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Topic: d.i.y. moustache wax!!!! new photo, see comment on pg.3  (Read 18759 times)
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« on: December 13, 2007 06:50:37 PM »

I'm getting laid off from work for a month so I decided to grow a handlebar moustache during my little break. I've been growing it for a couple of weeks now and, being broke, decided to make my own moustache wax to give my whiskers that "je ne sais quoi"... I found directions online for a moustache wax that calls for 4 parts beeswax to 4 parts vaseline. I didn't have any vaseline so I modified it to 4 parts beeswax to 4 parts Murray's pomade, which is basically petroleum jelly with some mineral oil and fragrance. I melted the beeswax in a double boiler, added the pomade and pored the mixture into a glass jar which previously contained pesto. A baby food jar would work equally well. The result is a slightly crumbly mixture which becomes pliable when worked between the thumb and pointer finger then applied to the tips of the moustache. It dries clear, holds it's shape well and rinses out easily with water and it has a pleasant smell! I realize that the majority of people on this site are women and as such will probably find this to be somewhat disgusting, but perhaps there's a guy or two on this forum that has thought to himself "I sure wish I had a bad ass handlebar moustache, but however would I get the ends to stay?"
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« Reply #1 on: December 13, 2007 06:59:46 PM »

i love it!  how inventive of you. 
« Reply #2 on: December 13, 2007 07:01:32 PM »

this is amazing and made me laugh.
if i was a boy, i would want a badass handlebar moustache.
and i would totally make my own moustache wax...

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« Reply #3 on: December 13, 2007 07:10:41 PM »

handlebar moustaches make me laugh! however if i could grow one, i totally would! i think it would be cool. ^_^

« Reply #4 on: December 13, 2007 07:16:45 PM »

I think I might have to convince a guy friend to grow a moustache now. Thats pretty awesome.

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« Reply #5 on: December 13, 2007 07:35:43 PM »

Cool idea! A friend and I were just talking the other day about how we wished we could grow beards. I have some guy friends that have quite impressive beards and when we talk about them they tend to rub them on your face.

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« Reply #6 on: December 13, 2007 08:05:09 PM »

heh heh, that's awesome. My dad has had a handlebar mustache since before I was in the womb. He strongly resembles a Wyatt Earp type character  - so I have a deep appreciation for the almighty mustache (I think I'd faint if he ever shaved - I've honestly NEVER seen him without it... 23 years!!). Thrifty thinkin' with the Murrays!

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« Reply #7 on: December 13, 2007 08:34:26 PM »

LOL!  Great handlebar!


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« Reply #8 on: December 13, 2007 09:01:21 PM »

Haha, nice 'stache, man!

I have an aunt who could use some of this.
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« Reply #9 on: December 13, 2007 09:26:55 PM »

Hm - My partner may not be able to grow such a handsome moustache - but he sure could use the wax for his hair!!

P.S - you remind me of one of my friends from high school. He's in training to be a Chem Teacher. Cheesy

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