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Post date: May 30, 2024 | Blog

3 Tips For Fuller and Faster Beard Growth

It’s no surprise to any of us that beards are a sign of masculinity and style. However, achieving the perfect beard is certainly a challenge for many guys out there, and if you want that fast full beard growth, you’re certainly not alone.

Growing your perfect beard is going to be a marathon, not a sprint. It requires patience, determination, and even more patience.

The goal today is to give you the top three methods, both natural and otherwise, to help amp up your beard and stimulate either faster or fuller beard growth.

Here are the top three things you can do to stimulate beard growth:

  1. Exercise regularly
  2. Keep your beard clean
  3. Use Minoxidil

So, let’s dive in!

1. Exercise and Beard Growth

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This might sounds strange, but exercise can actually help stimulate beard growth. How does this happen? Well, read long to find out!

Testosterone and Beard Growth

Exercise has been proven to temporarily increase testosterone levels. And testosterone, as we know, is the predominant male hormone that is heavily responsible for things like facial hair.

It’s easy logic to come to; More time with higher levels of testosterone = fuller or faster beard growth within that time. Exercising consistently is the key.

We’re not saying you need to be a gym rat in order for this to occur. You might notice improvements with as little as a daily walk or bicycle ride.

That being said, there are some exercises that do more to increase testosterone than others. Typically, compound movements like squats and deadlifts help alot. Just saying.

Improving Blood Circulation

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One of the other factors of beard growth is the circulation of blood which provides the nutrients to stimulate hair follicles.

Cardiovascular activities like running, cycling, swimming, and other blood-pumping activities help ensure that your hair follicles get the nutrients they need to grow fast and full!

How Stress Affects Beard Growth

There’s a reason that they say your hair tends to fall out when you’re stressed. Reducing stress levels, although not directly related to hair growth, at least helps prevent the opposite.

Exercise helps release endorphins, the bodies natural mood boosters and stress-fighters.

Less stress means less cortisol which can help your body focus on beard growth as opposed to anything else.

2. Keep Your Beard Clean

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Keeping your beard clean does more than you might think when it comes to helping your beard grow. Take a look at the following reasons!

Beard Cleanliness

Let’s explore a little bit here. If you don’t wash your beard then you’ll most certainly have a build up of oils which cause excess skin cells to stick together.

These skin cells can clump together in your pores and cause redness, acne, irritation, and ultimately a disruption of your hair follicles ability to properly grow hair.

Using a gentle shampoo or cleanser like Volt’s Beard Wash will be the best way to strip away excess oils without drying out your beard or skin. Use the beard wash 2-3 times a week.

Moisturize and Condition

Now, you’ve undoubtedly heard of the importance of beard oil. Why? because there is some truth in the fact that, although beard oil does not help a beard grow thicker or faster, it does help your beard grow healthier.

Beard oils often contain essential oils like jojoba or argan oil, which nourish the hair and skin underneath. Try out some Volt beard oil for the best of the best!

Exfoliate Your Skin

Along with cleaning, exfoliating your beard with a high quality natural boar-bristle beard brush will help prevent excess skin cells and enhance the health and longevity of your beard, thus encouraging hair growth.

Use a gentle exfoliator scrub or beard brush consistently to reap the effects and help spread oils, manage flaking, and reduce excess skin cells.

3. Minoxidil and Beard Growth

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Minoxidil may sound like a strange word, but it really only refers to a specific hair growth supplement that has been proven effective. Learn more about it below to see if it may be a useful avenue to explore when contemplating beard growth.

Understanding Minoxidil

Minoxidil is the only clinically proven way to stimulate hair growth where there was none before. Although it’s typically used on a man’s scalp, it can also be used on areas around your beard as well.

Minoxidil works by helping to widen the blood vessels, therefore allowing more blood, oxygen, and nutrients to reach the follicles, thus stimulating their growth.

It is often used in tandem with derma-rollers, which are small wheels that have many protruding thin needles on it.

The idea is that, by slightly puncturing a certain area of skin, blood flow will be stimulated to the area bringing the nutrition needed for hair growth with it.

Patience and Beard Growth

Just like when growing out a beard, consistency is going to be key when using minoxidil. Just be patient and stick with your routine for the best results.

Some people may even experience some light shedding using minoxidil, but this is considered normal as the healthier, newer hair begins to grow out.

Bonus: Use Volt Instant Beard Color

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This one may catch you by surprise, because more often than not, people don’t realize you can use Volt’s beard color to make your beard look thicker or fill in patchy areas!

Here’s a quick overview of what Volt can do:

Fill Patchy Beard Areas

Volt is a topical solution to beard color. It can be applied over hair to improve the thickness and look of your beard, and it can also be applied directly on skin to fill patchy or thinning areas of your beard.

It’s hypoallergenic, applies in under 60 seconds, and can be applied anywhere in the beard, giving you a fully customizable look.

Make Your Beard Darker

Originally designed to cover grays, Volt’s beard color helps darken a beard (if you choose the right shade) and cause the thickness of the beard to visibly improve.

To find your own shade of beard color, take this quiz HERE.

Conclusion

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Growing a beard out fuller and faster is ultimately going to be the result of a combination of healthy lifestyle choices and effective grooming habits.

Exercising regularly, keeping your beard clean, and using supplements like minoxidil have the potential to significantly enhance beard growth.

Keep in mind that, like most things, patience and consistency are crucial. By incorporating these strategies into your daily routine, you’ll not only boost your beard growth but also enhance your overall health and well-being! nothing wrong with that.

Happy beard growing!

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