A study by researchers at the University of Southern Queensland (published in the Radiation Protection Dosimetry journal) has discovered that there are some real health benefits in growing a beard.
This Movember, your beautifully grown facial hair will not be sprouted in vain. As well as promoting awareness of men’s health issues, Movember is also the month that beer drinkers at Sin City Brewing Company get special discounts on beer.
Keeping your beard groomed and looking its absolute best takes a lot of work. And if you’ve been sporting a beard for a while, you might know about beard combs-tools especially designed to delicately brush through that facial hair. Well now there’s a new product on the market that not only tackles your beard, but also gets rid of unwanted vinyl records.
According to med historian Dr Alun Withey, there were two reasons why men were growing beards with a vengeance by the mid-Victorian period. One had to do with its close association with manliness. The second reason was that the medical benefits that came with it. Now, now, this sounds vaguely ridiculous, but actually seems to […]
Sorry, hipsters, beards have finally become too mainstream. In fact, scientists at the University of New South Wales claim that the popularity of beards has reached its saturation point. ‘Peak Beard’, as they like to call it, is that awkward moment where there are too many bearded people in society, causing the novelty to lose its attraction.
German consumer brand Braun, which has a whole range of male grooming products, recently ran an ad campaign featuring superhero-inspired beard cuts. If we thought we were resistant to beards, we are not so sure anymore. It’s all pretty hilarious.
The greatest beards in human history: Sophocles, Leonidas, Jesus, Shakespeare, Abe Lincoln, Karl Marx, Ernest Hemingway, and Isaiah Webb. Wait, Isaiah who? Meet the Internet’s most beloved beard enthusiast, Isaiah Webb aka Mr. Incredibeard. Isiah has been posting photos of his different ‘beard-dos’ on his social media accounts every Monday, or as he likes to call it, #Monbeardday.
If you’re sporting a beard, you’re in luck: now you can get paid $5 per day for beardvertising, which is Cornett Integrated Marketing Solutions’ creative slash odd approach to advertising. Simply attach the BeardBoard (billboard) clips on to your beard, and become a walking advertisement. People are sure to take notice.
Beards are fun. Even more fun when they are seasoned from unconventional materials like, er, plasticky toy dinos, as seen in this editorial spread of Tush Magazine.
Having trouble growing that sweet lumberjack beard you’ve always dreamed of? Maybe it’s time to get some help. Thankfully, the knitting wizards at Beardhead have come up with an easy solution to your facial hair problems that also happens to be, oh, so comfy. Check out these awesome face-warmers that look like beards and stubble. Ladies, this […]
How much is a full year’s worth of beard growth worth? 1,769 euros, right on the dot. pauklzorz of the Reddit community put his facial hair style up for auction to raise money for charity. Either he would not be able to shave for an entire year, or he would have to shave it all. And as you can tell […]
Ah, it’s one of these mysteries in life you have to wonder: do beards give you any protection against harmful UV rays? The answer is: yes, apparently. A bunch of researchers from the University of Southern Queensland in Toowoomba, Australia, actually embarked on a study and wrote a paper dubbed ‘Dosimetric investigation of the solar erythemal UV radiation protection provided by beards and moustaches’.
He draws beards, he draws animals, zombies, wacky characters, and then more beards again. He has a unique decorative illustration style combining crazy colours overlaid by intricate line work. Fluro highlighter is used with free abandon and he has been known to customise guitars and skateboards. This a Mulga the Artist, aka Joel Moore. His ethos is clear: ‘I […]
It’s as easy as herding cats. Firstly grab your feline with two hands, place said cat on your face and, erm, with your other hand take a photo. Voila! You’re cat-bearding. This wonderful new Internet craze is easier than owling, takes less effort than the Harlem shake and is safer than planking. Maybe. Hithhhhh, Wrowwwww, […]
This is Dieter Besuch. He has an incredibly unique talent. He can grow beards and sideburns like nobody’s business. And everyone in Germany knows it. Say hello to the winner of the International German Beard Championship 2013. Besuch won gold in the Whiskers Freestyle category and we can all see why. This man is awesome.