(Closed) Not a fan of Movember!!

posted 7 years ago in The Lounge
Post # 47
1133 posts
Bumble bee
  • Wedding: May 2015

Fiance looks best with facial hair.  Otherwise, he looks about 15 haha (he’s 22).  I love guys with facial hair, it’s just attractive to me. Of course it has to be taken care of.  At least it’s all for a good cause.

Post # 48
407 posts
Helper bee
  • Wedding: June 2015

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@Scorpio88:  My Fiance has the same issue, he looks 18 without facial hair and he turns 28 in Janurary, hahah.  

Post # 49
177 posts
Blushing bee
  • Wedding: May 2015

It’s called no shave November around here but yes I hate it! My ex did it and I made him shave mid month lol. My bf always has facial hair but as long as he keeps it neat I like it on him.

Post # 50
3075 posts
Sugar bee
  • Wedding: April 2013 - A court...

I like beards actually but Dh can’t grow one lol

Post # 51
483 posts
Helper bee

My SO has a beard, and I LOVE it.

Post # 52
781 posts
Busy bee

Lol, mine is military, so he CANNOT participate!!! (Thank God) 

Post # 53
58 posts
Worker bee

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@MrsPanda99:  Actually, the moustache is there for a reason. It’s important, but I guess you might have to have the context to see why?

In Australia, we’ve had a bunch of fundraisers like this for ages. There’s Shave for a Cure where people shave their heads for the Leukemia Foundation every autumn, and Pink Ribbon Day for women’s cancers in late October.

Something the Cancer Council noticed after like a decade of Pink Ribbon Days was that deaths related to breast and gynaecological cancers were falling, but early detection of those cancers was rising. Basically, the pink ribbons every October reminded women to get their breasts checked, something that a lot of women are kind of not keen on doing otherwise. Seriously, who wants to have a mammogram?

By contrast, early detection and deaths due to men’s cancers had stayed the same.

So, Movember.

You see a guy with a moustache in Movember? Even if you don’t give him a dime, if you’re in the age bracket, it might just remind you to go get your prostate exam. It’s not just about the money.

Post # 54
4655 posts
Honey bee
  • Wedding: August 2013

I love a nice beard, so movember seems harmless and fun to me… but DH already has a beard of the length he prefers (and can’t really get much longer if he wants to stay professional at work) so he doesn’t/can’t participate. 

I prefer men who rock nice full facial hair. 

Post # 55
769 posts
Busy bee

I love that it aims to raise funds and awareness not only for prostate cancer but also Men’s Mental Health!

I’m not normally a fan of beards but I being in Australia there are so many Mo’s in November that I can’t help but smile!


Post # 56
9681 posts
Buzzing Beekeeper

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@Stellarsays:  I would think advertising and marketing campaigns would do the same thing. Also, a lot of guys just grow facial hair and think that means they are participating…they forget that raising money is the biggest piece of the puzzle. At least that’s the case here. 

I will give whoever money for cancer research but my husband doesn’t need to look like a scrub. That’s just me. 

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