men were also more than 10 per cent more likely to have colonies of Staphylococcus aureus on their faces, a bacterium that causes skin and respiratory infections, and food poisoning.
Could we trust a bearded politician less than a clean-shaven
The results, reported in the journal Evolution and Human Behavior, showed that women judged faces with heavy stubble as most attractive and heavy beards, light stubble and clean-shaven
faces as similarly less attractive.
Cincinnati-based Procter & Gamble (P&G) kicked off the year by drawing attention to clean-shaven
men, versus those with facial hair, with "Kiss and Tell" social experiment events.
Movies portray men in despair as unshaven - now clean-shaven
is the new unshaven.
He is usually clean-shaven
and has short, black hair.
man said he was doing maintenance work nearby and had hit a pipe.
Among the objects is a Bronze Age razor - the first to be found in the county - which suggests men living in the area between about 1000 and 800BC were clean-shaven
Mr Corrick, from Hay-on-Wye, who is of medium build, 5ft 8ins, with short black hair and brown eyes and clean-shaven
, was last seen on September 29.
He is described as white, about 5ft 10ins tall, slim, in his early 20s, clean-shaven
and with a skinhead haircut.
One of the men is 35 to 45, 5ft 8ins tall, of stocky build, clean-shaven
and has brown hair.