Facial Hair Glossary
Jeremiah Ragadio
The Organization for the Advancement of Facial Hair

  • beard - the hair grown on a man or a woman's face, especially on his chin and cheeks

  • French goatee -

  • goatee - a pointed, trimmed beard on a man or woman's chin. "It looks like the beard of a he-goat."

  • moustache - facial hair grown above the upper lip, below the nose

  • mutton chops -

  • sideburns - whiskers in front of the ears, especially when worn long and when the chin is shaved

  • soul patch - also referred to as an "Attilio" by OAFH members, the soul patch is a small patch of facial hair just below the lower lip and above the chin