Talking about beard types is talking about styles, in a world where looking good is no longer just a matter for women. Day after day the trend of growing beards among men grows , in order to look more manly, improve their physical appearance to be more attractive or simply for fashion or to increase their self-esteem, however, it is important to recognize that not all The types of beard are suitable for each face and therefore you must recognize which is the one that best suits you to maximize your look.

Faces do not have the same shape in one man and another, that is why objects such as sunglasses do not look good on all men depending on their shape, the same happens with beards, you must identify which is the best style according to the shape of the face, therefore, in this post we bring you the types of beard that can be used depending on the shape of the face, so you will feel safer by joining this fashion without looking ridiculous when trying to copy a style that nothing matches your physiognomy.

How to choose the ideal type of beard

Undoubtedly one of the most popular types of beard in this era is to wear the hipster beard style , with a retro touch, highlighting a wild beard and hairstyles for men that look well-groomed and rather with short hair.

For long faces

This type of face is one of the most delicate when it comes to growing a beard because it should be avoided that it makes the face look even more elongated, therefore, the type of beard recommended for this type of men is the beard. cut with thick sideburns that make the face appear less elongated than usual and more symmetrical to the human eye. The idea is to sign a kind of crescent on the face that prevents it from looking longer than normal.

Square faces


This case is totally opposite to the previous case, because here the idea is not to prevent the face from looking longer but to soften the contour of it a little. It is said that the best type of beard for these cases is that of a good length in the chin area and then lower on the chin. There is a case in which the face is circular and not square, in that case the advice to apply is to use a short beard up to the cheeks and sharpen the beard at the chin level.

Other aspects to consider for beard types

The face is not only made up of its shape or contour, but factors such as: how pronounced or not are the cheeks of the person who is going to grow a beard, how much hair grows on the forehead, this for reasons sideburns, which will tend to be wide or not depending on the way the hair grows on the person’s forehead and finally the neck, since it gives the final finish to the look by positively or negatively influencing the cut you decide to wear.

Different beard styles

Short and neat beard




Growing a big mustache


Profuse or lumberjack beard

By Dr. Eric Jackson

Dr. Eric Jackson provides primary Internal Medicine care for men and women and treats patients with bone and mineral diseases, diabetes, heart conditions, and other chronic illnesses.He is a Washington University Bone Health Program physician and is a certified Bone Densitometrist. Dr. Avery is consistently recognized in "The Best Doctors in America" list.

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