Steve Carpinelli, of Alexandria, Virginia, walked away with the title of Wahl’s Man of the year. The Wahl company sells facial hair trimming products and accessories. The man of the year title means, that according to Wahl, Mr. Carpinelli has the best beard in all of America.
The Wahl team travels the country each year searching for the best whiskers in the land. They have a 30 foot mobile barbershop that offers free trims and grooming advice. One guy from each of their city stops is selected as the best facial hair dude.
Washington D.C. topped Wahl’s list of most facial hair friendly cities. Steve Carpinelli, though from Alexandria was grouped into the DC Metro area group, walked away with the title and took home a $1,500 Grand Prize. He will also be featured in a national advertisement.
For more details and to check out the other finalist for this year’s best beard you can visit the Wahl’s website.