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Red Carpet Grooming: Facial Hair Wins This Year’s Golden Globes

While it was most definitely ladies night at this year’s Golden Globes, the men also dressed in black and certainly stepped up their red carpet grooming game. Traditional black-tie looks, clean-shaven mugs, and perfectly parted hair will always be considered winning award show attire. We see you Seth Meyers, and we approve.

But when it comes to the Globes, actors, or more likely the stylists dressing them, usually have a little more freedom to personalize their look. This year to show support for the #TimeIsUp movement and as to not outshine the women on the red carpet, it seems most men kept their put-togethers pretty safe. However, it was a big night for men’s facial hair.

When it comes to red carpet grooming it’s fine to rock long hair, a beard or a mustache. But, it’s important to keep the look elegant, and product is the key. To get your facial hair ready for prime time, have the usual supplies on hand. Get a good beard comb, trimmer, conditioning beard wash, beard oil and mustache wax. And yes, they are crucial. Trust us, beardruff flakes on your designer tuxedo doesn’t make for a polished black tie look. You’ll also need to make sure that the hair on your face and the hair on your head are working   together harmoniously to best showcase your movie star looks. Need inspiration? Here are some of our 2018 Golden Globe nominees in the Best Facial Hair category.

Ewan McGregor’s facial hair is fueling rumors that he’s fresh off the set and reprising his Obi-Wan Kenobi role. The force is with him.


Sterling K. Brown’s tightly trimmed, circle beard expertly frames his award-winning smile while keeping his look on point.

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Kit Harington understands that when dressing up, you’ll look better in photographs if your beard and long hair aren’t swallowing your face. When you’re ready for your close up a tight hold, hair styling product can keep long hair in place and out of your eyes.


Justin Timberlake may be The Man Of The Woods but by cleaning up his hair and neck his beard is manicured, managed and big city ready.

When it comes to red carpet grooming, you’ll want to make sure that your facial hair isn’t aging you or making you appear tired by pulling down your face. Perk up your look by using a pomade or a texturizing cream to give your hair some lift like Arnie Hammer, Chris Hemsworth, and James Franco did.

Daniel Kaluuya has next level beard outlining skills. It takes a lot of practice with your trimmer attachments to get this goatee right. Or you can visit your barber and get it right the very first time you try.

Jack may die on this season’s This Is Us, but Milo Ventimiglia’s 70’s stache is still growing strong. Because it sits right under your nose, you’ll want to keep yours looking and smelling nice with scented mustache wax.

 

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