02/07/2009 05:12 am ET Updated Dec 06, 2017

Prince William Shaves Beard (PHOTOS, POLL)

Back at Christmastime, we polled readers on whether Prince William should shaved his newly debuted beard. The majority said nay.

Too bad. He shaved it anyway, returning clean-shaven from a vacation in Scotland with girlfriend Kate Middleton. Take a look at the pictures, then scroll down to take our new poll.

Here's the before, on Christmas Day:


And here's the after, from The Daily Mail::