The joy of a teenage boy is the onset of puberty especially when it comes with growing facial hair. For the late-bloomers, lack of a sprouting beard is a constant reminder that you are not yet a full grown man. You spend hours on the mirror hoping that the one strand of beard will soon get company. You envy your friends as they constantly taunt you on their way to the barber to shave their hair – and most importantly the beard. Beards are a sign of manning-up. It shows masculinity, strength, maturity and confidence. Who would have thought facial could be such a confidence-booster?
Check out this Infographic on the historic and contemporary perceptions of the BEARD.