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(12,095 posts)
Mon Feb 12, 2024, 08:09 AM Feb 12

Travis Kelce's beard....

Yes, more girls/women are watching football... we have a new set of critiques to offer...at least I do...

I just am turned off from men in woolly full style beards...I like the close trim beard look...

I wonder if Travis elected to grown more beard growth/length until after the Super Bowl? Kind of a good luck omen thing?

If so....I would be pleased if he went back to the cleaner look.... Yes, his brother has a full woolly beard and I don't like that either....I know this is petty...

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Travis Kelce's beard.... (Original Post) FarPoint Feb 12 OP
Petty, but I agree! (NT) CommonHumanity Feb 12 #1
I agree. MOMFUDSKI Feb 12 #2
Glad to know I am not alone... FarPoint Feb 12 #3
Taylor likes it. What anyone else thinks doesn't matter. brush Feb 12 #4
Team Wooly here, better than a scratchy face everyday. Also like long hair and soul patches.... txwhitedove Feb 12 #5
i was married for 30 yrs and never saw my hubs face. mopinko Feb 12 #6
LOL! When I met the man who is now my ex-husband, PoindexterOglethorpe Feb 13 #12
well i did see a pic. mopinko Feb 13 #13
Actually, they did. PoindexterOglethorpe Feb 13 #14
certainly saved a lot of time and trouble, eh? mopinko Feb 13 #15
Ohh, you have no idea. PoindexterOglethorpe Feb 13 #16
Growing a beard is pretty much the only way to prevent ingrown hairs. usonian Feb 12 #7
I. Detest. Facial. Hair. Alliepoo Feb 12 #8
Some sports harbor a bit of superstition, or some players/groups... Drum Feb 12 #9
Indeed Xoan Feb 12 #10
How can you have "beard baubles" without a beard? ☮ walkingman Feb 12 #11
I think Rebl2 Feb 15 #17


(4,660 posts)
2. I agree.
Mon Feb 12, 2024, 08:42 AM
Feb 12

Really don’t like any facial hair. Ari’s 5-o’clock shadow is great but give me a clean-shaven man anytime.


(69,527 posts)
6. i was married for 30 yrs and never saw my hubs face.
Mon Feb 12, 2024, 10:08 AM
Feb 12

i wouldnt have liked it. he has a small chin.

i had a bf once who was a bit on the homely side til he grew a beard. like lincoln, he has a lantern jaw.
made him pretty fine. he aged real well, too. kept the beard.

generally speaking, i’m team teddy bear. like em furry.


(25,590 posts)
12. LOL! When I met the man who is now my ex-husband,
Tue Feb 13, 2024, 09:48 PM
Feb 13

he had a beard. Neatly trimmed, not too long.

I didn't see his face until the day I told him I was pregnant with our first child. He shaved the beard off. I told him that had I known what he really looked like, I might not have married him, and I definitely wouldn't have had his children.


(69,527 posts)
13. well i did see a pic.
Tue Feb 13, 2024, 09:51 PM
Feb 13

his mom worked at loyola hosp, and he worked in the cafeteria in hs. so, he had a picture id.
it was sad.

that’s hilarious. did the kids come out ok?


(25,590 posts)
14. Actually, they did.
Tue Feb 13, 2024, 10:03 PM
Feb 13

And here's something interesting. Maybe ironic, not sure what word to use.

Both of our sons have an auto-immune disorder called alopecia areata, which involves hair loss. The oldest son went bald at the age of four, the younger at the age of ten. And they both have the most extreme version, alopecia areata universalis, meaning no hair of any kind whatsoever: no eyebrows, eyelashes, arm or leg hair. When they were little, people would look at them and think, "Oh, no! Cancer, chemotherapy." In reality, they were the healthiest kids ever. But I remember many times being out in public with one, or both, and seeing people check them out and then look at me with enormous sympathy, and I could see them thinking, "Oh, that poor woman. Two of them!" And I couldn't help but kind of laugh or giggle, because there was absolutely nothing wrong with them, just that they were different because of the alopecia.

The other interesting thing about having a couple of totally bald kids, is that I sometimes got special treatment. Such as being upgraded to first class seats on a flight. Again, I'm sure the gate agents took one look at those two little bald boys, and thought, cancer, two of them. I did not turn down the upgrades.


(69,527 posts)
15. certainly saved a lot of time and trouble, eh?
Tue Feb 13, 2024, 10:12 PM
Feb 13

and a bit of change, too. no hair fights. wow. what a concept.


(25,590 posts)
16. Ohh, you have no idea.
Tue Feb 13, 2024, 11:00 PM
Feb 13

A fortune saved not paying for hair cuts or shampoo. Plus, time saved just getting up, and heading out the door, not needing to shave or comb hair.

They absolutely looked quite different from other kids. My sons wound up attending a small, secular independent school in Kansas City (the Barstow School for those of you who might be familiar with it) and I always introduced myself to new moms as the mother of the two bald kids.

What I find most interesting, is that in recent years, any time I'd ask, and I'd get about four words into the question: "If there were any cure . . ." they knew where I was going (". . . any cure for alopecia.&quot they'd immediately say, "NO!" Life without hair was simply a whole lot easier, and since they'd both gotten alopecia at relatively young ages, they were just fine.

Here's another interesting thing. The very first NAAF (National Alopecia Areata Foundation) conference that we went to, was eye-opening. First off, being in a large room with lots of bald people. Sending my son off on a kid thing, and then having trouble finding him when they got back because I was used to his being the only bald kid, or the only one wearing a hat, and now there was an entire room filled with bald or hatted kids.;


(2,148 posts)
8. I. Detest. Facial. Hair.
Mon Feb 12, 2024, 10:46 AM
Feb 12

It grosses me out. These guys remind me of the pictures on the Smith Brothers cough drops box. I’m looking forward to the time that this beard thing isn’t a thing any more. Give me a clean, smooth faced fella anytime! And Thanks for letting me vent!! Lol!


(8,793 posts)
9. Some sports harbor a bit of superstition, or some players/groups...
Mon Feb 12, 2024, 11:52 AM
Feb 12

I’ve seen hockey players/teams keep beards growing for the span of the long playoff seasons, seen baseball players do the same.

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