Posted by The Kid (other posts) on August 16, 2018 at 17:08:41 Previous Next
In Reply to: Re: Beards posted by Cameron on August 16, 2018 at 11:20:03:
: : I started growing a full beard a month ago and noticed that people are no longer cracking jokes about my hair. I guess beards can be a distraction for some people?
: : Marty
: I think the hyper masculinazation of a beard helps mitigate what many people find feminine in a man having long hair. Also beards and man buns have been a trend going on a couple years now, so maybe having the beard helps you 'fit in' more with a style, meaning you're less likely to be mocked.
: Just a thought.
Bingo! U hit the nail on the head. I think guys I work with see long hair as feminine but facial hair throws that view right out the window. Right now my hair is about shoulder length (and I do see the awe in some people's eyes now) and looking a lot fuller since May when I let it flow loose from the ponytail holder. Hopefully I'll see it get below my shoulders to mid-back and I want to get my beard to that same point on my chest.