And this carries over to celebrities. What prompted this post was a movie and a young Clark Gable without his pencil thin mustache. It took me a while to place him. The same with David Niven. And who knows what Jeff Bridges might look like without his oily mop.
Not that I am opposed to same, I have often over the years grown my own scraggly attachments, ever mindful of that old Army saying, "Why cultivate on your face what grows wild on your ass?"
It's just that facial hair can so dominate a person's projected personality that it's hard to imagine them without it. Anyway, here's an interesting contrast.
|This young man looks concerned.|
|Now it's we who are concerned.|