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History of the beard – Origin and evolution

In recent years, it has become fashionable for men of all ages to wear beards. In addition, it must be perfectly maintained, trimmed and cared for. Today a sign of seduction, the beard has evolved throughout history.

 

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But aesthetic problems aside, in ancient times, it was something totally different. Let’s go through the history of the beard, its origin, its meanings and its evolution.

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The most famous beards in history

Back to anecdotes about the ups and downs of facial hair, from ancient Egypt to the hipsters and lumbersexuals of the 21st century. A hairy story. Back to the most famous beards in history.

 

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Although hipsters pride themselves on having made beards fashionable and even invented them, the reality is that beards have existed since time immemorial. If we were to mention famous bearded men, surely actors, athletes, musicians and even the Magi, Santa Claus, the magician Merlin or six of the Seven Dwarves come to mind, to name but a few examples.

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China: how they react if you are hairy

China has a great sense of humour, and those who know China know it well. Especially when it comes to particular subjects like… hair. Most of them are almost not hairy, so they’ll have special reactions to your hairiness. Here are 10 Chinese reactions that you will have to face if you are hairy in China.

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You become a curiosity when you are in a country where certain physical characteristics are not the norm. If they more or less accept dwarves and turn them into amusement parks, they are even more curious about simpler things like… hair.

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