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9 problems anyone with a beard will instantly recognise

The facial hair struggle is real.

A BEARD CAN be the best thing that has ever happened to your face.

It keeps you toasty warm on cold winter days, while a well groomed face rug can make you instantly more attractive to the object of your affections.

But, let’s not ignore those unique problems that come with full-blown facial hair.

The struggle is real…

1. Drinking anything frothy is a nightmare

Cappuccino extra foam? No, not an option – especially when in public.

2. When you shave, you suddenly look 12 years old

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Everyone you meet that day will be all “you look so different.”

Yes, I do. I look like a child. Happy now? *cries*

3. Stray hairs in the sink are an inevitability of life

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And if you share that sink with somebody, get used to the comments. After a regular trim to keep the beard looking tidy, it’s damn near impossible to clean up every last stray hair.

4. Your meal will definitely stay with you all day long

All-day breakfast, anyone?

5. Grooming is an everyday struggle

What dedication to the cause, though.

6. Your beard is always on the verge of getting caught on something

7. It’s mysteriously ginger

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You have literally not one red hair on your head or body, but your beard is inevitably full-on ginger. It’s an Irish thing – just blame it on genetics. And hey, if it’s good enough for The Fass…

8. Brushing your teeth is a hazard every morning

But your beard will be, eh, minty fresh straight after.

9. People will feel compelled to touch it

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“Hey! Can I feel your beard?”

Er, sure. Can I feel your ears?

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David Elkin

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