Kanye West Beard Style and His Career

Kanye West is one of the most influential figures of the modern era.

He considers himself a God and his ego are big enough to warrant those claims.

While he is known for saying and doing all kinds of crazy things, he does have a very unique and captivating style.

However, in one of the most recent incidents, Kanye had his beard unexplainably shaved during a date in a restaurant.

No one except him knows what the deal was behind the choice.

He has always had good facial hair styling choices, not really as extravagant as you would think.

Actually, his beard style is as legendary as himself and can be easily copied.

But still, getting a Kayne West beard is not something that everyone can pull off.

You may think that you got what it takes, but you might need some more.

After you are done reading this article, you will be able to learn what makes the Kanye beard work and if you are able to create this look for yourself.

Beard Style

Kanye West is surely one of the most followed celebrities when it comes to a beard style. Women are also big fans of his beard style and dream to have a bearded black man like him in their lives.

If you want to sport sharp cut goatee style beard and a mustache like West, one thing you will definitely need is tenacity.

You will have to make trimming neckline a regular habit; in addition, you will also need to trim your mustache from time to time.

The term used for the goatee style adopted by West is “Circle beard”. The initial years of the 21st century saw this beard style lose respect in the world of style and fashion.

However, thanks to celebrities like West, the style has made a pretty strong comeback in recent years.

How to Get

All goatee styles will not look good on you. The version can West sports appears to be tamed goatee. Ideally, you should opt for this style if you are young or still have a youthful face.

Older people should try to go for the fuller and more natural version of circle beards.

The beard oil ingredients you will need for preparing it to include sweet almond oil, jojoba oil, coconut oil, and cedar wood and sandalwood essential oils.

Are you wondering what beard oil does? It will make your beard soft, manageable, and shiny and will also allow it to grow rapidly.

To keep your beard clean, on the other hand, you must use high-quality beard soap. Key beard soap benefits include its ability to prevent itchiness and preserve natural oils.

Below are the steps you must complete to get a beard like Kanye West.

Step 1 – Get a trimmer and shaper

The biggest essentials for having a perfect beard like West, however, are stubble trimmer and a beard shaper.

You will have to use the trimmer for removing any hair on your cheek leaving growth on both sides of your mouth.

Step 2 – Define vertical contours

We would advise you to remove your facial hair on each side in steps; this would ensure that you don’t end up removing too much of your beard.

Once you reach 1.25 cm or 0.5 inches from your mouth, use the trimmer for defining vertical contours on both sides.

If you don’t have a trimmer, shaving with a straight razor will also help you achieve desired results (you’ll have to hold the razor vertically).

Step 3 – Define neckline

Continue shaving up to 2.5 cm or 1 inch above your Adam’s apple. Once your neckline is well-defined, shave off the remaining hair on your neck.

Use your beard scissors or trimmer to make the mustache appear even neater. You are free to adjust the length of your beard according to your own preference.

The article must have helped you to understand how to have a beard like legendary rapper Kanye West.

Besides following the steps presented above, you must also show a significant amount of patience for giving the perfect shape to your beard.

Jay - Barber

About the author: Jay – Barber

Jay is one of the members of the Beardoholic writers team and NFL, celebrity barber. As a master barber with years of experience, Jay can make your beard look any way you envision. Jay’s specialty is black men’s hair and beard styles, but he also has deep knowledge on how to create a perfect neck and cheek line, short or long beard and virtually any beard and hair shape and style.

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