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How to Grow a Beard

The last few years has seen the return of stylish beards. Beards have made big comeback and more and more men have begun the process of growing and styling them. Beards are the ultimate test of patience. Before we begin it should be said there is no miracle pomade to grow a beard. If it is not in your genetics then it is not meant to be. With that said there are a few things that, if done properly, can assist in beard growth acceleration. The goal is to maximize your hair growth potential. Follow these easy steps and before you know it, you will be sporting a mighty beard worthy of worship.

Patience is a Virtue – We are all not cut from the same cloth. Everyone’s hair & by extension facial hair grow at different speeds, coverage & area. We all can’t grow the same kind of beard, but most men can grow their own style of facial hair. Sometimes it takes a month, sometimes it takes a year. Like a soufflé, you must let it become its own.

Healthy Living for a Healthy Beard – Your hair is a reflection of your personal health & overall general well-being. Maximizing your blood flow efficiency is a good place to start. Beards grow from the nutrients your blood transmits to it. Poor blood flow means poor nutrients reaching its destination. Proper rest & sleep is a definite must. In addition to proper rest, a regular exercise regimen coupled with a well-balanced diet will improve your health and hair growth.

Testosterone to the Max – Regular exercise produces testosterone. Testosterone is a hormone directly related to hair growth amongst other factors. Optimizing your testosterone levels will maximize the potential of your beard genetics.

Don’t Forget About Skin Care – It’s important to remember that your hair grows out of your sin. So it is important to maintain good skin. Washing your face every day while performing an exfoliation scrub once or twice a week is sufficient skin maintenance. Once completed remember to reinvigorate your skin’s hydration with a moisturizer.

Right Tool for the Right Job – They say cleanliness is next to godliness. In this case it’s also next to beardliness. A regular schedule of shampoo specializing in beards twice a week is a good base. If you are in it for the long run, a good quality beard oil is a definite must. This will keep your skin and beard looking healthy and shiny.

Growing a beard is a test of will. The rules are simple enough. Grow it, clean it, treat it & be healthy, For more tips, visit any one of our locations and our guy smart stylists will be all too happy to assist with any further questions you may have!