The Beards Of Summer: 8 Great Styles

Step up your beard game.

You might be tempted to just shaved it all off for the warmer months. Nonsense. Beards are a year-round game. You just need to know how to maintain. Here’s your guide.

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Short-Trimmed Beard

In the hot summer weather opting for a simple short trim is the easiest move. Don’t forget the beard oil, even with a shorter beard. Our rec: Premium Beard Oil by The Art of Shaving.

Stubble Beard

There’s nothing more low-maintenance than a stubble beard. But stubble isn’t something to set and forget. Try Billy Jealously’s Scruff Stubble Hydrating Mist to cement the look.

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Long Full-Face Beard

This classic beard shape is best for wanting to grow out your beard to its fullest length, only trimming occasionally for full length and volume. Try Gilette’s Beard Thickener to grow it out.


Goatees are perfect for showing off your defining facial features such as your jawline, shape, and cheeks. Maintain this defined style by shaving around your mouth, chin, and sideburns using Wahl’s Cordless Magic Clip.

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Van Dyke Beard

The Van Dyke beard is a more mature beard look that suits those with thick hair and a round face. You can rock the Van Dyke beard in true Tony Stark style, or opt for a stubble or long-haired look. Phillips Prestige Shaver will help with an up-close and neat shave.

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Chin Strap Beard

This is a great way to accentuate your facial features without the commitment of a full beard. Gilette’s All-Purpose Styler allows is a good precise tool to get the look.

Faded Beard

With the hair from your sideburns blended and connecting to your facial hair, faded beards are the go-to beard style at the moment. Gillette’s Soft Beard Balm is affordable and will give your beard a soft, clean feeling.

Patchy Beard

While most men probably aspire to have something full-length, patchy beards are quite common amongst a lot of men, and there’s no shame in it either. It is definitely possible to rock a patchy beard that can look good and be well maintained and styled. Grab Scotch Porter’s Ultimate Beard Collection for all of your grooming needs.

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