Hairy Hometowns: Top 10 Cities for Fans of Facial Hair

(BPT) - They’re infiltrating social media, they’re making surprise appearances in video calls — one might be looking back at you in the mirror. Don’t worry, they’re hairy but harmless — they’re ‘Quarantine Beards.’ Be it boredom or experimentation, 2020 is seeing more men jump on the bearded bandwagon. So whether you’re new to the beard-growing game or a long-time enthusiast, you’ll want to check out the seventh annual ‘Top 10 Most Facial Hair Friendly Cities in America’ list from men’s grooming leader Wahl.

“This year has been like no other, so we decided to fine-tune our annual research and focus on the trend of beards becoming at-home staples,” said Steven Yde, division vice president for Wahl. “After analyzing social media conversations, we were pleasantly surprised to find that in 2020 the compass for facial hair enthusiasm was pointed at small-town America.”