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In ancient Egypt, the ceremonial beard took on a whole new dimension in the 1400 BC, following the death of Thutmose II. His unconventional window, Hatshepsut, decided that she did not want her young nephew (who was also her stepson, … Continue reading

Saturday Morning Beard Fact



In ancient Egyptian times wearing a false beard became so fashionable that it was not confined just to Pharaohs or even to adults. At the British Museum in London is the coffin of an infant: a mini mummy case complete … Continue reading

Saturday Morning Beard Fact



Facial hair has been represented in art since the first cave person picked up a piece of charcoal and decided to draw a man. Early art also reveals that facial hair has long been tamed – usually by being clipped … Continue reading

Saturday Morning Beard Fact



In early 2014, The University of New South Wales published the results of its study into the desirability of men with beards. Men and women of all sexual orientations had taken part in the study, which asked them to describe … Continue reading

Saturday Morning Beard Fact



By the summer of 2013 the re-emergence of the huge bushy beard on fashion-show catwalks was also international news. The Daily News reported from Paris, ‘the full beard is back in fashion in France to the delight of the nation’s … Continue reading

Saturday Morning Beard Fact



In 2013, British TV journalist and presenter Jeremy Paxman grew a beard and was astounded at the storm of comments his new appearance generated. He hit back at the commentators and branded his employers, the BBC, as ‘pognophobic’. When Paxman … Continue reading

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Saturday Morning Beard Fact



In ancient Egypt, the ceremonial beard took on a whole new dimension in the 1400 BC, following the death of Thutmose II. His unconventional window, Hatshepsut, decided that she did not want her young nephew (who was also her stepson, … Continue reading

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