Farhan, Shahid and more: Heavy stubble is going viral

  • Akshay Kaushal, Hindustan Times, New Delhi
  • Updated: Dec 16, 2015 10:03 IST
The fashion savvy men are not letting the conventional gentleman definition tamper their hotness quotient as they rock the heavy beard in style. (AFP)

A recent study has revealed that men with heavy ­stubble have more sex appeal and women find them irresistible.

From Farhan Akhtar to Shahid Kapoor, these celebrities have proudly become the forerunners of this beard ‘reform’ and are reiterating the fact that scruffy is sexy.

Gone are the days when the definition of a true gentleman used to be spiffy suits, glistening shoes, slicked back ­hairdo and a clean ­shaven look. The ­alpha-males with heavy stubble are now ruling the roost and making the women swoon over them with their scruff. Follow suit and be a hot property.

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Maintain it right

Let it grow: For this, you need to go by the famous adage - patience is the key to success. Let your facial hair grow. There would be ­constant ­itching initially due to the 5’0 clock shadow, remember ‘no pain, no gain’.

Shampooing and conditioning: This is not just for your mane up there but also for your beard. It is important that you take proper care of your full grown stubble just the way you do it with your head hair.

Combing and oiling your beard is important. (Shutterstock)

Apply beard oil: Application of beard oil is equally important. You need select the right beard oil and apply it on a daily basis to get that sheen and exotic smell.

Comb it: Use a wide-toothed comb to clean your beard to make it look prim and stylish.

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