Actually, this is my first time writing about mustaches, unless you count the many texts to my mom and best friends about how I wish my fiance would shave his off (though my newfound knowledge encourages me to let it be, at least for the month of November). The Movember Foundation runs the Movember charity event, housed at No matter how long your beard is you have to clean it. Think big. The first couple of weeks are always the itchiest, particularly if you’ve never grown facial hair before. Ah, Movember; that special time of year when the leaves turn colors, the air becomes crisp, and mustaches start popping up quicker than you can say Pumpkin Spice Latte. By 2006, Movember received official charity status from Australia and raised more than $8 million since its inception three years prior. Our product picks are editor-tested, expert-approved. No-Shave November is a similar but unrelated organization. Use any temptation to shave as a chance to remember what Movember is all about and to talk about it to the people around you. 3. Not only will it help you get in the right mindset to start growing, it will also make sure the shave is close but grows out easily. 5. If you’re still a little gun shy, you can go the No-Shave November route, which is exactly what it sounds like: growing a beard instead of just a ‘stache. Challenge yourself to get physically active and raise funds for men’s health. Don’t face testicular cancer alone. © 2020 CNET, A RED VENTURES COMPANY. In any case, it's the two friends from Melbourne that created the legacy Movember is today. This November, it's time to grow your 'stache. Remember – each Mo is a conversation starter for men’s health. You may be able to find more information about this and similar content at, 7 Manscaping Tricks Every Guy Should Know, Skincare Products for Dark Skin Are on the Rise, The 12 Best Hairsprays for Men of All Hair Types, The 15 Best Eye Creams Men Should Buy Now, The Ultimate Skincare Guide for Men Over 40. Discuss: What is Movember and No-Shave November? Get together for a Movember event. The shampoo will get rid of buildup and the conditioner will soften the hair. Maybe someone in your household participates or you yourself participate. You can sign up solo, start a team, or organise a competition between multiple offices. Whether you choose to Grow, Move or Host, Movember is all about havin’ fun doin’ good. Here’s how we’re making a, Globally, 9.9M men are living with or beyond prostate cancer. © 2020 Movember.