11/25/2013 12:44 pm ET

Prince Harry's Beard Comes Out In Full Force On South Pole Trip (PHOTOS)

Prince Charles and Prince William may have hair issues, but Prince Harry's follicles are going strong. In fact, while journeying to the South Pole for the Walking With the Wounded charity trek, he's actually growing a beard.

#royal Prince #Harry puts time to good use during storm by making spare set of boot laces @supportthewalk #WWTW

— Paul Harrison (@SkyNewsRoyal) November 25, 2013

#royal Prince #Harry makes sure the team stills camera is in good working order #WWTW @supportthewalk

— Paul Harrison (@SkyNewsRoyal) November 23, 2013

That's right, Harry's sporting some ginger scruff, a development highlighted by the keen royal watchers over at Vanity Fair. To prepare for the journey, Harry spent the night in a giant freezer to acclimate to the cold. But he apparently didn't bother prepping in the beauty department, letting his hair grow into a rather respectable beard once he arrived in Antarctica.

And we really don't hate it... for now. Jury's still out until we see this thing full-grown at the end of the journey, which has been delayed by storms over the weekend. With Christmas approaching, we really hope Harry doesn't go for the full Santa look.


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