Intermediate
Beard Myths

#5

Beards are itchy and scratchy. Most guys have little or no itching. For the ones that do, usually this passes in a week or two. If it comes back, it is probably related to dry skin or other skin condition, not the beard itself.

Handlebar & Chinpuff

Handlebar & Chinpuff

A combination of the handlebar mustache and chin puff. The moustache is characterized by the fact that it is bushy and must be worn long enough to curl the ends upward. The chin puff is narrower version of goatee and covers only center of chin.

Balbo

Balbo

A mustache combined with hair on the chin, often with a soul patch under the lower lip.

Friendly Mutton Chops

Friendly Mutton Chops

Long mutton chop type sideburns connected to a mustache, but with a shaved chin.

Homeless

Homeless

A beard grown out over a long period of time without shaving.

Short Boxed Beard

Short Boxed Beard

A short beard with rounded bottom and slightly shaven cheeks.

Handlebar & Goatee

Handlebar & Goatee

A combination of the handlebar mustache and goatee. The moustache is characterized by the fact that it is bushy and must be worn long enough to curl the ends upward. The goatee is a tuft of hair grown on the chin, sometimes resembling a billy goat’s chin hair.

Chin Curtain

Chin Curtain

A beard that covers the entire chin. Also called a Lincoln.

Van Dyke

Van Dyke

Consists of a combination of goatee and mustache.

The Winnfield

The Winnfield

A mixture of the Fu Manchu mustache and sideburns from mutton chops.

Old Dutch

Old Dutch

A large, long beard, connected by sideburns, that flares outward in width at the bottom, without a mustache.

Fu Manchu

Fu Manchu

Mustache that falls downward at end of lips. Originated from China and is very popular in Chinese aged men.

Zappa

Zappa

An extended version of soul patch but the facial hairs under lower lip is little wider.

Walrus

Walrus

A large, bushy, droopy mustache that hangs down over the lips, often entirely covering the mouth.

El Insecto

El Insecto

Two small pieces of hair worn under the chin to resemble and insect’s mandibles.