http://www.today.com/health/wild-wooly-male-body-hair-backlash-mans...

 

I have noticed a lot of beards and impressive mustaches this year.  I hope it's not a fad or done ironically.  Interesting article attached.   

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Let's hope the trend is also heralding an awakening in our young males as to the sissification they have been massively subjected to by the hard-core liberal feminism pushed by the media and education establishments for the last fifty years.  If girls are the same as boys, let's see'em grow a beard, sport a wood, be an offensive tackle on a football team, and fully qualify the same percentage as men to be an Army Ranger or a Navy SEAL.  (Any respondents, don't waste our time with obvious exceptions, as they don't make the norm.) Rant over.

Agreed!!

And the ol' cynic is wondering...how many of the newly bearded ones are 'Duck Dynasty' wannabees?

All I see are the gdamned hipsters

No but I spent about 4 years living in hipster central in Houston - right across from the W Alabama Ice House in the Montrose area

I'm not a hipster, but I can't stand fads. The ones started by DD are no exception. Beards and camo have been all the rage since that show. What I hate the most is the constant "redneck" label. Wearing camo and drinking from tupperware cups (which every home had in the sixties and seventies) does not make you "redneck" or "country." If you want to see a real redneck, look at my paternal grandfather. He plowed the field where a school is currently located, and it wouldn't surprise me if he hasn't worn camo a single time in his life. He has always been clean-shaven, and he wears the same clothes the average man his age wears, except for his Liberty overalls. He doesn't make a fashion statement out of his lifestyle either. It's just his lifestyle, plain and simple.

Or they just got a med discharge and have decided not to shave again..... Oh thats just me? Sorry still a bit bitter about discharge but delighted about the beard.

I've never understood for guys who have normal chest hair shaving and waxing. Back hair.. that i can understand or if chest hair is incredibly crazy but normal chest hair... eh. I'm proud of mine.

I've never quite understood the "fashion statement" of going unshaven for several days at a time.  To my eye it looks sloppy.  Either razor the face  daily or grow the beard out.  Either way keep it clean and groomed.

Fashion conscious folks are usually so self-absorbed they wouldn't recognize what is actually good for them if it slammed into their faces.

"Several" meaning how many? This study found that 10 days of growth was the most attractive. You'd be right about ~5 days of stubble, though, which was rated the least attractive, apparently. 

The article, which is a "stub", containing virtually no data on results, reads like an undergraduate survey project

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