Choose Right Beard style according to your face shape

Choose the Right Style:

The ultimate goal of your beard style is to add contrast and dimension to your face. Different face shapes should highlight certain facial features—not every style looks great on every guy.

Select your face shape below and learn how to choose the right style for your face.

Square: show off that strong jawline

Shave or trim with sharp, precise lines near your cheekbones. Keep your beard short on the sides and fuller on your chin to take advantage of your square jawline.


In its simplest terms, the circle beard, also known as a goatee, is a chin strap and a mustache that meet to form a circle.

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A chin patch and a mustache that forms a circle


There are countless facial hair styles, but this doesn’t mean that trimming a royal goatee will be complicated

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A mustache anchored by a chin strip

3.The Goatee-Without-Mustache Look

Some men prefer to grow a goatee without a mustache, hence the name of this facial hair style: the Goatee-without-Mustache.

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A small beard that elongates the chin

4.The Petite Goatee Look

Different from the full goatee, the petite goatee is a smaller version, without a mustache, designed to elongate the chin.

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A small beard that elongates the chin

Round: create angles along your cheekbones

Slim your face with an angled shave along your cheekbones. Keeping hair full on your chin will also help.


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A full goatee with detached mustache


A short boxed beard is similar to a full beard, but has thin, neatly trimmed sides. 

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A short beard with thin, neatly trimmed sides


A Balbo beard is a beard without sideburns and a trimmed, floating mustache. It’s a bit similar to the short boxed beard. 

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A beard without sideburns and a trimmed, floating mustache


The anchor beard is a pointed beard that traces the jawline, paired with a mustache.

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A pointed beard that traces the jawline, paired with a mustache

OVAL: Pick a style, any style

You have the ideal face for almost any beard style. Try one, or try all..


The chevron mustache has a name that says it all: it’s a mustache, shaped like a chevron, that covers your whole top lip. It’s deceptively simple, making it all the more enticing to add to your daily shaving ritual. 

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A mustache that covers your entire top lip


The 3-day stubble beard, or scruff look, is a great way to get that manly rugged style without growing a full beard. 

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A closely trimmed beard that simulates 3 days of stubble


If horseshoes are good luck, perhaps the horseshoe mustache facial hair style will bring some good fortune to your daily shaving ritual. The horseshoe facial hair style is like a mustache, but includes two long bars of mustache hair pointing downwards, often extending all the way to the chin. 

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A mustache with long bars pointing downward


There’s a good reason why the classic, original mustache is an iconic and versatile look. It’s simple, clean, and easy on the eyes

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A trim mustache that sits just above the top lip

Rectangular: Highlight that sturdy structure

Keep your beard shorter on bottom and longer on the sides to show off your strong facial structure.


Old-time hair styles are making a comeback. They’re not just trendy, they’re classic. The mutton chops beard has long sideburns that connect to a mustache.

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Long sideburns that connect to a mustache


The gunslinger: flared sideburns with a horseshoe mustache. It’s close to the classic mutton chops look, but adds a little extra flair.

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Flared sideburns paired with a horseshoe mustache


The chin strip goatee is a vertical line of hair in the center of the chin.

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A vertical line of hair across the chin


The chin strap beard is a beard with no mustache that circles the chin.

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A beard with no mustache that circles the chin

Boost the quality of your beard. With these 15 Gillette®-certified beard styles, improve your game. Be sure to have the appropriate tools on hand. Grab the Gillette Styler® All-Purpose: Every requirement is met by this trimmer, shaver, and edger.

You’re prepared to face the world looking, feeling, and being your best once you’ve perfected your beard style. The versatility of beards is what makes them so attractive. Find your personal style and perfect your appearance.

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