Just as women can totally change her look with and without bangs, guys can look like two different people just by growing out their facial hair. Take a look at these famous faces and see whether you love their jaws with some extra whiskers on it.
Over his 30-year career (remember, he first guest starred on The Facts of Life!), we've enjoyed seeing George go back and forth between donning a beard and being clean shaven. Is one better than the other? All we can say for sure is that he'll always be one of the handsomest men in our book.
Every action film actor needs to try a big, strong beard at some point. But doesn't he look so debonair without it, too?
Naturally, the owner of one the most (based on science!) looks great with and without a beard.
I think we can all agree that regardless of his facial hair status, Clint will always be the quintessential rugged Western star. As one of the few guys who can make no beard look just as cool and mysterious as a thick one.
The legendary comedian could have hidden in plain sight with this Santa-esque beard — impressive as it is, it looks like an actual disguise.
This Oscar- and Golden Globe-nominated actor looks so baby-faced with no hair, while his beard makes him look older and more manly.
Beard or no beard, Uncle Jesse will always be handsome. But let's be honest: He looks way better without a full beard.
Whether he shaves his beard or lets it grow, this Spanish actor is sure to sweep you off your feet. Of course, the more of that handsome face we see, the better.
Remember when Joaquin Phoenix fooled us all with his crazy I'm Still Here stunt? Well, thank goodness those days are over. We'll take his clean-shaven face over his bearded one any day.
When you look at Jon Hamm, your first thought is probably "Don Draper," right? Perhaps the only way to make this association die down is for this ridiculously handsome gent to grow an even bigger, wilder beard than this.
Another guy who can go with or without: He looks suave and charming with a smooth face, while his looks get a rugged boost with it.
After quite a while of wearing a full-on beard and man bun, this handsome actor finally shaved it all off to reveal his clean-cut self once again. Thank you, Leo!
The handsome Ray Donovan actor looks great with and without scruffiness — as long as those baby blues are showing, he's making it work.
Without his beard, this charming guy still looks like the rom-com star we knew and loved in the '00s. With it, though, he's suddenly transformed into cinematic drama gold.
Just as the rest of the men did in the '70s, this beloved Hollywood heartthrob grew a big beard. We're inclined towards his clean-shaven self, but hey — that was the decade of "long hair, don't care," so it makes sense that he experimented with a little shag.
Whoa, can you believe this is the same guy who played Alan in The Hangover? Without his beard, this comedian looks like a totally different person.
Would you believe one of our fave James Bonds is already 62? He's still sexier than ever, with or without some facial hair.
The easiest way to make your baby face look years older in just a week: Grow a beard, showcased here by Zac Efron.
With a beard: total action star. Without a beard: jolly and adorable Australian guy.
Of course, another James Bond made the list. Connery was all clean-shaven when he held the spy role. But now he's grown older gracefully, sporting a gray, well-tailored beard.