With NHL playoffs, NBA Finals, and NFL OTAs happening as we speak, there’s a lot of sports in the news this week – and with it, beards. Green Bay Packers linebacker Clay Matthews seems to be bringing back a look that caused quite a stir a few years ago: a beard that The Big Lead said made him look like a blond werewolf. Meanwhile, Golden State Warriors point guard Steph Curry is still being grilled about why he grew a beard, with an interesting revelation. And in case you’re wondering how to grow a playoff-worthy beard, you’re in luck: players from the Penguins and Predators share their secrets for an epic beard.
In the entertainment sphere, we welcome Jim Carrey to the beard club, and Incredibeard attends a Vancouver beard competition that benefits local charities.
We end things with two must-read how-to articles for all beardsmen. Trust us – a few minutes of your time will net you a more kick-ass beard and more envious glances than you already get.
The Zeus Team
The Mears Group has banned beards from the workplace, citing that dust masks don’t work with beards. (Independent UK)
Incredibeard, one of our favorite beardsmen, participated in Vancouver Facial Hair Club’s 3rd annual facial hair competition, which has raised over $20,000 for children’s charities over the last 3 years. (CBC News)
Welcome to the bearded brotherhood, Jim Carrey. (USA Today)
The secret to the Penguins’ and Predators’ epic playoff beards? Beard oil. Lots of beard oil. (GQ)
More on Steph Curry’s new beard, and why he decided to keep it. (Complex)
Is Clay Matthews bring his beard back? (247 Sports)
Beard care 101: how to use beard oil and beard balm together. (Zeus Beard Blog)
How often should you wash your beard? (Zeus Beard Blog)