20 Beard Facts You Should Know
Do you love your beard? Here are some fun facts you should know about your scruff!
Additional Reporting By Sara Achorn
The Beard is Back!
Beards are back and everyone is loving them, most everyone anyways...
Believe it or not, his is the fear of beards. If you have this, you might not want to get to close to our bearded friends.
The CIA once tried to ruin Fidel Castro's image by making his beard fall off. Yes they did.
Back in Ancient Egypt dying you beard was all the rage!
Top of the food chain
Beards have been known to increase social status and seeing as a lot of women love them, your dating life may increase too!
Daytime Vs. Nighttime
Beards grow faster during the day than at night.
Beards love beer
If you drink an average amount of beer, your average mustache can trap up to a pint and a half of beer. Eww.
if you love your beard
i wouldn't consider becoming an amateur boxer, those guys can't have them because they need to be able to see any jaw injuries.
During the middle ages, if one man touched another man's beard it would result in a dual.
Mourning a death
Most men tend to shave their beard when a family/friend passes away, in ancient Rome it's the complete opposite!
Grow a beard and you'll have no problem! Beards are known to protect you from pollen and dust.
Don't like shaving?
if you never shaved your beard, it would grow out to be 27 feet long!
if you shave regularly you probably spend 3,350 hours of your life in the bathroom.
Alexander the Great
Alexander the Great was completely against having men with beards in his army.
Men would usually put single strands of beard hair in wax seals for royal letters.
Beards protect your face from UV rays and keep you from getting wrinkly!
For a long time you had to pay a tax to keep a beard.
An 11 year old girl is the one who convinced Abe to grow is legendary beard
The longest female beard ever recorded was 30 cm long!
Men's beards tend to grow faster when they have not been with another person in a long time.