Monkey Tail Beard becomes the latest facial hair trend but not everyone is amused

Monkey Tail Beard: Yay or Nay?

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2021 has just started but it’s already looking to be as weird as the previous year. A case in point is the bizarre Monkey Tail Beard trend that has become popular among men in recent weeks.

As its name suggests, the Monkey Tail Beard features a long monkey tail-like facial hair that runs down one sideburn, extends into the beard, curls up around the other side of the mouth, and ends above the upper lip.

At first glance, the Monkey Tail Beard could just look like one had a shaving accident, but a closer look will show that it’s actually a funny and cheeky beard style. Though it looks strange, it’s undeniably eye-catching. And since a lot of men are still spending a lot of time at home due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, many of them had the courage to try it out.

 

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Some men even took the trend to a whole new level by adding stripes or even a spiral curl under the chin.

 

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Also called as the Cat Tail, the Monkey Tail Beard isn’t entirely new, as photos of men with the said beard style surfaced on the Internet as early as 2012. But it sparked fascination and a whole lot of memes when MLB baseball player Mike Fiers of the Oakland Athletics donned the bizarre facial hairstyle in September 2019 to get a laugh out of his teammates.

Despite its weird look, some people are actually loving the Monkey Tail Beard.


However, based on reactions on social media, it looks like the majority is not really crazy about it.

Sources: LADBible, MensXP.com, ScoopWhoop