can reshape a face or add a dramatic look like
whiskers. All facial hair styles, “Sideburns, Mustaches,
Goatees and Full Beards" are determined by the natural
growth pattern and density of the facial hair. Whiskers
can be shaped and styled to cover a ruddy complexion,
shorten a wide upper lip, add width to a narrow face, balance a
large nose, soften or accent sharp features, cover a scare,
strengthen a weak chin or cover a double chin, make receding
hairlines less noticeable and add a mature look to a young face.
Wearing facial hair can give you a mature, stylish, artsy, rugged,
dashing, sexy, intelligent, friendly, decisive, bold, aristocratic
and distinguished look. What more can I say about man's best
up for a totally new look, before you start “sprouting
whiskers” take a look at how many notable
Hollywood actors use facial hair styles for
the rolls they play and to enhance their personal looks.
Throughout his career Errol Fynn used a thin "mustache"
to complement his angular features and a stylist small
goatee for rolls as a dashing buccaneer. The handsome Clark
Gable sported a shapely “chevron style”
mustache to shorten his wide upper lip and full sideburns to
frame his large ears.
A Goatee is a
“stylish way” to cover a double chin or widen a
narrow or weak chin and add a mature or artistic look. To give
his boyish good looks a mature look Leonardo
DiCaprio sometimes wears a mustache and goatee. When Johnny
Depp grew out his thin mustache and goatee for his roll
as the swashbuckling pirate of the Caribbean young men begin
sporting his “style pirate look”.
facial hair is a quick way to add a mature look and
balance facial features. To accent his angular chin
Sean Penn often wears a stylish thin mustache and small
goatee. Ashton Kutcher's baby face gets a mature
rugged look with a close clipped beard. To keep it up use
a clipper on the closest setting twice a week and shave
around the edge to accent the shape.
For a classic
Wild West look Sam Elliott let his thick whiskers
grow out for a long full handlebar mustache. For his roll
as a gun swinger Viggo Mortenson wear a full
mustache with wide lip goatee. Both of these styles were
considered stylish for the time. If you’re the urban cowboy
type or the real deal either of these stylish looks would be
an excellent choice.
The Mustache in
all sizes and shapes has always been a popular facial style. When
the Beatles showed up sporting mustache's in the
70's the mustache was introduced to the next generation. Most
would agree that Tom Selleck’s trade mark mustache is
widely considered the gold standard among mustached
celebrities. Jack Black puts on a happy face
and gives his round features a slimmer and stylish look with a
mustache. Sporting a Stache’ can be a "stylish
way” to cover a wide or narrow upper lip and also
balance both large and small facial features.
For those with
thick breads and large and angular facial features wearing a
Mustache and Goatee can add interest and make it less note worthy.
To balance his large nose and add an artistic look Adrian
Brody often sports a stylish Anchor shaped Mustache and
For those receding hairlines
and thick beards shaving or clipping hair super short
with a (close clipped beard) is a stylish masculine look and
helps make hair loss less note worthy. Action hero’s Bruce
Willis and Jason Statham keep their hair and whiskers
clipped close for their rugged tough-guy image. Because the
beard grows quickly you’ll need to use a styling clipper
weekly for this ruff and tumbled look.
shapely (full or close clipped) beard can be a handsome look for
both young and older men. When a movie roll calls for a
distinguished look Anthony Hopkins wears a full
brushed beard. George Clooney’s close clipped
beard (5 day growth) adds a rugged look and plays up his strong
chin and jaw line.
one of those dudes with a thick dark beard that looks
like a 5 o’clock shadow by noon you may want to
consider using those whiskers. Because facial hair styles are
limited by the natural growth pattern and density, men
with thick beards can wear any style (shape) imaginable. Blessed
with movie star good looks and a thick beard to boot Mel
Gibson often uses his whiskers for many characters he
the sexiest man alive the handsome Sean Connery
is well known for his stylish whiskers. To define the shape Sean
has always colored his mustache and eye brows and
wears full sideburns to mask his large ears. This secret agent
is loaded with panache'.
is your first time growing whiskers you may be surprised
to see it has grayed in spots. For some this can add a distinguished
look. If you don't like the look you can use a eye
brow pencil (use the same shade as your natural
color) with a make-up brush to temporally cover over the gray
spots or darken the edge to accent the shape. Because
facial hair is course and resistant to hair dye its best to
visit a salon colorist if you chose to use a
permanent hair color. They can guide you through the process and
select the best shade to match you natural color.
Whiskers Sexy___ When asked, women for the most part say
they like the look of men with facial hair as long as it was
clean and well groomed. To keep those whisker's clean and
soft to the touch avoid bar soap. Instead use a "shampoo
after to soften and moisturize the skin under it. If
whisker's look or feel a bit dry or frizzy a dab of moisturizing
styling cream or lotion will tame it.
whiskers grow quickly it only takes 7-10 days of growth to
get started. Shaving around the edge will keep looking clean while
growing out. If you like the look of a close beard use a clipper
on the closest setting twice a week for a 5 o'clock shadow look.
At this point you can begin experimenting by removing the sides
and keep a mustache or include the chin
whiskers for an artsy goatee. If you’re up for totally
new look grow your beard out for week or so and visit a salon
hair stylist to find
the best style for your unique face shape, facial features