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Beards make everything better... here's 7 reasons why

Get growing fellas.

ACCORDING TO A new, very scientific study, bearded men are more attractive to both sexes.

The latest issue of Evolution and Behaviour sees researchers conclude that:

Our findings confirm that beardedness affects judgments of male socio-sexual attributes and suggest that an intermediate level of beardedness is most attractive while full-bearded men may be perceived as better fathers who could protect and invest in offspring.

An “intermediate level of beardedness” you say? We don’t need much more convincing, do you?

Allow us to help make up your mind…

1. Ryan Gosling + beard = YES

via LeToileMagazine

2. Boys with beards with cats

Would this Tumblr be a thing if there wasn’t demand for it? We think not…

3. This probably would have looked silly without the beard

via Imgur

4. Bill Murray regularly has a beard

And it’s got its own Facebook page.

Bill Murray’s Beard/Facebook

5. Look at this guy’s beard

Video: YouTube/Cofauver

6. You can store your cat in your beard

7. This is Kip from Napoleon Dynamite, with and without a beard

Finally, finding it difficult to grow a beard?

Look no further:

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Let’s all feel good about humanity for a minute, will we?

About the author:

Emer McLysaght

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