Mutton Chops – Everything You Need to Know About the Beard Style

It’s one of the least common beard styles of 2016. It’s warm, stylish, but also non-intrusive. You guessed it – it’s mutton chops. Mutton chops is a bold fashion style to go for, but if you can pull it off it’ll go down like dynamite. Read on to find out everything you know about this in-your-face beard style. What Are Mutton Chops? It’s a good question and a really great place for us to start. Mutton chops – also known as sideburns, are stretches of facial hair expanding down a man’s cheeks, often forming a triangular shape that resembles a piece of meat. It sounds strange, but it’s what they are. They’re typically grown from the ears down to the jawline, but they can also be mixed up and connected to other facial hair items such as a mustache or goatee. History of Mutton Chops From presidents to peasants and everyone in between, mutton chops – or sideburns – were worn by absolutely everybody. They were the height of fashion and a way of displaying class, intellect and masculinity above other competing males. Nowadays, mutton chops are somewhat less fashionable, but they’re donned by a few brave males bold enough to pull the style off and make it work for them. Gone are the days of 1800’s civil rights activists in bowler hats and suits – it’s the modern man’s turn now. There are those that believe that since Elvis Presley left this earth, mutton chops have been poised and…

This Season’s Hottest Beard Styles – Your Personal Grow Guide

An Introduction to Beard Styles As a man, your beard is an extension of yourself. It frames your face, it keeps you warm at night, but it also does so much more – it defines your personality. Beards are quickly growing in popularity and with this has come a rise in demand for beard styles that will get men looking their very finest. With so many different face shapes and personality types, however, how can you be sure to pick the right one for you? Coming from a bearded man who’s made more than one facial hair mistake in his life, trust me when I say this – there is nothing more frustrating than biding your time for 5 weeks growing out your face hugger, only to cut it into a style that doesn’t work for you. More than once I’ve made this slip-up and have had to start clean again. Don’t Make the Same Mistakes I Made! Don’t worry though, I’m not about to let the same thing happen to you. In this article, I’m going to give you a round-up of the different top beard styles. We’re going to go all the way from bushy beards to thin beard styles for the slow-growing gentleman. If you’re struggling to find motivation, I’m even going to give you a few reasons why you should explore different beard styles. Strap yourself in and read on to find your perfect look this season. Why Should You Explore Different Types of Beard? Far…

No-Shave November – The Bearded Man’s Movember Alternative

So you’ve heard of Movember, sure. It’s the time of year where men across the world band together and grow awesome mustaches for an even awesome cause. But what if you’re not ready to kiss goodbye to your facial hair for just a month of mustache growing? If only there was a way for you to keep your beard and still raise money for a great cause? Enter No-Shave November. Cousin to Movember, No-Shave November is a way that you can raise awareness of male-related health, including cancer and mental health issues. It’s also a fantastic excuse to keep your beard on the grow. Where Did No-Shave November Start? In 2007, a gentleman by the name of Matt Hill tragically lost the fight to colon cancer. It was after this that his 8 children – 4 of them boys – decided to do something in his honor. That something was No-Shave November. In an interview with today.com, the family described the thought process behind setting the event up: “A lot of cancer patients undergo chemo and they lose hair. So we grow our hair for those that are losing it,” said Christine Hill, one of Matt Hill’s daughters. “And then, the money that you would have spent on hair removal is donated to the cause.” In 2009, the oldest sister of the family Rebecca, officially launched No-Shave November as a non-profit organization. With the help of one of her friends, they raised $2,000 for the cause. Since then, it’s grown a bit – last…