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April 26, 2024

The Bearded Path to Wellness

The Bearded Path to Wellness

Gentlemen, it turns out that your beard may be more than just a style accessory. Beyond giving you that distinguished look, beards come with a surprising array of health benefits. Let’s untangle the myths and facts about the wellness perks of sporting a beard.

Benefits of having a fashioned beard

1. The Fountain of Youth Under Your Nose:

Your beard isn't just making a fashion statement; it's also fighting the aging process! Acting as a barrier against the sun's harmful UV rays, a beard can significantly reduce the chances of wrinkles and skin damage. So, while your bushy beard might give you a mature look today, it’s secretly safeguarding your youthful glow. And for those concerned about grays revealing their age, Cleverman's customized beard dye is the perfect solution to keep you looking as young as you feel.

2. The Germ-Filtering Hero:

Think of your beard as your personal shield against airborne invaders. Similar to nostril hair, a thick beard can trap dust, germs, and allergens. But remember, it's not a 'set-and-forget' shield. Regular washing is crucial to ensure you don’t end up inhaling those trapped particles later.

3. A Balm for Skin Troubles:

Frequent shaving often leads to irritated skin, acne, and ingrown hairs. A well-kept beard, on the other hand, can help avoid these irritations. It acts as a protective cover, keeping your skin smooth and free from blemishes.

Other Beard Benefits:

4. Natural Moisture Retention:

Beards can help keep your skin moisturized. Facial hair traps natural oils produced by the skin and also protects against wind, keeping your skin hydrated and less prone to dryness.

5. Allergy Reduction:

For those with allergies, beards might act as an additional defense by trapping and stopping allergens from entering your nasal passages. 

6. Boosts Confidence and Perception:

Numerous studies suggest that beards can enhance how others perceive you, often associating bearded men with attributes like maturity, wisdom, and higher social status. Not to mention, many find it boosts their self-confidence.


The journey of growing and maintaining a beard is not just about embracing a style; it's about embracing a healthier lifestyle. Beards offer a unique combination of health benefits, from protecting your skin to enhancing your self-image. So, the next time you groom your beard, remember – you're not just crafting your look; you're boosting your wellness. Keep it clean, keep it styled, and when in doubt, let Cleverman add that final touch of youthfulness to your majestic mane.

Jorge Buccio
Celebrity hairstylist Jorge Buccio is Cleverman‘s Senior Colorist. He has over 20 years of experience in Hollywood, including celebrities Salma Hayek and Matthew McConaughey, and has worked with industry giants such as Schwarzkopf Professional and Revlon Professional. His avant-garde approach further aligns with Cleverman‘s commitment to style and personal taste.