Cap'n Jim

BEARDS — and World History!

Ahoy, Mateys! Now, mateys, ye might think that you are only making a personal statement when growing a beard. But, as it turns out, you’re also a product of your time. Researchers have identified four distinct beard periods in world history: Shaving didn’t actually become the norm until Alexander, the Great (356 BC – 323…

Cap'n Jim

Some Help for the SIDEBURNS!

Ahoy Mateys! Last week we talked about takin’ care of yer eyebrows. This week we wanna talk about yer sideburns. And, yeah, we’re using the “royal we” here, since the Cap’n not only talks about himself in the third person but is also multi-faceted. So, let’s talk about yer sideburns. Here is the most important…

Cap'n Jim

SUMMER BEARD!

  Ahoy, Mateys! It be that time of year again. Ye know what I’m referring to. The season dreaded by every bearded pirate on the seven seas: summer. To not coin a phrase: it’s hard for a beard out there in the summer. Ye gotta deal with the heat, the sweaty beard, and the dried…

Cap'n Jim

How to get a THICK BEARD!

  Ahoy, Mateys! Let’s talk about thick beards. You know, the type a Viking would be proud of. Often the crew asks me how to get a thick beard. Well, mateys, this is what ye got to do: First of all, remember that individual beard hairs grow at a different rate. Some faster than others….

Cap'n Jim

All about the GOATEE!

Ahoy, Mateys! Let’s talk about goatees. They’re great to grow if yer mug is on the round side or yer chin isn’t as pirate-y as ye want it to be. One thing to consider before deciding on a goatee is the difference between yer skin tone and hair color. If yer hair color is very…