A GENTLEMAN’S GUIDE TO BEARDS AND SHAVING

Beards have become very popular with men all over the world recently and are commonly used to help shape an individual’s unique style. Some men have gotten so used to having a beard they they cannot imagine themselves without one anymore.

There are some advantages for men who choose to grow their facial hair. Haters may not realize it, but there may be actual physical and mental health benefits that come with growing a beard. This article will highlight some of the well-known and lesser-known aspects of having a beard.

More Confidence

Men who have more confidence in themselves tend to be more successful in all aspects of their lives. According to Jebiga.com, a beard gives a man a sense of power and confidence that is readily evident to everyone around him. Therefore, making the decision to grow a beard is a way for a man to set a higher standard for his life and become more successful.

Confident men have more success, period. Growing a beard gives a man a sense of power and confidence that is noticeable to everyone around him. Deciding to grow a beard is like starting a new phase in your life and can be the start to your new found success.

Make A First Impression

There was a study recently where eight men shaved their beards off and then grew them back. Each participant took pictures of each stage while they were growing their beards back to record the progression.

Once the men have fully regrown their beards, the progression photos were analyzed and researchers found that the men’s beards were fuller and gave each man perceived as being more positive. Because of their full beards, these men were looked as being more mature, attractive and healthy.

Block Sun Rays

Scientific research has proven that full beards are capable of blocking out UV rays from the sun. Beards can protect your skin from sunburn and cancer.

Natural Filter

Men who have a moustache are able to keep microscopic allergens out of their nose. This reduces allergies and hay fever. If you have a beard, you are able to keep those same allergens and airborne bacteria out of your mouth. So if you have a moustache and a beard, you are on the track to better overall health and have facial air filters that a clear-faced male will lack.

Shaving May Cause Acne

Thoughtcatalog.com says that shaving your face could help spread the bacteria that causes acne. Growing and maintaining a beard encourages strong, healthy skin. If you have an ongoing battle with acne, grow a beard.

Less Wrinkles

Growing a beard protects your face from the sun and protecting your face from the sun means less wrinkles. Everyone does not have the ability to grow a beard to take advantage of the beauty benefit that comes with it. If you are able to, stop cutting off your facial hair.

Fountain Of Youth

Because of all the protection it offers, a beard can help you appear younger. Facial hair keeps your skin clear of blemishes, growing a beard can reduce the acne and discoloration on your skin. A moustache and a beard keeps allergens out of your system, helping you feel and look younger.

Keeps Skin Moist

When you grow a beard, you can keep your skin clean and healthy. Shaving dries up your face by opening up your pores. Exposed pores during harsh summer or winter weather takes away the moisture from your face which can cause flakes. You are able to avoid all of this by growing a beard.

Protection From Gum Disease

We’ve already covered how a moustache and a beard can help keep airborne bacteria out of your mouth. Well a beard can help reduce your chances of getting gum disease. Now just because you have a beard does not mean that you should vacate brushing your teeth altogether, but beards do offer extra protection that cleared-face people will not benefit from.

Prevents Infections

The pores in your skin are naturally protected against bacteria that can cause an infection when you have a beard. Bacteria can originate from a variety of sources and can become deadly if it comes in contact with your skin. Shaving opens up your pores and makes it extremely easy for bacteria to settle in your skin. These pores are usually closed if you have a beard.

A beard is more than just an accessory for your face, it can be your best advocate to a healthy life. With all the health benefits that comes with growing a beard, more men should have hair on their faces by now. Remember to utilize the latest men’s grooming techniques to maintain your beard.