facial hair

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Noun1.facial hair - hair on the face (especially on the face of a man)
hair - a covering for the body (or parts of it) consisting of a dense growth of threadlike structures (as on the human head); helps to prevent heat loss; "he combed his hair"; "each hair consists of layers of dead keratinized cells"
beard, face fungus, whiskers - the hair growing on the lower part of a man's face
moustache, mustache - an unshaved growth of hair on the upper lip; "he looked younger after he shaved off his mustache"
sideburn, side-whiskers, burnside, mutton chop - facial hair that has grown down the side of a man's face in front of the ears (especially when the rest of the beard is shaved off)
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Facial hair also reflects social mores in many communities.
She said the company's research shows men are more inclined to grow facial hair during holiday and winter months, and because style is also important to them and their partner, the brand wants "to ensure that men everywhere have the grooming tools they need to maintain their facial hair style of choice.
The collection features Maracuja Oil & Shea Butter Face & Beard Wash, which deeply cleanses beards of dirt, flakes and odors; the Full Beard Detangler conditions and softens thick, coarse facial hair; Maracuja Oil & Shea Butter Beard Conditioning Oil absorbs quickly to soften and condition full beards; and the brand's Beard Balm shapes, smooths and defines facial hair for a well-groomed beard.
The second man was white, also aged mid to late 20's, slim with short fair hair and facial hair.
It's important to cleanse facial hair thoroughly and help remove nay flakes and trapped dirt.
Facial hair is thicker and wirier than head hair, which means it's more likely to develop split ends and the skin beneath a beard is known to be particularly dry.
Round Individuals with round faces should try facial hair styles that have the effect of making faces appear masculine and oval-shaped.
Drippy blokes in kaftans stroking their flowing Dumbledore beards, and new age bores whose facial hair entered the room before they did, were enough to put me off for life.
Looking more specifically at millennials' facial hair styles, an article on the askmen website, which presents information on a variety of issues related to the male of the species, found that young men are letting their beards grow to varying lengths.
Dr Withey, who lives in Caerphilly, will look at facial hair between 1700 and 1918 and its relationship with masculinity and health, as well as the changes in shaving technology in a study entitled "Do Beards Matter?
It began as a modest event in Australia and encourages men to grow out their facial hair to raise awareness of prosta te cancer, testicular cancer and men's mental health.
For some reason, the popularity of beards skyrocketed during the late 19th century, when men became more willing to experiment with never-before-seen facial hair styles.