What is your groundbreaking product idea for men's facial hair care?
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Facial hair continues to be a 'growing' trend for Millennial men!  Barbers are offering new services specifically for facial hair, and product options continue to expand as men dedicate increased time and care to their facial hair, approaching it almost as a fashion accessory.  We want to better understand what Millennial men are doing for facial hair grooming currently, as well as develop new products that they would love to use!

Deliverables

Begin by answering the survey questions below. 

Next, we are interested in new and creative ideas for facial hair care products for Millennial men that can be applied to facial hair (i.e. not razors, gadgets, appliances, etc.). Please share your idea(s) by answering the following short-answer questions in the open text box:

  1. How engaged are you when it comes to grooming?  Specifically, how involved are you with facial hair grooming?  (i.e. minimal or basic grooming versus a more involved routine)
  2. What is your innovative idea for a new product that would enhance facial hair style?  Be sure to include the purpose of your product (think convenient cleaning, facial hair styling, etc.) and why it would appeal to Millennial men. 

**Please include a visual (sketch, image, mock-up, drawing, etc.) if it helps to convey your product idea.

Considerations: 

  • Your product should appeal to men with facial hair, from stubble to a longer beard.
  • Avoid ideas for new appliances, razors, or gadgets.  We are looking for product ideas that can be applied to facial hair.
  • We have already been considering ideas for the following: 
    • beard wipes 
    • oils 
    • washes 
    • beard masks 
    • scent boosters
  • If your idea falls in one of these categories, please be sure to expand and explain why your specific product idea is something novel. 
    Submissions will be graded on the following criteria:
  • Meets Deliverables
  • Creativity
  • Clarity
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