August 25, 2011

Cultivating a Moustache is even Pricklier than a Beard


"Once the brand of outliers, beards have become so mainstream that two out of two male J.Crew execs were sporting them on their travels this summer. Beards abound everywhere, from rock festivals to ho-hum cubicles. They've crossed just about every post-pubescent generational and cultural divide.

So what facial hair remains for mavericks to assert that identity instantly? A unibrow looks like neglect. Sideburns can be overlooked. By contrast, you can't miss a mustache. When unaccompanied by a beard, it doesn't grow by mistake.

Cultivating one, however, is even pricklier than a beard."

Read the full article: Mustache grows into own, sheds hipster irony

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Posted by Derek Markham at August 25, 2011 11:17 AM
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