Crazy hipster beards rule 2016 facial-hair championships (pictures)
Things got hairy at the Just for Men National Beard and Moustache Championships in Nashville, Tennessee, earlier this month. The bird was the word in this peacock-style approach taken by the man known as "Incredibeard."
Eighteen national championship titles, including awards for the Musketeer look, the famed Fu Manchu and the Amish beard, were handed out at Just For Men's competition. Garey Faulkner boasted real goggles atop his hat, and goggle shapes appeared in his beard as well.
Why should James McMahon have just one mustache when he can celebrate three?
From the silver laurel wreath to the lightning-bolt outfit and mustache, Jeff Carta looks like an ancient god.
Hipsters often sport facial hair in 2016, but you'd expect to see this look in an old-fashioned barbershop or saloon.
Jim Daly bears a strong resemblance to comic Steve Martin, though Martin probably could never pull off this powerful of a beard.
The beard and the outfit are equally dramatic here.
Twisty Beavers displayed a Confederate soldier-style look.
Lucio Batista's style is obvious, from his dapper hat and jacket to his loooooooong mustache.
James Gallahor's beard could almost come to life.
Don't call this beardsman two-faced!
From classy hat with sparkling gem to colorful outfit to mustache and beard curls both, this competitor's got it all.
It's OK to stare at this beard.
The Minnesota Wild have a place on his jersey, but it's MJ Johnson's mustache that really got wild.
That's some impressive staying power.
A little accessorizing never hurts. Not that the beards at the Just for Men National Beard and Moustache Championships needed any extra help.