The short answer is…yes.
Lots of men are sporting big, full beards these days, but how does that affect their love lives? It may help because according to new research, women find bearded men more attractive. But let’s break down the research in this new study which proves that sporting a beard is more than just a trend, it’s science. 😉
According to the scientific research…
In the new study, published in the Royal Society Open Science journal, 919 women between 18 and 70 were shown three male faces and asked to rate their attractiveness.
Beards = Masculinity, which the women liked…
The women generally found “masculine” faces more attractive than “feminine” ones, and found bearded men more attractive than clean-shaven ones, with the hairiest faces getting the most positive responses.
Wait, it’s not all good news…
But not everyone in the study was a fan of the fuzz. The one exception? Women who are more repulsed by the idea of lice, fleas, ticks, and other hair-dwelling critters are less likely to find beards appealing.
What do you think?
Facial hair is fine, but no one wants to get close to a beard with something living in it!
Do you find bearded men more attractive?
Ever date someone who you became less attracted to after they grew or shaved off their beard? Did you tell them?
(I definitely know how my wife feels about beards)