Beard Gets You No Love From The Ladies

The hip Movember movement is taking it on the chin. A new study reveals that a beard may garner a man respect from other men, but no love from the ladies:

A study reported in Behavioral Ecology used pictures of men from New Zealand and Samoa in normal poses and making angry faces, both with full beards (over six weeks of growth with no trimming) and sans facial hair, to determine how the men were perceived. Researchers showed the before and after photos to 200 women, and asked the women to rate the men’s attractiveness. It didn’t matter the country — the women found the clean-shaven men significantly more attractive.


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say, schmay.

You Never go by what women Say. You go by what they Actually Respond To and Do.

This has been studied before and the Don Johnson stubble from Miami Vice is the clear winner.
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@Will_L. Didn't read the article, did you? Towards the end of it:

"But this new study left one important group out of the mix: the stubble-adorned man. A full, six-week beard looks entirely different from a few days or even a couple of weeks of stubble. The Daily Mail reports that other research suggests light stubble actually draws the most favorable response from women."
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