Since 2003, on his blog, dyers.com, Jon Dyer has been coiffing his facial hair in different styles for what he calls The Quest For Every Beard Type.
Dyer has a chart of 34 types of face fur hes working on, including mutton chops, the Dali a curled mustache popularized by painter Salvador Dali and a Fu Manchu, and hes completed 24 of the styles so far.
Dyer says, Theres no real effort to it. Its the least strenuous male activity, though you have to condition the hair because it gets brittle.
According to Dyer, some facial creations are harder to achieve than others, and some will never make the coolness cut ever again.
He explains, The Napoleon III Imperial [a handlebar mustache with a long strip of hair on the chin] has been the toughest, and the Toothbrush, which is a Hitler mustache, you just cant do anymore.
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