HOW TO GROW A BEARD LIKE A BOSS
A beginner’s guide to bearding.



So you're tired of having no facial hair and want to figure out exactly how to grow that beard? Well, it’s quite simple, actually—STOP SHAVING and START GROWING. Like right this minute. Your journey to becoming manlier begins now, read our beard growth tips, we’ll be your Sherpa to Whisker Town.

HOW TO GROW A BEARD LIKE A BOSS

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BEARD GROWTH AND HORMONES

The number one factor in facial hair growth is genetics—thanks mum! When it comes to figuring out how to grow a beard testosterone levels also play a role, but keep in mind that it can affect your body in unpredictable ways. High testosterone can make your beard grow faster, but can also lead to hair loss and acne. Testosterone levels change with age, which can also affect your ability to grow your whiskers from growing stubble to a full-blown beard. If you're after some beard growth tips then naturally boosting your testosterone is a good way to go. You can up your testosterone production through some serious manly living. Testosterone levels peak 48 hours after lifting weights, and the harder you train, the more you’re going to produce, so maybe skip Yoga and breakout the dumbbells. Beyond getting your lift on, diet, stress and sleep are important factors to consider as well, so eat a steak, get a massage once in a while and if you really want to develop that beard get enough shut-eye.

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BEARD GROWTH AND VITAMINS

If you want to learn how to grow a beard faster, you’re going to need to provide your body with the nutrients it needs to make more manliness. There are many vitamins that lead to greater facial hair production, so get that diet in check and think about stepping up your supplement game. A balanced diet including meat, fish, eggs, and nuts will all work to up your beard growing potential. Several vitamins, such as the ever present vitamin C and E and a laundry list of B vitamins, which can be found in most meats, dairy, and leafy greens, will also promote beard growth. Vitamin A can help keep that beard moisturised once you've enter the growth phase too. It probably wouldn’t hurt to get a multi-vitamin in the mix as well, so stock up.

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BEARD ITCH TIPS

Chances are you’re going to experience a bit of an itchy stage especially if you have sensitive skin, once you get the beard started but don’t sweat it, it’s only temporary. In those first couple weeks you’ll want to take extra care to keep it clean—dandruff shampoo works well to minimise itching while your beard growth gets going, use a facial moisturiser, and if worse comes to worse, a little aloe vera never hurts. If you ever want to trim down your newly grown luscious locks (but why would you) we've also got the guide on the best way to shave.

While hardly exhaustive, following these simple beard growth tips will have you well on your way to growing a gorgeous man mane. Good luck, budding beardsman.