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How To Comb Your Mustache the Right Way

How To Comb Your Mustache the Right Way

Growing out a mustache is one of many ways to truly feel and look like a man. Sadly, it’s not as simple as letting your mustache hair get nice and long. Time and effort need to go into making your upper lip look like perfection.

An easy way to amplify your mustache to new heights is by getting a mustache comb to fine-tune your style in every way. Here’s everything you need to know about combing your mustache the right way:

What Is a Mustache Comb?

A mustache comb is exactly what it sounds like. It’s a comb to help your stache look exactly how you want it. Combing isn’t just for styling your stache, though. It’s also used to make it look manicured, preventing frustrating flyaways and stragglers that can make your mustache look unkempt.

Plus, using a mustache comb is an excellent compromise between that rough, do-nothing approach and a finely manicured-handlebar. It’s an easy way to breathe new life into an old stache without spending too much time in front of the mirror. Combing daily will only help you look your very best.

Picking the Right Comb

Mustache combs are a bit different from a normal comb you might use for your hair or a brush you might use for your beard. While many companies offer plastic or metal combs, these are often abrasive to your hair and rip them out of your face rather than just styling them back. 

That’s where The Beard Club comes in to make things right.

Our wooden comb gets it right from the start. It’s gentle enough to slick those hairs back without causing any pain or discomfort, and the tight teeth of this sandalwood finish are perfect for gently smoothing and working through tangles.

This volumizing comb is the first step towards properly combing your mustache. Made with 100% sandalwood, its anti-static properties are a major upgrade from those plastic hair combs that we’re told are enough. Get your Mustache Comb today and take your mustache to a whole new level.

How To Use a Mustache Comb

When combing your mustache, the goal is to make it lay how you want while keeping those flyaway whiskers at bay. To do both, here’s what you can do:

  1. Start with a clean, dry mustache without any wax in it. Give your whole face a nice wash to prevent acne flare-ups in general, and then be sure to dry your mustache thoroughly before hopping in.
  2. Take your mustache comb and start at the top of your mustache, brushing in a downward motion toward your upper lip. Work on one side before switching to the other.
  3. After you’ve flattened all hairs down towards your lip, start at the center of your mustache underneath your nose and work your way out towards one side. Make small, gentle strokes from the top to the bottom. Repeat on the opposite side.

That’s as simple as it is! You can repeat these steps as many times throughout the day as you want in order to get that perfect look. Combing is a great idea before you sit down for dinner because it can help prevent hair from getting inside your mouth while you eat.

Once you’ve combed, you can feel free to add some mustache wax to style it however you want. Even if you choose not to use wax, combing still helps you achieve regular growing patterns to help your hair grow out exactly how you want it to.

Should You Use Mustache Wax With a Mustache Comb?

Mustache wax is a fantastic way to get a secure hold on your stache and make it look exactly how you want — but it should always be used after you’ve already combed your stache. This is because if you use wax before you comb, it will get stuck to the teeth and render it completely useless.

To properly use mustache wax, you want to get a small amount on the back of your thumbnail. From here, place it on the opposite forefinger and rub it together with your thumb. Your body heat melts the max, removing clumps.

From there, apply the wax by gently pinching your hair from the inside of the mustache to the outside of the mustache, styling it however you want as you go.

The most important thing is that you’re using a mustache wax with high-quality ingredients. Our signature formula from The Beard Club is loaded with beeswax and coconut oil. It will have your mustache feeling soft and supple while also giving it a fresh scent that will have people flocking your way in no time.

Mustache Comb vs. Trimmers

Every piece of facial hair technology has a time and a place, but it’s a matter of figuring out when to use each one. While you can use your mustache comb alongside mustache trimmers, you might not need to use both of them during every grooming session.

While a mustache comb can help to manage flyaways and scraggly hairs, a trimmer is able to remove length from your mustache and completely eliminate those unwanted flyaways from your face. Trimmers, like the PT45 Beard & Hair Trimmer, can get your mustache to its desired length. Then, use a comb after trimming to make your mustache hairs look well-kept.

With that said, using a comb before trimming can give you a better idea of which of those scraggly hairs are going to be completely untameable. From there, you’ll have a better idea of which hairs need to be trimmed away.

Mustache Comb Companions

While your comb can do a great job of helping your facial hair get to where it needs to be, it should be one of many grooming products that you’re using on a daily basis. If you really want to max out your stache, there are a few other things you might need.

For one, mustache wax is going to be your best friend if you enjoy styling your mustache into handlebars or other unique styles. This has a stronghold that is perfect for men who like more control over their facial hair.

Keeping your mustache stylish is important, but keeping it clean is just as necessary. Our beard shampoo can also be used on your stache, and our moisturizing formula will breathe new life into your mustache while also cleaning and restoring hydration to the skin underneath.

In Conclusion

Your mustache is a main attraction on your face and making sure it looks like you know what you’re doing is essential. There’s no easier way to maintain a solid stache than with a quality comb that can help you shape your hair into whatever style you want.

Using a mustache comb is easy: you comb down to straighten your hair, and then you comb out to the side to allow your hair to rest naturally on your face. The Beard Club’s wooden, fine tooth comb is comfortable and effective from every angle.

Join the club of beards and start feeling, looking, and acting like the man you were destined to be.


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