Beard Facts: 6 Ways You Probably Didn’t Know Facial Hair Influenced Your Health
They Shade The Face From The Sun
Maintaining a beard in a warm climate may not seem ideal. So-called “winter beards” are supposed to keep a guy’s face warm, right? So wouldn’t a thick beard also capture heat when the sun is beaming down on it? Most bearded men, myself included, say no. A thick mug rug does, however, prevent skin cancer by providing between 90 and 95 percent protection from harmful ultraviolet rays. Although it may depend on the length and angle of facial hair.