From the Newsroom
April 10, 2017
Best Cities for Guys with Facial Hair: Dallas Tops the List
Name a pro sports team; now name a well-known whiskered athlete on that team. Not too hard right? With facial hair so rooted in sports, it’s no wonder fanfare surrounding the follicularly famous was once again a determining factor in the fourth annual ‘Most Facial Hair Friendly Cities in America’ list from men’s grooming leader, Wahl. In fact, while general facial hair buzz helped dictate the results of the study, it was social chatter among Dallas sports fans that helped the city rebound to the No. 1 spot.
December 20, 2016
Give the Gift that Keeps on Grooming
(STERLING, Ill.) December 20, 2016 – Holiday gifts for guys can often be the hardest to shop for. Thankfully, Men’s grooming leader Wahl has a solution this year for those last-minute shoppers looking to break the norm of pajamas, ties, gadgets and power tools. The Wahl Elite Pro Clipper is the perfect complement to every guy’s grooming arsenal, and it’s the gift that keeps on giving all year long.
December 20, 2016
Wahl’s New Line of Shavers Gets Real on Grooming Fundamentals
Wahl, the No. 1 brand in trimmers and Official Sponsor of Facial Hair, pivots to launch a new line of shavers for today’s guys on the go, in a hurry and in style. The new line of three shavers, hitting retailers now and throughout February sets out to meet real guy’s expectations for their real grooming routine with the LifeProof Shaver, Speed Shave and Smart Shave. The shavers are designed to get back to the grooming fundamentals of speed, comfort, convenience, reliability and ease.
November 15, 2016
Which Skills May Be Going By the Wayside for Men?
(STERLING, Ill.) November 15, 2016 – Throughout the course of history there have been skills long considered “essential” for guys to know how to do—fixing leaks, changing car oil, starting a fire without matches, cutting their own hair and more. Men’s grooming leader Wahl set out to uncover if guys still know how to perform these tried and true skills and whether they are embraced by today’s younger generation of guys - millennials. The results suggest that what was once considered need-to-know is no longer needed—or at least not as much.
November 11, 2016
Family Travels the U.S. Washing Shelter Dogs and Saving Lives
STERLING, ILL. (Nov. 11, 2016) – The Amos Family had a dream—to raise $1 million to help shelter dogs find forever homes. Now, with the help of pet industry leaders Wahl and GreaterGood.org, this dream is a reality. The Australian family of five has picked up and moved to the states, and for the next year their home will be an RV and a giant dog-shaped mobile dog washing vehicle. It’s called the Bathe to Save Tour, and its mission is to visit 150 cities in all 50 states, raise money and awareness, and wash more than 25,000 dogs to get them ready for adoption.
November 04, 2016
Who Has the Best Facial Hair in America? Help Wahl Decide
STERLING, ILL. (Nov. 4, 2016) – Now through Dec. 1, 2016, your vote will help determine the best facial hair in America. Men’s grooming leader, Wahl, spent the last five months traveling across the country to the Most Facial Hair Friendly Cities in America. Along the way, 11 finely groomed gentlemen were crowned champion of their city and became finalists in the annual Wahl Man of the Year Contest. These finalists are now going face to face, as votes on the Wahl Grooming Facebook page will help determine who wins the Grand Prize, which includes the title of Wahl Man of the Year, $1,500 and being featured in a national ad.
November 02, 2016
November Facial Hair Survival Guide
(STERLING, Ill.) November 2, 2016 – November has long held the prominent distinction as the most widely recognized time period during which bare-faced mortal men and women discover, or in some cases, rediscover, a deeply masculine and ruggedly handsome life of facial hair. Indeed, since pre-Cambrian times, human ancestors and even Alabama residents have known that the best defense against sickness, impending cold weather, poverty and stupidity is the girth of a facial mane. These are basic facts of nature and laser cocksmanship which remain true to this day.
August 04, 2016
From Bow to Wow: Wahl Unveils Top Shelter Dog Makeover in America
STERLING, IL. (August 4, 2016) – Mousewas found as a stray in Des Moines, Iowa, dirty, matted and painfully uncomfortable. Thankfully, he was rescued by his local shelter and with a good grooming this once-unrecognizable dog was transformed into a lovable pooch and quickly adopted. Mouse’s dramatic alteration not only got him a second chance on life, but the title of America’s top shelter dog makeover in the 2016 Dirty Dogs Contest (view all the finalists). The annual effort from pet industry leaders Wahl and GreaterGood.org demonstrates the transformative power of grooming, and awards the top three doggie makeovers with grant money for their local shelters.
July 19, 2016
America's Most Amazing Shelter Dog Makeovers Revealed
STERLING, ILL. (July 19, 2016) – Zelda was found filthy, hungry and matted. Barely recognizable as a dog, her rescuers cleaned her up to reveal a tiny Shih Tzu. Unfortunately, Zelda’s story is similar to the nearly 8 million other animals entering shelters each year. That’s why Wahl has teamed up with GreaterGood.org to donate funds and grooming supplies to shelters nationwide. The goal: Transform more than 20,000 dogs this year and get them ready for adoption.
May 20, 2016
Miami Voted Best City for Guys With Facial Hair
STERLING, ILL. (May 20, 2016) – Sunshine, white sand and whiskers— it’s a recipe for happiness anywhere, especially in Miami, where beards are abuzz. The city’s let-it-grow lifestyle is why it now holds the title of Most Facial Hair Friendly City in America, according to an annual study from Wahl, the Official Sponsor of Facial Hair.