For beard care, we have so many ingredients and recommended products that we should be using. It can be hard to keep up with the reality of the situation, though, and can have you really pushing needlessly. If you want to find the right products to care for a beard without wasting money, though, make sure you get items with biotin in them.
Out of all the ‘must-have’ hair items, biotin is a proper solution. It’s been proven over the years to have a vast range of positives for our hair if we manage to use it in the right way. What about beards, though? Can adding more biotin for beard health really make a big difference?
Biotin is a vitamin, and one of the most effective in the industry. It’s a B vitamin and is known by most as Vitamin B7. Without enough biotin in your diet, you are going to find that your hair – and general health – is going to suffer. Biotin is a vital building block of a happy, healthy lifestyle. Some even know it as Vitamin H – but make no mistake, you need biotin for more than a brilliant beard!
Biotin is a major player in everything from cell energy production to metabolizing carbohydrates effectively. We need biotin in our systems, and it has long been linked with promoting quality hair, skin, and even nail health. If you have a beard that you want to look thicker and feel fuller, then you absolutely should look to get some more biotin into your system.
How do I get biotin into my system?
Used on a regular enough basis, biotin can help you to improve how your skin looks. This has an indirect benefit to your beard, too, as the skin will be a safer, healthier place for said hair to actually grow. This is why so many people are now using biotin as part of their beard care regime. How, though, can you get more biotin regularly?
You can get more biotin into your life is you choose to take biotin supplements. You can also get biotin via some hair and beard care products. The best place, though, comes from our food. Almonds and nuts are high in biotin, as are eggs and wholegrains. You should probably look to get some more meat, poultry, and milk into your diet if you are capable/willing to eat such products, too.
This should give you all the biotin that you need to ensure that your beard can grow in strong, stylish, and fantastic!
Written by Jordan Prichard. Medically reviewed by Dr. Shane Jackson, MBBS. Last modified on 20/05/2020.
Dr. Shane Jackson a UK based doctor, working within the NHS for 9 years. With experience in both Medicine and Surgery, his time is now spent mainly in Elderly care and Rehabilitation. Outside of his clinical work he has a strong educational presence, teaching undergraduates and foreign doctors wishing to work in the UK. He is passionate about the dissemination of healthcare for all, providing consultancy for health, well-being and biotech startups worldwide. Dr. Jackson is the founder of Acrosophy, which helps school leavers applying to medical, dental and associated courses at the top universities in the country.
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