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Beard Tonic

On October 26, 2014

In the spirit of allowing you fellas out there to adhere to Gilded Age masculinity or New Gilded Age hipster masculinity, I thought you might be interested in this product. I was perusing old issues o

Good stuff here on shaving and masculinity in Gilded Age Britain. In an era when shaving could be a real health risk, crazy beards made sense. The situation, both in its gendered and public health facets, is quite similar in the U.S. and in fact the advertisements shown in the linked post were also seen […]
Seems pretty intuitive: The way you gain people’s trust is to earn it over time by repeatedly proving that you deserve it. That, or grow a beard. A recent study in the Journal of Marketing Communications found that men with beards were deemed more credible than those who were clean-shaven. The study showed participants pictures […]
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