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“For some it’s a trend, but for others it’s a way of life and simply self-expression,” he says.“At the heart of the revival, I think, is the ‘reclaiming of masculinity.’ Beards are a direct backlash against metrosexuality and the feminization of modern man.“Some men just wash their beard and go, but you can’t do that,” she says.
According to the marketing research company The NPD Group, sales of electric shavers and men’s facial trimmers have dipped 12 percent just in the last year while beard-related activities are, well, bristling.
“Whenever I kissed him, I felt like I was getting a mouthful of hair.” Lewis’ husband has since gone back to his normal trimmed style (as a birthday gift to her), but others have come to loathe the lumberjack look as well.
“My husband didn’t have a beard early on, but started growing one during the winter in the last five years,” says Tara Moore, a 36-year-old risk specialist from Dallas, Texas. It makes me feel like I’m kissing fur, like a dog or something.
Sundaram says the first thing to do is tell your lover to kiss off — literally.
“You want to avoid further irritation, avoid the activity that caused it until it heals over,” she says.