Can You Find the One Man Without a Mustache?

That's a whole lot of facial hair.

From the annual “No-Shave November” trend (or, more succinctly, “Movember”) to the extravagant quarantine beards many men have tried to grow during the Covid-19 pandemic, mustaches have been having a bit of a mo-ment (if you will). And now, thanks to nutraceutical company Formulate Health, you can partake in this Movember, regardless of your quantity of facial hair, with this tricky puzzle. If you love brainteasers, here are the best brain games to pore over.

illustration; find the man without a mustacheCourtesy Formulate Health

As you can see, all of these dapper fellows are sporting some snazzy facial hair—well, almost all of them. The goal of this brain teaser is to find the one man who doesn’t have a ’stache. While a speedy someone on the Formulate Health team spotted him in a mere ten seconds, we bet you can find him in under a minute! And to make your life a little easier, here’s another tip: While you can’t see the mouths of any of the mustachioed men, the man without the mustache has a visible mouth! If you want another fun “something’s-missing” visual puzzle, see if you can find the one teddy bear without a bow tie.

Ready for the answer?

illustration solved; one man without a mustache illuminated with red circleCourtesy Formulate Health

The only man with the bare upper lip is all the way on the left side of the image, pretty much right smack in the middle between the top and bottom. Yup, he’s got a mouth, but no mustache! Now that you’ve spent lots of time looking at drawings of mustaches, here are some more fun facts about real mustaches to celebrate “Movember.”

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Meghan Jones
Meghan Jones is a Staff Writer for who has been writing since before she could write. She graduated from Marist College with a Bachelor of Arts in English and has been writing for Reader's Digest since 2017. In spring 2017, her creative nonfiction piece "Anticipation" was published in Angles literary magazine.