Ancient Egyptians were known to die their chin beads with reddish brown to strong brown dyes. Mesopotamian civilizations took great care of their beards. They would use products like beard oil to keep their beards looking healthy.
Otto the Great, swore on his beard, as someone in current times would swear on their mother’s grave.
During the Middle Ages, if a man touched another man’s beard it was offensive and could be grounds for a duel.
In the 16th century, men started experimenting with their beards and came up with trends like the forked beard and even a style called the stiletto beard.
A man spends an average of 3,300 hours of his lifetime shaving his face. This is an average of 20,000 shaves in a lifetime.
A man’s beard is the fastest growing hair on his body.
The longest beard ever measured on a living man was 7.73/4 ft.
Policemen in large Indian cities are sometimes paid a bonus if they grow a mo, considered a symbol of virility and power.
In 1967, the Beatles wore moustaches on the cover of Sgt. Pepper’s Lonely Hearts Club Band and enclosed cardboard versions within. Paul McCartney explained his Sgt. Pepper ’stache as a pragmatic response to a tumble from a moped in 1966: It hid his swollen lip.
The moustache is capable of absorbing 20 percent of its own weight in liquid.
Spanish artist Salvador Dali loved his super ‘stache, claiming that “like two erect sentries, my moustache defends the entrance to my real self.”
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