Question: Why can’t I grow facial hair at 17?

Why do some teens grow a beard while others can’t? It has to do with testosterone, DHT, and androgen receptors. If you are genetically prone to having high T & DHT and sensitive receptors, then you will be able to grow a beard at a very young age. Most guys will, however, not be able to.

How long does it take to grow facial hair at 17?

Can a teen grow a beard? Yes. But you may have to be patient if you want to grow one. Depending on how thick your facial hair is, it could take up to two or three months before a beard grows in fully.

Should I grow out my beard at 17?

At the age of 17 the body hormones are in developing process. You can’t expect a miracle to happen that will grow you beard fast and quick overnight. Shaving often will NOT make your beard growth faster, its just a myth. Let your hormones grow fully.

How can I speed up beard growth?

How to Grow a Beard Fast

  1. Maintain a good skincare regimen. Your hair grows healthier and faster if the skin it’s growing out of is kept clean and nourished. …
  2. Supplement with B vitamins. There are a few B vitamins that can help your hair grow faster. …
  3. Stay hydrated.

Is it normal to not have beards at 17?

The short answer: It’s mostly genetics. That said, as a teen, you simply aren’t going to grow in thick, luscious facial hair. It begins thin and scraggly, and often patchy. As you grow and mature, your hormones will balance out, and follicle production of hairs will balance out as well.

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