Beard craze has been increasing day by day, you would have probably heard of No Shave November and other slogans promoting men to grow beard. Once thought as untidy and uncivilized is now the latest fad among the youth, the most beautiful part of it is, the beard is also healthy for you; it actually has some natural health benefits. If taken good care of; the beard makes you look good and here are some reasons to grow beard.
Prevents skin cancer
The beard blocks about 95% of the cancer causing ultra violet rays coming from the sun, so it acts like a natural sun block. The rays from sun are so powerful that it can penetrate the roof, with constant depletion of the ozone layer, the beard provides that extra protection against skin cancer.
Prevention of asthma attack
Beard helps from the attack of asthma, pollen allergy by acting as a filter against the allergens. The beard along with nasal hairs traps the asthma causing allergens from getting inside the respiratory tract.
Protection from infections
Razors can cause skin irritation and cause the infection; beard prevents Folliculitis, acne, razor rash and bumps.
Facial hair has oil glands which moisturizes the skin naturally. So no need to buy an expensive moisturizing cream because your beard will take care of your skin.
Beard lessens the signs of ageing because of less exposure to the sun; the beard protects the skin from the harmful rays from the sun, dirt and pollution which makes the skin grow old early.
Beard keeps you warm and helps you to fight colds by better insulation. The cold and dry air makes the skin dehydrated and under nourished, causing all sorts of skin problems.
Beard prevents acne by inhibiting the growth of acne causing bacteria, so men suffering from acne should start growing a beard.