We’ll remember the great financial crisis of 2008 for many reasons. The $3.4 trillion loss in real estate value. The estimated $648 million in lost income. The 5.5 million jobs lost. But there’s one side effect that isn’t normally attributed to the massive economic downturn—the resurgence of the beard trend.
By now, you’ve started to reap the benefits of having an epic beard. You’ve reinvented yourself as a ruggedly cool kind of guy. You’ve been mistaken as a hipster, which is an improvement over your previous corporate persona. And, if all those studies are true, you’ve had no problem picking up a new lady or … Continue reading Romantic Beard Tips: Kissing with Facial Hair
Curly hair has its advantages. It lends itself to stylish haircuts like the wavy fringe and the curly undercut. Also, it makes you easy to spot in a crowd. But when it’s a curly beard, the list of benefits starts to run short. Unlike your hair up top, your beard hair is coarse, which means … Continue reading How Do I Naturally Straighten My Beard?
There are lots of beard myths circulating out there. Some guys expect to sprout a full Gandalf in 3 weeks while others think they’ll never have a beard if they haven’t grown one by the age of 20. There’s evidence to contradict both beliefs. But there’s one myth that seems to live on despite evidence … Continue reading Does Shaving Make Your Facial Hair Grow Faster?
When you started growing a beard, you said goodbye to your morning shave routine. No more razors, shaving cream, nicks, scratches, or any of the other complications that come with maintaining a clean-shaven face. But you’re not off the hook. Odds are, you’ll experience beard rash at least once. Beard rash is the irritation you … Continue reading Dealing with Beard Rash
The Carolina Panthers are most certainly an NFL team to watch. Whether it’s linebacker Thomas Davis’ recent contract extension or the team’s upcoming preseason face-off against the Tennessee Titans, there are tons of headlines coming out of this franchise. But perhaps the most important competition happening within the team concerns the gym beard’s grooming.
In recent years, the men’s grooming industry has seen a major push toward more traditional shaving methods. You’re more likely to see a man shaving with a straight razor than an electric one. The old-fashioned shave is one that’s classically masculine and dependent on skill. Those who’ve mastered it are proud. But for other guys, … Continue reading What’s the Difference Between Shaving with a Razor and a Beard Trimmer?
Growing a beard has its fair share of issues for every guy. From beard itch to irritation to razor bumps, a little extra facial hair can cause a lot of problems. The average man can fight off these issues with proper care. But there are some guys out there who need something extra. According to … Continue reading Can I Use Beard Oil If I Have Sensitive Skin?
Different guys grow their beards for different reasons. Some want to look more masculine or rugged while others start growing a beard to improve their dating prospects. There are probably a few guys out there who grew beards because they hate shaving. However, one reason you should consider growing one and engaging in a little … Continue reading Growing A Beard for Facial Symmetry
For some reason, most bearded gents revert to their former clean-shaven selves during summer. You’re planning to transition from indie film Matthew McConaughey to Lincoln commercial Matthew McConaughey. The mention of sunbathing with a face full of hair makes you sweat just thinking about it. But what if this whole summer beard myth could be … Continue reading The Summer Beard Myth