Kat Kissick has actually preferred men that are bearded so long as she will bear in mind. “It is a character indicator that perhaps this guy loves to maybe have fun they truly are innovative, possibly they are simply attempting to show their particular individuality,” states Kissick, 40, which life in St. Louis.
Then when she saw A facebook post a couple weeks ago about Bristlr, a dating site and application for males with beards therefore the folks drawn to those guys, she opted without doubt. “I would like to fulfill some interesting men and women. I do want to involve some conversation that is good” she claims. “of course I wind up making on with some body having a beard, which is okay also.”
Kissick is definately not alone inside her predilection for scruffy men; she is certainly one of 60,000 men and women all over the world, from Iceland to Iraq, who possess subscribed to Bristlr since its launch final October. A bearded, 28-year-old software developer who lives in Manchester, England at Bristlr’s helm is John Kershaw. 1 day fall that is last Kershaw had been thinking exactly how he could subscribe to the growing “on-demand” economy of Uber, Airbnb and internet dating.
“I happened to be stroking my beard and thinking there’s surely got to be one thing he says that I can come up with. The solution, he understood, ended up being appropriate under their nostrils.
The tagline emerged initially: “Connecting individuals with beards to people who desire to stroke beards.”
Kershaw states he had been mostly joking as he uploaded a signup web page on Twitter for the solution, then however becoming created.