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Thursday, August 14, 2014

The Famous Rajasthani Mooch

It is the famous Indian Handlebar Moustache and is the pride of the men of India and especially in the land of Rajasthan. I have tried my hand at it for many months and have to say that it requires a lot of hard work, patience and maintenance. But, when you go to Rajasthan, you almost see every man sporting this moustache. They say that it is the only thing that differentiates them from the women and they take immense pride in growing and maintaining it. I laugh at their reasoning, but admire their determination.

Rajasthani Man with big moustache at Jodhpur
If you wish to grow such a Rajasthani mooch, do not cut any of your moustache hairs, comb them sideways at least 5 times a day and keep twirling them as many times a day as you can. And if you can indulge, do use some moustache wax or gel to shape it. And remember, it takes a long time to build a quality mooch. In this case, this colourful Rajasthani man has stayed at it for close to 4 years and this is the end result. His colorful turban, his accessories and his thick mooch gives me great camera presence. Have you tried growing your mooch as yet? Have you been successful with the Indian handlebar?

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