An Awesome Infographic on Why You Should Embrace the Beard

by April 23, 2012 04/23/12

Thanks to  http://onlinephd.org/ for the awesome infographic!


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Gilray
Gilray

A woman who doesn't like a man with a beard is not a woman. End of.

Gilray
Gilray

A woman who doesn't like a man with a beard is not a woman. End of. 

AJ
AJ

Have been with out a full beard only 2-3 times in the past 10 years. I feel naked and incomplete when I don't have it. I think there needs to be a beard patch made. Yay or nay?

Greg Natsch
Greg Natsch

My first beard, 1978 after separating from service. Then in '03 after retirement from reserves, with a few in between tours. I have found there's some women like the beard for the intimate feeling, and it's been a conversation starter. Now, I'm looking like Hemingway. Love me, love the beard. No shaving for a woman, it's their route to conquest.

Dan
Dan

I'm in Justin's boat. I loved my beard, looked like a god damn viking. However, since back in CONUS and being a Fireman...no beards for me. Interestingly enough, Fireman used to grow beards so they could stick them in there mouths and breath through them to filter out smoke. I think I should start a campaign......and get fired.

Anthony
Anthony

Bravo! Thats all I can say.

JJustin
JJustin

I'd love to grow a beard. Sadly, the fire academy (as well as the fire service in general) doesn't allow it (you can't get a good seal on the positive pressure mask with any facial hair beyond a mustache)

Chris Webb
Chris Webb

Whether it takes you a week to muster 5 o'clock shadow or you can sprout a ghille face cover overnight...I say...OWN IT...and make genteel men hide their women-folk when you near.

Benn
Benn

I also would love to embrace the beard, but the USMC is extremely against it. At least until I get into my new MOS...(shifty looks all around).

On another note, why did they put Otto the Great, a German Pope, under Celtic tribes? Am I the only one that found this weird? And is Zach Galifianakis really the one we want to use to represent manliness in facial hair?

Benn
Benn

I also would love to embrace the beard, but the USMC is extremely against it. At least until I get into my new MOS...(shifty looks all around). On another note, why did they put Otto the Great, a German Pope, under Celtic tribes? Am I the only one that found this weird? And is Zach Galifianakis really the one we want to use to represent manliness in facial hair?

Chet Marlow
Chet Marlow

Unfortunately, I could go years without shaving and barely have stubble to show for it. It is nice shaving every other day for work but I do envy those that can grow beards. My brother has 5:00 shadow by 10:00 AM.

Great article.

Chet Marlow
Chet Marlow

Unfortunately, I could go years without shaving and barely have stubble to show for it. It is nice shaving every other day for work but I do envy those that can grow beards. My brother has 5:00 shadow by 10:00 AM. Great article.

Miller, Matthew
Miller, Matthew

I like the 1 or 2 day scruff, personally. The Army likes me to be clean shaven though... when I become Sergeant Major of the Army I'll try to get that changed.... (sly look)

collander
collander

currently beardless. Beard comes out when destruction is required!

bassie
bassie

haha awesome

im definitly gonna show this to my girl

maybe then she stops nagging that i need to shave

cheers

bassie
bassie

haha awesome im definitly gonna show this to my girl maybe then she stops nagging that i need to shave cheers

Jay
Jay

I like a CLEAN full beard... there is nothing quite so disgusting as looking at a guy's last several meals in his beard. It's hard to even carry on a brief conversation w/someone who has egg & tobacco juice in their beard. Ugh.

FlashlightSolutions
FlashlightSolutions

Beard not always a Manliness Declare...

I dunno if you noticed but there is afad among gay men for a trimmed, short hair length beard.

Well, at least overseas.

So if you want to make a statement make it big time. Grow a Full beard.

Perosnally i am not taht much on the beard thing. Shaving against the "grain" makes a wonderfull tender skinner local women love to pinch and kiss!

FlashlightSolutions
FlashlightSolutions

Beard not always a Manliness Declare... I dunno if you noticed but there is afad among gay men for a trimmed, short hair length beard. Well, at least overseas. So if you want to make a statement make it big time. Grow a Full beard. Perosnally i am not taht much on the beard thing. Shaving against the "grain" makes a wonderfull tender skinner local women love to pinch and kiss!

Kris
Kris

I want thin in a full size poster!

JH1388
JH1388

You know that episode of the Simpsons where Homer shaves and within five seconds, his five o'clock shadow is back?

Perma-shadow, all the way.

Personally, I shave with a pair of hair trimmers with a #1 guard so it matches the sides and back of my head and so it's not like sandpaper "FO' DA LAAAYDEEZ".

JH1388
JH1388

You know that episode of the Simpsons where Homer shaves and within five seconds, his five o'clock shadow is back? Perma-shadow, all the way. Personally, I shave with a pair of hair trimmers with a #1 guard so it matches the sides and back of my head and so it's not like sandpaper "FO' DA LAAAYDEEZ".

Aaron McDoomsday
Aaron McDoomsday

I've been running a Van Dyke for 5+ years, and have only shaved it intentionally twice, for photo shoots... just had a horrible shaving accident that I'm trying to recover from.

Jason
Jason

I've had a van dyke since I was 14. I've shaved it off 3 times (once to remove hair die, once for the USMC and once to correct a bad trimming job) and never kept if off more than a month or two. My wife has only seen me without it once, and her very first reaction when I turned around from the sink was, "You can grow that back." She knows what time it is.

But ladies, and my wife would back me up on this -- is the beard really the hair you should be worried about? ;)

Jason
Jason

I've had a van dyke since I was 14. I've shaved it off 3 times (once to remove hair die, once for the USMC and once to correct a bad trimming job) and never kept if off more than a month or two. My wife has only seen me without it once, and her very first reaction when I turned around from the sink was, "You can grow that back." She knows what time it is. But ladies, and my wife would back me up on this -- is the beard really the hair you should be worried about? ;)

HaydenT
HaydenT

I personally love the 'scruff' because then I get the best of both worlds - cleanshaven makeout HEAVEN and delicious neck/back MIND-MELTING sensations; cleanshaven, tux sexiness and rough, outdoor sexiness.

I can aesthetically appreciate a good beard but I would not want that gentleman near my lady areas.

(Besides, men love it when ladies take care of their hair, no? Sexy time for everyone!)

HaydenT
HaydenT

I personally love the 'scruff' because then I get the best of both worlds - cleanshaven makeout HEAVEN and delicious neck/back MIND-MELTING sensations; cleanshaven, tux sexiness and rough, outdoor sexiness. I can aesthetically appreciate a good beard but I would not want that gentleman near my lady areas. (Besides, men love it when ladies take care of their hair, no? Sexy time for everyone!)

Kendrick Jeremy
Kendrick Jeremy

The down side is the military doesn't like beards (except SF).

martin
martin

I have tried to grow a bread multiple times, but it seems to come in patchy every time. I want one but can't have one. :(

Troutt
Troutt

Love it! Sadly, my job won't allow me to grow a beard. The wife is thankful for that fact. She's anti-beard. Some day I will have a rocking beard.

Jimmeh
Jimmeh

@AJ  *loud chorus of manly men saying yay* all opposed? *crickets chirping*, well ok then

Jimmeh
Jimmeh

@AJ  yay, all opposed *crickets chirping* well that settles

Bear
Bear

Keep trying! Let that badboy grow out for a while. It'll fill in when it gets longer. Growing facial hair ain't always easy, but it's always worth it.

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