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Whither the beard wrangler?

TV shows and movies frequently feature characters with five o'clock shadows or a day or so worth of beard growth. Given that production schedules often require long shooting days, how do they keep a five o'clock shadow from looking like 8 am the next morning? How are actor's beards kept at the couple of days growth look when a sixteen hour shooting day could easily have them well on their way to looking like one of the Boston Red Sox? [more inside]
posted by DirtyOldTown on Dec 8, 2013 - 8 answers

I am looking for a cultural history of the beard.

No, not the hair that grows on your face. I want more information on the phenomenon the “fake wife” or “fake girlfriend” who accompanies gay men to Hollywood premieres. [more inside]
posted by pretentious illiterate on Sep 11, 2013 - 20 answers

Pantene or Ponds?

Beardsmen, do you wash your beard with shampoo or facial wash?
posted by asockpuppet on Jan 12, 2013 - 21 answers

Keeping a beard respectable

My friend is growing a beautiful bushy beard and moustache. After several months it's wonderfully luxuriant. But, it's got to the stage where he can't eat without spillage. As for soup, forget about it - he can hardly have a mouthful before he has to wield a napkin and wipe spoonfuls away. My friend is very elegant and finds this sloppiness excruciating, especially in public. [more inside]
posted by glasseyes on Jan 11, 2013 - 21 answers

Whither the unshaven dead?

Can you think of any movies or tv shows that feature bearded zombies? Unless facial hair confers some sort of protective powers against post-death reanimation, it seems that there should be plenty of examples, but scanning Walking Dead images, I can't find any. (There are lots of Halloween costumes of bearded guys in zombie makeup, but I'm specifically looking for zombies from film and television.)
posted by roger ackroyd on Jan 9, 2013 - 12 answers

Beady beards?

What culture(s) is the practice of putting beads or string around your beard from? (Just to clarify, I mean putting the facial hair into a 'ponytail' at the chin and then stringing the beads on.) [more inside]
posted by abirdinthehand on Jun 18, 2012 - 3 answers

How do I deal with beard burn from sex?

How do I deal with beard burn from sex with my new partner? [more inside]
posted by anonymous on May 5, 2011 - 24 answers

I saw my baby wearing Zach G.'s beard.

So, this hipster beard thing that's going around. Did it start with Zach Galifianakis, or were there other origins?
posted by I EAT TAPAS on Mar 24, 2010 - 44 answers

Repair and maintenance of facial furze.

How should I look after my beard, and, when it's under control, what can I train it to do? [more inside]
posted by BadMiker on May 13, 2009 - 14 answers

Why did prominent politicians start shaving circa 1910 Onwards?

What was the reason that the leaders of most western countries (such as America, Australia and the UK) stopped wearing facial hair from around 1910 onwards? [more inside]
posted by Effigy2000 on Feb 14, 2009 - 18 answers

Babies and beards and changing appearances

Possibly stupid question about having a beard and a baby at the same time, and then not having a beard. [more inside]
posted by Caviar on Nov 29, 2006 - 30 answers

I'm 29 and I'm still not sure I have the hang of this facial hair thing...

I'm 29 and I'm still not sure I have the hang of this facial hair thing... [more inside]
posted by bradn on Nov 3, 2006 - 8 answers

Where's my 2 dollars?

80's nostalgism: I need a bearded 80's pop culture figure to imitate for a party tonight. Bonus points for long hair. [more inside]
posted by Corpus Callosum on Apr 13, 2005 - 31 answers

Tough Beard

BeardFilter: Good ways to make facial hair softer and fuzzier? Do general hair conditioners work, or are there specific things for facial hair?
posted by namespan on Jan 27, 2005 - 5 answers

Minimizing Beard Mess

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I have a full beard and have been leaving sinks full of offerings for the Shaven Yak for about 15 years now. I never really worried about clean up too much (I did it, just didn't worry about it). However, it's starting to annoy me in my old age, and I was wondering if any of my Bewhiskered Brethren have any tips to share on minimizing the mess.
posted by ad hoc on Dec 12, 2004 - 19 answers

Tips on growing a full beard for the first time?

[NotShavingFilter] I'm growing a full beard for the first time. Tips? (Trimming methods, moisturizing/cleaning, where the neckline should be, etc.)
posted by davebug on Sep 30, 2004 - 7 answers

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