It's almost December 1st, which marks the end of Movember, the beginning of clogged drains and the increase in razor sales (Gillette rejoices!). Sadly, most Movember guys only Stache themselves for the 30 days and then quit cold turkey, proving they just couldn't hang with the men the other 335 days. There are both pros and cons to the December 1st shave, though:
- It's not just in your mind that your girlfriend/wife loves you more now without the extra hair. PRO!
- The feeling of inferiority and immediate regret with the last swipe of the razor. CON.
- The feeling of seeing yourself for who you really are in the mirror. PRO?
- You can't talk about/twirl your mustache anymore. CON (for you). PRO (for everyone else).
- The freedom to give children candy without fear they will run away. PRO! (if you're a creep)
- Food no longer gets stuck on your face ... as often. PRO (for you). CON (for us).
No matter if there are pros or cons of the Stache, Movember unites us into one Mustache-lovin' group for at least a few days. Especially those four guys from Sector 9 Skateboards. They transformed from wee-boys into MEN in the span of a few weeks. We had our concerns throughout their growth process, but because they kept chugging along, we didn't quit them. We kept watching, studying, wondering and at times being confused. As much turmoil as was experienced, we're glad we did because here they are in their fourth and final week in all their mustached glory from pre-mustache to Pro.
So who can grow the sweetest Stache?
KEN HURD 'DA THIRD
Analysis: Sweetest Confidence Skyrocketer Stache. Went from negative zero (Stache) to (super) hero.
Analysis: Sweetest Mood Stache. Thickness instead of color determines this face accessory's function.
Analysis: Sweetest Hue. No "Just For Men" needed here.
Analysis: Sweetest Stacher Style. Not so much actual style of the Stache because it's a pretty basic one, but the style of the one who grows it just makes it better. Mustache rides hat? Fake wave? Tie t-shirt? Yup. Plus his Stache came out of nowhere. See week #2.
It's amazing what 30 days can do to your face.
Case Study Analysis conclusion of Subjects:
The conclusion is there isn't one. We don't want to pick favorites. Plus, we don't have any favorites. And if we were to only pick one winner, that means there would be three losers and we just don't think Stache growing is synonymous with loser. BUT if we absolutely had to pick a winner, SOLELY based on this week's photo and not actual growth, it would be Hurd the Third. He just looks so angelic.
For those of you who wondered who was the mastermind/puppetmaster behind the Movember mustache growth of the four guys this past month ... it's a chick!
That's Krista Soccolich. And if it wasn't for her, the four Movember men with the sweet Staches featured here would still just be "those guys."
For those who love the Mustache'd skate deck the above Subjects are holding, you can buy it on Sector 9's site. Proceeds will go to Movember. So basically you can help Movember without growing a mustache. Aren't you a fancy, generous cheater?