Are you a man who wants to make yourself more attractive to members of the opposite sex? Growing a beard might do the trick.
According to a recent survey, more than 60% of women say that they like when men have facial hair. And of those women, 45% say that they usually prefer a beard over a mustache or a full beard/mustache combo.
There are many other benefits of having a beard
The health benefits of the beard are:
1. Protecting from the sun’s UV rays:
Beards may help to protect the skin from harmful UV rays, The amount of protection from UV rays depends on the length and angle of your beards. A longer beard will give you more protection, but it’s still important to use sunscreen whenever you go outside.
2. Keeps you warm:
Beards add a layer of protection to your chin and neck, hence keeping you warm in cold weather. The more longer and fuller the beard, the better it will insulate your face.
But it is one of the most underrated benefits of having a beard.
3. Make you feel more attractive:
A study by the Official Journal of the Human Behavior and Evolution Society found that men with a full beard are found most attractive and men with full beards may be perceived as better fathers who could protect and invest in their children.
4. Protects against allergens:
It filters allergens and other bacteria, driving them away from your mouth to improve health. You are less prone to get colds or allergy attacks.
Having a mustache also keeps allergens out of your nose and reduces the effects of hay fever and other allergies. As long as you maintain your facial hair by washing it and using beard oil or balm, you will look great and prevent health problems caused by allergens.
5. Protects against Asthma attacks:
Breathing in too much dust may cause an asthma attack to occur. It’s why it’s important for you to limit the amount of dust that you take in a day in and day out.
one of the biggest health benefits of having a beard is that it will trap dust, allergens and stop it from getting into your nose and mouth. Having facial hair could very well prevent you from having as many asthma attacks as you do now.
6. Reduce acne:
Growing a beard may help you to get overcome acne because it will help you to prevent your skin from bacteria and avoid skin to dry out.
When you started growing facial hair, it will hide acne as it does start to show up on your face.
You won’t get hesitate to go outside anymore, because your well-grown facial hair will cover most of your acne.
7. Helps your skin retain moisture:
When you grow a beard, you can prevent your skin to dry out. When you do this, your facial hair will trap oil against your skin and keep it moisturized.
8. Saves you time:
Having a beard can save you time by not shaving.
Regular shaving increases the chance of having cuts and those cuts from can cause infections, ingrown hairs, and folliculitis,(an inflammation of the hair follicles on the skin)