A beard seemed to be a distinguishing mark of the male. Some often grew beard to look the part, to avoid the bother of daily shaving—and to have something to scratch while thinking “deep thoughts.” However, most other guys stuck with the general clean-shaven norm.
Research results show that women often find well groomed, masculine characteristics attractive. . Nevertheless, women do change their preference from time to time. sometimes facial hair might be polarizing, with some women finding it attractive and others finding it a turn off.
female do rate various male faces of average attractiveness, ranging from clean-shaven, light stubble, heavy stubble, short beard, or full beard. Women rated the face’s based on masculinity, aggression, dominance, attractiveness, and social maturity as well as their own desire for the male as a short- and long-term partner.
The results indicated that the women found men with light stubble most attractive; these men were preferred as both short- and long-term partners. However, the women perceived male faces with full beards as the most masculine, aggressive, and socially mature; the women also thought these men looked older. Men’s faces with light beards were considered the most dominant.
Overall, these ratings suggest that an intermediate level of facial stubble is more attractive for a sex partner, while a fuller beard is perceived as indicative of someone with good fathering ability and more investment in offspring.
Given the results, whether a man should grow a beard will depend on his own relationship goals (and perhaps those of his preferred partner). Guys looking to get noticed and be more sexually appealing may benefit from some masculine stubble on their cheeks (especially when combined with being nicely dressed and otherwise well groomed)