How to style your Movember ‘stache

Tips on making the best of No Shave November

Movember raises awareness for men’s physical and mental health issues.
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People across the world are growing out their mustaches in support of No Shave November and the Movember foundation, which helps to raise awareness for men’s health issues. 

In the Queen’s community, mustaches during this period are common. We see some good ones—but we also see some that don’t reach their full potential before they’re shaved off in December.

If you’re looking to improve your moustache game, here are some tips.

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If you want to have a solid mustache by the end of November next time, you may want to start growing one before Nov. 1. An extra week of growth will yield a better end result, and may save you from embarrassment during the month’s early days.

I usually have a beard year-round because it allows me to avoid shaving. Since I already had one in my beard, when Nov. 1 rolled around, I didn’t wait through the tedious early days for a mustache to fill out.

If you’re struggling to find your mustache when looking for it in the mirror, there’s not much you can do but wait for it to grow. Remember to be patient and never give up.

If you have a long moustache, I recommend brushing it to either side and creating a part in the middle. You also have the option of curling the ends of it. 

If you choose to curl your mustache, be prepared for constant daily adjustments and touch-ups. Mustaches are hard work, and you don’t want it to look sloppy. Trim it with scissors and a comb to avoid chunkiness in certain areas.

If you choose to curl your mustache, be prepared for constant daily adjustments and touch-ups.

November is a cold month, and having a good mustache will ensure that your upper lip stays warm.  Your new facial hair will provide warmth for the whole face and allow you to continue growing a beard to deal with the harsh winter conditions of December, January, and beyond. 

Nobody will seriously judge your moustache this month because it supports a good cause. Take advantage of it and test your mustache growing skills.

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