Beards. They’re tricky and not everyone can wear them well. They either look too bushy or too manicured. Too manly or just plain silly. Abe Lincoln could wear a beard. Zach Galifianakis can’t (sorry but it’s the truth). Hemingway… he could wear a beard with the best of them. Mel Gibson can’t. Who can say really what is it about some men’s faces that make them the perfect canvas for a beard? Certainly a strong chin and jawline comes into play, but other than that, just good beard genes maybe?
Here are 15 males celebs we think look way hotter with a beard than without.
Thanks to his starring role in the recent 50 Shades of Grey movie, actor Jamie Dornan has been getting a lot of attention lately. We are not sure what possessed Dornan to grow a beard after the film rocked the box office but we’re sure glad he did as it kicks up his sex appeal about 50 points.