Give Your Mustache a Twirl with these Best Mustache Waxes

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If you’ve decided to rock a magnificent mustache, you might need some assistance with keeping your newly grown facial hair healthy and under control. Mustache wax will help keep your mustache and upper lip moisturized while providing you the style power you need.

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. First, look to these best mustaches of all time for inspiration and then take a gander at these four mustache waxes, which will help you tame that upper lip toupe.  We’d also suggest regular trims to avoid looking like Wilford Brimley.

RIDES Mustache Wax, $9

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This is one of those times where you can take one look at the man behind the product and know you are in good hands. The owner/designer/creator Madison E. Rowley has a World Champion beard and mustache that is beyond impressive, to say the least. His product is all natural and organic and made with these clearly awesome ingredients: organic beeswax, organic coconut oil, natural essential oils, and love.

Highlights:

  • Size: 0.25 oz
  • Seriously stiff stuff
  • THEY ENCOURAGE RECYCLING. Return your empty tin to receive a refill for $6.

Proraso Moustache Wax, $12

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We wouldn’t call this a wax but a paste. This is seriously one of our all-time favorites. Why? Because it doesn’t start off waxy and hard to mold. You simply dip your finger into the paste (almost feels like shaving cream) and then dab onto your stache and comb through. It hardens after a minute or two and keeps your hairs in place all day and night. And since it isn’t waxy, it doesn’t collect food and dust bunnies.

Highlights:

  • Size: .05 oz
  • Great texture
  • Smells like you are in an Italian barber shop (eucalyptus!)

Beardbrand Tea Tree Mustache Wax, $7

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This is in our top three. The chapstick packaging makes it easy to just brush onto your whiskers and comb through. Your fingers never really have to get sticky. And it is great for travel.

Highlights:

  • Size: 0.15 oz
  • Glides on easily
  • Ease of carry, it’s the size of ChapStick!

Penhaligon’s Bayolea Moustache Wax, $15

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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.

Highlights:

  • Size: 0.2 oz
  • Good for twirling your tips
  • So many good smells

The Art of Shaving Beard and Moustache Wax, $28

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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.

Highlights:

  • Size: 0.2 oz
  • Light vanilla scent
  • Used by artist Salvador Dali to form his renowned facial hair!

Article originally published November 2, 2015. Article updated on Oct 25th by Cator Sparks.

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