With the bad taste of the economic downturn still lingering in people’s mouths, fewer salaries rising in line with inflation and Christmas fast approaching, more and more people are turning to credit reports to keep check on their finances.
Movember is back and will see thousands of men growing their
moustaches to raise awareness of a number of men’s health issues, including
prostate cancer, testicular cancer and mental health.
Movember had a light-hearted beginning ten years ago with a group of friends
from Australia who thought it would be fun to bring back the moustache. The
next year the men decided to combine growing facial hair with raising money for
charity, and in 2004 a group of 450 Movember supporters amassed £25,000 in
donations. The cause is now a global event that raises over £90 million for
The rules are simple. Register as an individual or part of a team and starting
with a clean shaven face, grow a moustache throughout the month of November. As
well a highlighting men’s health issues and raising a stack of money for
charity, Movember is a fantastic opportunity for men to get together in their
local communities or make new friends at Movember events near and far.
Movember has revived our love of the moustache and this year will see an array
of fine examples on our streets. There are few rules when growing a moustache
but here as.one
picks up some top
Movember style tips.
Men with bigger, fuller faces should opt for bigger, fuller moustaches. Small
thin moustaches looks best on small thin faces.
Moustaches shouldn’t look excessively groomed if that is not part of your
If you have a crazy hairstyle, avoid overdoing things by keeping your moustache
Top Movember Styles From as.one:
For coarser hair types the Imperial spreads across the upper cheeks in a bowed
W shape with tapered ends pointing up towards the ears.
Think Captain Hook! The handlebar is achieved by shaving off the moustache and
leaving an area in the middle that is the width of the nose, growing and
shaping the hair into inverted c shaped loops on either end.
Once sported by Jimmy Hendrix, the Rockstar is a big, bold moustache, suitable
for fine or thick hair types with the hair grown out across the cheeks.
The magnum is one of the most difficult moustaches to grow. Made famous by Tom
Selleck, the chevron shaped Magnum is debonair and uber masculine.
A classic horseshoe shaped moustache is the type associated with bikers and has
been sported by a number of celebs including Axel Rose and Hulk Hogan.
A fine line of moustache on the upper lip that looks as though it has been
drawn in pencil.
A well-groomed moustache, teased into fine, symmetrical points at either end.
Commonly associated with Adolf Hitler and 1980’s pop stars, the Toothbrush is a
2-3cm wide strip beneath the nose with vertically trimmed edges.
The Fu Manchu
Not to be confused with the horseshoe, the Fu Manchu is grown downwards past
the lips reaching either side of the chin.
A sophisticated style made popular by French artists. A thick moustache
covering the width of the mouth and rounded slightly at the edges.