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The 13 Beardiest Beards From The World Beard And Mustache Championships

Don't shave this article for later.

The beards you're about to see are all real ... and they're spectacular.

The World Beard And Mustache Championships brings together men with spectacularly whimsical facial hair from all over the world to compete for titles in three major categories: mustaches, partial beards and full beards. The contest officially started in 1990 in the First Höfener Beard Club in the village of Höfen/Enz in Germany's Black Forest.

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Judges rating a contestant in the 2015 World Beard And Mustache Championships.

This year, the ceremony was held in Leogang, Austria, where men competed in subcategories as wide-ranging as Fu Manchu, Musketeer, Full-Styled Beard and even a whole category dedicated to sideburns.

Look at 12 other examples of magnificent facial hair below.

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