And the result of the vote, which had you clicking on in your thousands, is now in.
With a whopping 42 per cent, Prince Felipe of Spain was our overall winner, beating Boyzone star Ronan Keating into second place.
The Irish singer's new beard was still popular with readers, who awarded him 30 per cent of the vote.
Coming in at third was another royal, Prince William. The beard he grew for Christmas last year clearly hasn't been forgotten by royal fans.
Meanwhile Brad Pitt's new look also went down well, clinching fourth spot.
Readers were less sure about the fuller than usual facial hair David Beckham grew in October. It was a look which at the time he commented, "Halloween is coming up and I was thinking of Wolverine from X-Men."
The stubbled looks of Keanu Reeves, Prince Philippe of Belgium and Jim Carrey brought up the rear.