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Cap'n Jim

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…

Cap'n Jim

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…

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

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

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…