The Cultural Contributions of Hipsters

Beards make the list:

The hipster obsession with all things blue collar a fad that peaked around 2003 was so grating and disingenuous it bordered on offensive. But one good thing did come with that look: beards. For years, they were just for older guys or dirty hippies. Now, led by such beardo icons as Will Oldham, Zach Galifianakis, and Dan Deacon, guys under 40 can proudly rock adorable facial hair.

Agreed. And I grew mine just before my 40s. So am I now just an older guy, a dirty hippie or retroactively hip?