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Hipster Beard Transplants Are at Least Kind of a Thing

According to the doctors who sell them. DNAinfo reports that facial hair transplants are hot right now among young, stylish men, who pay up to $7,000 to enhance their visible manhood. “Whether you are talking about the Brooklyn hipster or the advertising executive, the look is definitely to have a bit of facial hair,” said one plastic surgeon, who says he averages three beard implants a week.

“I get a lot of detail-oriented people — artists, architects,” said another, citing men from Williamsburg, Bushwick, and Park Slope. Authenticity is dead.

“They may bring in a picture of an actor or a model,” one doctor offered — for example, George Clooney or Ryan Gosling. As long as no one is asking for the Bon Iver.

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