5 Reasons Why You Should Not Shave This Summer
Posted: Jun 12 2015
Summer is just around the corner and many men are thinking of shaving their beard however, it is better if they shouldn’t. Here are the reasons why:
1. It promotes clean and healthy skin
Beards don't make men hot during the summer, it's a myth. Perhaps you suspect that your beard is making you hot. Contrary to what you think, it keeps you from the heat and maintains perfect and smooth skin. Acne and other skin inflammation often result from shaving. This occurs because the razor can irritate the skin and even spread bacteria. Beard also protects the skin from abrasion of the natural hydration and protects it from the wind.
In ancient times, beards have meant prestige and power. Since time, immemorial beard symbolized honor, masculinity and represented social status. In the middle Ages, even to touch the face of a man was insulting and grounds for a duel. In Ancient Greek philosophers were bearded - They showed maturity and wisdom. Egyptians beard was a symbol of power and to put Pharaoh among the deities.
It turns out that the beard is a fountain of youth. It is interesting to think of it that way, but according to recent studies at the University of Southern Queensland male beard block up to 90% of the sun's rays. As we all know, excessive sun exposure increases the risk of skin cancer. Keeping the beard, the man has a greater chance of sculpted chin without spots and baby smooth skin.
Research shows that boys with beard appear to eight years older than shaved. When a group of girls was shown a photo of 31-year-old Prince William with a beard, they think that is 36. So your favorite looks more mature without any kind of exhausted older.
This might sound like a cliché, but there are scientific evidences to prove this. Study published in Evolution and Human Behavior proves that the more hair on the face, the more manly men looks. So if you are more on a manly type, you should not miss shaving for 10 days. This is the right time, according to the study, in which women find bearded men the most attractive.