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Being a fellow-ginger bearded man myself I’m quickly likened to any man, or men, that grow out the reddish-orange spectacle of facial hair that is a beard. Let’s begin with Luke (left). Luke’s auburn chin-tickler has been on & off since he was 16. I suppose once he realized that not only does facial hair hide the soft-skinned flesh of childhood insecurity, and create an image of man as man was intended… Read More

For a handful of men a beard is something of genuine pride. Sure the first week or two is chalked up to laziness, but once that 14-day mark has been passed you become attached to the slowly growing mass of hair on your face… at least, I do. Whether it’s the growing sense of manliness, the slow mystery that surrounds your face, or the fact that you seem just a little more laid-back… Read More