I have heard that facial hair (mustache

The only thing I know for sure is that several cultures age more than we do (nowadays).In the OV stand up for an older or ‘ handicapped ‘ (in all forms) person is there normally and does not need specially reconditioned places with stickers on which shouts stand as ‘ standing up voir someone does not have anyone ‘.

In other cultures, a long beard is indicative of wisdom and life experience, so their owners are treated with respect and worship.Mustache and whisker I know less in that respect, but I can imagine that they can also be a status symbol.

Yes, but the beard has more features such as cold, intimidation or protection against dirt and UV light and much more.(Sorry ladies.)

As Status:


Around 3000 years before Christ, the Egyptians used ‘ beards ‘ that were made of metal and gold, as a kind of mask.This was done by kings and rulers and served as a status symbol and token of appreciation towards the gods. Men with a regular rank within society gave recognition to the gods by coloring their beard, but with cheaper means.


In India, beards were long grown and worn and stood as a symbol of wisdom and honor.The beard was well cared for and it was even so that adultery was punished with the public cutting off the beard.


The Greeks used their beards as a sign of honor and courage in which the beard even had an elevated status and was frequently appointed in writings.The Greeks only shearded their beard during periods of mourning or when performing a punishment. The Spartans did this by cutting off large pieces of the beard.


The smooth shaving was required by Charlemagne, so enemies during battlefields did not like women; Pulling the (beard) hairs.The men who were strongly involved in wearing their beard were philosophers.


Chinese Emperors (1300-1700) are almost all depicted with beards.This is because they still attached to the ideal image of Confucius.

The Middle Ages

During the Middle Ages a beard was seen as courageous and masculine.. Duh.Touching someone else’s beard was therefore seen as betrayal and was reason enough to challenge a duel between the two cocks. Most noblemen and soldiers thus wore beards, where the unmarried priests were just shaved.

Facts about beards from history

  • In prehistoric times, beards were seen as honorable and the beard was shaved off as punishment
  • In the Middle Ages, touching someone else’s beard was perceived as aggressive and challenging, which was the reason for a duel
  • President Lincoln had a great influence on the appearance of beards with his beard style and has been responsible for the popularity of the beard of today.
  • 98% of loggers bear a beard

I suspect that the Vikings also attributed certain meanings to beards, but unfortunately they could not write and or portrade anything and so nothing is known about it.

Have a great looking day!

In the past, Turkey once had a female prime minister.As a playful action, all the male MPs decided to shave off their mustache. That was apparently a little thingy for them.

For Muslims, a full beard is of course a sign of orthodoxy.

I know that mustaches in many cultures, including not so long ago the western, were a symbol of masculinity-just look at old photos from the beginning of the 20th century.You will hardly see a man who has no mustache.

I do see that when men start to Kalen, many of them tend to wear a headgear, or grow a beard where they never did it before.

For some years, growing mustache and beard has been a dominant trend in Western Europe among young men who want to be hip and trendy.Not by chance I think that trend is exactly parallel to the emergence of Muslim fundamentalism with Ditto look, with young men coming from Muslim countries who have previously smoothed themselves to increase their acceptance in a Western society, Leave their beard on their own. These are not all radicals, but they think it is tough to look at it just like her pregnancy. The masculinity of a hairy head works intimidating on western men who suddenly find themselves with a smooth head a milk mule.

What is crazy enough is the chemo-look a la Pim Fortuyn.So when the skull roof goes thin, then instead of accepting a wreath, everything goes off. That also goes as a procession because rappers and sports figures do that too. Top of tough for a balding man is then: on the skull everything off it, on chin, lips and cheeks grow everything. Everyone is Meug, but I find it slightly comical.

In the (old) Germanic cultures a bearer of a beard was seen as strong and masculine.The longer and more nurer your beard was, the better.

Also in different religions you often see that a beard has a large status.If you only look at certain currents within Islam and Judaism, you see that priests often have a beard. But of course there are also beliefs/cultures where a beard will be seen as something unnurtures.

Also different beard/mustache styles give off prejudices. The natural prejudices are for example that someone with a mustache radiates more power and authority.Also, a beard is sometimes just a fashion appearance. Because about 2 years ago, many men tried to leave a hipster beard to hear the (hip) mass.

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