Beards Gain Trust
Want to appear more trustworthy? Gain credibility? You might want to consider growing a beard. The Chronicle of Higher Education reports:
"The way you gain people's trust is to earn it over time by repeatedly proving that you deserve it. That, or grow a beard.
A recent study in the Journal of Marketing Communications found that men with beards were deemed more credible than those who were clean-shaven."
One exception: underwear. We don't want to buy our drawers from hairy guys, says the study. Men with beards were "slightly less effective than smooth-cheeked fellows in underwear advertisements."
Image: jasonawhite at Flickr
Read More in: General News
Share this Article with others:
Came straight to this page? Visit Shaving Stuff for all the latest news.
Posted by Derek Markham at April 16, 2010 11:13 AM