Nobody teaches you how to grow a beard. And for many of us, nobody jumps in to give a beard grooming lesson, either. Plus, since beards are generally a generational fixture of the past years, dad might have never grown a beard for himself. That means we get to sample the best beard products, test the best beard trimmers, and try a few new beard styles along the way—and we get to call it research.
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As you've probably noticed by now, beards are in. These days, the scruffy look once reserved for mountain men, lumberjacks, and hippies can be seen everywhere from billboards to fashion runways to business conferences. Don't believe those occasional headlines proclaiming that the end of the bearded era is nigh: while fashion always moves in trends, beards aren't going anywhere, anytime soon. Ask anyone who has ever bearded up, and they'll tell you that life changes once you embrace your inner werewolf. People look at you differently. You feel different. As a whole, the impact that a beard has upon a person's life is way bigger than you might think, and to back that up, here are some scientific studies that have been done on beards — many of which, one would assume, may have been conducted by bearded men.