A constant companion since his 2020 comeback, Justin Bieber's mustache has proved unusually divisive, with some fans begging him to get reacquainted with a razor (my unrequested opinion: People should do what they want with their faces.) And it looks like he's done just that: On Sunday, Bieber posted a photo of his mustache-free face, labeling it, "Baby face BIEB" and adding the caption, "I shaved. MUSTASHIO went on holiday, but he will be back in due time." Mustache haters, you've got your wish, but it sounds like it won't be lasting all that long.
"Baby face BIEB" is a pretty accurate description of his new look—aside from the tattoos he's collected since, the photo really could have been taken back in 2009, "One Time" on the radio and purple hoodies on Beliebers everywhere. And fresh-faced Bieber has two significant fans: His wife Hailey Baldwin, who commented, "yeeeeee" with a heart-eyes emoji, and his mom Pattie Mallette, who wrote, "Ya praise God."
In a recent interview with Apple Music's Zane Lowe, Bieber talked about his "reckless" behavior while dating ex Selena Gomez, who's spoken herself about being emotionally abused by the singer. "In my previous relationship, I went off and just went crazy and went wild, just was being reckless," he said, as Entertainment Tonight reports, before reflecting on his current relationship with new wife Hailey Baldwin. "This time I took the time to really build myself and focus on me, and try to make the right decisions and all that sort of stuff," Bieber said. "And yeah, I got better."
For more stories like this, including celebrity news, beauty and fashion advice, savvy political commentary, and fascinating features, sign up for the Marie Claire newsletter.