Can women do No-Shave November?

This No-Shave November, look out: Women are ready to (not) sacrifice their body hair for the cause. It’s No-Shave November, the month when men put down their razors to let their facial hair roam free in the name of prostate cancer awareness.

Is No-Shave November still a thing?

November 30, 2021 It’s time to put down your razors, scissors or clippers and grow out your hair for cancer prevention. No-Shave November is a month-long campaign to raise awareness and funding for cancer prevention, research and education.

What is the history of No-Shave November?

History of No-Shave November The idea of using facial hair to create awareness during November started in 2003 in Australia with a group of friends who coined the term, “Movember,” in reference to how they will be growing out their mustaches and collecting money for mens’ health charities during that month.

Do you have to clean shave for Movember?

Yes. On Movember 1st all participants should start completely clean shaven. Movember is for one month only and head starts are not allowed and go against the spirit of Movember. Remember – each Mo is a conversation starter for men’s health.

Why is it called Movember?

Movember (a portmanteau of the Australian-English diminutive word for moustache, “mo”, and “November”) is an annual event involving the growing of moustaches during the month of November to raise awareness of men’s health issues, such as prostate cancer, testicular cancer, and men’s suicide.

How did Movember start?

The Movember movement is of Australian origin and started in 2003 when two Australians, Travis Garone and Luke Slattery, decided to start a joke amongst their friends by bringing back the fashion of growing a moustache.

What are the rules of Movember?

According to the charity’s website, the official rules of Movember are as follows: Rule one: Once registered at each Mo Bro must begin the 1st of Movember with a clean shaven face. Rule two: For the entire month of Movember each Mo Bro must Grow and groom a moustache. Rule three: Don’t fake it.

Is Movember in the USA?

The Movember Foundation has since raised $174-million worldwide, after spreading to South Africa and Europe, reaching North America in 2006. In 2009, Movember obtained official charity status in the United States. In 2010, participants in the United States alone raised over $7.5 million.