When facial hair started making a comeback after a trend toward clean-shaven faces in the middle of the nineteenth century, guys embraced beards and mustaches with gusto, and soon beards became seen as evidence of masculinity and manly courage. World leaders and public figures were quick to adopt the trend toward more facial hair, adding to the notion of strength and virility, and men everywhere were inspired to emulate them. And there was a growing market for products to help men get those sought-after thick and silky whiskers.
Styles in beards and mustaches varied widely, with several of them being in fashion at any given time, so a Victorian man never lacked for options if he wanted to change his look.
There were literally thousands of variations in facial hair fashion, but a few gained global popularity:
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