The main goal of #NoShaveNovember is to embrace hair which most of the cancer patients lose in the course of their treatment and donate that hair maintenance expense to the cause of fighting cancer.
It’s that time of the year again when men lock their razors and trimmers to let their beard and moustache grow.
#NoShaveNovember begins today.
Participants don’t shave their body hair to raise awareness about cancer in this month-long journey that began in 2007.
The Movember Foundation was started in 2003 by two Australians, Travis Garone and Luke Slattery.
The two men wanted to bring back the old moustache look back into men’s fashion.
#NoShaveNovember and Movember both started out as a time to celebrate the “manliness” of facial hair.
But, what began as a fun tradition soon transitioned into a charity-focused project in 2009.
The Movember Foundation has helped raise $650 million for more than 1,000 programs.
Other than raising awareness about cancer, participating in the #NoShaveNovember also gives men certain health benefits.
However, with passing years, the cause became a mass phenomenon with men from around world participating in the project.
From a celebrity to a common man, all took part in No Shave November and soon it became the newest sensation of social media.
#NoShaveNovember has been one of the most popular hash-tags on Instagram and Twitter.
Celebrities not only took the challenge to grow their beards but took it as an opportunity to impose new style statements that were followed by millions of fans.