2. Meanwhile, take some preventative steps to retain a groomed (not grizzled) look. Beards take time, so it’s worth knowing how to maintain a full beard in its nascent stages. Cut back any neck hair, and stray cheek hairs, with regular shaves, using your electric shaver in a gentle, circular motion.
Tip: Don’t shave too close, or the difference between your neck hair and the foliage slowly growing over your face will make your nascent beard look strangely out-of-sync.