It’s that time of year again folks! The time of year where beards are plentiful, ..and leg hair is rampant. It’s No Shave November! Every November we are all treated to the growth of hair that adorns faces and legs, …and a few other places as well! I myself enjoy joining in, but to be really honest with you…..I usually start somewhere back in mid August! It’s the only way to get a really even growth of leg hair!!
Originally women were not suppose to be a part of No Shave November. The tradition goes that guys grow out lumberjack-like beards throughout the month. The goal of No-Shave November is to grow awareness by embracing our hair, which many cancer patients lose, and letting it grow wild and free. Donate the money you usually spend on shaving and grooming for a month to educate about cancer prevention, save lives, and aid those fighting the battle.
I did some research and found that Movember is actually a twist on No Shave November. Movember is derived from No Shave November. The difference is this: Instead of not shaving your entire face for the entirety of the month, you shave everything but the mustache.
Movember is championed by the Movember Foundation, which was started in Australia in 2003.
The organization donates the money it raises to projects and programs related to prostate cancer, testicular cancer and men’s mental health issues.
Mo Bros, as participants are called, agree to grow and groom a Ron Swanson-worthy ‘stache and “use the power of the mustache to create conversations about men’s health and to raise funds” for the causes the organization supports.
So there you have it! They are both really great organizations that raise awareness about Cancer and are doing amazing things to help people.
I love both of these events, …and they are also really fun to take part in. Plus think of all that extra time you have now from not shaving! As with everything, you always have the folks that join in, but take it a step farther than everyone else! You know who you are!! You won’t just grow a beard….You will become the beard! I put together some examples of when No Shave November goes too far!!
Really all this guy needs is a trim
I bet there is a whole family of squirrels living on that guy’s face
YES….yes you are…
And yet her ass is so nice and shiny…
No need for tights…
Mustache rides are THE BEST!
BUSH – Not just the ex-president…
Can we all just agree that this guy WINS!
You are FABULOUS!!!
But seriously though, these are great organizations, and if you click on the links… you can learn more about the good that they do…and even donate if you like!! Happy Growing!!