10 Proven Ways to Stimulate Beard Growth Faster
So, you want to grow a beard that will leave heads turning and be the envy of others?
Well, we are here to make sure that you achieve this.
No man should struggle growing his beard.
Today marks the end of your struggle to grow a thick and sexy beard because we shall take you through 10 surefire ways to grow a beard and stimulate facial hair growth like never before.
Much has been talked about facial hair and growing a beard.
Forget about it.
What we know for sure is that a beard symbolizes masculinity, confidence and strength.
So do not look back if you’ve made up your mind to grow a beard.
If you are new in the world of beards and facial hair or if you have been struggling to grow a beard, we would like to congratulate you for stopping by to learn the best methods beard enthusiasts are using out there to grow a beard faster.
Sit, relax and let us do the rest.
Facial Hair VS. Head Hair
This may have made you ask why hair on your head gets different treatment from your facial hair.
Here is the answer.
After researching and analyzing scientific facts about hair, facial hair and beards, we managed to find out that there’s a big difference between beards and normal hair. We also managed to:
- Find strategies that can help stimulate growth of hair follicles.
- Learn surefire pharmaceutical and natural strategies to enhance growth of facial hair and beards
- Unearth possible lifestyle alterations to force beards to grow faster
- Find the best foods ideal for hair and beard growth
With the above methods, it’s very easy for any man to stimulate growth of hair and beards within months.
Since many men don't know the scientific facts about growth of hair, we decided to delve into it and inform every man out there.
It’s always good to know what you are doing, right?
For instance, did you know that the process of hair growth in the scalp is different from what happens in growth of hair on your face? Well, we thought you should know this.
According to science, the process of growing hair begins before you are born.
Hair formation starts at fetus stage while in the womb where all the hair follicles in areas we grow hair get formed.
The follicles then lead to hair formation on the scalp as you grow while on your mother’s womb and during normal growth.
As you grow and get to puberty, hair grows in different parts of the body such as the pubic area, chest, legs, arms and on the face.
Some men may start developing facial hair and beards at puberty but this depends on the level of certain hormones as we shall see later.
So why do some men develop facial hair earlier than others?
The process of hair growth on the face is androgenic which basically means that it is stimulated and controlled by two major hormones known as testosterone and dihydrotestosterone.
The main function of dihydrotestosterone is to increase hair density on the face while testosterone’s main function is stimulation of follicles and thickness of beards.
The difference in amount of these two main hormones is the reason why some men lack facial hair or take too long to start seeing a beard.
In certain cases, you’ll find that testosterone and dihydrotestosterone hormones are too low or weak to stimulate growth of beards.
You’ve definitely noticed that there’s a difference between beard hair and head hair when you look in the mirror. These two types of hair are simply not the same.
The hair that grows on different parts of the body apart from the head is androgenic. This hair is always associated with the amount of male hormone in the body. This is the reason why androgenic hair is more in men than women.
If you look closely, you’ll notice that hair that forms your beards feels courser in terms of texture and it’s also less thicker than the hair that grows on your head.
Different hair types sprout in different parts of the body.
Hair Growth Phases
Head hair goes through 3 main phases when growing while beard hair takes a shorter period. These three main phases of growth are:
This is a process that takes several years for hair on the head but a few months for hair that grows on the face.
The density of facial hair depends on the level or amount of testosterone hormone in a man. Men with more testosterone hormone tend to grow more hair on the face than men with low testosterone hormone.
Hair that grows on the beard is different from hair that grows on the head in terms of texture and color sometimes. Sometimes a man may grow dark hair on the head while his beard grows grey or vice versa.
In summary, this basically tells you that you should take different approaches when caring for head hair and facial hair. Your facial hair may need more products to maintain it than hair on the head. It may also require specific equipment to maintain it like a quality beard comb and brush.
How to Grow a Beard Faster
The time when beards start growing in men varies from one man to another. Some start seeing beards in their early 20s while others may have to what until early thirties.
The unfortunate thing is that there is no scientific method to use to find out when your beard starts to grow. However, there are several tested and proven ways you can use to stimulate faster growth of your beard the moment it starts to grow.
Even though patience is sometimes very important when growing a beard, there are also techniques you can use to stimulate faster growth.
No matter the size of your beard, you can still have the same beard as people you know or watch on movies or TV. The same beards you admire too may have battled and struggled to be the way they are today.
Beard growth is connected to your genetic structure, health, levels of testosterone and lifestyle.
For your beard to grow and be where you want it to be you must avoid stress and you must exercise, take care of your health and eat balanced diet.
The growth of hair on the face depends on what you eat and your health. By eating healthy on a daily basis, you not only benefit your body but you also create the best environment for blooming of your beard.
The food you eat should have essential nutrients and minerals needed to maintain your health. When you eat healthy,the production of hair growth-stimulating hormone increases creating conducive conditions for faster growth of your beard.
For better production of testosterone hormone and dihydrotestosterone you should include foods that are high in fat and carbs. For faster growth of a beard, here is a list of recommended foods to eat.
Sweet potatoes: Sweet potatoes have high levels of Beta –Carotene which is a very important component that aids cell growth. This component is converted in Vit A which then accelerates growth of cells within your hair.
Liver: Contains high levels of biotin and iron which are very important in stimulation of hair growth.
Oyster: Oysters contain zinc mineral. This mineral forms part of essential minerals that increase growth of hair. By eating oysters you also increase your protein in-take.
Eggs: Eggs are rich in biotin and protein. Biotin is a very important supplement in growth of hair.
Cinnamon: This is very important in growth of hair because it controls the flow of oxygen to hair follicles. So it’s very important to include this in your food.
If you cannot eat the above mentioned foods you can as well rely on supplements that contain essential nutrients to stimulate growth of your beards.
The food you eat makes a huge difference in the rate of beard growth. According to scientific findings, it’s recommended to eat a balanced diet which has 20% protein, 50% carbs and 30% fats in order to stimulate growth of a beard.
Exercise and Sleep More
As we saw earlier, the two main hormones that stimulate growth of a beard are DHT and testosterone. Your beard will grow faster if the amount of these two hormones is high in the body.
In order to boost production of testosterone hormone you’ll need to get enough quality sleep. It’s recommended to sleep for 7 to 10 hours in order to produce more testosterone.
Exercising is also very important in stimulating growth of hair. It should not just be exercising but resistance exercising. The more you exercise the more your body produces testosterone hormone which stimulates hair growth.
Research indicates that men who sleep for more than 7 hours produce more testosterone than men who sleep less.
This is one of the most popular hair growth products used by many bearded men you know. It works by stimulating hair follicles to increase the rate of hair growth.
The million dollar question that many men are yet to find an answer is how this product works to stimulate growth of hair. According to findings, it’s believed that minoxidil works by facilitating the supply of blood to hair follicles thereby nourishing the hair.
This product is also believed to prolong anagen which is the hair growth phase. When buying this product to help your beard grow faster it’s very important to know the type that will get the job done. You can either choose minoxidil foam or minoxidil liquid.
The original form of this product is the liquid and you can use it once or twice every day. Minoxidil is the main product used in treatment of hair loss. Foam minoxidil is more expensive than liquid minoxidil because it dries very fast and it’s also easy to apply.
If you are a man looking for the shortest short-cut in stimulating growth of your beard then you should plan to use supplements.
There are many supplements that have been found to stimulate growth of facial hair by boosting testosterone and DHT production in the body.
Some of the supplements you can always rely on to achieve faster beard growth are those that contain amino acids, herbs and serines.
Use supplements that contain vitamins.
Vitamins are very important to the body because they help it perform its functions well. For instance you could stimulate growth of your beard by taking supplements that contain biotin on a regular basis.
If you believe that you have vitamin deficiency you should plan to start using supplements containing biotin, vitamins A, B, C and E.
Did you know that there are layers of dead skin on the face making it difficult for hair to grow? When dead skin remains on the face, it prevents normal functioning of hair follicles on the face thereby negatively affecting growth of your beard.
Cleaning the face on a regular basis to get rid of dead skin can help your beard grow faster. There are many skin exfoliation products out there you can always go for.
Another method is by washing using warm water.
The body’s ability to stimulate faster growth of hair on the face depends on the health of hair follicles and skin. Massage your face using warm water regularly as this will help circulation of blood to hair follicles hence stimulate fast growth of hair.
Remove Ingrown Hair
Ingrown hair hampers growth of hair and affects the quality of facial hair. If you notice ingrown hair on your face it’s advisable to remove it and create room for new hair to grow.
The market has many products that are effective in removal of ingrown hair and you can always count on them to grow the beard that you’ve always wanted.
By micro-needling you help facial hair grow faster by stimulating the flow of blood in the face which as a result helps deliver nutrients to hair follicles.
When the tiny needles poke your skin, the brain responds by stimulating production of collagen and keratin in the poked area to stimulate repair of poked area.
You can combine micro-needling method with use of minoxidil.
You want your beard to grow faster so you should avoid over-trimming it.
The right time to trim your beard is after it has grown to the level you want. Do not trim it too early because you might get discouraged along the way.
Also you should not over-trim it while thinking that this will encourage it to grow faster. This is a myth and it does not help.
Eucalyptus cream is very effective in stimulation of hair follicles.
You can massage your face with this cream and wash it clean once it has soaked for few minutes. You’ll start seeing results after using this cream on a regular basis.
When using this method, you should learn to be patient because our bodies sometimes take a lot of time to accept changes.
There are several home methods men can always rely on to see a beard grow faster. For instance, you can use coconut oil by massaging it on your face twice or thrice a week.
Mixing cinnamon and lemon is also very effective in stimulating growth of facial hair. Grind cinnamon pieces and mix it with lemon juice and apply it regularly.
Here are some extra use-full tips to help you grow a beard and facial hair faster.
- Avoid stress: Stress affects different body functions which prevent the body from functioning normally. Cortisol is the stress hormone in the body which leads to a decrease in the level of DHT and testosterone. When these two hormones are low in the body, it becomes difficult for hair to grow faster.
- Alcohol: Drinking alcohol lightly will not affect growth of hair but abusing it will definitely have negative impacts on your health and body functions. Excessive drinking of alcohol negatively affects production of DHT and testosterone.
- Avoid Anti-androgenic products- Always avoid cosmetic products that have anti-androgenic components because this lowers the amount of the two main hormones that stimulate growth of hair. Check if your medication contains anti-androgenic products.
Your beard your choice
To stimulate growth of a beard it’s important to stick to above strategies. You should be ready to care and nurture your beard if you want it to grow faster.
The secret to getting the beard you’ve always wanted is to look for the ways to achieve it.
Now that you’ve learn how to grow a beard faster and stimulate growth of facial hair, you can call it a day by watching the video below just to make sure that you do it like a pro.
Do not allow anyone discourage you.
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Your beard your choice.