Ashwagandha: Reduce Stress & Anxiety, Increase Strength & Improve Metabolism

Ashwagandha is an herb commonly used as a supplement; primarily in Ayurveda, a branch of medicine originating in India. Westerners may be more familiar with Traditional Chinese Medicine, in which ashwagandha is used as well. Withania somnifera is the binomial nomenclature (formal name), and others include: Indian ginseng Winter cherry Poison gooseberry Whether you know continue reading…

What Happens After You’re Done Using Minoxidil; Is Your Beard Permanent?

Whenever guys think about using minoxidil for beard growth, they wonder if the beard is permanent. As well, people that are against minoxidil usage use that as reasoning as to why you shouldn’t use it. They say that you’ll need to use it for life because “it will fall out” if you don’t. In this continue reading…

How to Increase Testosterone and DHT for Maximum Beard Growth

An important thing to do when growing your beard to its potential is to increase testosterone and DHT produced in your body. Since these androgens are the fuel that grow your facial hair, getting them to higher levels is only a positive. In this article we’ll cover various ways of getting your androgen levels heightened. continue reading…

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What is Hirsutism? A Look at Why DHT Blockers Are a Real Threat to Beards

Sometimes when someone says that “DHT blockers are a myth, they won’t hinder your beard growth,” I use hirsutism as an example of why DHT blockers are real. Many men use minoxidil to grow their beards; they are looking to enhance their facial hair as much as possible. In our recommendations we tend to tell continue reading…

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Foam or Liquid Minoxidil; Which is Better?

Guys have two options when using minoxidil for beard growth: foam or liquid. Sometimes people believe there’s a third, spray, but that is simply liquid with a spray head attachment. Between the two options we have, which is superior for growing more facial hair? Let’s dive in and take a look. 5% is superior to continue reading…

Can Everybody Grow a Beard With Minoxidil?

Minoxidil has been helping thousands of men grow fuller beards for just about as long as it’s been around. “Can everybody grow a beard with minoxidil?” is one of the most common questions that’s asked. That, and the statement that everyone can grow a beard with minoxidil tends to be thrown around. In this article continue reading…

Can Minoxidil Cause Erectile Dysfunction or Lower Libido?

If you just want to get the answer and hop out of this article, the answer is no, minoxidil does not lower libido or cause erectile dysfunction. In a Facebook group that I administrate, there are over 57,000 men using or curious about using minox for beard growth. A somewhat common question is whether minoxidil continue reading…

Side Effects of Minoxidil Usage for Beards

Minoxidil is used by thousands of men as they try to grow more facial hair. Using minox on your face for more beard growth isn’t without potential side effects, much in the same way there’s a potential for those using it to combat balding. Before using this or any drug to achieve your goals, it’s continue reading…

How Long Do I Have to Apply Minoxidil to Grow a Full Beard?

One of the first things that comes to mind before starting this journey is how long we have to apply minoxidil to grow a full beard. To get the first part out of the way: minoxidil does not need to be applied for life as some would have you believe. The science between balding and continue reading…

Can I Shave While Using Minoxidil for Beard Growth?

One of the most common questions that we get from people is “will it affect my progress if I shave while using minoxidil?” The short answer is no, it will not affect the progression of your facial hair. You can shave as often or as seldom as you’d like. The longer answer is that there continue reading…