While you’re waiting it out, there are still steps you can take to help your beard grow in healthy and strong. Just like any other part of the body, your facial hair needs proper nutrition to help it reach its full potential.
Many beard growth supplements are available to purchase online and in stores. But there’s a lot of misinformation out there on which vitamins and minerals are actually helpful, so it’s best to take products’ lofty claims about huge boosts in hair growth with a pinch of salt.
For instance, various sources recommend foods and supplements containing B vitamins, vitamin K, selenium, and zinc. Yetut little research exists to support their effectiveness in promoting healthy facial hair growth.
Additionally, some sources reference studies that suggest links between hair loss and certain vitamin and mineral deficiencies – using this as evidence to promote the use of supplements. However, these deficiencies are rare, and healthy individuals usually already get the right amount from their diet, so wouldn’t necessarily benefit from supplementing their diets with these substances.
Keeping that warning in mind, though, there are definitely some science-backed vitamins that can help keep your beard healthy. Here’s an overview of three of them, and how you can add more to your diet…