curled, ponder the final look you want to attain. You should definitely take into account the length. If you’re aiming at short mustache styles, resort to undercutting the tips once they become too lengthy.

If you’re more into longer styles with huge curls, give your facial hair a chance to grow out. You shouldn’t trim the section of the mustache that is closest to the upper lip, as you’ll need those hairs to comb them away from your lips. The handlebar mustaches can be successfully partnered with different beard styles and haircuts, from razor shaved skin to long tresses.

Use A Blow Dryer


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To give your mustache a proper shape, you should employ a blow dryer. This won’t become part of your regular mustache grooming routine. Once your hair is used to the new shape, you’ll be able to skip the step. The procedure is simple:

  1. Dry your mustache with a towel after taking a shower.
  2. Part the mustache into two equal sections with a comb.
  3. Curl the tips of the mustache into the desired shape.
  4. Set the curled edges by drying them with a blow dryer.

Apply The Mustache Wax

 

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Men’s facial hair styles stand on the use of high-quality hair styling products. If you go with a mustache wax, you’ll know that it comes in two types of containers. The main difference between them is that a wax in a stick can be directly applied to the hair, while a wax in a tube requires pre-heating with fingers. No matter what format you choose, don’t forget to comb through the mustache thoroughly. If the wax remains visible, consider buying a tinted one. But first, try to brush it out a little in case you’ve just applied too much.

Shape Your Mustache


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A lot of the mustache and beard styles for men take much of your time and effort. The handlebar is no exception. There are very high chances that after you comb your mustache, the curls will need re-shaping. Thus, use your fingers to twist the tips into the desired shape, which will be secured as soon as the wax dries. If you’re still not happy with the coils, help yourself with a curling iron.

Take Care Of Your Mustache

 

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To take proper care of his handlebar mustache man should stick to the following rules:

  1. Wash the mustache with a shampoo and exfoliate dead skin with a toothbrush every day.
  2. Eat and drink carefully. Don’t let anything stay in your mustache. Apply a little of wax before the meal to the bottom mustache area. Often wipe the mouth.
  3. Consume the nutrients that enhance the hair growth. Opt for some seafood, veggies and proteins.

The handlebar mustache came to today’s fashion from the 18th century Great Britain. The gents who sport it immediately gain this incredibly sophisticated and exquisite touch. We hope you’ve already started twisting your mustache tips. If not, we highly recommend keeping it up.

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