I always start my online dating profiles by saying “I like guys that are big, beefy, brawny, butch, and preferably bearded.”, and after a new research study, I’m not the only one.
Io9 reports that the University of New South Wales conducted a study and deduced that women AND men both find men with beards more attractive than clean shaven ones. Those surveyed believe that men with beards are “masculine, healthy, and more likely to make good parents” than smooth faced guys.
I don’t think there’s any proof that a guy with a face full of hair is going to make a better father of your children, but I do agree that beards do bring about the alluring rugged masculinity that leads to an attractive partner. Nothing against clean shaven guys or ones incapable of growing beards, which includes myself, but it’s true. Guys with beards are more desirable.
Just look as this Cosmo side by side comparison of celebrities. They all look better with a beard.