Trimming basics: learning to love and live with your beard
Manly, primal and grittily authentic, it’s easy to see why hipster beards dominate today’s facial hair fashions. Reminiscent of tough New England woodsmen and refined Victorian gents, stylish guys from Brooklyn to Berlin have rejected baby-faced conformity in favor of full beards, moustaches and chiseled goatees. These old world shapes and styles revive a sense of vintage masculinity that is simultaneously commanding, distinctive and sophisticated.
So whether you’re trying to grow one or simply perfecting your existing masterpiece, the following tips offer all the information and inspiration you need: Good beards come to those who wait.
Now you’ve decided to grow a beard, you’ll soon discover it demands care and commitment above and beyond simply disposing of your razor. Here are some tips on how to survive the process.