Lachlan ‘Lachy’ Mansell, winner of Beauty and the Geek 2021, is racing towards a brand-new look by cropping off his locks to support Australians living with blood cancer.

With a fundraising target of $10,000, Lachy announced his pledge at Sydney Motorsport Park, where he was joined by blood cancer survivor and Beauty and the Geek fan, Ruby D’Rozario, who spoke with Lachy about her personal experiences with cancer. “Over the last two years, I’ve discovered the importance of stepping outside my comfort zone. I hope by taking part in the Leukaemia Foundation’s World’s Greatest Shave that I’ll have another chance to inspire people to push their own boundaries and join me,” said Lachy.

Over two million Australians have taken part in World’s Greatest Shave since it first began 25 years ago. “I’m a bit nervous about how I’m going to look with my head shaved but I know I’m in good company. Those who lose their hair after a devasting blood cancer diagnosis don’t have a choice like I do, so I’m doing it for them. The funds I raise through World’s Greatest Shave are crucial to ensuring those facing blood cancer get the support they need. It will also help drive breakthrough research projects to better diagnose, treat and hopefully one day cure blood cancer.”

Every donation helps – Lachy believes that by banding together we have the power to make an extraordinary difference to the lives of the 135,000 Australians living with blood cancer today. He added, “I’m urging fellow geeks and Aussies everywhere to get behind me and either donate to my campaign or sign up themselves to shave, cut or colour their hair.”

To donate to or support Lachy’s World’s Greatest Shave campaign, please visit and search Lachy Mansell.

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