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Tashes for testicles, beards for bowels. Follow on from Movember and help raise support and awareness of bowel cancer for both men and women during Decembeard.

Bumfluff, manscaped or beardy bush. Whatever tickles your fancy. Show what you can grow and inform everyone why you've decided to sport a beard for a month.

Follicly challenged? No problem, you can join in too. Download our free iPhone App, beard your selfie and share with family and friends.

Already a bearded veteran.. excellent, lead the way and provide your top tips and advice to our bearded newbies who need to shape up and resist the itch.

Hash tag #Decembeard or mention @Decembeard on Twitter and Instagram to get involved.

Donations go directly to Bowel Cancer UK and @DecembeardUK via our JustGiving page.


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The purpose of this website is to help raise support and awareness of bowel cancer with the aim for men to grow beards during December and for women, and/or the follicly challenged, to use our iPhone app to beard themselves and post their pictures on Twitter and/or Instagram to help spread the word.

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  • The competitions consist of a user posting his or her photograph modelling a beard, whether it is fake, real, bushy, manscaped or creatively superimposed on the face of someone.
  • If you are using our iPhone app which is for free in the iOS App Store, your entry consists of posting it to your Twitter and/or Instagram feed with the #Decembeard hashtag and mentioning @Decembeard so we get notified of your entry.
  • Feel free to post your entry with your own personal message, but an entry with any other hashtag or mentioning any other Twitter or Instagram handle besides #Decembeard and @Decembeard will be invalid.
  • Although @Decembeard is not officially affiliated with any other charity, we currently only fund raise for Bowel Cancer UK (@Bowel_Cancer_UK / @DecembeardUK).
  • If you are using a device other than an iPhone, you can still enter the competition by hashtagging #Decembeard and mentioning @Decembeard on Twitter and/or Instagram or you can send your entries to info[@]decembeard.co. Your email address will only be used to contact you regarding our Decembeard campaign and not used or sold to any third parties. We will put your image on a Decembeard placeholder which mentions our website address and logo before re-posting from our social media accounts.
  • You may enter as many times as you wish, however the number of times entered does not constitute to having a better chance of winning. It's advised to submit your favourite image as the entry.
  • You agree that you own the copyright of the image you are posting and/or the permission of the person modelling in the image.
  • You agree that we are able to re-post, favourite and retweet the image on Twitter, upload to our Instagram, Tumblr, Facebook and Pinterest feeds.
  • The competition duration of collecting entries is between 1st - 7th December, 8th - 14th December, 15th - 21st December, 22nd - 28th December and 29th December 2014 - 4th January 2015.
  • For users who have downloaded the iPhone app and already shared their #Decembeard pictures prior to 1st December, it's greatly appreciated however, we will require you to re-post those images again for it to constitute as an entry in accordance with these terms.
  • The use of your image, retweet, favourite or mention does not act as a voting scheme. All entries will be overviewed fairly.
  • The winner will be announced no later than 5pm on the following Monday of the previous weeks entries.
  • The winner is chosen at the discretion of the judge involved at the time. The judge's decision is final. It will be announced on Twitter, Facebook, Instagram, this website and the winner will be notified by email (if provided) or a Twitter/Instagram mention.
  • Each week the prize will be different. There will be no cash or prize alternative for any reason.
  • The prize will be sent via a courier at the judge's descretion. The competition is open to all countries.
  • The terms and conditions may change without notice at any time. Please recheck this page for every entry you submit.
  • This website, iPhone app and competition is to raise support and awareness of bowel cancer. The campaign is for entertainment purposes only to help raise awareness of the disease which affects millions of people all over the world. If you find anything we have done offensive, please do not use this website, iPhone app or enter the competition and please email us your concerns using the email address below.
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Decembeard Donations

Your donations are appreciated and go towards a great cause. As non-funded and not-for-profit fund raisers, all your pledges go directly to Bowel Cancer UK through our JustGiving page. If you are a tax payer, please remember to opt into Gift Aid which will add an extra 25% at no extra cost to you.

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Alternatively you can:

  • Donate via JustGiving
  • In the UK? Send an SMS text message to 70070 with the code DECB47 and your amount, eg: DECB47 £2 to 70070
  • Download our free iPhone app

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Thank you

Your donation is very much appreciated.

Please get in touch with @Decembeard on Twitter. We would really like to thank you in person.

Remember to hash tag your Twitter and Instagram posts with #Decembeard to get involved!


About Decembeard

Tashes for testicles, beards for bowels - Decembeard sports a month of manliness where men help promote the support and awareness of bowel cancer by growing beards during December.

Whether you are merging your mo from Movember or starting clean shaven, growing the longest, bushiest beard or keeping it trim and manscaping something epic; the aim of the game is for you to get your beard some attention so you can help educate people on why you are growing one.

Follicly challenged? No problem, you can still get involved. Download our free iPhone app, beard yourselfie and share with family and friends. Don't forget to use the hashtag #Decembeard or mention @Decembeard so we can see your progress ;)

Bowel cancer is the third most common cause of death in the world, affecting both men and women. Every year just over 40,000 people are diagnosed and more than 16,000 people die of the disease. If caught early enough bowel cancer can be successfully treated. For more information visit Bowel Cancer UK or don't be afraid to talk to your GP. It could save your life.


Razors down. Man up. Decembeard

Helping raise support and awareness of bowel cancer

Decembeard helps raise support and awareness of bowel cancer for both men and women.

Bumfluff, manscaped or beardy bush. Whatever tickles your fancy. Show what you can grow.

Follicly challenged? No problem, you can join in too. Download our free iPhone App, beard yourselfie and share with family and friends.

Hash tag #Decembeard or mention @Decembeard on Twitter and Instagram to get involved.