Did you know that your face can raise awareness for men’s health? Yes, it is almost time for Movember!
If you didn’t know, Movember is the leading charity changing the face of men’s health on a global scale, focusing on mental health and suicide prevention, prostate cancer and testicular cancer. The charity raises funds to deliver innovative, breakthrough research and support programs that enable men to live happier, healthier and longer lives. Committed to disrupting the status quo, millions have joined the movement, helping fund over 1 250 projects around the world.
How to Get Involved:
Grow a moustacheMove for Movember by running or walking 60km over the month. That’s 60km for the 60 men we lose to suicide each hour, every hour across the world.Host a mo-ment by rallying a crew and do something fun and easy, virtual or in person. Hosting is all about having a good time for a good cause.Mo your own way by taking a gruelling test of physical endurance or some other wildcard idea.
If you need some inspiration for growing a moustache, here are some of the best moustaches of all time:
Image: The Late Show with Stephen Colbert/YouTube
According to Men’s Health, the only thing more impressive than his moustache is the sonorous voice that comes from beneath it.
The actor became the face of “the moustache” in the ’70s. It is said that his moustache even had its own agent?
Martin Luther King Jr.
It is said that the reverend, activist, and civil rights leader’s clean-cut moustache was a major part of his look.
Mandy Patinkin (as Inigo Montoya)
When he says “prepare to die,” you should … prepare to die.
The Queen singer was not only for his voice, but also for his moustache.
Image: Lionel Ritchie/YouTube
In an interview with GQ, Richie said that tweezers are the key in keeping one’s moustache perfect: “So when you have what I call dead time, boredom, you’re in a hotel or the dressing room, and there’s a big ten-magnification mirror? Oh man! Turn that mirror on thy face.”
Another leading moustache in the 2000’s TV mustachaissance.
Prince’s barely there ‘stache’ became an icon in itself.
Henry Cavill (as August Walker)
It is reported that this is the most expensive moustache…probably ever. Cavill was growing out his stache for his role in Mission Impossible: Fallout. The only problem was that he was also filming Justice League at the same time. And Superman doesn’t have a moustache. Cost to CGI remove Cavill’s whiskers during post-production: $3 million.
Sacha Baron Cohen (as Borat)
Who could forget Sacha Baron Cohen’s hairy, 6’3” figure on the beach in a lime green “mankini”?