The Handlebar Moustache is perhaps one of the most iconic moustaches of our age, otherwise known as the spaghetti moustache this fantastic piece of facial hair styling was first seen on the Iron Age Celts believe it or not. Although there may have been many handlebar moustaches over those years it really came into the public eye in the 19th century where it was particularly popular with Wild West figures in the continent of North America and with soldiers during WW1 in Europe. Famous figures known for their handlebar moustaches include Friedrich Nietzsche, Wyatt Earp, Joseph Stalin, Franz Ferdinand and JP Morgan – although we understand some of those figureheads are certainly more desirable than others… We are looking at you Joseph.
The question is, how do you go about growing a handlebar moustache?
Hopefully, by now you have your eye on the manly moustache style you want to achieve. Because I know some of you gents will assuredly have your heart set on that distinguished pinnacle of moustaches — the classic handlebar — we’ve put together this visual guide on how to grow one. Most handlebar experts say you’ll need at least six weeks growth at the bare minimum before your ‘stache will be long enough to be styled into the proper handlebar shape, although we reckon you can cut that down with our trusty hair growth support supplement – Biotin for men. Either way, you’ll have to start training your moustache now in order to achieve that most glorious form. Here’s how to do it:
First: Don’t trim your moustache
Second: Comb your moustache
Third: Wax the moustache
Do not worry, we have the perfect moustache wax just for this purpose…
Fourth: Twist and shape it
Finally: Maintain it!
Master this five step routine and before you know it you will have your very own handlebar moustache to rival some of history’s great moustache wearers, just avoid going all Stalin on us – no one needs another one of him… With enough combing, growing, and grooming you may even get a handlebar moustache as beautifully crafted as this one…