An Awesome Infographic on Why You Should Embrace the Beard - ITS Tactical
 

An Awesome Infographic on Why You Should Embrace the Beard

By The ITS Crew

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

Are you getting more than 14¢ of value per day from ITS?

Thanks to the generosity of our supporting members, we’ve eliminated annoying ads and obtrusive content. We want your experience here at ITS to be beneficial and enjoyable.

At ITS, our goal is to provide different methods, ideas and knowledge that could one day save your life. If you’re interested in supporting our mission and joining our growing community of supporters, click below to learn more.

Discussion

  • 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.

  • 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. 🙁

    • 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.

  • Kendrick Jeremy

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

  • 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!)

  • 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? 😉

  • 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.

  • 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”.

  • Kris

    I want thin in a full size poster!

  • 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!

  • 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.

  • bassie

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

    cheers

  • collander

    currently beardless. Beard comes out when destruction is required!

  • 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)

  • 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.

  • 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?

  • Mark Whiskey

    Angry Marcinko flashbacks FTW !

  • 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.

  • 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)

  • Anthony

    Bravo! Thats all I can say.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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?

  • Gilray

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

Do you have what you need to prevail?

Shop the ITS Store for exclusive merchandise, equipment and hard to find tactical gear.

Do you have what you need to prevail? Tap the button below to see what you’re missing.