The National Beard And Mustache Championships took place in New Orleans in early September.
More than 150 contestants competed with their sculpted, waxed, sprayed, curled, spiked, or just plain bushy beards.
Here are some of the most interesting looks, photographed by Greg Anderson.
See the complete set of portraits in this gallery.
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