In the renaissance, a burgeoning beard movement engulfs the aristocracy and finds figureheads in Henry VIII and France's Francis I.
Louis XIV abandons his moustache in 1683, marking the aristocratic transition to the clean-shaven era of wigs, stockings and knee-breeches.
By the turn of the 18th Century, Peter the Great regards beards as so backward that he decrees all Russians, apart from clergy or peasants, would need to shave or pay a special tax.
In the early 19th Century, radicals and revolutionaries sprouted facial hair en masse.
By 1860, US president Abraham Lincoln catches up, donning a chinstrap-beard. His immediate successors follow suit with varying degrees of facial growth, but the resurgence is fleeting.
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A very popular question that I often get is, “What is the difference between beard balm and beard oil?”
You’ll notice that most beard companies offer both. So, do you need both of them? And, what makes them an important piece in your grooming kit?