Hetero Genius
I found a website selling a beard growth lotion of some kind that looks like a scam.

Let me point to the website. I won't link to it directly because then they'll see us commenting on them and they might be able to improve their con game. Google the following: "This is THE ONLY GUIDE you’ll ever need to change that". "Include the quotation marks. It should be the first search result. This is fake, right?

Does anyone know of a medication that actually grows facial hair naturally? Has anyone tried facial hair transplants? Does it look natural? Is it worth a shot?

(I have no idea if I put this in the correct category. Maybe this topic doesn't belong here. But I think a lot of you guys care about this subject as much as I do.)
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alphnyb
It's not FDA approved for this purpose, and there's no scientific studies behind it, but there is a lot of anecdotal evidence that Minoxidil (Rogaine) 5% foam/liquid applied twice daily grows facial hair just as it does head hair. There's an entire subreddit where people have documented their progress: https://www.reddit.com/r/Minoxbeards/

I've been using it for about 9 months and have started to see some very modest growth.
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gt5458c
Get your testosterone checked. If it's low, and you fix it, it will make you grow more facial hair.
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Hetero Genius
gt5458c wrote:
Get your testosterone checked. If it's low, and you fix it, it will make you grow more facial hair.


I have a friend who mentioned increased facial hair growth (but not a full moustache or beard) after taking testosterone because he found out his levels were low. I appreciate the reminder. I'll look into it.

@alphnyb I'm gonna pass. Maybe I'm missing out on a good thing, but that Reddit thread looks all fake to me. Sorry.
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Hetero Genius
Hey alphnyb, I revisited that Reddit link, thought about it more, and I think maybe you guys might onto something. I didn't really know what Rogaine was beyond the superficial because I still have a full head of hair. I'll look into Minoxidil as well. If it works on the scalp, why not the face as well?
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Aviator1117
I have used Minoxidil 5% for an year now. It works. I also noticed side effects like heart beating faster, at the gym or during sex. I use it with breaks.
If you want faster growth you can see a hair specialist. I used one with 12% Minoxidil, sold by hair doctor. It also has tretinon added by his pharmacy and results are supposed to be better than 5%. I didnt use that for longer duration, since the skin becomes extremely dry. With 5%, twice a day skin itchiness wasnt a problem. There are dozens on youtube channels on "Minoxidil beard ".

I also noticed the testosterone benefit ..but that works on all body and facial hair.
Good luck 
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bcmuscle
Check out Facial Hair Growth on YouTube and you can see guys who did the Minoxidil treatments on the face.  For facial hair transplants you can check out 'Realself.com' and search 'beard transplant'.  The later being very expensive in the U.S. and most end up going to Instanbul Turkey to get it done via FUE method.
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Hetero Genius
bcmuscle wrote:
Check out Facial Hair Growth on YouTube and you can see guys who did the Minoxidil treatments on the face.  For facial hair transplants you can check out 'Realself.com' and search 'beard transplant'.  The later being very expensive in the U.S. and most end up going to Instanbul Turkey to get it done via FUE method.


Some of those look pretty good! All is not lost. Thanks for the link.
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Joytoy
I use minoxidil 3% and it works. I only apply it in the evening. 
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Hetero Genius
I wanted to check in and return the favor since this board has been so helpful. All of you were right. I've been using Minoxidil 5% for only six days and I'm already starting to see whiskers on my cheeks where there used to be none. It's way too early to call it a success, but so far so good.
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Aviator1117
Minox 5%, 12% if you can tolerate the dryness and if you can get it.
Lifting weights at least 5 times a week, eating high protein low carb food, mostly natural..and good sleep.
Multivitamins, Biotin, Creatine.
All these have helped me..not only facial hair but hair all over my body.
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