It’s hard not to love a good beard—take it from Australian indie band The Beards and their mega-hit “Got Me a Beard”. It’s pretty much our anthem at this point.
Plenty of Women Love the Scruff
How many? 46% of women polled. Please note that this figure is, scientifically speaking, fantastic news.
It Takes Work to Be Unique
Growing and maintaining a beard takes time and effort that most people just don’t have—just ask Jack Passion, competitive beard grower.
You never need to bundle up too tightly when you have a beard.
A Beard is an Achievement
Next to building a deck with a bar and barbecue pit next to your garage that stores all your supercars and workshop, growing a beard is amongst the manliest projects you can undertake.
They Don’t Have to Look Wild
Pick up a laser-guided Philips Beard Trimmer 9000 ($80) and you too can sport your very own dignified Zach Galifianakis.
Many of Our Heroes Are Bearded
Johnny Depp in Pirates of the Caribbean, Bill Murray in The Life Aquatic, Clint Eastwood in A Fistful of Dollars —bearded men get things done and look good doing it. On top of that, beards are inseparable from many a manly profession—cowboy, submariner, Viking, hobo, Nick Offerman, lumberjack. Hell, if there’s a patron saint of men, we bet he’s a lumberjack. Or Nick Offerman.
This post was sponsored by Philips. The views and opinions expressed in this article, however, are purely my own.