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How to Grow a Handlebar Mustache
Posted By Brett On November 1, 2012 @ 5:12 pm In Dress & Grooming,Shaving | 102 Comments
Between No Shave November across college campuses nationwide, and Movember raising money in the fight against prostate cancer, there are all kinds of reasons to embark on growing your very own handlebar mustache this winter.
Hopefully, by now you have your eye on the manly mustache style  you want to achieve. Because I know some of you gents will assuredly have your heart set on that distinguished pinnacle of mustaches — the classic handlebar — we’ve put together this visual guide on how to grow one. Most handlebar experts say you’ll need at least six weeks growth at the bare minimum before your ‘stache will be long enough to be styled into the proper handlebar shape. But you’ll have to start training your mustache now in order to achieve that most glorious form. Here’s how to do it.
After you’ve grown your handlebar mustache, you might consider petitioning the illustrious Handlebar Mustache Club  for membership:
Special thanks to AoM reader and handlebar mustache owner, Eric Stolzmann for a handlebar growing consult.
Will you be growing a handlebar mustache this year? Do you already own and take enormous pride in your handlebar mustache? Have any tips for would-be owners? Share with us in the comments!
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 mustache style: http://www.artofmanliness.com/2011/10/31/mustache-styles/
 Tweezerman comb: http://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B000G62HZE/ref=as_li_ss_tl?ie=UTF8&camp=1789&creative=390957&creativeASIN=B000G62HZE&linkCode=as2&tag=stucosuccess-20
 wooden mustache comb: http://offermanwoodshop.bigcartel.com/product/mustache-combs-limited-edition
 Clubman Mustache Wax.: http://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B004E9EV2G/ref=as_li_ss_tl?ie=UTF8&camp=1789&creative=390957&creativeASIN=B004E9EV2G&linkCode=as2&tag=stucosuccess-20
 Handlebar Mustache Club: http://www.handlebarclub.co.uk/index.php
 Illustrations by Ted Slampyak: http://www.storytellersworkshop.com/
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