Men with beards are more attractive and link more, according to a study
The beard is a trend and there are already many men who wear it , each one faithful to his personal style. Fashion has come to such a point that many hairdressers and barber shops have signed up to the car and offer endless services to trim, comb and groom beards.
Why are beards so fashionable?
According to Felix, owner of a chain of hairdressers and barbershops in the province of Barcelona, "The tendency to let grow the beard is closely linked to fashion, and this is very influenced by the styling of famous people, as athletes or actors. But a very important factor for this trend has emerged so strongly is that the man of today has more time for leisure and to take care of himself . The fashion of the beard began to become popular in magazines and television. But it has also been a boom for the diversity of different styles and adapted to each person ".
Facial hair, according to Felix, denotes personality and a creative mind.
Hippies, hipsters, Übersexuales ...
It is possible to guess the "urban tribe" just by looking at the thickness of the beard. As usual, the densest beards correspond to aesthetics hipster , hippie chic or übersexual and they look rough .
The whiskers are also back in fashion after two decades in which only José María Aznar and a redoubt of the elect showed him without shame. It has even created a fashion to leave the mustache for a month to fight against prostate cancer.
What are the advantages of wearing a beard?
Among the reasons why many men of this time we are living have decided to let their beards grow, several stand out aesthetic and also psychological motivations . Men who wear beards link more: women consider them more virile, attractive and physically strong compared to shaved men. This has shown a scientific study. But there is more.
1. You will link more
"Bringing a two-week beard makes men more attractive to women," says psychologists Barnaby Dixon and Bob Brooks. The experiment that led to this conclusion was made at South Wales University and published in Evolution & Human Behavior.
In addition, another research carried out at the University of Northumbria and published in Personality and Individual Differences He brought a curious conclusion: "People who have their faces shaved they have fewer attributes associated with masculinity and are more docile ”.
2. Higher status and authority
A study coordinated by Paul Vasey and Barnaby Dixson came to this surprising (or not) conclusion. They photographed a series of participants, first with beards and then shaved, showing facial expressions of anger and happiness. Afterwards, they showed the images to a group of men of different nationalities, who Those who wore beards were judged stronger and with greater social prestige .
3. They will see you as more mature
"Facial hair makes other people consider that the person who carries it is older in age than it really is . In particular, they tend to be perceived as two years older than they are, "explains Ángel Barbero, one of the main drivers of the initiative. Movember.
4. Bring beard is a sign of an iron health
A study published in the magazine Science and that it was commanded by evolutionary biologists Marlene Zuk and William Hamilton came to the conclusion that wear a beard is a way to demonstrate a good state of health . Apparently, this is explained because, historically, facial hair was a focus of parasites and infections. Men who wore beards were considered stronger and more resilient since they challenged the health-damaging effects associated with it.
5. Men with beards ... are they more handsome?
Many men let their facial hair grow to hide imperfections in the skin, unsightly marks or some asymmetry in the jaws . It's not that wearing a beard makes you irresistible, but it can play in your favor.