"Lift the gloom of gray that darkens your face!"
Source: The Raritan Township and Fords Beacon
- Apr 10, 1936
We're now three weeks into Movember
. So this seems like timely advice from the Washington Post
- Apr 28, 1912.
magazine for September 13, 1962.
Compare to Follies #227.
Daniel Johnson, a famous British hair stylist is taking manscaping
to the next level with the intricate chest hair designs like the one pictured above. More interesting examples after the jump.
Back from the '70s, its...flower beards
Apparently there have been several instances of the formation of clubs to serve as fraternal organizations for bald men.
The New York Times
has this 1896 report.
Then comes this account in 1920, also from The New York Times
Then comes this report from 1954.
But sometime after that, the original group must have gone under, because in 1972, John T. Capps, III founded the Bald Headed Men of America. They were profiled in a PBS documentary from 1989, as partially shown below.
Apparently, they are still going strong.
It was all the rage in 1962.
Advertised in the Illustrated Police News
- 4 April 1885
Advertised in the 1870s. I think it's also making his eyelashes grow.
via The Quack Doctor