Watching hair grow is a process that requires patience.
East Asian men tend to have less facial hair density and volume than Mediterranean, Middle Eastern, and South Asian men, for example.
There is still more research to be done, but early observations for minoxidil appear promising and men are researching and testing.
But what is really going on with this biohacking trend? And what role might ethnicity play, with differences in hair types? A full attempt at growing a full beard takes time.
How safe is it to use minoxidil to grow a beard?.
So, as a Black man with curly, thick hair, what results can I, and men like me, expect from minoxidil? We caught up with the experts to discuss the growing trend, facts and a few notes of caution.
The results can lead to a, well, hairy situation.
Enter: Reddit rabbit holes, minoxidil and off-label experimentation.