18 Quirky Portraits From The National Beard And Mustache Championships

This photo shoot features the best beards and mustaches from these glorious competitions.

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.

Who’s your favorite bearded buddy?

See the complete set of portraits in this gallery.

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