Fall 2017

MAN—the business of men’s grooming—is for barbers, hair stylists, skincare specialists, barber supply store owners and other beauty industry professionals that provide men’s grooming services or retail men’s grooming products.

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32 I M A N I FA L L 2 0 1 7 Combed or waxed, groomed or bushy, the 'stashe is making a resurgence in the world of men's grooming. HISTORICALLY , the mustache has been a symbol of masculinity. Cultures and subcultures have frequently adopted various styles of facial hair to promote individual expression. "From the classic handlebar to the Fu Manchu, from pencil-slim to full and thick, with or without the company of a goatee or beard, the mustache has evolved throughout our history as an ever-changing unique status symbol," says Julius Arriola, Wahl education and artistic team member. As with any trend, the mustache has ebbed and fl owed in popularity, although it has never disappeared entirely. Today, facial hair—and the mustache specifi cally—has become a symbol of the modern man, for both proper gentlemen and millennial hipsters alike. TRUTH Whether you call it a mo, 'stashe or moustache, this facial hair is making a comeback. LORADO, GETTY IMAGES service station By Alicia Liotta The Return Mustache of the

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