It’s common knowledge that to inhabit the Star Wars universe is to live in near-constant danger of losing a limb to a lightsaber strike. You’re just minding your business enjoying a glass of blue milk, when just like that, the place where your hand used to be becomes another cauterized stump of collateral damage in an internecine feud between warring space-wizards.

But what if the Jedi, instead of being a cult of dismemberment-happy warrior-monks, were instead barbers? That seems to be the conceit pursued by the folks at West Coast Shaving, who took it upon themselves to remove the facial hair from many of the Star Wars characters in this series of pictures. Whether it’s the sage beard of a Jedi Master or the authoritarian porn-stache of an Imperial officer, no one is safe from having their signature whiskers utterly disintegrated.

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The main takeaway of this project is that underneath the facial hair, both the humans and Wookiees of the Star Wars universe have beautiful, pore-less skin. Lando in particular has a porcelain doll-like glow.

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Chewbacca mostly just looks like Lemmy from Motörhead.

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