Growing a Mustache for Movember? Here’s What You Need to Know

by | Nov 2020

A man models his mustache for Movember.

Photos: Glynnis Forsberg Photography

Movember raises awareness about men’s health.

Sometimes facial hair is more than a style choice but is grown for a cause.

Movember, an organization that began in 2003, seeks to create awareness about men’s health. The work primarily centers around prostate and testicular cancer as well as mental health and suicide prevention among men.

Ready to “grow a Mo” this month? The rules are simple. Sign up at Movember’s website. Then grow and trim your ‘stache to suit your style.

Throughout November, use the look as a talking point to raise awareness for men’s health and encourage others to grow their own and donate.

Tonic Barber Storefront

If growing or grooming facial hair seems daunting, the experts at Tonic Barber in Edina can help you out. Located inside the Galleria, Tonic Barber invites clients to relax and experience a beard sculpting service or beard facial detox.

Products for Beard Care

Don’t have time for a trip to the salon? Tonic Barber’s master stylist Orville Soosai has some helpful tips for at home beard maintenance. He says, “Really wash underneath it good; a lot of companies have beard washes but even a good gentle facial cleanser will work great.” He adds that hydration is important for any beard length and suggests a beard oil. For longer beards, Soosai recommends a beard butter or balm. He says, “Our products are designed to help tame flyaways and control and shape as a styling product.”

Learn more about growing your own “Mo” this November at

Tonic Barber
3180 Galleria


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