Mountain men, royalty, scientists, actors, fictional characters, authors - beards may not make the man, but they can make their look memorable, even iconic. Some of our most famous, inspirational, and beloved men are bearded. Whether they’re bad boys or honored heroes, the beards are remembered just as much as the man.
Last year, Prince Harry’s beard was awarded the title “world’s hottest facial fuzz.” He was chosen to occupy the number slot above actors, Ryan Gosling and Bradley Cooper, and British soccer player, David Beckham. In fact, the Crown Clinic surgeon Asim Shahmalak has been quoted as saying, “ Prince Harry is a trendsetter for lots of men around the world and the reaction to his beard has been universally positive.” That’s right. Prince Harry’s beard is listed as the hottest in the world, and has been deemed universally positive.
It’s not like rock and roll is crowded with clean shaven performers, but some whiskers are more beloved and memorable than others. Perhaps none are as iconic as ZZ Top. Billy Gibbons and Dusty Hills have long been covered by their signature look. In fact, they’re beards are so famous, they have been valued at over $1 million dollars. Ironically, their drummer chooses to go beardless and his name is Frank Beard.
Okay, he’s not a real person, but neither is Santa Claus. Gandalf just wouldn’t be the same without his wizardly beard. J.R.R. Tolkien may or may not have realized just how iconic and Gandalf’s beard would become. Children and adults around the world who have read The Hobbit and The Lord of the Rings dress up for Halloween in nothing more than a robe, hat, and beard, yet, even with only three items, everyone know who they are dressed up as.
This bearded author could grow facial hair as long and heavy as his books. Crime and Punishment, The Gambler, The Brothers Karamazov, and so many more famous works belong to this giant of Russian literature. Richly developed characters and compelling narrative were the staples of his craft. Yet, his beard is also nearly as famous. Many men of literature compete for the best beard, but his place is among the greatest is settled.
Not everyone can pull off the chin strap beard, but those who can are automatically made memorable. Walter “Clyde” Frazier brought a well-manicured look to the NBA. He wore a subtle boundary between his chin and mustache. And the flow from hair to sideburn to chin were worn with a touch of grey and a timeless style very few have been able to duplicate.
All beards should be well-groomed and healthy. Thin beards won’t keep you covered or warm. Dry beards leave you with flaky skin and dandruff. Coarse beards can be lackluster and dull. Beard oil is the best way to ensure your beard is as epic as you are.Palm Beach Naturals Beard Sense beard oil is all-natural and perfect for all hair types and beard styles. Backed by a 100% money-back guarantee, it’s got our vote for beard health and appeal.