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The politics of facial hair

It’s time to talk beard hygiene
The politics of facial hair
April 8, 2017   |    BALANCE TEAM

CLEAN CUT?

Some men say a bushy beard is a good luck charm, others believe a spattering of facial hair is ‘rugged’, but the expert opinion? A bacteria breeding ground. Because beard hair is coarser than other hair, it traps dirt and germs more easily. Skin infections are also rife in fuzzy-faced men, caused if they have a lot of scale build up. The answer? Wash and groom your beard on a daily basis…

FULL

Distinctive, it starts at the cheek line and everything below is left to grow naturally.

DUCKTAIL

A combination of wild and well-groomed, this is one of the most popular styles.

BANDHOLZ

Features a moustache that’s connected to a full beard that grows freely.

BALBO

Broken down into three parts, it should resemble an inverted T

 

Hate the shaving slog? Ted’s barbers are offering a half price Tommy N’ Turkish (a.k.a hot towel massage, shave and aftershave application) between 9am-11am Monday to Saturday and 10am-12pm on Sundays — and you can entertain yourself, while being preened, with a copy of Balance!

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