No-Shave November in full swing, and not just for guys

CHARLOTTE, NC (WBTV) - The idea behind the blade-free month of November is to raise money and awareness for cancer.

"That's the norm, nobody shaves anymore. I'm just trying to keep up with the times," said a man named Chuck.

No-Shave November is embraced by a lot of men already, but some are more than willing to ditch the shaving implements for a few weeks if it's for a good cause.

The concept behind the non-profit movement is to abandon the razor for the entire month of November. Then donate the money you would have spent on shaving to a cancer-related cause.

The group's website reads, "The goal of No-Shave November is to grow awareness by embracing our hair, which many cancer patients lose, and letting it grow wild and free. Donate the money you typically spend on shaving and grooming to educate about cancer prevention, save lives, and aid those fighting the battle."

While out talking to men about the razor-free concept, we ran into Novant Health's Jesse Cureton.

"It feels a little itchy and weird when I don't shave," Cureton said.

But we were able to convince the every-day-shaver to drop the blade until December.

"It's for cancer? Then yes," Cureton said with a big smile.

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