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​A Very Short History Of Beards And Gravy

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Contrary to common belief, Pilgrims had beards, but it is debatable whether they had gravy on the menu for that first Thanksgiving. We do know that beards fell out of popularity as the popularity of gravy increased.

In fact many a man was forced to choose: Gravy or Beard? This was due to gravy's natural adhesive properties that allowed it to grip a man's beard no matter the length. Casual washing often left the beard smelling of gravy, which was not a terrible thing except that it caused the beard wearer to salivate when no gravy was around.

So many men looked like this, choosing gravy over their beard:

But now men can embrace both their beard and gravy. Bluebeards Original washes out even the stickiest of gravies while leaving a fresh clean mintlime or natural scent. It’s no small wonder beards became more popular after Bluebeards Original invented Beard Wash!

Real Halloween Costumes from Bluebeards Like You

We've been posting Halloween costume ideas for bearded guys for the past few years, and thought we'd share some of what you've sent us on Facebook.Mike Gillett as Red GreenLooks like Mike nailed it.Scott Chapin as the Big Bearded WolfIf you look closely you'll see his beard blends in really nicely with the costume. Pretty [...]

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Halloween Costumes for the Bearded Man 2016, pt. 3

Ready for the third installment of the 2016 costumes for guys with beards? We thought you might be.There Can Only Beard OneTo be Sean Connery from Highlander, it’ll takes a well manicured beard (a Van Dyke or an Imperial with a soul patch should do nicely), a well tailored period costume, and an inexplicable Irish [...]

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Halloween Costumes for the Bearded Man 2016, pt. 2

It's day two of our countdown of costume ideas, and first up is a guy who's better known as the Penguin on the 60s Batman series or as Mickey in Rocky. But here he is in a bearded role.The Wise ManThis may seem like an obscure reference, but not if you're a child of the [...]

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Halloween Costumes for the Bearded Man 2016, pt. 1

It's that time again, and no, we don't mean the time for pumpkin spice. It's never time for that.It's time to pick your Halloween costume. Like we did last year and the year before: costumes specifically for bearded guys. This time we're going to spread it out and give you a handful at a time. [...]

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Mundus Patet! When the ancient Romans got a glimpse of the Underworld

Three times a year the Romans — and not just the ones in Rome, but in cities all over the region — would roll back a stone opening a hole to the underworld. And what would they do? Dump food in there. You know, for the dead.Today would have been one of those days. October 5 [...]

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Have You Seen Me? Beard Today, Gone Tomorrow

With presidential politics in the air, let's open this up with an oldie but a goodie: have you ever seen a bearded Bill Clinton?The potential future First Fella was all hippied out long before he became president. It's a shame he didn't bring it back in retirement, at least. He actually kind of looks like Grizzly [...]

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7 Smart Beards That Will Take You to School

Biology. The original Chuck D: it's Charles Darwin. The father of natural selection knew a thing or two about the origin of species, and he also knew a badass beard could attract a mate.Physics. Roentgen, the dude who discovered X-Rays. People talk about "x-ray specs", but it turns out if you want to see what's under [...]

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The Summer is Hurting Your Beard (But There's Hope)

We are in the dead of summer and all that sunshine and pool water is just beating your beard down. Learn how to protect your facial hair and help it recover from all that summer fun.1. The Sun is like Bleach To Your Beard All those UV rays might look great for a tan but just [...]

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Classic Hollywood Beards: An Alternative History

We wondered what classic Hollywood stars might have looked like with beards, so we mocked them up ourselves.Cary Grant. Mr. Sophistication. The kind of guy who wouldn't start a day without a little time under a straight razor. We can see why with all that frizz. If we'd been around in his day, we could [...]

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