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Q: why chinese people are so afraid of people who have beard ?

some of my friends have beard  and when ever we use to go out side to city or some where in day time chinese use to stare at us and ask  my friends about beard that why he have beard in this young age and many of them don't like this i think ...is there some thing wrong with beard or in chinese culture they think that a young man shouldn't have beard at young age ? what do you think ?

8 years 30 weeks ago in  General  - China

 
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Because beards here are rare and usually only older people have them.

Beyond 1 day stuble....I have never met a girl here that liked it.

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8 years 29 weeks ago
 
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My friends dont like my beard because they say it makes me look like a "Xinjiangren" which is for China what we Puertorricans are to the US.

My last girlfriend liked it, but then again, she was Muslim.

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I'm not Chinese, but I don't like beards or a lot of facial hair either. I do see some guys have a little facial hair, but not a full blown beard. Maybe they just don't find it attractive. 

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I like my beard because it lets me turn fear against those who would prey on the fearful.

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8 years 29 weeks ago
 
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I'm growing a neatly trimmed beard with a light mustache, and I don't really care what the locals think. The ignorant bafoons already think I'm a Xinjianren just because (gasp!) I'm a brunette with giant, slanted eyes (someone in my family several generations ago was a full-blooded Native American). They actually believe that all Americans are either black or else are straight-up Arians. If they give me lip about it, I'll just tell them that none of them look Chinese to me because they're all over 170 cm.

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I've had a moustache since high school. Chinese women didn't like it. I shaved it off and never grew it back.

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Chinese women don't like it because it's abrasive. When you're rubbing your abrasive radula on their faces while trying to kiss them, it's a bit uncomfortable.

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6 years 2 weeks ago
 
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if it is a full blown neck beard, I can sorta empathize with them. Unless you're a Dwarven warrior, Gandalf, or Santa Clause, then it just looks messy and tacky.

If it is just facial scruff, Chinese people don't hate that at all. If you grow it right, it can really enhance your facial look. The key is don't grow it too shaggy. Body hair is a different story though. Chinese usually don't like body hair.

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My girlfriend likes my beard, but she is studying in Hong Kong, thus is more open minded and international than other Chinese folks.

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I would say Chinese people are scared of beards. They are not used to them though. Some women like them here, most don't. I found that whilst I was single if I was clean shaven women approached me. If I had a beard men approached me. I became clean shaven, lol.

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Whilst walking in Guangzhou [GZ] a few years past, I observed a car coming to an abrupt halt close to me, the door flung open with a middle age woman hurrying toward me, with what I thought to be a barrage of verbal abuse. Not sure just what was about to take place, I took a stance preparing for some kind of attack. Coming to an abrupt halt just feet from me she reaching out gently and proceeded  to stroke my beard, I was dum founded. After what seemed a mesmerizing few minutes she calming returned to her car  drove away, tooting the horn. Gathering my senses I was then ware of the hoard of bystanders having a giggle about the matter.  
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No, we just think men with beard are dirty and ugly.And it makes you look like a rural peasant comes from North West China. 

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