Prevents Skin Cancer
Recent researches have shown that 95 per cent of UV rays from the sun are blocked by beards. Besides keeping the sun out of your face, this is also important as exposure to UV rays can cause cancer. The thicker the hair, the better!
Reduction Of Asthma And Allergy Symptoms
If you suffer from pollen or dust allergy or even asthma, facial hair actually helps by working as a filter and prevent the allergens from settling. This is not much different from nasal hair.
Stay Young, forever
With lesser sun exposure, you can actually continue to look younger unlike the guys who do not go for beards. A paradox of sorts that beards make you look older, but actually keep you looking younger!
Stave Off Illness
So it might be summer now, but when it gets biting cold during fall or winter – the beard will keep you warm and can actually help you battle colds as well. The longer the beard, the better insulation you get!
You never have to worry about bacterial infections, ingrowths with a beard.
When you do not have ingrowths, razor cuts, and other such skin problems, you have a blemish-free skin. Keep the beard and the great skin, and forget about little nicks and cuts on your face.
The last thing about keeping beards is that you do not have to worry about dry skin. The hair keeps the wind and cold air out, helping your skin battle dryness.
This article was originally published on MENSXP