Ever since the dawn of time, beards have been the epitome of manliness. Okay, that may be an exaggeration. There are thousands of different cultures and in some of them beards or facial hair are seen as anything but manly. And that is why beards are so interesting. It’s not something that you probably think about very often. But why do we think of beards the way that we do? Is it something that you just innately had inside of yourself when you were born. Did you just know that beards are manly kind of like how you knew that smiling signified happiness? Or was it something that was instilled in your through the conditioning of society? Well, we’ll leave deep and profound questions about the nature of beardery to the professional beard researchers but today we are going to look as some of the more simple and interesting aspects of beards.
Beards actually have a quite eventful history. It may seem a bit eccentric but beards have certainly played an important role in society. If you have realized it yet, then you haven’t lived long enough, but image says a lot. Whether its politics or business, the way you look, for better or for worse, is taken into account. And beards have been no different. These are 25 interesting insights into the history of beards!
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