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2 Sep 13th, 2017 at 6:06AM
Important Haircut's subtrope Beard of Sorrow is when growing the beard or stubble represents emotional turmoil; shaving it off indicates that He's Back- or at least that he's trying to be back. Expository Hairstyle Change is closely related to both, but without focusing on the specific moment/process of the change: say Bob trading his Beard of Evil for a Perma-Shave look between appearances may reflect his Heel–Face Turn