A truly magnificent beard is the result of patience, self-restraint, styling and in some cases, a little help from science. Whether your facial hair is as robust as a hangover after your best mates stag do, or as sparse as NSW origin wins in the last decade, we give you our top tips on how to achieve the perfect beard.
Having a great beard is no accident, it takes effort, unless you're one of the lucky few who wake up looking resplendent everyday. It's not just about letting your facial hair grow wild, it's about caring for it too, and we describe how below. For anyone with patchy or sparse facial hair, we explain how to achieve an impressive beard with the help of facial hair implants, also known as beard restoration.
Top Tips For A Perfect Beard
Resist the urge
It's normal to want to start shaping your beard as soon as possible, but resisting the urge to trim or shape it and letting it grow for at least 4 weeks first will allow your beard to thicken up as hair grows at different rates, in different cycles.
Style and sculpt
In order to sculpt a facial masterpiece, you need to consider your face shape. Whether you have a square, oval, round or triangular face will impact your optimum type and style of beard. For example, a round face can appear slimmer with a beard that is longer at the bottom and shorter on the sides.
Keeping your beard trimmed and sculpted is essential. Invest in the proper tools, find the right technique, or find a great barber!
Beard itch can drive you to reach for the razor, but a simple skincare routine can fight the itch. Moisturising your skin will help avoid the skin under your beard getting dry and itchy. Washing it regularly with shampoo helps to clear any build up of dead skin cells and any food that has fallen.
Comb and beard oil
Beard oil is a must for a good-looking beard. Combing it through will avoid "wet patches" and smooth out your beard, giving it shine, rather than the fuzz that many men wake up with.
Hair is one of the first things to suffer under a poor diet as it is a non-essential part of the body. A nutritious diet, rich in protein, vitamins and minerals will not only nourish the hair on your head, but also the hair on your face.
Understanding your beard line (where your beard meets your neck) is important as it can mean the difference of looking sharp versus having a double chin. It may take a couple of attempts to nail it.
A growing global trend, beard transplants offer a permanent solution to a patchy or sparse beard. Just like a normal hair transplant, your own hair follicles (taken from your scalp, either from the sides or the back, wherever is densest) are implanted into a precisely designed beard. Depending on the look you want to achieve, patchy areas can be filled, or you can choose to design a thick and sculpted beard.
Our beard transplants achieve:
- Permanent results that last a lifetime
- No scalpel, no stitches and no scarring
- Natural results that look and feel great
If you are wanting to achieve the perfect beard but need a little help from science, we can help. The first step is to have a confidential consultation to ask any questions you have and discuss your personalised options.
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