If we can all agree on anything in life, it has to be that facial hair is pretty friggin awesome. It has been growing upon the faces of men since the beginning of mankind, and also serves much more of a purpose than just looking good.
Today I wanted to discuss some rather special facts about face fuzz in a little closer detail, as I bring you 4 Amazing Facts We Have Learned About A Man And His Beard...
In a report titled the Dixon and Vasey study of beards, it was closely observed that the lovely ladies found men with facial hair appear to look older and of a higher social status.
Not only do they reflect a mans standing, the can also help boost your confidence, and grant a makeover to your overall image.
IN THE MIDDLE AGES, TOUCHING ANOTHER GENTLEMAN'S BEARD WAS GROUNDS FOR A DUEL!
In the middle ages it was a big no go to touch another gentleman's beard, and for those who dare do so it would more often than not lead to a bloody duel between the toucher and the beardsmen.
The reason for this being was a man's beard was seen as a sign of honour and virility. The bigger the beard the bigger the crown jewels, shall we say. So to touch another man's face gruff was a very mad move.
BEARDS ARE BELIEVED TO GROW OUT FASTER WITHOUT SEX!
This fact is often heavily debated against, but it is believed that a man who has sustaned from seual intercourse for a length of time will boost his facial hair growth by almost a quarter of what it would be otherwise.
Whilst bearded singletons will be happy to hear such findings, on the flipside other reports suggest that having a good balanced sex life actually helps increase growth. So, the jury is still out on this one.
BEARDS CAN SLOW DOWN A MAN'S AGING PROCESS!
Whilst facial hair is said to make a man appear older compared to a nakey faced gent, did you know that sporting a furry face actually helps slow down the aging process?
It's true! A mans face fur helps prevent the suns UV rays from reaching the face, which would otherwise age his skin significantly faster. Still don't believe me? Then take a little looksy right here!
So, there you have it, 4 Amazing Facts We Have Learned About A Man And His Beard. If you enjoyed the read I urge you to share with your family, friends and loved ones through the power of social media. Just a simple click on that share button is all you have to do!
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