Nobody Took Movember as Seriously as This Dude Took Movember

He wins, right? Unless you can show me something more amazing than a full cat portrait, this dude is taking home the prize. » 12/01/13 9:00pm 12/01/13 9:00pm

This Better Not Be the Beginning of the End for Beards

A piece in the Guardian asks "Have We Reached Peak Beard?" God, I hope not. I really hope not. I feel like beards and I have only just begun. If beards die out now Nicholas Sparks will have to write a book about how they were taken from me too soon, and then a major studio can make it into a motion picture starring… » 7/24/13 3:45pm 7/24/13 3:45pm

Study finds bearded men are more attractive, proves my mom wrong

A newly published study out of the University of New South Wales concludes that men and women perceive men with facial hair to be more attractive and better father-material than clean-shaven ones. WHO'S THE DISAPPOINTMENT NOW, MOTHER? » 5/06/13 10:35pm 5/06/13 10:35pm

Facial Scruff = Hot. It's Science.

Stubble is hot. You know this. And now science confirms it. To be clear: We're not talking about a soul patch or an elborate Riff-Raff style swirling goatee. Just plain old stubbly, scruffy, ungroomed facial hair. » 4/26/13 5:10pm 4/26/13 5:10pm

Dudes Explain Their Facial Hair Choices

Welcome back to Guysourcing, where a panel of helpful gentlemen answer your questions. This week's question was the following: "What factors influence your facial hair style? How often do you change it? How long does it take for you to get used to a new one? Do you change it based on the preferences of the… » 9/23/11 5:25pm 9/23/11 5:25pm

A Bearded Woman And The Politics Of Hair

"I am a woman with a beard," writes Allison Landa. And so unfolds a story of hair removal that challenged some of our ideas about beauty, body politics, and choices. » 10/05/10 4:10pm 10/05/10 4:10pm

Inside The World Of Competitive Mustache Grooming

Over the weekend, 150 men from eight countries gathered in the Austrian Alps for the European Beard And Moustache Championship. Check out HuffPo's gallery of the contestants primping and showing off their 'staches, and do try to contain yourselves, ladies. » 10/05/10 2:23pm 10/05/10 2:23pm

The Politics Of Male Grooming

Us women have a lot to obsess about when it comes to appearance; everything from our eyelashes to our toenails is up for improvement. Men, on the other hand, only really have one major issue: hair. » 8/11/10 2:31pm 8/11/10 2:31pm

Decoding The Trustworthiness Of Beards

Never trust a man with a soul patch, we always say. Now, this and much other tonsorial wisdom is available in handy chart form, courtesy of designer Matt McInerney. Good news for Santa: pointy beards are a-okay. [pixelspread, via BuzzFeed] » 4/21/10 7:40pm 4/21/10 7:40pm

Michael Gladis Rates Mad Men Co-Stars' Beards

Though they're clean-shaven on Mad Men, most Sterling Cooper men have grown off-season beards. Michael Gladis, a.k.a Paul Kinsey, explains: "On the show, everybody wants to imitate Jon Hamm, but in real life, everybody wants to emulate me." [N.Y. Magazine] » 1/29/10 11:20am 1/29/10 11:20am


It seems despite our definitive refutation of the mustache » 11/26/08 5:45pm 11/26/08 5:45pm, it won't go easy: in today's , writer Gareth McLean shows off the sprouted in what he terms "the Movember Initiative." As is the way of upper-lip hair, it does little to burnish its cause — nor does the accompanying rogue's gallery of . Let's just say: if…
Despite mustaches on such heartthrobs as George Clooney and Brad Pitt, the stache is a facial hair trend that is not taking off » 11/21/08 7:15pm 11/21/08 7:15pm for everyday men. Why not? Well an "upscale male grooming lounge" owner says that they are perceived as a "rural" fashion. Also, women just don't really seem to dig them for . []

American Apparel's Dov Charney Explains It All For You On SNL

America's favorite sexually-harassing clothier and Gawker Media punching bag, Dov Charney, was the subject of some SNL » 9/22/08 12:30pm 9/22/08 12:30pm riffing this past weekend. Dov is being sued for the fifth time by a former employee for sexual harassment, and cast member Fred Armisen slipped into several pounds of fake facial hair so "Dov" could…