Archives for October 2011

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Mo Fact of the Day

Salvador Dali’s moustache has its own Facebook fan page with over 7,000 members.

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Mo Fact of the Day

Filmmaker John Waters is the only man known to have successfully pulled off a pencil mustache since Errol Flynn’s death in 1959.

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Mo Fact of the Day

The world’s longest moustache belongs to Bajansinh Juwansinh Gurjar of India. When measured in 2004, it was 12 feet, six inches long.

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Mo Fact of the Day

Throughout his life, Ernest Hemingway was known to alternate frequently between a moustache and a full beard.

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Mo Tip of the Day

Moustache wax isn’t just for shaping; it has restorative properties that keep your mo healthy and supple.

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Mo Fact of the Day

A sideburns/moustache combination is known as a “General Lee.” It is also known as “exceedingly badass.”

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Mo Tip of the Day

A simple homemade moustache wax can be made from equal parts beeswax and petroleum jelly, melted together and allowed to cool.

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Mo Fact of the Day

The Fu Manchu is better known as a mo style these days than for its namesake: A character in author Sax Rohmer’s crime novel series.

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Mo Fact of the Day

The World Beard and Moustache Championships is a biennial competition that began in Germany in 1990.

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Mo Fact of the Day

Frank Zappa’s signature combination of the chevron moustache and soulpatch is now known as “The Zappa.”

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Mo Tip of the Day

Keep your stache silky-soft by using a small amount of hair conditioner on it in the shower.

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Mo Tip of the Day

In Victorian England, men often used moustache spoons, utensils designed specifically to shield one’s moustache while eating soup.

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Mo Fact of the Day

Olympic swimmer Mark Spitz won seven gold medals while sporting a mustache. He joked that it deflected water from his mouth while he swam.

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Mo Tip of the Day

Never trim a wet mustache. Wet hair appears longer, and when it dries you might discover you’ve trimmed too much.

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Mo Fact of the Day

Groucho Marx, world famous comic and mo-bearer, wore a fake mustache early in his career. After realizing how great it was, he grew a real one.

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Mo Fact of the Day

U.S. Marines are not allowed to wear any facial hair apart from a mustache, which may not exceed a half an inch in length.

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MoTip of the Day

Wash, dry and brush your mo daily. It’s a magnet for bits of food and lint, and no one likes a dirty lip.

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Mo Fact of the Day

In 1967, The Beatles gave away cardboard mustaches with their album Sgt. Pepper’s Lonely Hearts Club Band.

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Mo Fact of the Day

Four U.S. Presidents are known for having rocked the stache: Chester A. Arthur, Grover Cleveland, Theodore Roosevelt and William H. Taft.

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Mo Fact of the Day

The earliest known portrait of a man with a mustache is that of an ancient Scythian horseman from 300 B.C.

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15 Moustachioed Heroes

Not only do these men rock killer moustaches, they’ve also made meaningful contributions to culture and society. The world can use mo heroes like them. (See what we did there?)

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Mo Fun Fact #1

Nearly every man who has ever killed a bear in close combat has possessed the ability to grow a moustache.

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Behind the Moustache: The Movember Story

Movember CEO Adam Garone and friends explain how Movember came to be, and how it changes faces and lives. Worth watching... twice! Behind-The-Stache - Watch MoreFunny Videos Made Man is a proud partner of Movember. Grow a mo with mademan.com/movember.

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Movember PSA

Moustaches don't just look schweet, they save lives. In this quick vid, folically gifted men and the women who love them explain how. Movember PSA - Watch MoreFunny Videos Made Man is a proud partner of Movember. Grow a mo with mademan.com/movember.

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The Better Man: The Proper Shave

Trent Magnano and Vinnie Morey of LA's The Proper Barbershop reveal the secrets of the straight razor shave. Just make sure to steer clear of the upper lip, of course. Clearly, Trent does. The Better Man: The Proper Shave - Watch MoreFunny Videos Made Man is a proud partner of Movember. Grow a mo with mademan.com/movember.

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Hunter Bormio Green Combat Boots

When harsh weather comes you need to keep your feet warm and dry while still looking good. Like a great jacket, the Hunter Bormio Green Combat Boots ($150) add function to style with a vulcanized rubber outsole, a quick-dry knitted nylon lining, and an orthopedic last that provides a comfy, glove-like fit. They also come in black, for those days when trudging through puddles, sludge or snow in Oxf …

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Steve Jobs and 14 Other Famous Guys Who Always Dress the Same

Steve Jobs isn’t the first man to decide choosing what to wear every day is too much work. Albert Einstein bought several versions of the same suit, surmising that his brainpower was better used on less pedestrian pursuits, like providing the groundwork for nuclear weapons. It takes a real man to wear the same thing every day and look good doing it. To get you thinking about what your uniform will …