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Beard length can say a lot about the brand of a person. With that being said, whether your beard touches your knees or your beard requires a close clipper trim every day, there’s no wrong answer when it comes to beard length. In this article, we go through a few popular (and some less popular) beard lengths to help you choose the beard length that is right for you.


Also known as the five o’clock shadow, the stubble look lets people know that you have the capability of growing a badass beard but want to keep it short and agile. This look might fit your lifestyle if you’re a suit and tie type of guy or just don’t want the beard flying up in your face or getting food stuck in it. We’re fans of the full beard, but understand that not everyone’s cut out for it, boss. All jokes aside, the stubble look is low maintenance and just requires proper hydration and a solid set of clippers.

How Long Does It Take To Grow Stubble?

The time it takes to grow stubble depends on your genetics and a few other factors, but the typical time frame would be 1-3 days.


The short beard is essentially well-grown stubble. It’s fuller and looks a bit less accidental, but at the same time doesn’t quite look like you’re taking your beard as seriously as you should. Putting our full beard bias aside, the short beard is a great look if you’re ready to rock a beard but not ready to commit to the trimming, hydration, prep, and all-around maintenance that comes with having some length to it. Grab some bossman beard jelly and a set of clippers with a short guard then you’ll be set and ready.

How Long Does It Take To Grow a Short Beard?

The time it takes to grow a short beard depends on your lifestyle and genetics, but the time we would expect it to grow would be between 1-2 weeks.


The long beard takes commitment and consistent attention to beard care to ensure it looks healthy and well-kept. Along with the increased need for attention, the long beard is one of our favorite looks and gives off an unrivaled show of maturity. If you’re thinking about going for the long beard look we recommend you take a look at our four-stage beard care process. This process will keep your beard looking and feeling it’s absolute best.

How Long Does It Take To Grow a Long Beard?

Growing a long beard is more of a test of will power than a test of genetics, if you’re thinking about growing a long beard you should expect it to take anywhere from 1-3 months.

The Knee Tickler

The knee tickling beard is a power move, it’s a statement, and it’s something that conveys an uncontested combination of will-power, genetics, and proper beard maintenance. This style of beard takes time, some of the greatest beard products in the world, and it takes consistency. If you think you have what it takes… we salute you, boss.

How Long Does It Take To Grow a Knee Tickling Beard?

If you’re lucky enough to have been born with the genetics required to grow a knee tickling beard and back it up with the determination to power through awkward stages and more, then more power to you. Buckle up and get ready for a solid lifetime of growth, boss.

If you’ve read this article, that likely means you’re looking to find the right beard length for you and in our biased opinion, any one of these lengths is better than not having a beard at all. The great thing about beards, much like scalp hair, is that if you choose a length and it turns out not to be your style you can always trim it or let it keep growing. Share this article with a bearded friend, family member, or partner and have them help you choose as well. Pick a style, keep it groomed, and keep being a boss.

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