The Gay Beards is an Instagram account belonging to Johnathan Dahl and Brian Delaurenti where the pair display proudly their lusciously grown beard photography decorated with a variety of embellishments from flowers to glitter. The images showcase the pair standing side by side with matching beard decorations that are incredibly surreal and beautiful.
The couple's Instagram account has a distinct style and aesthetic focusing on the pair's well-groomed bears and the unconventional objects they can fill it with. The images show the pair adorning colored pom-poms, paint, leaves, glitter and even LEGO in their facial hair and staring seriously at the camera. The added mirrored style and symmetry in the images adds to the account's visual appeal.
The account showcases how male consumers are becoming more comfortable displaying their grooming regimes and cosmetic experimentation.