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Travis Kelce addresses social media's reaction to his new look

Facial hair is a tricky thing. Not everyone can pull it off masterfully and, as a general rule of thumb, those who do incorporate it into their signature aesthetic often look, well, different without it.

It's for this reason that those who flaunt the type of facial hair that would make Abe Lincoln proud should heed caution before removing it. Exhibit A: Travis Kelce.

After initially shaving a mustache, the Kansas City Chiefs star tight end showed up to practice rocking a fresh-shaven look on Monday -- a far cry from the glorious burly beard fans have grown accustomed to on the Super Bowl champ.