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The Wild World of Staches: Our Best Choices

Some say a man without a mustache is a man without a soul


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Mustache styles have come and gone over the centuries because of war, famine, and more. The one thing that Albert Einstein, Mark Twain, Salvador Dali, Friedrich Nietzsche, and Magnum P.I. all had in common, though, was that they had facial fur during their heydays.

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Thin Moustache with Subtle Goatee

For some men, growing facial hair is a chore. For others, it’s a pain to shave daily. A cookie duster with a day or two of a barely-there goatee can look sharp in many situations.

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Thin Moustache With Classic Goatee

While the goatee has been lambasted as The Mullet of facial hair, this slick shaved combo goes smoothly with the line on the side of the head.

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Beard Blend Moustache

In 1698, Peter the Great launched a beard tax and publicly shaved those who defied him. This gentleman is happy that it’s not 17th century Russia anymore with his stunning beard blend mustache.

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Twirled Moustache

On the hipster subculture scale, this gentleman gets a 9.5 for his huge twirled mustache along with his Caesar Cut in the front and spike up top.

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Bull's Horns

Using a small dabble of wax turns an ordinary mustache into a slick way of grabbing the bull by the horns.

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Low Key Moustache

In this social media-obsessed world, it takes a brave man to grow and maintain a mustache. This style may help you navigate the different looks as you get used to the idea of having facial hair.

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Classic Trio

A covered lip can sometimes provide a window into underlying motivations. The mustache with the soft curl above a slight goatee provides a mysterious, but solvable, look.

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Thin Moustache with Goatee

Anyone can look years younger with a wispy mustache, fuzz under the chin, and lines in the hair as well as the eyebrows.

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Toned and Curved Moustache

A mustache that is getting a little wild, but toned and curved enough to fit in with the beard and the bowl cut fade is a must in 2019.

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Finely Chopped Moustache

This lip caterpillar, as well as the neon green hair and the Run DMC throwback glasses, stands out in any crowd.

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The Finely Toned English Mustache

If the Barber of Seville was a modern-day tatted-up hipster, he would have a finely toned English Moustache, it’s such a classic favorite, we love it!

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Inverted Elephant Trunk with Faded Sides

Perfect for playing croquet or eating a baguette on a street corner in Paris, this mustache is eye-catching.

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No Style Is A Style

Sometimes being punk rock means standing out in a crowd. Sometimes it means not having the unusual styles that everyone else has.

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Faded Sides with Erect Handle Moustache

To do the handlebar mustache properly, one has to commit to growing, waxing, and twisting at all times. This gentleman has got it right and could set his sights on The World Beard and Moustache World Championships in no time.

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Limousine Moustache

While riding in a limousine shows how fancy a person is, the limousine mustache flaunts a person’s ability to groom their lip foliage.

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Toned Moustache

Having a handlebar mustache is bold. Having a skin fade, beard, and suspenders to go along with the handlebar mustache is even bolder.

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