Advice & KnowledgeWritten by Advice Team on June 26, 2017
There are a lot of different beard styles you can choose from. However, not every beard looks great on every face and what looks good on others may not exactly look the same on you. Take the time to experiment in order to find what really looks good on you. How to beard designs.
Here’s our ultimate guide to the hottest beard styles for 2017. If you're after a more classic look check out our 5 timeless beard styles.
Bandholz Long and unedited the Bandholz features a full moustache connected to an extensive, free-flowing beard.
Uniform Full, well groomed and consistent in length, the Uniform is the most classic of beard styles.
Garibaldo Wide and full with a rounded bottom and an integrated moustache, the Garibaldo is a shorter variation of the Bandholz.
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Friendly Mutton Chops A more modern variation of the original Mutton Chops, the Friendly Mutton Chops connects sideburns with a tidy moustache.
Tom Ford Uber-styled and super-slick, the Tom Ford is short stubble tailored to perfection.
Balbo Incorporating the lower part of a traditional beard with a sharp moustache, the Balbo resembles an inverted ’T’.
Circle Combining a moustache and a rounded goatee to create the distinct round shape, the Circle is perfect for those who want a neat appearance.
Van Dyke Getting it’s name from the 17th Century Flemish painter, the Van Dyke pairs a defined goatee and a shaped moustache to create a signature look.
Long Stubble Also known as the perfect five o’clock shadow, the Long Stubble presents as an even darkening in the lower third of a man’s face.
Don't forget, growing a beard takes time and patience and it’s not going to be magnificent from day one. Whilst a lot of men consider it to be the maintenance-free option, nurturing a great beard actually takes a bit of TLC. So give it time, especially if you are aiming for a longer beard style as you will look unkempt while waiting for it to grow. Check out our guide on how to maintain a beard for some simple steps you can integrate into your daily grooming routine to achieve a damn fine face of hair.