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Will Biotin Help Grow Facial Hair
Facial hair is a physical characteristic usually found on males where hair grows around the chin and lower portion of the face. The development of facial hair usually begins during puberty. Additionally women can occasionally develop facial hair but it usually happens when hormone levels change, ...Read more
Helps: Biotin helps reduce breakage. Rarely causes stomach upset. ...Read more
I am an asian, ido not have beards or facial hair. But i want to have that. I heard and read that biotin is helpfull. It is true?
Asian beard: Biotin will not have a huge effect on beard growth. Consider hair transplants. ...Read more
Ask people/look in: You can ask people around you or your hair dresser if there is any change or look yourself in mirror.Or you can take before and after pictures. ...Read more
I hear biotin pills are good for hair and nail health. Do you by any chance get facial hair in women for taking biotin pills for an 18 year old?
Biotin is often recommended as a dietary supplement for strengthening hair and nails, though scientific data supporting this usage are weak. Nevertheless, biotin is found in many cosmetics and health products for the hair and skin.
While a true deficiency can cause hair loss, there is no evidence that the supplement will cause facial hair to grow. ...Read more
How can I increase facial hair growth?
I have a think mustache and decent length sideburns but i want a chinstrap or goatee. I am taking biotin
I have pcos & have facial hair growth. If i were to take b-75 or biotin for top hair growth could it affect my facial hair growth?
No: Won't help it or hurt it. Save your $$. ...Read more
33f, hair loss, facial hair growth, 100+lbs ovrweight, lab work all ok. Oversleep, no energy. Using rogaine (minoxidil) biotin, not working. Hairloss due to wght?
Needs Evaluation: Complete endocrine and gyn examination are needed to help you find the answer to your question. ...Read more
I have been getting laser hair removal on my face i want to start taking biotin to grow my hair longer and stronger nails will it affect laser treatmn?
NO EFFECT: In fact no effect on anything. Biotin is a complete waste of money. The only people who ever derive any benefit from biotin are the slick companies who sell it. ...Read more
Tincture of time.: If your beard is just coming in, it will likely get thicker and longer over time, but there's no way to predict such things, particularly sight-unseen. Beard characteristics do tend to run in families, however, so take a look at your father and your grandfathers -- if they can grow a long, thick beard, you will probably be able to as well. ...Read more
???: You don't state if you are male or female. I assume, albeit incorrectly that you are male. What is your genetic history? Certain individuals cannot grow hair to the abundance of others - i.e. American indians, asians, vs mid-easteners, etc. What is the hair disposition of your father and brother? ...Read more
It is generic: And there is not much you can so to-get more facial hair ...Read more
Facial Hair: If your facial hair comes in slower than you would like or if you are trying to give the appearance of more facial hair, there are a few options that are worth a try. Whether you choose testosterone treatments or over-the-counter applications, results vary from person to person---and some individuals may ultimately find it impossible to grow facial hair or increase the rate at which it grows. ...Read more
Bleaching Cream: I have never known of anyone growing more hair. All it does is bleach the existing hair, so it would not do anything to stimulate new hair to grow. Shaving or hair removal methods actually can stimulate new hair to grow. The worst that bleach cream can do is irritate the skin if left on too long, so follow the instructions carefully. ...Read more
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No: Hair is dead. It does not know if you are cutting it or not. Neither does your body. It is an old wives tale that started because when young boys became men and started shaving, their hair got thicker due to testosterone increases, not shaving. Short hair can feel stiffer but that is a mechanical issue, it just feels stiffer, it is not thicker. ...Read more
Genetics: About 5% of men never grow chest hair and have relatively thin beards. Many (maybe most) women in the us say they prefer this, and such guys are the least likely to get male pattern baldness. Paul newman had no chest hair and was the first hollywood man with really good muscle definition to go shirtless in the movies. It didn't bother him. Enjoy who you are. ...Read more