There are always people who will take exception to certain styles of facial hair, and while we might poke fun at ironic moustaches or mountain man beards, it's all in good humor. We here at ShavingStuff think you ought to rock the whiskers you were born with, in any fashion you desire, from moustaches to beards to goatees to being clean shaven.
But it turns out that there are some self-styled facial hair fashion police, and they're warning you off of the soul patch:
"A soul patch is that ugly tuft of hair that grows above your chin and under your lip. Legend has it that the soul patch covers (or patches) the hole from which your soul was extracted, which is why most people with soul patches are soulless bastards."
"A common problem faced by men the world over is that of smelling like something that isn't awesome enough. We all know that coconut smells great, but have you ever seen a coconut burst into flames from sheer excellence? No, you haven't. That's why we've created the most comprehensive collection of badass aromas ever."
"A hundred years ago, it was a good way to sell honey at a fair, but today bee bearding -- the art of giving your face over to a swarm of bees -- is mainly done for fun, or charity.
Insect facial hair has been known to pop up in California, Ohio, and even here in Ontario. The Star caught up with the "chambeeon" of last year's contest in Aylmer to see what the buzz is about, and how many puns can be used in one story. Melanie Kempers, 29, of Guelph, is a beekeeper by trade, and a beebearder on her days off."
Got facial hair? You're on your way to dictator greatness! Over at PopCrunch, they've got the lowdown on evil dictator facial hair:
"Dictators need facial hair. The way an ordinary person needs consistent sustenance, dictators must proclaim their superiority on their face, with hair. The styles vary depending on the man, but the purpose is the same throughout. Let the people know the supremacy of your rule, no matter which way you shave it. These guys wrote the book, and here's how they did it."
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"There is nothing better than a superhero. That is, except for a superhero with facial hair. And no one does face follicles more justice than Tony Stark.
But Iron Man isn't the only comic book character that's sporting some peach fuzz. As such, I have created a crucial guide to superhero, sidekick and villain facial hair to help you weave your way from the Van Dykes to the Chin Straps to the Copstache Standards."