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Flower Beards are the latest weird trend in facial hair

Peak beard level, obtained.

IT’S UNLIKELY THAT you’ve been able to go to a single outdoor concert without coming across a girl in a whimsical flower crown. Recognise this?

wearing @freepeople top to bottom at #partyinthepark Source: flowercrownsociety

Well, now the guys are getting in on it, using something only they can achieve. A beard. But not just any old beard, a flower beard.

The ‘movement’ originated on Tumblr when blogger Pierre Thiot began sticking things in his beard. His Will It Beard project saw him putting anything he could find in his beard to see if it would hold, including lego, slinkies and straws.

But when he did this

Red Poppy Photos by Stacy Thiot Source: Will It Beard

People started to copy him

Lystring alla skäggiga hipsters! Det finns - enligt New York Magazine - en ny trend ni kan haka på: blomsterskägget. Seså, up your game Source: emelielc

The new trend is bound to take off. We mean, look at them

Instagram Source: favjeans


Oh I wish I was a punk rocker with flowers in my hair Source: ashleekerford


One more flower beard photo.... Just because its pretty much awesome. #flowerbeard #flowertastic #winnlane #violentsoho #flowersbyjuliarose #colorfulbeard #colorful #flowerfun #brisbanecity Source: flowersbyjuliarose


#flowerbeard Source: ruhrpottliebe

Peak bearding

Flower crowns are overrated, flower beards are where it's at Source: jilliancotee

People are even getting flower beard tattoos

Thanks Codee! #beard #flowers #flowerbeard #tattoo Source: davidboterhoek

According to Bored Panda, the trend dates back to 1977, after the hippy movement. Figures, but may it live on.

Want to make you own? Here’s our trusty tutorial:

  1. Get some flowers.
  2. Intertwine flowers with beard.
  3. Send all results to


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