Angela has been trimming beards longer than most of us have been growing them; I always learn something new when I talk with her. A lot of men ask me what they should expect when they first visit their barber for a beard trim. For the uninitiated, this can be a bit intimidating.
Going to the barbers is the best opportunity a man can have to get the ultimate haircut. It's the one time when a professional stylist can help sculpt your hair. Therefore, it's important to know what to ask for at the barber.
A "full beard" is one which shows full, unmodified growth on all available areas of the face and neck, including the moustache, chin, sideburns, and cheeks. The term five-o'clock shadow refers to stubble which is very short, apparently only a few hours' growth as it would look at 5 PM after a man shaved that morning. Charlie Chaplin was the first famous man to sport this look, and his popularity circa made the toothbrush style fashionable worldwide in the early 20th century.
Getting the haircut you want is crucial to feeling confident and stylish. In particular, you may be curious about what hairstyle to get and how to ask for that haircut properly. As much as we wish it was simple, asking for a taper fade haircut actually requires a bit of detail. This is because there are many different kinds of tapered cuts — some vary in terms of where the faded sides start and others depend on how short or long you want your hair buzzed.
A La Souvarov. The original look: A rather unusual combination of sideburns connecting with the mustache. The original classic features a petite, sharply trimmed mustache paired with sharp corners around the mouth.
Ever see a man with hair on his face and wonder how to describe it in English? Here's how! Uh, babe?
When I first started growing a beard at university, everything was alien to me. If you had told me then that I would blog about beards now I would have said that you were mad! It was certainly tricky in parts.
Last week, I posted a tutorial about how to grow a beard in 6 months. Watch this little addon to the tutorial which explains the different beard parts in detail. This is the higher part of your face forrest that grows in front of the ears.
Melissa Mollenhoff Men's Hair Designer. When you go to the barber there is one question that always need to be answered. What kind of haircut should I get?
Have you ever socialized with the company of real men who were sipping on brandy, smoking fine cigars and discussing the adventures of bearded life? If so, this might have left you wondering exactly what they were talking about and what the terms they used actually mean. Some of the terms may seem self-explanatory, but it is likely that at least a few of them made you scratch your head in wonder.