Movember

Mike Napoli #12 of the Boston Red Sox pulls teammate Jonny Gomes #5 beard after hitting a three run home run to left field against Seth Maness #61 of the St. Louis Cardinals in the sixth inning during Game Four of the 2013 World Series at Busch Stadium on October 27, 2013 in St Louis, Missouri. (Jamie Squire / Getty Images / October 27, 2013)

You probably think it's November.

But bros call it Movember.

From the bearded brothers of the Boston Red Sox to the dudes of "Duck Dynasty" facial hair is fashionable and this month's Movember is the time to work some wild whiskers.

The mustache-growing event started in 2003 when a few men way down under in Australia decided to bring crumb catchers back in style (Mo is Aussie slang for mustache). Fast forward and the mustache movement has gone global, tying itself to raising awareness of men’s health issues such as prostate and testicular cancer.


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Women have splashy marketing campaigns like the pink ribbons of October’s breast cancer campaigns. Dudes did without. That is, until the Mo Bros.

All you have to do is register with Movember.com and get family, friends and colleagues to donate to their mo-grow, with proceeds benefiting the National Prostate Cancer Awareness Month.

But you don't need your gay boyfriend for that, do you? Here's some friendly fab advice and tips for getting through the month with style and panache:

First of all, CLICK HERE FOR EXAMPLES of fierce CHEST-aches. Yeah, I know...didn't think of that, did you?

Zirh men's skin care and grooming brand has a line - Ready, Set, Mo - geared to guys going through Movember growth. CLICK HERE for the chance to win a shave kit by posting photos on Facebook.

Thinking about taking your 'stache pro? Yup, there is such a thing. CLICK HERE to join the American Mustache Institute. Or CLICK HERE to regsiter for next year's World Beard & Mustache Championships. I shit you not man, I shit you not.

The Art of Shaving is offering $15 mustache trims with all the proceeds being donated to the Movember campaign. There are stores in Town Center at Boca Raton, Sawgrass Mills, Aventura Mall, Dadeland Mall and Palm Beach Gardens.

Still need some visual guidance? CLICK HERE to check out the most recognizable facial hair in Tinseltown in Wonderwall's photo gallery.

And finally, below The Art of Manliness website has a video on how to trim your mustache.

 

 

INFORMATION WHISKERS

According to Movember.com:

This is the seventh year for the Movember campaign in the United States.

One in six men will be diagnosed with prostate cancer.

Each Movember mustache created 2,413 conversations about men’s health issues.

There are an estimated 1.9 billion conversations in November about either the Movember campaign or men’s health.

Female participants are called Mo Sistas