Mustache Wax! Because Movember is Upon Us


While some guys choose to take the decidedly easier of the hirsute routes for their November fundraising efforts (I mean beards because really that’s not much of a sacrifice), others take the rockier approach via a hairy upper lip. If you are choosing to put the “mo” in Movember, you might need some assistance with keeping your newly grown facial hair under control. (On a related note: The Manual is heading up our own efforts to raise money for this worthy cause so check it.) If this is your first time at the mustache rodeo, you might need a little something extra in your dopp kit to get the situation under control such as these four mustache waxes: (we’d also suggest regular trims to avoid looking like Wilford Brimley).

BeardbrandTeaTreeWaxBeardbrand Tea Tree Mustache Wax

Putting this blend of peppermint and tea tree essential oils right under your nostrils is sure to jolt you out of any hangovers or sleep-deprived stupors. Slip the stick in your pocket for a mid-day pick-me-up.


McNattyTwizzleWaxMr. Natty Moustache Twizzle Wax

Like the look of ye olde hair curls adorning the sides of you mouth? This firm-hold formula will get them in fighting shape (think old timey boxers) and keep them there.


PenhaligonsBayloleaWaxPenhaligon’s Bayolea Moustache Wax

Anointing your mustache with perfume sounds unappealing at first. I mean, so close to your nostrils! But when it’s a pretty awesome blend of all that smells good in the world—Lemongrass! Cedar! Moss!—the act suddenly seems like a genius idea.


AOSMustacheWaxThe Art of Shaving Beard and Moustache Wax

All we have to say is this stuff comes from Hungary, a country that seems pretty well versed in facial hair, so they probably know things about taming it. And they maybe dropped that knowledge into this little pot of wax.