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What is facial hair?


Facial hair...

Is a right of passage, the symbol of becoming a man, it’s a statement; it’s hair that grows out of your face. Facial hair is what distinguishes a male from another male. Depending on the chap, a diverse range of styles can be sported. An increase level of testosterone in the early developmental stages of young boy’s life causes the growth of facial hair. A person’s genetic background can influence what a man can grow; a beard, moustache, sideburns, or even peach fuzz. Individuals themselves can choose what style to display; a chinstrap, the Fu Manchu, a soul patch, the Hitler, etc. The next few pages are random students and faculty members of the University of Wisconsin-Stout and their facial hair. Displayed next 1

to the photos are the males’ age and their descriptions of their facial.


Sideburns

Chop Extensions Neck Moss

Facial hair areas

Moustache

Goatee

Lip Curtains

Beard Base

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20 “Sparce-always wanted a full beard”

61 “I hate shaving”

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21 “Scraggily”

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31 “Neccessary”

20 “Barely there”

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24 “Neatly trimmed”

21 “Scruffy”

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25 “A mess- it’s me”

22 “A bit patchyI switch it up every week”

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24 “There!”

23 “A goat with long side burns”

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20 “Soul Patch”

20 “Wolverine-y”

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19 “Main component of becoming a man�

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59 “Covers up the scar”

52 “Deluxehad it for months”

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23 “Rustic charm”

19 “Scraggily”

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30 “Manly beard”

59 “Salt and Pepper”

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21 “Manly”

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