Your guide to grooming your moustache
Words: Damien Woolnough
Photography: Jose Ros
5th November 2018
Thanks to the popularity of Movember, raising awareness for testicular and prostate cancer as well as depression, men are discovering the joys of looking like a member of the 1970’s Australian cricket team.
Like a puppy for Christmas a moustache is not just for November – it’s for life and can be for your wedding day.
Once you’ve embraced your Big Freddie Mercury Energy you need to take care of the latest addition to your facial furniture.
Jack Black Beard Oil, $45 at Mensbiz
That coarse feeling your future husband complains about when you nuzzle his neck in the morning is why you need beard oil.
Beard oils are specially formulated to tame moustache and beard hair and condition the skin underneath to help avoid flakiness.
The beauty of Jack Black’s beard oil is that alcohol and synthetic fragrances are left out of the mix, so it’s super gentle on your skin. The potent mix contains Melon oil and Vitamin E.
Merkur Moustache & Eyebrow Razor, $39 at Mensbiz
The Germans’ mixed history with moustache’s aside, they sure know how to create a precision instrument for attending to hard to get areas.
Two different blade widths enable you to tackle right beneath the nose or above the lip with ease to achieve a flawless finish.
Geo. F. Trumper, Lime Beard Wash, $35 at Mensbiz
Apart from turning the messiest of bathrooms into a gentleman’s retreat with its posh packaging, this extract of limes from Geo. F. Trumper is a satisfying shampoo and conditioner combination.
Designed for facial hair, massage a small account into your mo’ for a few moments.
Captain Fawcett’s Moustache Wax, $19 at Mensbiz
There are some days when the rough and ready Magnum PI look just won’t cut it.
For an elegant Edwardian finish apply a dab of Captain’s Fawcett’s Moustache Wax.
Increase the amount until you’ve achieved a Salvador Dali level of sleekness.