• Home
  • News
  • Entertainment
  • LAD Originals

U OK M8?
Free To Be
Citizen Reef

To make sure you never miss out on your favourite NEW stories, we're happy to send you some reminders

Click 'OK' then 'Allow' to enable notifications

Not now

Woman Takes On Movember Challenge And Her Photos Are Hilarious

Amelia Ward

| Last updated 

Woman Takes On Movember Challenge And Her Photos Are Hilarious

When Movember comes round - it's usually mainly the boys who get involved, growing and crafting all types of lovely and, sometimes a bit disturbing, facial hair.

Louise Radl, from Penrith, works for the maintenance department in a holiday village and when all the lads in her work decided to embark on their mission to grow their facial hair, she thought she'd get involved.

Credit: LADbible
Credit: LADbible

Mum of two Louise told LADbible: "I wanted to raise money for it too so I decided on having a fake moustache for the whole 30 days. I just wanted to be able to raise some money for it as some of my colleagues were and didn't see why I couldn't do it too.

"I have a different style one every day, sometimes a stick-on and sometimes drawn on as the adhesive is quite an irritant!"

Credit: LADbible
Credit: LADbible

And Louise has really stuck to her pledge, making sure she is wearing it whenever she goes out.

She said: "I haven't been out the house once without it on, to work, to the shops, to parents' evening."

She's not lying either. Our Lou has sported her moustache to everything she's been to so far this month. That includes a swimming session:

Credit: LADbible
Credit: LADbible

The gym:

Credit: LADbible
Credit: LADbible

And even to a first aid course she attended as part of her job:

Credit: LADbible
Credit: LADbible

It looks like Lou's idea is really paying off. It's less than halfway through the month and she's already nearly reached her target of £500 ($640).

Lou added: "I'm surprised at the reaction of people, I thought more people would laugh but they try not to look or look and look away quickly. I think it makes people feel really awkward and is quite embarrassing!"

Credit: LADbible
Credit: LADbible

You can follow Lou's journey on her JustGiving page where she posts daily updates of where she's been and what she's been up to.

Lou has written on the page: "I would like to join in [for Movember] and raise some money too as it's everyone that's affected by testicular and prostate cancer not just the men, it's their families, friends and colleagues.

"Funds raised during November go towards supporting innovative world-class men's health projects in our key focus areas - prostate cancer, testicular cancer, mental health and suicide prevention."

Credit: LADbible
Credit: LADbible

I think we can all agree that this lady is doing a cracking job.

Lou added: "I hope this brings more awareness to testicular and prostate cancer and men's mental health, if I have to walk around and be embarrassed with a moustache on for 30 days, I'm sure they can be embarrassed for 5 minutes and have their prostate checked!"

Got a story for us? Need to tell us about something amazing you've seen or done? An act of kindness? A funny story? A once in a lifetime moment? Want us to investigate something?

Get in touch! Email [email protected], head to our submissions platform or post in our Daily LADness Facebook group - and you could even earn money for your stories or tips.

Featured Image Credit: LADbible

Topics: Daily Ladness, Funny, Community

Amelia Ward
More like this

Chosen for YouChosen for You


Teacher nearly dies after 'contracting Legionnaires' disease while staying in four star hotel'

2 hours ago

Most Read StoriesMost Read

Dad of two on £30,000 a year asks Martin Lewis if he's better off being on benefits

10 hours ago