I'm too handsome to hide behind facial hair.
I was thinking that was why various women told me they didn't like the way I looked when I grew a beard for Movember 2016.
But then I remembered that a co-worker told me I looked like the Unabomber when I grew a beard about 20 years ago. I grow an ugly beard.
Anybody else noticed that goatees (with mustaches) became popular right about the time Gillette was sending all men free Mach III razors? Gillette could sell them their not-really-cheap replacement blade cartridges. The Mach III can slice up your chin and lip. Hence, goatee-and-mustache, the combo of which I believe is called an "imperial. "
This was back in the '90s.
They've been around for a few hundred years, at least (see Van Dyke). Pretty popular in the 1950s, too, I think.I'm pretty sure that the grunge movement started the goatee thing and I think they did it for the same reason I do most things. To piss off squares.
Too bad the squares have started wearing them.
Been bearded since a two week vacation in 1994. It gets cleaned up and short sometimes but doesn't go away.
They've been around for a few hundred years, at least (see Van Dyke). Pretty popular in the 1950s, too, I think.
Perhaps Van Dyke wanted to piss off squares, too.