Do you have a light
patch of chest hair? How about just a few strands of hair? Fear not! With this
guide you'll hopefully be seeing a wild bush in no less than a month. Read on
for specific instructions.
Tips for Chest Hair Growth
Level out your testosterone. Talk with
your doctor about whether you have normal testosterone levels. Testosterone has
a peculiar relationship to hair loss. Not enough testosterone and your chest
hair won't grow. Too much and it gets
converted into DHT, which shrinks hair follicles. Try to have a healthy
balance of testosterone; of course, because there's no testosterone test
available over the counter, you'll need to seek the advice of a
out. Both weight loss and weightlifting can boost a man's testosterone
levels. Hit the gym, back up
onto the bench press, and do some serious exercise. You'll feel stronger and
grow some chest hair while you're at it.
supplements if your doctor diagnoses you with low-T. Only take supplements if
your doctor has diagnosed you. Again, if you have normal levels of testosterone
and you take supplements, an enzyme will convert the excess testosterone into a
follicle-shrinking hormone. Not a good recipe for hair
Talk to your doctor
about estrogen inhibitors. Your doctor should know if you taking estrogen
inhibitors is advisable for chest hair growth in your specific
Never use steroids to aid in chest hair
growth. Anabolic steroids pose serious health
hazards. As there are dozens, if not hundreds, of different anabolic and
androgenic steroids, each with different side-effects on the body and
implications for your hair, it's not considered safe to use steroids for hair
Home Remedies (Not
Verified) for Chest Hair Growth
Shave your chest. If you have
any chest hair already, shaving will help it get thicker, not help hair grow
where it isn't. (This one of the reasons girls wax instead of shave.) Shaving
cuts the hair at its root, where it's thickest; when it grows out, the hair will
be thicker for its whole length. See How to Shave Chest
Shave your chest
every 2-4 weeks.
Apply Miconazol Nitrate (also known as Daktarin
cream). In the mornings, after a shower, massage the
chest area with Daktarin. This method has been reputed to stimulate the growth
of new hair, although not medically verified.
Miconazol Nitrate is a fungus-busting crème used to treat foot and vaginal
infections. Use in moderation, and with
Cut an onion in two and rub it on your
chest. Rub the onion onto your chest using a
circular motion. Once the surface of the onion is dry, cut about 5mm of the
onion and continue; this can stimulate hair growth because onions contain
sulfur, a mineral known to help with hair growth.
This method should
probably not be used during the day, because of the smell. So let it do it's
work during the night, and shower the next
Get advice from a male relative about their chest
hair. It may be embarrassing, but ask someone you
trust about their own experience growing chest hair.
If the male relative
wants to know why, you have two options:
truth, mention your intention of growing chest hair and maybe they can let you
in on their secrets. You may have nothing to worry
Just say that you
were wondering and wanted to talk about somethingrandom.
Be patient. The growth
will probably only start after about two weeks and will be only dramatically
noticeable after some time. Be patient and stick with your treatment. It may not
necessarily seem this way, but there are many more important things in life than
chest hair, so chin up!
Know the myths about hair growth. There are
some well-intentioned myths out there about how to grow hair and what it takes
to have a manly mane. Many of them have been debunked by science and are
blood flow doesn't increase hair growth. Maybe you've been told
to brush your chest with a toothbrush to increase the blood flow to the area,
which is supposed to stimulate growth. It's not scientifically true. Brushing
your chest will not get you chest hair.
pores won't help you grow hair. Some say that blocked
pores can cause hair to be trapped beneath the surface of the skin, and that the
secret to hair growth is simply unclogging those pores. It's simply not true.
While scrubbing away dead skin and unclogging pores is definitely a good thing,
it won't help stimulate chest hair