Hair India; A Guide to the Bizarre Beards and Magnificent Moustaches of Hindustan is a coffee table book full of great beardage. The photography is stunning and inspiring.
The snaps include the world’s longest beard (measuring six foot long) and the world’s longest moustache (11 foot six inches).
Author and editor Richard McCallum notes:
Beards and moustaches tell the story of modern India—how it is becoming a more Westernised, homogenised place, but also how the great traditions and the love of display still exist. Male grooming is important to Indians, and facial hair proved a topic that took us to places and into conversations with people we would never have met otherwise.Here are a few of the Momo-Moochies, Wacky Ladakhis, Praying Mantis and Asiatic Ball-Buffers include in the book.
View the complete slideshow at Telegraph.co.uk.