<strong>For some men, beards stand for masculinity, so a fully grown moustache and beard is a source of great pride. Growing a moustache or a full beard does take some perseverance and patience, especially since the growth rate will depend on your individual testosterone level and genetics.
While nature plays a huge role in just how fast and thick your beard will be, there are some simple steps you can incorporate into your day to help along the growing process.
Ready to join celebs like Noble Igwe and Ric Hassani as a bonafide member of the beard gang? Here are the tips you need to live by…
Tip #1 – Exfoliate!
Exfoliate your skin once a week. This will help remove dead cells and stimulate hair growth.
Tip #2 – Wash!
Wash your skin with warm water using a mild cleanser twice a day. Clean skin accelerates hair growth. Try to make it a point each day to keep the face as clean as possible, rinsing with warm water and mild soap at least each morning and evening.
Tip #3 – Moisturise!
Eucalyptus helps promote facial hair growth, so use a moisturiser and beard oils with eucalyptus as the main ingredient and massage it on your face to grow your beard faster.
Tip #4 – Rest!
Stress is a killer when it comes to hair growth, leading to hair loss in many men. Reduce the stress in your life by exercising more and getting a full night’s sleep each night as this will help repair damaged skin cells and promote beard growth.
Tip #5 – Take Key Vitamins!
Don’t forget your vitamins and minerals as these will help increase the speed at which facial hair grows. Include Vitamins A, B, C and E in your diet as they speed up the hair growth process.
Tip #6 – Take Other Vitamins!
Talk with your physician about taking at least 2mg of biotin every day to help your beard grow faster. However, in your effort to grow your beard more quickly, don’t overdo it with these supplements.
Tip #7 – Eat Right!
Increase the amount of protein in your diet. The protein found in meat, fish, eggs and nuts will help the hair on your face grow quicker.
Tip #8 – Don’t Over-groom!
Refrain from shaping or trimming your hair very often. Groom your beard only after six weeks when it is full grown.
Tip #9 – Get a Massage!
Facial massage improves blood circulation to the face, which will stimulate new hair growth.
Tip #10 – Don’t Over-shave!
The popular logic that shaving every day makes beards grow faster is a myth. There is no scientific research to prove it. Don’t trim, don’t shape, and don’t cut any of the hairs in the beard. As difficult as this might be to understand, the beard is going to grow faster if you can simply leave it alone.
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