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How to Style Your Whiskers for Movember

Everything you need to know to mo' your stache like a pro.

If you want to style your whiskers perfectly this Movember, these are three items you need to own. 

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THE ESSENTIALS

1. MERKUR CHROME MUSTACHE RAZOR

Clever design allows precision trimming, shaping, and outlining without risking a fatal nick at the lip.

$40, theartofshaving.com

2. MUSTACHE SCISSORS

For sharp and precise trimming, these stainless-steel scissors can help tame even the most unruly facial hair.

$20, theartofshaving.com

3. WILLIAMSBURG MUSTACHE WAX

This stuff is designed to give you as many ecliptic style options as the neighborhood it's named for.

$22, brooklyngrooming.com 

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Want to style your mustache like a Hall of Famer? Rob McMillen, head barber at the Blind Barber in New York City, gave us the tips on how to style the most popular mustaches yourself. 

MO' LIKE A PRO

THE HANDLEBAR
As your 'stache grows, comb it from the center out, to train the hair in that direction. Shape the points with wax and twist them for the ideal shape, using hairspray to increase the hold even more. For inspiration, do a search for pics of the iconic handlebar worn by baseball Hall of Famer Rollie Fingers.

THE CHEVRON
For the Magnum, P.I. look made famous by Tom Selleck, shave a strong, diagonal line from your nose to about a quarter of an inch beyond the corner of your mouth, where the hair should come to a subtle point. Trim along your upper lip so the 'stache is flush with the top edge. Use a razor to trim other spots.

THE HORSESHOE
Visualize Hulk Hogan and shave your cheeks, but avoid the mouth. Leave a half-inch vertical line of hair from mouth to chin on both sides. Using a trimmer, shave the upper edge of your mustache to create a sharp border, leaving just a half inch of hair. Use a trimmer to adjust the length, but keep the shape. 

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