Hair-raising events promote men’s health in ‘Movember’

Here’s a look at what communicators and medical organizations have put together in support of the annual mustache-focused campaign.

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Seeing more mustaches lately? Happy Movember.

Organizations around the world are encouraging men (and women) to sport their mustaches. The Movember Foundation has signed up more than 5 million “Mo Bros” and “Mo Sistas” since 2003, as well as funding some 1,200 men’s health projects through its fundraising efforts.

Look at how communicators and organizations are supporting Movember and its related health efforts:


This page on the Audi website features a brief video showcasing different kinds of mustaches, from pencil to porno, as well as one fabulous “octopus” mustache and beard. The site packs a marketing message into its promotion:

Movember is a month dedicated to “changing the face of men’s health. By growing a moustache each year, men raise awareness about preventing cancer and other diseases. Shaping and styling your facial hair is an opportunity to be creative and express yourself—things that also epitomize the Audi Q2.

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