"When a resolute young fellow steps up to the great bully, the world, and takes him boldly by the beard, he is often surprised to find it comes off in his hand, and that it was only tied on to scare away the timid adventurers." - Ralph Waldo Emerson
In a matter of minutes, I went from hair to bare. Yes, I grow a terrible beard, but man, I look like a twelve year old now.
Here's the time lapse of how it went down (with some Guided By Voices for your listening pleasure). I almost stopped at the 'stache. Almost. (That beauty is on display at about the 1:40 mark.)
And check out this apropos gem I pinched from LiLu over at Live It, Luv It.