These Are The Places For Beards – The 10 ‘Most Facial Hair Friendly Cities in America’


its always sunny beards

Men’s grooming company Wahl set out to find the “Most Facial Hair Friendly Cities in America.” Take a bow Philly. The city of beardedly love, Philadelphia, comes in as the #1 Facial Hair Friendly City in America. Philly won the prize for loving the scruff most according to research by Wahl.

However you prefer your facial hair, whether it be a goatee, the stache, chin curtains, the Tom Selleck, lady tickler, thigh tickler, push broom, whiskers, five-o’clock shadow, lip folliage, pornstache, handlebars, Muttonchops, lip wig, or the Abe Lincoln, Philly reigns supreme. Wahl analyzed several factors regarding facial hair including internet searches and positive conversations about beards and moustaches on several social media platforms. They found the top 50 cities for beards and facial hair.

Here are the top 10 Most Facial Hair Friendly Cities in America:

  1. Philadelphia
  2. Chicago
  3. Atlanta
  4. Washington, DC
  5. San Francisco
  6. Seattle
  7. Los Angeles
  8. Austin
  9. Portland
  10. Denver

Weird that a place that holds the beard in such high regard would boo and throw snowballs at arguably the most famous person to ever wear a beard — Santa Claus. You can see all 50 of the top “Most Facial Hair Friendly Cities in America” over at Wahl. Speaking of awesome beards, there was recently a U.S. Army soldier who got permission to rock a beard because he worships the Norse god Thor and you can read about it HERE.

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