Man styles intricate moustache

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Extreme facial hair

Competitors make last-minute preparations before going on stage at the European Beard and Moustache Championships on Sept. 22 in Wittersdorf near Mulhouse, Alsace, France.

 

More than 100 men gathered in the Alsatian city to showcase everything from curly mustaches to bushy beards reminiscent of topiary.

 

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Men with intricate moustaches

Photo: Sebastien Bozon/AFP/Getty Images

Hair-raising beards

Competitors with curly mustaches and beards wait before taking the stage to flaunt their extravagant facial hair at the European Beard and Moustache Championships.

 

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