Celebrity·Posted on May 16, 2016Why Beards Are More Magical Than MakeupMaybe it's growing out of his face. Maybe it's Maybelline.by by Matt StoperaBuzzFeed Staff, by Brian GalindoBuzzFeed StaffFacebookPinterestTwitterMailLink Beings of the planet Earth, strap yourselves in and get ready for a wild ride. I'm about to get all Aladdin on your ass and open up a whole new world. Tap to play GIF Tap to play GIF FOX You know that thing some guys say: twitter.com Yeah, derr, that one. It's dumb as hell for a bunch of reasons. twitter.com Why? Well, do you have a beard? Yes? Take a seat, my brethren. Beards are the ultimate form of makeup. Beards will totally transform your face. Beards contour and/or hide imperfections better than any makeup could. Twitter: @jsmnmr Beards are essentially the greatest form of makeup. Here's your proof: We'll start way back when with a lil' guy you may have heard of named Mr. Abraham Lincoln. This is what Abe Lincoln looked like beardless: Archive Photos / Getty Images Basic bitch. And here's what he looked like with a beard: Getty Images Check out those cheekbones, girl! You can tell he's totally feeling his look! Getty Images Now that you have your historical background of beards acting as makeup, let's look at some more recent examples. Jon Hamm beardless: Basically a puffy teen on his way to junior prom. Jason Merritt / Getty Images Jon Hamm with a beard: Basically my lumberjack fantasy. Pascal Le Segretain / Getty Images Donald Glover beardless: *Baby voice* What a cutie! Alberto E. Rodriguez / Getty Images Donald Glover with a beard: *Pervy old lady voice* Suddenly I'm weak. Jonathan Leibson / Getty Images Henry Cavill beardless: Superboy. Jerod Harris / Getty Images Henry Cavill with a beard: SuperMAN. Tim P. Whitby / Getty Images Dizammmn. Robert Pattinson beardless: Sad emo kid. Gareth Cattermole / Getty Images Robert Pattinson with a beard: Moody artist. Pascal Le Segretain / Getty Images Jamie Dornan beardless: Fifty shades of bland. Evan Agostini / Getty Images Jamie Dornan with a beard: Fifty shades of in my pants!* Jesse Grant / Getty Images *That didn't make sense. Idris Elba beardless: Hot. BBC Idris Elba with a beard: 🔥🔥🔥🔥🔥🔥 Stuart C. Wilson / Getty Images John Krasinski beardless: It just doesn't seem right. Frazer Harrison / Getty Images John Krasinski with a beard: Everything is right. Jason Merritt / Getty Images Jake Gyllenhaal beardless: Yikes. Jason Kempin / Getty Images Jake Gyllenhaal with a beard: OK, much better. Larry Busacca / Getty Images Nick Offerman without a beard: Errrr. Christopher Polk / Getty Images Nick Offerman with a beard: Unfffff. Frazer Harrison / Getty Images Louis C.K. beardless: Legit creepy. thelouisckstylepages.tumblr.com Louis C.K. with a beard: Way less creepy, like you wouldn't be freaked out if this guy asked you for directions late at night. Pascal Le Segretain / Getty Images In conclusion, from Abe Lincoln to Jon Hamm, the proof is IN THIS POST. Tap to play GIF Tap to play GIF Tumblr / Via giphy.com Beards do the same thing as makeup. End of story.