Beard or Goatee: Which Looks Best for Me?

Discussion in 'Underwear, Clothing, and Appearance Issues' started by jason_els, Sep 13, 2007.

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Which Makes Me Sexier (or Least Repusive)?

  1. Full Beard: The Better to Hide Your Face

    14 vote(s)
    45.2%
  2. Goatee: So 90s But Suits You Anyway

    17 vote(s)
    54.8%
  1. jason_els

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    So I'm bored and playing with my facial hair trying to see which looks better on me. Since I can never see myself as others see me, I thought I'd turn to my fine comrades at LPSG with their exceptionally good taste to see which style they think looks best one me.


    With goatee:
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    With beard:
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    And yeah it's a smooth way of saying I've posted some face pics here :biggrin1:
     
  2. 36DD

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    I love goatees...they are so sexy! Not a huge fan of mustaches, but the goatees are smokin'.
     
  3. viking1

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    I like the beard, but not because it hides your face. I just don't like a goatee
    very much. Yet again on the other hand, what do I know?
     
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    i can only have the stash due to equipment i wear
     
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    Ooh, Jason, what a handsome man you are! I say you go with the beard. I think they look very sexy on just the right man, such as yourself!
     
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    I grew my beard in 1985 when I was 29 years old and looked like I was 18. It was all brown and red then. It's 50% white now. Still, I often hear from women that they like the "salt and pepper." I often wonder what's under it now . . . .

    But a beard (or goatee for that matter) is only worth it if kept neatly trimmed, whatever the length (mine's as short as my beard shaver will allow). My least favorite part of the beard is the moustache. If not real short it either tickles my nose or lips. But a beard without a moustache just doesn't cut it.
     
  7. earllogjam

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    I like the beard.
     
  8. hairyman101

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    i have a full beard and mustache.....you know some guys cant grow a beard......just a small mustache.
     
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    I'd go with clean shaven, but as that wasn't one of the choices I'm going for the beard, I'm not a great lover of beards but I think it actually suits you.
     
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    I like the full beard, I think you look quite handsome with it.:smile:
     
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    Jason,

    I like you with a beard, and think it would look really nice it it were gray or salt 'n pepper. That said, I think it would look better if you didn't keep it too short. Really short ones, if not kept constantly trimmed, remind me of Yassar Arafat who always looked disshevelled and in need of a shave all of the time. Also, I think the style of severely outlinning the jaw with a short beard when one does not have a slim neck (I don't since I'm one of those no neck bastards like "Cat on a Tin Roof."), makes one look like Brutus, Popeye's nemesis.

    I like your goatee. It looks good on you.

    So, six of one and six of the other! I like both. It's now up to you. Go for it!
     
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    I think you look very handsome with the goatee. The beard is not working for me at all. I'm surprised there were so many votes for it. The goatee looks neat and trim, while the beard looks a bit unkempt. Plus, you look much younger with the goatee.

    But apparently I'm in the minority.
     
  13. Meniscus

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    I just read the poll options. Why on earth would you want to hide your face? You have a very nice face, and good skin. That's probably why I don't like the beard. It doesn't show off how nice your face is. The goatee adds style and character without hiding your face.
     
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    The face hiding thing was said tongue-in-cheek.

    Thank you for the compliments :redface:.
     
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    The beard. Definitely the beard.
     
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    I like the goatee. It shows more of your handsome face and adds a bit of a rakish quality.
    Dave
     
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    This is hard for me... I like them both! In all honesty, I wouldn't be able to really decide unless I knew you as a person, and I doubt that'll happen anytime soon. so I'm going to go with beard for now.
     
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    The beard is slimming, but the goatee has a more contemporary quality.

    I have recently begun experimenting with my facial hair. I have shaved the sideburns, cheeks and high up on the neck. It's like a goatee with pointy wings :tongue:

    Feel free to experiment yourself. No matter what you do, it grows back really fast.
     
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    You look great in both but the beard is particularly flattering on you. :smile:
     
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    Actually, both look good... I would say it depends on what do you want to convey about yourself.

    The beard makes you look like a brainiac kind of guy -- a college professor or a computer programmer.

    The goatee makes you look more like an epicurean -- someone who appreciates the good things in life.

    So... my opinion for what it's worth.

    :wink:
     
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