Movember more than change in facial hair status

HOMAGE TO MOUSTACHE : Some of the spectacular facial hair so far on display during Movember. If you have a mo worth sharing, you can also have your picture on the Movember South Africa page
HOMAGE TO MOUSTACHE : Some of the spectacular facial hair so far on display during Movember. If you have a mo worth sharing, you can also have your picture on the Movember South Africa page

EVER wondered what Movember is all about?

It is not just about a change in facial hair status.

“Globally there is still a stigma around diseases that affect men and often men don’t talk about issues they are experiencing and concerns they may have, which impacts on early detection and essentially life expectancy,” CEO and founder of the Men’s Foundation Garron Gsell said. “The Movember Foundation aims to create a world where men don’t need to suffer or succumb to diseases which are preventable or manageable if they are detected early enough.

“The theme for this year’s Movember campaign which started on November 1, is Shaped by Experience.

“The underlying message is that if you choose to live well and follow a healthy lifestyle and pay attention to your health and the warning signs, you can help shape your future,” Gsell said.

Movember encouraged men to become Mo Bros by signing up on

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