Should The Older Gentleman Dye His Beard?
The age-old question, should the older gentleman let nature take its course, or should he use dyes on his beard to look somewhat younger?
If we look at popular culture for answers, we see that a grey-bearded man has always been seen as an older sage having wisdom for the younger generation, although not at his peak vitality. Whilst a character with a robust full dark beard, is at the peak of their masculinity and brimming with testosterone.
What are the advantages of dyeing your beard?
Naturally, the first and most obvious result is that it will make you look younger. It is quite amazing how simply changing the colour of your beard hair follicles will impact that overall look of your face, making you look more youthful, full of energy and ready to take on the world.
This look does require more maintenance, and one would have to be vigilant and ensure that it always appears as normal as possible.
However, let us not be too hasty! What about the alternative of having a lighter beard?
Have you ever heard of the term Silver Fox? The idea of a white-haired distinguished gentleman who has experience and a presumed fortune is obviously becoming more popular. Just look to Hollywood in the west, with the likes of George Clooney, Brad Pitt and Ryan Reynolds. These movie stars have made their career on looking good and staying in the style spotlight, a trend that you could naturally emulate.
Ultimately, it comes down to how you feel and if you want to appear younger or embrace your natural look. No matter your choice, ensure that your beard suits your face shape, as the wrong beard shape will look exaggerated if you dye your beard a darker colour.
If you do want to dye your beard, it is important to choose a colour that either matches your current hair colour, or as close as possible to your current beard colour that you are comfortable with.