Not By the Hair of My Chinny Chin Chin
I've never been one for facial hair. It looks pretty goodon some men but it has never really done much for me. I have also been beard challenged most of my adult life. I was a smooth-faced looking kid until my late 20s. I was 28 before I started shaving regularly. I hated it. Shaving hurt and burned and I have unusually coarse and curly hair. I dabbled in a few face-dos in the past. Only a year or two ago, I sported the ever popular Goatee. I eventually went back to my clean shaven look after I saw a picture of me in it.
Recently, I have had some major skin issues. Because of a skin infection I am forbidden to shave. I have already gone 10 days or so without shaving and I am started to not itch as much. I can't say that I totally like the beard but it is growing on me. **GROAN** Sorry, I couldn't resist.
While I still prefer the aesthete of clean face, I may keep the scruffy look even after I have healed. After all,it takes balls to grow a beard.