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Dress Code - Posted October 24, 2014 11:58 a.m.
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Here’s to the Hirsute

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Scruffy facial hair was once relegated to the world of lumberjacks, 19th century theologians, and Oktoberfest attendees. But the beard is back – the bigger, the better – on everyone from bankers to baristas. And while the excess of facial hair keeps daily shaving to a minimum, a man has to care for the hair on his chinny-chin-chin just like he cares for the hair on his head. At this point, there’s an entire industry dedicated to keeping whiskers soft and properly groomed. Whether you’re rocking a gentlemanly three-day scruff or going full Duck Dynasty, here’s the best in beard oil, balm, brushes, and other grooming essentials.


Tame unruly whiskers like a properly mustachioed man.
Clubman moustache wax $3.99, Sally Beauty Supply


Evenly distribute oils and conditioners without damaging your beard.
Phillips Teaze brush $3.99,Sally Beauty Supply


Everything you need for a luxurious shave
The Art of Shaving starter kit $25, Raffkind’s Clothiers


Turn scruff into soft and cuddly – and smell good, besides.
Kiehl’s Shaving Formula rinsable oil, $18, Dillard’s


Add shine and control fizz to tame the longest of beards
Billy Jealousy Beard Envy $25, Ulta


A cordless trimmer and a vacuum, too? That’s less mess guaranteed.
Philips Norelco vacuum stubble trimmer $49.99, Target


Get rid of itchy skin with this leave-in conditioner that softens hair follicles.
Jack Black leave-in conditioner $17, Ulta

by Jason Boyett

Jason is a journalist, copywriter, ghostwriter, and the author of more than a dozen books. His most recent is “12 World Religions: The Beliefs, Rituals, and Traditions of Humanity's Most Influential Faiths”, published by Zephyros Press. Learn more at jasonboyett.com.
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