It’s no secret that the latest trends for guys–even during the hot summer months–has been growing out a full and luscious beard. I think the large majority of us ladies are in agreement with this new trend, too. Guys with beards are the best!
Girl trends are always changing. What’s popular now may not be popular at all even a few months from now. However, male trends stick around for a lot longer. In the case of beards trending, I, and many women out there, are very, very grateful.
The benefits for guys with beards
Not only are beards a fantastic trend in guy’s grooming, but they’re also really beneficial for guys in so many ways. Those that can grow out their beard SHOULD do so based on these amazing benefits.
They protect your face from the elements and leave your skin moisturized and acne free. Plus, they make a guy look SO much better for some reason, and growing out a beard can actually make one a better boyfriend.
Reasons guys with beard make the best boyfriends
You may think that whether or not a guy has a beard has absolutely nothing to do with the type of boyfriend he’d be. But you’re wrong. It can have an awful lot to do with how they treat their significant other, and if they’re a decent boyfriend or an awful one.
The truth is guys with beards just make better boyfriends. They just do! No, it doesn’t have to do with how their beard makes them look sexier. In fact, most of the reasons aren’t really physical related at all. Here’s why you should make a guy with a beard your next boyfriend.
#1 They’re patient. This is probably the biggest and best reason guys with beards make the best boyfriends. We all know how much patience a boyfriend needs to deal with some of us ladies, right?
Well, good news! Guys with beards have all kinds of patience. Growing that beard didn’t happen overnight, you know. It took time and patience to get there so you know he’s got loads of it. [Read: 25 signs and qualities that make a great boyfriend]
#2 They appreciate your own grooming. When a guy has taken the time and energy to grow out a beard and keep it groomed, he has a certain level of respect for taking care of himself and that translates to respecting your own grooming habits.
He won’t complain if you take too long of a shower. He won’t nag you to go if you’re getting ready. A guy with a beard understands that it takes time to groom yourself properly. [Read: Listen up, ladies! Here’s how to shave your pubic area]
#3 He’s more masculine. This may just be an appearance thing, and he could be the most feminine man ever. But if you want a boyfriend, dating a guy with a beard certainly gives you that. Guys with full, thick beards also tend to have more testosterone coursing through their veins. This makes them act and appear more manly.
#4 His kisses are unique. Every guy kisses differently, but kissing a guy with a beard is beyond that. It’s like an imprint on you every time you kiss him and you’ll never forget what kissing him feels like. This will make you bond closer with him and advance your relationship even more. [Read: How to kiss a guy and turn him on every single time]
#5 He can change up his look more often. A lot of us get bored with how our boyfriends look after a while. I mean, if you think about a girlfriend, we change our hairstyle, put on new makeup and clothes. It’s like we’re a different person.
Guys with beards give the same effect by trimming their beard, growing out longer, and even shaving some so he has unique facial hair. This helps us from getting bored of how they look. It excites us to see a change. [Read: How to know if you like a guy: 15 feelings you can’t fake]
#6 He can bring your lumberjack fantasy to life. Don’t even deny it, ladies. Many of us have these fantasies about lumberjacks with full, dark, thick beards that make our knees go weak. If you date a guy with a beard, you’re bringing that to life. And that is an amazing feeling!
#7 He’s low maintenance. Most guys who grow out their beards aren’t very high maintenance. In fact, they’re so low maintenance they don’t even shave. You don’t have to worry about him taking forever to get ready before a date. You also won’t have to worry about getting him anything big and elaborate for his birthday because he really doesn’t want stuff.
#8 But he understands needing to be high maintenance. On the flip side, guys with beards also understand the need for you to be high maintenance. Beards may be low maintenance to grow, but once they’re there they take some care and attention to keep them from getting out of hand. [Read: 15 signs you’re clearly a high maintenance woman]
#9 He’s healthier. When is the time you’re crankiest–not counting your periods? I’m guessing it’s when you’re sick. I’m also going to assume that you’re not always the best girlfriend when you’re sick.
It has been scientifically proven that guys with beards are healthier than your average Joe on the street without a beard. Beards trap debris and harmful bacteria before it goes into the body. This keeps them healthy, happy, and those make great boyfriends. [Read: Check that checklist: What do you look for in a guy?]
#10 He’ll be well-respected. Traditionally speaking, many guys with beards are perceived as more prestigious than their clean-shaven counterparts. They tend to carry themselves with an air of respect and confidence.
You’ll never have to worry about someone being rude or disrespectful to him because they won’t want to be. Beards–even today–still warrant a respected behavior from others.
#11 Nobody messes with him. Just like people respect him, people won’t want to mess with him. Beards usually signify a lot of testosterone. Meaning, he’ll probably be a lot stronger than other men, which means nobody will mess with him or you.
You’ll feel a lot safer dating a guy with a beard for this very reason. When you know you’re protected with your man, you’ll be able to feel at ease with him and truly happy. [Read: 10 guys you should stop dating if you want real love]
#12 He can commit. This is another big reason guys with beards make the best boyfriends. If he can commit to growing out, taking care of, and owning a beard like he does, then he clearly doesn’t have any commitment issues.
This can help you feel at ease and confident in your relationship because you know he’s in it for the long haul and his beard is proof that he knows how to commit. Commitment issues can be the biggest reason relationships fail. Knowing that your man will commit saves you from that hardship.
[Read: 6 disadvantages of dating a guy with a mustache]
Some guys may not be able to grow beards very well and can still make amazing boyfriends. The difference is that when you go for guys with beards, you know what you’re getting right from the start.
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