People.com Celebrity The Many Stages of Prince Harry's Facial Hair Since Harry's end-of-summer beard debuted, his ginger scruff has been the talk of the town By Diana Pearl Published on October 22, 2015 05:35 PM Share Tweet Pin Email 01 of 09 CLEAN-SHAVEN DAVID HARTLEY/REX/Shutterstock Remember this guy? Before leaving for Africa for a months-long conservation trip, Prince Harry stepped out at Royal Ascot with a familiar hair-free face. That didn't last much longer … 02 of 09 SIGNS OF STUBBLE SIMSON URI-KHOP/MAIL ON SUNDAY/SOLO Two months later, Harry reemerged in a few new photos from his trip abroad. At first, it was just a dotting of hair across his face (and chiseled jawline) – a little more than your average 5 o'clock shadow, if you will. 03 of 09 GONE ALL-OUT CHARMAIN SWARTS/KHULULA CARE FOR WILD/AFRICAN CONSERVATION EXPERIENCE But after three months of living Harry's facial hair had gone from simple stubble to seriously sexy – or in serious need of a shave, depending on who you're asking. 04 of 09 FACIAL HAIR AT HOME Samir Hussein/WireImage He may no longer be sleeping under the stars in Africa, but Prince Harry's scruff has stuck around since he's returned to England. 05 of 09 BACK-THEN BEARD Chris Jackson/Getty Of course, this isn't the first time Harry has sported said scruff: Back in 2013, he skipped a few shaves before attending the family's annual Christmas celebrations at Sandringham (which, we're guessing, didn't quite put the Queen in the holiday spirit). 06 of 09 SPORTY SCRUFF Max Mumby/Indigo/Getty Although, we have to admit that his new look works for all sorts of occasions – whether it's getting excited at a rugby match … 07 of 09 SHORTER SCRUFF Phil Noble/Getty … or giggling at a charity event. 08 of 09 SIDE SCRUFF Rex Features/Startraks Go ahead, take a look at the all-important side view of Harry's beard (and sideburns!). 09 of 09 SUPER-CLOSE-UP SCRUFF Max Mumby/Indigo/Getty So, tell us. Harry's beard: Sexy or not? Vote below.