Ever wanted to know how women perceive your beard (or lack thereof)? Good news! Researchers actually spent their valuable time figuring it out for you and they published their results in the Journal of Evolution and Human Behavior.
Evolution and ecology researchers Barnaby Dixon and Robert Brooks from the University of New South Wales in Austrailia discovered something amazing: women think men with beards are sexier, more masculine, better parents, and healthier. Here’s how the ol’ beard measures up on scales from clean shaven to fully bearded.