Handlebar Moustache Survey by Londy of NC
- How long have you had a handlebar moustache, and what is your history with moustaches?
About one year now. No history really, just wanted to try it.
- What moved you to grow a handlebar moustache? Do any relatives or ancestors have handlebar moustaches?
It started when my wife planned a birthday party for me and things got out of hand. All guys were required to have facial hair to enter the party, specifically a moustache. Naturally, there was 6 month advance notice of the party. It was a great success!!
- What are some of the reactions of others as you grew your handlebar moustache? What sort of reactions or comments did you get initially from your significant other?
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Not much initially from anyone outside of the party invitees. Between us guys, we would take weekly pictures and compare growth and progress.
- What are some of the funny or strange comments others have made about your handlebar moustache over time?
None, all positive.
- Has having a handlebar moustache had any effects on your personality/behavior, attitude, self-expression, sense of self?
It brings out the artist in me more.
- What is it in your personality that drew you to growing a handlebar moustache?
I’m Italian, creative and being an artist and musician, it fits my personality.
- Have you been in any moustache contests or attended any such gatherings?
- It takes courage to wear a handlebar moustache. What would you say to those who think you look odd, silly or stupid with it?
I don’t care what they think. I’m sure there are things they wear that I don’t like either.
- What waxes, styling aids or glues to you prefer and why?
I use can you Handlebar wax, both primary and secondary. I also use grave before shave balm as well.
- What do you think a handlebar moustache does for a man?
- How attached are you to your handlebar moustache and what would it take for you to cut it off or remove the curls and not grow it back?
I’m pretty attached…Well, it is on my face. I will not remove the curls. No matter what.
- Have you accumulated any moustached merchandise, shirts, mugs or other stuff?
Yes. I have received many gifts, in good taste. I have a wine glass, beer glass and my favorite, whiskey glass.
- Can you recommend some other moustache web sites?
- All about color: How closely does your moustache match the color of the hair on your head? How many colors are in your moustache? Do you like its color? Have you ever dyed it?
It matches pretty good.
- What would you like to see on handlebarmoustachelife.com?
Current updates. Site seems like it’s not very active.
- How has having a handlebar moustache affected your love life, dating, and does it interfere with kissing?
It has not changed it much. It’s still strong!
- What do you do for a living and what impact do you think your handlebar moustache has with customers, coworkers and superiors?
I work for a consulting company in the IT space.
- Does your handlebar moustache give you any superpowers?
Yes, rock star stays when I play music.
- Eating – neatly – can be a challenge with a larger moustache. Do you have any eating tips, or stories to share? Have you been tempted to remove the HB due to eating issues?
I carry a cool pocket comb and boars hair brush to clean up after I eat.
- Have you ever styled your mustache in a comical manner or specifically for a Halloween costume?
- What is your preferred style for your handlebar moustache, and do you do a variety of styles?
My preference is the picture attached
- Would you share your location and / or your age?
Chapel Hill, NC