From the Newsroom
January 09, 2018
Detroit Man Declared Best Beard In America
STERLING, Ill. (Jan. 9, 2018) – It was a race to the finish line, but in the end Motor City’s own Jason Heien triumphed in Wahl’s annual Man of the Year Contest. From coast to coast, Wahl’s mobile barbershop visited the Top 10 Most Facial Hair Friendly Cities in America in search of the most sensational scruff. After scouring through hundreds of entries, 11 men ‘made the cut’ as finalists in the contest, but no one could keep up with Heien’s beard.
November 30, 2017
Gifts That Keep on Giving
Let’s be honest, gift giving is well, a gift. Chances are you’ve been on either the giving or the receiving end of an unfortunate ‘thanks-but-no-thanks’ or ‘re-gifting’ scenario. So instead of wasting more money on those one-and-done presents, consider gift options that can be used, and used again. Wahl, a leader in men’s grooming, personal care and pet products, takes the waste out of holiday shopping by providing practical gift ideas for everyone and every budget.
November 07, 2017
Cast Your Vote for the Best Beard in America
STERLING, ILL. (Nov. 7, 2017) – Now through Dec. 7, 2017, your vote will help determine the best beard in America. Men’s grooming leader, Wahl, spent the last year traveling to the Most Facial Hair Friendly Cities in America; along the way, 11 finely groomed gentlemen ‘made the cut’ and were crowned champion of their city. These whisker worthy specimens are now finalists in the annual Wahl Man of the Year Contest. They are 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.
October 26, 2017
Tips for Harnessing Your November Facial Hair
STERLING, Ill. (Oct. 26, 2017) – November is widely recognized as the month when men join in facial-haired camaraderie — all in an effort to raise awareness and funds to promote men’s health initiatives. For the fourth year in a row, men’s grooming leader Wahl has joined forces with ZERO – The End of Prostate Cancer to support their seasonal Grow & Give campaign. The effort encourages guys to beard up in November and get their friends and family to donate to their facial hair growing efforts.
August 22, 2017
America's Dirtiest Dog Revealed: Shelter Dog Makeover Sheds Light On Animal Adoption
STERLING, IL. (Aug. 22, 2017) – Sissy came to her rescue so badly matted it was difficult to tell she was a dog. Her ears were matted to the side of her head, her chin was matted to her chest and her four paws were the size of boxing gloves. After a full eight hours of grooming, her true beauty was revealed and she was quickly adopted. Sissy’s dramatic transformation not only got her a second chance at life, but the title of America’s top shelter dog makeover in the 2017 Dirty Dogs Contest (view all the finalists). The annual effort from pet industry leaders Wahl and GreaterGood.org demonstrates the power of grooming, and awards the top three dog makeovers with grant money for their local shelters.
August 08, 2017
America's Top Dogs: 10 Most Amazing Shelter Dog Makeovers
STERLING, ILL. (August 8, 2017) – Mouse was found hiding in the shadows. From the looks of him it was clear most of his 10 years had been very hard, but under the dirt and matted fur was a huge heart ready to give love. Thankfully, after a grooming Mouse quickly found his forever family, and was named America’s top shelter dog makeover in the 2016 Dirty Dogs Contest. His story stands as proof that a good bath can transform a dog’s life in more ways than one. The sad truth, however, is that less than half of the three million dogs entering shelters each year are getting the necessary grooming they need. 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 to get them ready for adoption.
May 31, 2017
What's Your Dad's Take on Grooming? Give Him a Gift He'll Actually Want
-New grooming tools from Wahl meet dad’s unique grooming needs- Whether dad sports a clean shave, full beard, man bun or crew cut, he’s got a grooming routine that works best for him. Just in time for Father’s Day, men’s grooming leader Wahl has introduced a new trimmer, clipper and shaver, each designed to meet dad’s unique lifestyle or personality. If your dad fits within one the below categories, Wahl has the perfect grooming gift.
May 22, 2017
Top 10 Cities Most Welcoming of Whiskers
If you’re a guy with scruff, you may be interested to know some cities are more welcoming of your whiskers than others.
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.