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Old Feb 19th 2013, 4:54 am
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Well, according to the Daily Mail...
http://www.dailymail.co.uk/health/ar...-good-you.html
Has anyone on here, besides myself, grown a beard since being here?
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Old Feb 19th 2013, 5:18 am
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**** me, if you cover the face not exposing it to direct sunlight it protects against sun damage, who'd have thunk it:
A fuzzy face offers significant protection against sun damage and skin cancer, according to a recent study from the University of Southern Queensland published in the journal Radiation Protection Dosimetry.
The researchers found that the parts of the face covered by beards and moustaches on average had a third less exposure to harmful UV rays compared with hair-free areas.


And no beard, ever. Maximum I've gone without a shave is 7 days whilst sailing. Don't like them and I feel really scruffy.
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Old Feb 19th 2013, 5:47 am
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I love a beard.

I've got one at the moment, I hate shaving and am almost never clean shaven - I look like a chunky over-grown 12 year old.

Plus, stroking a beard is much cooler.
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I hate being clean shaven!
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Old Feb 19th 2013, 6:10 am
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I love a beard.

I've got one at the moment, I hate shaving and am almost never clean shaven - I look like a chunky over-grown 12 year old.

Plus, stroking a beard is much cooler.
I have taken to having mine trimmed once a week now at the local barber. £8 for an hour and a half hair & beard trim and massage. Bargain.
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I have taken to having mine trimmed once a week now at the local barber. £8 for an hour and a half hair & beard trim and massage. Bargain.
Interesting, I invested in a braun thing so I can trim my face fuzz and ball fro with ease.
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Interesting, I invested in a braun thing so I can trim my face fuzz and ball fro with ease.
You cant get the neck clean though. The neck should be fluff free else you look a scruffy scamp. Far better to let the jingly experts loose with a cut throat.
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You cant get the neck clean though. The neck should be fluff free else you look a scruffy scamp. Far better to let the jingly experts loose with a cut throat.
I just use a normal blade for that. Oh, and for my cheeks, being a real man I get hair to an inch of my eyes.
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Pleased to see that Britexpat76 is following the Sunna of the Prophet and toting a beard like the Pious Ones.

I will remain clean-shaven, as befits a gentleman.
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Pleased to see that Britexpat76 is following the Sunna of the Prophet and toting a beard like the Pious Ones.

I will remain clean-shaven, as befits a gentleman.
King George V not a gentleman?

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Read this, It supports the fact that people with facial hair are far more intelligent.

http://www.esquire.com/the-side/styl...beards#slide-1
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kept a beard for years and years, was ok I guess but it needs trimming every week
went through a mid-life crisis and am down to a goatee now
but yeah, hate being clean shaven
dont know about the protection from sun part though as the dome upstairs is accepting all sorts of traffic
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Originally Posted by mentalist View Post
Well, according to the Daily Mail...
http://www.dailymail.co.uk/health/ar...-good-you.html
Has anyone on here, besides myself, grown a beard since being here?

Mine is much commented on.


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do anal beards offer the same health benefits?
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do anal beards offer the same health benefits?
No, neither do chocolate mustaches so I am told.
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