Moustache is a facial hair hat grows on upper lip. It’s importance can be gauged from the fact that from time immortality it is associated with bravery, manliness, knowledge and acts of glory. Horseshoe mustache history.
In ancient times warriors and kings have been glorified by artist by portraying them with what can be term has royal beards/moustaches. In our own country particularly rajasthani,jat and south indian men are famous for there moustaches.
Moustache is not just present day phenomena infact it has been featured in historical records as well.
Religiously the significance of moustache can be seen to be of varying proportions like in ancient times it was not advisable to shave your moustache as it would bring bad news or ill effects.. One of my close friend’s family(thank god he is not in quora) they don’t allow removing the beards only shaving it and trimming it and reason because his grand father and great grand father had to face humiliation whey they shaved there moustaches)
Importance of moustache:-
REDUCES INFECTION: Beards reduce the risk of facial cuts which in the past were a common source of death. It was not entirely unusual for a man to die from a septic infection due to a shaving cut.
Moustaches and beards reduce exposure to the underlying skin from dangerous levels of ultraviolet radiation, thereby significantly reducing the risk of cancer.
In addition to various cultures, the perception of the moustache is also altered by religion as some religions support the growth of a moustache or facial hair in general, whereas others tend to reject those with moustaches, while many churches remain somewhat ambivalent on the subject.
While Amish men grow beards when married and never trim them, they eschew moustaches and continue shaving their upper lips. This is rooted in a rejection of the German military fashion of sporting moustaches, which was prevalent at the time of the Amish community's formation in Europe, hence serving as a symbol of their commitment to pacifism.
Though it is never explicitly stated by The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints that all male members must be clean-shaven, within Mormon circles it is often considered "taboo" for men to have moustaches as the missionaries of the church are required to be clean-shaven, and this has become somewhat of a social norm within the church itself.
This often leads those members who do choose to wear moustaches feel somewhat like they do not quite fit the norm, and yet in the studies shown done by Nielsen and White, these men reportedly do not mind this feeling and that is why they continue to grow their facial hair
Even though facial grooming is not specifically mentioned within the Qur'an, numerous narrations of hadith (sayings of Muhammad) address personal hygiene, including facial hair maintenance.
In one such example, Muhammad advised that men must grow beards, and as to moustaches, cut the longer hairs as to not let them cover the upper lips (as this is the Fitra—the origin).
Thus, growing a beard while keeping the moustache short and trimmed is a well-established tradition in many Muslim societies.
7. Now allow me to tell some famous people with moustaches
8 In film industry and politics moustache has a very important role to play.
Firstly coming to moustached spotted by charlie chaplin and our rajkapoor
Here is another one if you are a fan of pro wrestling then hulk hogan trademark horseshoe mustache is also epic
In cricket two plaers have kept this moustache one is michael johnson and other one perv hughes
another open is david boon
In the early 1970s, Major League Baseball players seldom wore facial hair. As detailed in the book Mustache Gang, Oakland Athletics owner Charlie Finley decided to hold a moustache-growing contest within his team. When the A's faced the Cincinnati Reds, whose team rules forbade facial hair, in the 1972 World Series, the series was dubbed by media as "the hairs vs. the squares".
A site called http://bigoteolimipico.com (olympicmoustache) was created to allow people create Twitter avatars and Facebook images with moustaches in support of Tomás González.
NHL player George Parros was so well known for his moustache that replicas were sold by his team, with proceeds going to charity.
Formula 1 driver Nigel Mansell wore a famous chevron moustache during his racing career. While he shaved it off after he retired, he did later grow it back.
9. Some more interesting facts about moustache:-
There is a. whole month dedicated to moustache that is Movember (No Shave November) formed as moustache + november initially started from australia somewhere between 1999 and australia’s sporting team regular spot such moustaches
There is a world moustache competition that is occuring from 2007 and you will see some of the craziest World Beard and Moustache Championships 2007 had six sub-categories for moustaches:
Dalí – narrow, long points bent or curved steeply upward; areas past the corner of the mouth must be shaved. Artificial styling aids needed. Named after Salvador Dalí.
English moustache – narrow, beginning at the middle of the upper lip the whiskers are very long and pulled to the side, slightly curled; the ends are pointed slightly upward; areas past the corner of the mouth usually shaved. Artificial styling may be needed.
Freestyle – All moustaches that do not match other classes. The hairs are allowed to start growing from up to a maximum of 1.5 cm beyond the end of the upper lip. Aids are allowed.
Hungarian – Big and bushy, beginning from the middle of the upper lip and pulled to the side. The hairs are allowed to start growing from up to a maximum of 1.5 cm beyond the end of the upper lip.
Imperial – whiskers growing from both the upper lip and cheeks, curled upward (distinct from the royale, or impériale)
Natural – Moustache may be styled without aids.
10.There are many moustache types like
dali which became famous after salvodar dali (already mentioned above)
Horseshoe which appears from tip of upper lip extending down to lower lip
Handlebar as the name suggest it can be easily held in hand a example is
fu machu:-One of other iconic ones in fu machu based on a frictional villian you will generally find this moustache associated with kung fu masters or martial artist from chinese, koreans and japanese movies.
Other common mustaches are:-
Pancho Villa – similar to the Fu Manchu but thicker; also known as a "droopy moustache". Also similar to the Horseshoe. A Pancho Villa is much longer and bushier than the moustache normally worn by the historical Pancho Villa.
Shape up moustache
Jamie Hyneman with walrus moustache.
With the advent of trimmers, shavers and even adjustment in it you can make or create any mustache design you more information you can follow sites that are entirely dedicated for this thing for example Beardoholic, menxp, Beardbrand and many more. You can even simple google moustache styles for 2018 and you will get tons of answers and links for it
11. Styling products for moustache
If you like styling your mostache then you can simply use moustache wax.
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