- TUKO.co.ke understands many men came up with different beard styles during the coronavirus lockdown
- Among the many styles that popped up was the now popular Monkey Tail
- Men across the world have been trimming their beards into the shape of monkey tails and sharing photos of the same on different social media platforms
When coronavirus first hit the world in 2020, many people both men and women were rendered stagnant.
This was because of the lockdowns and curfews that were initiated in different areas as a way of curbing the spread of the novel coronavirus.
Women who used to be big fans of visiting salons and other areas for beauty needs could not and had to device various ways to remain beautiful.
For men, beards were the only problem they had to deal with as far as personal grooming is concerned.
Many men suffered as beards took over their faces an leaving them with no option but to get creative.
Briefly.co.za has learnt many men across the world ''accidentally'' started a beard-a-thon with the style of choice being the now popular 'Monkey Tail Beard'.
Men across the world have been trimming their beards into the shape of monkey tails and sharing photos of the same on different social media platforms.
According to photos of some of the men sighted by this publication, the look starts at one sideburn, then runs down the jawline, loops around the mouth, and ends above the lip, assuming the shape of a monkey's tail on their faces.
The style may have caught fire now but it was first unveiled in 2019.
According to The Mail, the trend was first made popular by MLB baseball player Mike Fiers back in 2019.
The player modelled his own monkey tail beard on the field during a game and before he knew it, many people across the world had spotted it.
This comes barely days after famous rapper Drake jumped on the bandwagon of showing off new beard styles by debuting a new look on Instagram.
On Monday, January 4, the 34-year-old musician took to his official IG account and shared a picture of his new hair with his 73.9 million followers via his Instagram stories.
Many people who commented on Drake's photo noted the style seemed very similar to the Monkey Tail.
In other news, Briefly.co.za reported that the Cleaner has done it again, remember that saying, be careful about what you ask for, well a social media user learned that lesson the hard way.
Rumani, 702 presenter, took to Twitter to share a request which he obliged, much to the person who asked's regret.
@sihleGatsheni asked The Cleaner to photoshop a beard onto his face. If buyers were a person. Once he saw the pic, he "cancelled his request".
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