growing better beards

Beard survey for men

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To participate in this informal beard survey, please fill out this form and press "Submit" below. Over time, results will be summarized and posted. Individual responses and any identifying information will not be posted.

Your location

Your age range

  • 13 to 19
  • 20 to 29
  • 30 to 39
  • 40 to 49
  • 50 to 59
  • 60 to 69
  • 70 or over

Are you physically capable of growing a beard?

  • Yes
  • No

If you cannot grow a beard, does it bother you?

  • Yes, a lot
  • Yes, a little
  • No

Before you were old enough to grow a beard, did you ever think about wanting to grow a beard?

  • Yes, often
  • Yes, infrequently or rarely
  • No

Have you ever grown a beard?

  • Yes
  • No

What were your reasons for growing a beard?

Do you have a beard now?

  • Yes
  • No

At what age did you grow your first beard?

If presently bearded, how long have you had your beard?

If presently bearded, what style is your beard?

  • full beard and mustache
  • goatee and mustache
  • other

If presently bearded, how would you describe the length of your beard?

  • stubble
  • short
  • moderate
  • long
  • very long

If presently bearded, how do you rate the quality of your beard?

  • well above average
  • above average
  • about average
  • below average

If presently bearded, how satisfied are you with your beard?

  • very satisfied
  • somewhat satisfied
  • neither satisfied nor dissatisfied
  • somewhat dissatisfied
  • very dissatisfied

If you are dissatisfied with your beard, why? (Select all that apply.)

  • not thick enough
  • too thick
  • wrong color
  • insufficient growth in areas
  • itches or irritates
  • does not look good
  • does not fit face, body, or personality
  • requires too much effort to maintain
  • other (explain in comments below)

Please enter any additional comments about your beard and your comments or suggestions regarding this survey.


You may also include a photo of your beard.
(File size limit is 2.0 MB.)

When finished, press "Submit" below and wait for the "thank you" page to appear. If you are submitting a photo, there may be a short delay while the file is uploaded. Do not press "Submit" more than once.

Any information that you submit for this survey remains confidential and is never shared with any third party. Photos submitted for the survey will not be used on the site. To submit photos for use on the site, use the beards of the world gallery entry form or contact me by email.