How to Make your Beard Grow Faster
Many men want their beards to grow faster in order to wear it in the style they prefer most. Hair growth rates vary per person, there are men whose beard grows very slowly or, in certain areas, not at all. But if you want to make your beard grow faster there are ways to accelerate its growth and make it grow fuller. Here we explain how you can get a nice beard in just a few steps.
Let it grow. First, you must let the beard grow and not shave during the first three or four weeks of growth, no matter how little it does grow. The hair will become increasingly thick and dense. You can then get the shape and style of beard that you really want. At first, the skin may feel irritated and itchy.
The best in this case is to avoid scratching to not cause skin rashes that can generate uneven hair growth. To relieve itching, apply on the skin a specialist product so the beard moisturizes and has an antibacterial effect.
Care for your skin. It is also important to keep your face clean, moisturized and exfoliated to favor better and faster hair growth. Besides washing daily with a facial wash gel and applying a moisturizing lotion, exfoliate the skin of the face once a week to remove dead cells and keep pores and hair follicles thoroughly cleaned. This will contribute to good beard growth and will limit the impact of ingrown hairs.
One trick that can work to stimulate beard growth is having facials. This is achieved by reactivating the blood flow to the skin surface, a key factor for the hair to grow healthy and strong. Try to massage yourself in a circular motion with your fingertips on the skin of the face.
Apply eucalyptus oil. A natural way to help beards grow faster is by applying eucalyptus oil to the beard area. Apply eucalyptus oil with a little warm water to penetrate the skin better. Put the oil in the palm of your hand and rub the face in circular motions. You can make eucalyptus oil at home if you like or purchase this oil at any health food store.
A well hydrated and soft beard will help it grow faster. Wash and condition your beard every day with a specific shampoo for this kind of facial hair and apply a natural oil designed specifically to soften it and give it glow.
Take biotin supplements. Taking a daily supplement of biotin. The recommended dose is 2.5 mg daily. Biotin was originally known as vitamin B8. This compound plays an important role in the metabolism of carbohydrates, proteins and fats. It catalyses the fixation of carbon dioxide (in the synthesis of fatty acids), favoring beard growth. You can also add biotin to your diet through food that contains big amounts of this vitamin, take a look at this article to find out about foods that are rich in biotin.
Eat healthy. Eat plenty of green vegetables and make sure you eat enough protein, a balanced diet is essential for your beard to grow faster.
Drink plenty of water. Drinking plenty of water helps faster beard growth in addition to keeping your whole body hydrated and healthy. There are many benefits to this good habit.
Onion for beard growth. Before bed apply onion to the part where you want further beard growth. Leave the onion on the beard until the next day. You can use a bandage to hold the onion in place. If this is too complicated you can squeeze an onion and apply the juice onto the beard and mustache before going to sleep.For more detailed information, take a look at our article on how to stimulate beard growth with onion.
Avoid stress. Limiting the amount of stress in your life and resting well are also factors to consider as they may be causing uneven and slow beard growth and make the hair weaker and more brittle. Visit our article preventing hair loss.
Trim it to suit your face. It is not just about letting your beard grow but also knowing what shape or style suits you best. If you'd like to know which beard will look better on your face, take a look at our article the best types of beard for your face.
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- Consult a dermatologist to find our what you must do to grow a beard.
- If your beard is itchy apply hydro-cortisone cream to the affected area.
- If you develop a rash, wash the beard with a dandruff shampoo.
- Do not use hair growth products on beards. This could cause a skin reaction and may be harmful if swallowed.
- If you are prone to acne, a beard may worsen your condition.
- Cut month old beards following in an outward motion. Clipping will make the tips shorter but also more uniform.
- If you're a teenager and you are growing a beard for the first time you should wait. The speed of facial hair growth tends to increase with age. Many young men who start with a sparse beard find it grows faster as they mature.