Editor's note: The World Beard and Moustache Championships are quite possibly the best things ever to happen to facial hair. Since 1990, the semi-annual competition has turned growing and grooming into a high-class art form, and the 2017 edition just wrapped up in Austin, Texas, over the weekend.


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Photographer Greg Anderson was on the scene taking poignant portraits of the wildest and most wonderful entries, and here they are for your enjoyment. Be sure to vote for your favourites, and let us know which ones you might dare to try yourself.

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Tinka Maruu 2 months ago

I love the way the tips of his mustache appear to be balancing his hat. His entire ensemble is perfect.

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Too bored to do this! 2 months ago

How long would this take to do??

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Anna Galina Petty 2 months ago

He's beard looks surprised

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Margie Lazou 2 months ago

at least this one's actually creative.. getting my like.

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Too bored to do this! 2 months ago

Looks a bit like pretzels

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shewhomustnotbenamed 2 months ago

Hope the chest hair is not real! :D

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Melissa Apple 2 months ago

Wowza, that's a braid!

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2 months ago

just chilling~

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Benny Lava 2 months ago

He forgot to do the eyebrow.

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