When I first started growing a beard at university, everything was alien to me. If you had told me then that I would blog about beards now I would have said that you were mad! It was certainly tricky in parts. X and Z really gave me a challenge! Hopefully it is helpful to you and answers some of your questions about beard growth. Or is it just me?
Here is an A-Z of the key beard terms that you need to know
No longer is the clean cut face of a man the mark of a distinguished gentleman. Today beards, mustaches and a variety of other facial hair styles are popular amongst even the most elegant dandy. While some women still claim that a clean cut man is more attractive, others say that a man with facial hair is the mark of masculinity and is incredibly attractive. With the growing trend of men styling their facial hair, many studies have been conducted and unfortunately, most women still prefer a man who shaves daily. Is this stopping us?
50+ Beard Styles And Facial Hair Types – Definitive Guide For Men
A "full beard" is one which shows full, unmodified growth on all available areas of the face and neck, including the moustache, chin, sideburns, and cheeks. The term five-o'clock shadow refers to stubble which is very short, apparently only a few hours' growth as it would look at 5 PM after a man shaved that morning. Charlie Chaplin was the first famous man to sport this look, and his popularity circa made the toothbrush style fashionable worldwide in the early 20th century.
Yes, that's right! Beard Terminology is a thing. Growing a beard is a simple thing. I mean if you're looking to join the community, then you got to speak the language!