The Secret to Growing a Killer Beard - Beard Swag

The Secret to Growing a Killer Beard

I'm sure you've heard the saying, "A tiger can't change its stripes." Well, I've got news for you: neither can a beard. That's right—the shape of your facial hair is determined by genetics. However, there are some things you can do to make sure your beard isn't just good-looking but also healthy. In fact, with the right diet and grooming routine (and a little patience), you might be on track to growing an epic face rug in no time!

Eat a Healthy Diet

If you take care of your beard, it will take care of you. That's why it's essential that you eat a balanced diet. This can help promote hair growth and repair damaged hair follicles.

For example: if you want a thick, healthy beard, then try eating protein (eggs, fish), fats (avocados) and carbohydrates (pasta). It also wouldn't hurt to make sure you're getting enough fruits and vegetables in your diet as well! You'll need lots of vitamins and minerals for healthy skin production too so don't forget about those either!

While we're on the topic of nutrition – stay away from processed foods if at all possible because they won't provide the nutrients or vitamins needed to grow a healthy beard. Also, try not drinking too much alcohol as this can dehydrate your body which leads to an unhealthy scalp environment for growing hairs properly; this means fewer hairs growing out instead of being shed off every day due to dehydration in addition to being exposed to longer periods than normal without being washed off after each showering session which could cause bacteria buildup leading up towards dandruff problems down the road when brushing out those dead cells without any protection against further damage caused by harmful substances found within most shampoos available today...

Take Your Vitamins

Beards are composed of many different types of hair, and as such, they require a number of nutrients to grow. Vitamin A is important for skin health and helps produce sebum (the oil produced by your skin). Vitamin C keeps your body healthy and boosts immunity. Biotin is essential for the health of skin cells and hair follicles, making it an important vitamin to take if you want to grow a beard that's full-bodied and strong.

Vitamin D enhances calcium absorption in the body and helps maintain bone density—a crucial factor in keeping your facial hair strong enough to withstand the wear and tear caused by daily grooming routines. If you don't have adequate levels of vitamin D in your system, this could lead to loss or thinning out over time due to weakening bones supporting each follicle's growth cycle.*

The list goes on: vitamins E (important for hair growth), K (good for blood clotting), iron (helps carry oxygen throughout the body), zinc (also plays an important role in providing energy), magnesium (helps regulate nerve activity)*. It would be impossible to eat enough food rich in these nutrients every day just so we could maintain proper facial hair maintenance; however, there's another way we can get them—by taking vitamins!

Get Some Sun

When it comes to growing your beard, the sun is your friend. Sunlight helps to stimulate the production of vitamin D, which is important for bone health, the immune system, and hormone regulation. Vitamin D deficiency can cause rickets in children and osteomalacia (softening of bones) or osteoporosis (brittle bones) in adults, so don’t be afraid to take advantage—just make sure you do so safely!

The benefits are not just limited to your physical body either: exposure to sunlight will also help prevent dry skin and dandruff. So if you have a really patchy spot on your chin where it looks like there is no hair there at all? Try exposing yourself more often! While this may sound counterintuitive given that some people get burned by sun exposure, the good news is that most people only need about 10 minutes per day without sunscreen on their face before they start producing enough vitamin D internally without any negative effects from UV rays (provided they don't burn).

Understand Genetics

You might be asking yourself, “How does genetics play a role in growing a killer beard?” Well, it may be difficult for some people to grow a healthy and full beard due to genetics. If your family has a history of poor facial hair growth, then it will be more difficult to grow a full beard. On the other hand, if you have an ancestor that grew an impressive amount of facial hair (think Christopher Walken), then it will likely be easier for you to achieve great results when growing your own beard.

Minimize Stress

Stress is one of the most common causes of hair loss. Stress can also cause skin problems, bad breath, depression and anxiety, headaches, heart problems, and digestive issues.

Beard growth hormone is produced when you are relaxed. So if you want to grow a bigger beard faster then it's important to reduce stress as much as possible.

Step Up Your Beard Game

To start, you should comb your beard. This will help keep it looking neat and tidy. Next, you should wash your beard with a high-quality shampoo like Beard Wash. It is also important to use Beard Oil or Beard Balm after washing to keep the strands soft and moisturized as they grow in length. It's important to trim your beard regularly so that it doesn't become too long or scraggly looking by accident.

If you want to grow a better beard, take care of the one you have.

If you want to grow a better beard, take care of the one you have.

You’re probably going to be disappointed if your goal is to grow a beard that makes everyone around you go wild with admiration — or at least not on its own. The same goes if you want an amazing mustache; it will only look good when properly cared for.

Luckily enough though, there are some easy things we can do every day to ensure our beards look their best and remain healthy:

  • Eat right

  • Wash regularly with high-quality products

  • Trim regularly


No matter who you are or what your goals are, developing a killer beard is something that everyone can do. The key to this process is understanding the basics of how hair grows and taking care of it as best you can. By following these tips and tricks, we promise that your beard will be looking better than ever before!

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