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I've just shaved my beard...

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  1. Snarky's Ghost

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    … for the first time in several years.

    I looked like I'm effin' thirty --- it's ridiculous. No lines, no bags, no jowls.

    O, the tribulations of unencumbered middle-aged beauty.

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    First up let me commend you on your bravery and congratulate you on your eternal youth.

    Funnily enough, I too have been considering shaving my beard. Not that I want to be rid of it mind you, more out of curiosity. But I am somewhat nervous that my once chiseled jaw line will have been replaced with something like this:

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    So I'm waiting for the right time, where I don't have too many public engagements, just in case.
     
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  3. Willie Oleson

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    Did you have a beard before it became hipster-y?
     
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  4. Willie Oleson

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    Be aware of the paparazzi of The Oleson Gazette:cool1
     
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    Oh, I thought the New Globe acquired that years ago.
     
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    I have never had a full beard. It takes me forever to acquire even a decent stubble. In fact the facial hair in my display pic is probably a weeks growth or close to it. I shave on average once a week, but I look foetal regardless.
     
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    Have you considered one of these?

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    Nobody would ever need to know it's not real.
     
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  8. Alexis

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    I think, it's very convincing. However should I have to wear any kind of prosthetic hair, I think I would rather it atop of my head and not as a facial appendage.
    I'm not ruling out some wiggery down the line.
     
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    I don't know if you are familiar with the Joan Collins' wig collection. Of course I wouldn't blame you for opting for her 'Alexis':

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    But may I suggest my personal favourite, 'St. Tropez':

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    But there's plenty to choose from: http://www.joancollinswigs.co.uk/wigs-by-joan-collins-collection.html
     
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    If you buy two Linda Evans wigs you can play Rita & Krystle
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    Ordered.
     
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    I had a beard in high school. Her name was Jessica, and I'll bet she still hates me. :crazy:

    It's very easy for me to grow a beard. Seriously, if I miss a single day of shaving, it shows. Three days and my friends say I look like a vagrant. Too bad it won't grow out of the top of my head as easily as it grows on my chin and neck.

    For years the company I work for would not allow facial hair, so I got used to not having it. They had to "relax the rule a bit" (in other words, throw it out) because one of the Operations VPs at corporate had been doing the "fashionable stubble" thing for years and someone finally pointed out the hypocrisy. I don't like how it itches when it grows, so clean-shaven I will remain. Pity I can't get that child-like quality that it gives some others.:re:
     
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    You could shave that other hair...
     
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    It doesn't itch, but I feel weird by the third or fourth day and that is usually when I shave it, though usually I save it every three days. I find a lot of men in their 20s and 30s sexy in their (short) beard or stubble, but by their 40s I am not into it.
     
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    Not sure. I've had one on and off. But they tend to make you look older.
     
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    And vice versa, I've read that it acts as a natural sunscreen, so when you do shave it after years your skin there is much younger than anyone that age who didn't have a beard.
     
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    Sadly, I seem to have the feet of Dorian Gray.

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    My parents' nurses always ask if I'm their grandson. :)
     
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