And the 35-year-old’s buzzcut may not come as a surprise to some, after years of bald jokes from the royal who has never failed to crack a smile over his premature hair loss.
But the nation was shocked to learn the price of his latest trim.
The royal cut took place in the comfort of Kensington Palace and the new aesthetic set Prince William back a cool £180.
And Twitter users took to the social media platform to express their disbelief:
Prince William’s head shave cost £180? He could have gone to Mad Walter’s in Chorley and got that for £1.50. Infact I’m fairly sure Walter would travel and cut it for less than that.
— Bethany Black (@BeffernieBlack) January 19, 2018
£180?! Could’ve shaved off costs by getting razors from Poundland https://t.co/JzQco50kDo
— Poundland (@Poundland) January 19, 2018
Prince William apparently paid £180 for a baldy?!?! I wouldn’t pay £180 for a full hair transplant never mind a number 1 all over!
— Brady (@goachyboy) January 19, 2018
So #PrinceWilliam pays 180 quid for a haircut!?! How about just buy a @BaBylissUK hair trimmer stick your head over bath and get missus to cut the bits you missed.. #ManUp #babyliss #cutyourownhair #ridiculous #taxpayersmoney
— mrtophat (@terry_grimley) January 19, 2018
But Prince William has succumbed to endless jokes about his receding hairline over the years so it was only a matter of time until he would finally take the plunge and opt for a more clean-shaven look.
Let’s be honest, who can forget Kate Middleton’s joke on the 2014 royal tour of Australia?
When shown a bundle of alpaca wool (which just so happened to be a similar hue to her husband’s hair), she pointed to Prince William’s head and joked: “You need it more than me.”
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