11/07/2013 15:35 BST | Updated 22/05/2015 06:12 BST

Hairy Affair: The Facial Hair Tragedy That Is Competitive Moustache Growing!

Last weekend saw the third annual National Beard and Moustache Championships hit Las Vegas in a whirl of wild (and at some times scary) facial hair. From extravagantly manicured lip warmers to weird beards, the moustachioed masses came out in force in the hopes of winning first prize. It's official, Movember is upon us - and we're not sure about you, but these hairy enthusiast make the tash-growing attempts we've seen this month look like child's play!

By Ellen Stewart