Movember Mustache!

Ahoy, Mateys! Do you know what will happen next Tuesday? That’s right! It’s the beginning of November… or, as all of us pirates know, Movember. Grow yer mustache – if ye haven’t already – and raise awareness of oft overlooked men’s health issues like prostate cancer. If ye want to know more about Movember, ye […]

The Handlebar Moustache

Ahoy, Mateys! Let’s talk about the handlebar moustache, because it seems to be trending among pirates. What is a handlebar moustache you may ask? It’s a particularly lengthy mustache, which is upwardly curved at its ends. Historically speaking, this type of moustache has been around for a very long time. The ancient Celts wore it […]

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 […]


  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 […]

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 […]