The New Year’s Resolution You’ll Keep

Happy 2011! It’s time for New Year’s resolutions, people.  Maybe you’d like to be less fat.  Maybe you’d like to be more fat.  Maybe you need to give up the drinking.  Maybe you need to read more historical fiction.  Whatever.  Frankly, I don’t really care what resolutions you have made up to this point.  All I care about is that you tack one more resolution on to your list. Grow the most epic beard of your life. All the other […]

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5 Bearded Costume Ideas for Halloween 2010

It’s time once again for one of the most important posts of the year.  Maybe the most important.  We bearded men can feel a bit restricted when Halloween rolls around.  No Frankenstein’s monster.  No Dracula.  Certainly no cross dressing.  What’s a real man to do? Maybe dress as one of these amazing characters.  You know… the ones that other people have to buy terrible fake beards for. #1 Grizzly Adams Items Needed Fur Coat Thermal Underwear shirt (henley style) Suspenders […]

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Your Moustache Affects Apparent Beard Fullness

It’s true!  I’ve done quite a bit of observational study on this issue and have come to this conclusion: the longer your moustache, the fuller your beard will be perceived.  You can leave your beard the same length it has always been.  If you want people to really be impressed by the fullness of your beard, all you have to do is let that ‘stache grow. Let me speculate a bit as to the reason why.  I have to say […]

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Outside Magazine Prints Some Beard Coach Wisdom

A recent issue of Outside magazine contained an “Editors’ Choice Awards” article in which the editors listed all the greatest things they could think of.  Some examples of things listed are sledding, PBR, great survivial stories, and rope swings.  However, it was number two on the list that caught my attention – winter beards. Now anyone who has read my Beard Manifesto knows what I think of the winter beard.  And now so do the subscribers of Outside.  Because I […]

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Have you developed a beard bald patch?

I recently received a comment here at The Beard Coach regarding bald patches in the beard.  However this did not pertain to the more common problem of having areas that just never really filled in as well as the rest of your beard.  This gentleman had already enjoyed a good 17 years of a thick, robust beard, only to find that he is slowly developing new bald patches in his beard on either side of his chin. You can imagine […]

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