Beard is fashionable. Aesthetic trends are brief, and the custom among men to wear beards, earrings or piercings, is a fashion.
Many people wear beards because they associated it with a mark of respect, power, and therefore with a higher social status.
Some women think that shaved men have fewer traits of masculinity. A study published in the journal Science concluded that a beard was a way of demonstrating good health.
Wearing a beard gives self-confidence and physical state. Bearded men are less attractive for women. According to a research, beards increase perceptions of men's age, social status, and aggressiveness, but not attractiveness.
Beardless men seem younger. Some women prefer shaved men because they think that have a beard is unhygienic.