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How Long Does It Take To Grow A Mustache?

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If you have ever wondered, “how long does it take to grow a mustache?”, just know that you are not the only one with is a concern. At first, I was confused but later turned on for research.

If you want to know what happens behind the scene, read on to know everything about growing mustache.

Mustache is part of male facial hair, and in as much as this is concerned, how long it takes to grow depends on so many factors. But on a normal stand, men mustache usually takes 3-5 months to grow full when trimmed in the first place.

While on the other hands it starts growing in boys who don’t have it before at 16-25 years range (differs in every teen)

Why Can’t I Grow A Mustache?

Also, have you ever wonder why you can’t grow a mustache and beard?

After living for 20-30 years, you still don’t have hair below your nose to boast off (although it’s rare and 100% possible)

Well, you aren’t doing or eating anything terrible.

From my research, I found out that the major reasons/causes why a man or teenager can’t grow mustache are  Genetics (hereditary) and baby-face syndrome.

But before we proceed, I know you would love to spend more time just to find out what exactly makes the beard grow faster.

Now let’s proceed:

Genetics / Hereditary

As we all know that hereditary has something to do with the biological process where the parent passes certain traits to their children.

“Genetic factors are responsible for the density, length, color, and texture of hair.”- NCBI.

Genetics leads the game if your parents or grandparents don’t have a mustache, the probability of you growing mustache less than five.

Ultimately, there is absolutely nothing you can do to grow your mustache naturally when genetics effects are in control.

Baby-Face Syndrome

Have you ever noticed that a good percentage of Asia or Chinese men don’t grow mustache or beard?

Well, some people fail to understand that baby face doesn’t just end with a high raised eyebrow, round face with big eyes, narrow chin, and a small nose.

Most times, I use the volume of facial hair in men to guess their age range and maturity level. But in the baby-face case, you can’t tell a book by its cover.

I have seen a lot of guys who don’t have a single facial hair trying all manner of beard and mustache growth cream, relaxer, name it, just to get measurable sideburns, mustache, or beard.

Dr. Shaurya Rohatgi (Pediatric Dermatologist, Hair Transplant Surgeon with nine years experience overall) said.

“If there are no hair roots, how do you think putting oil or creams or changing diet will suddenly start growing hairs in areas where there are no hair roots.”

Come to think of it logically.

Baby-face syndrome is very similar to hereditary; they both work together, and you can never manipulate them.

How Do I Grow My Mustache For The First Time?

The first time is for teenagers and not for men.

That’s to say,

“if you are 30 years and above and you still don’t have a mustache”, I will tell you to just forget about it and embrace your baby’s face.

Now for  you that is looking for possible ways to grow a mustache fast for the first time as a teenager, my biggest advice to people like you are:

  1. Leave the mustache to grow naturally from it’s at the early stage.
  2. Don’t shave your mustache off, thinking and believing that it will grow thicker after the first shave.
  3. Never force products on yourself when trying to grow a mustache.
  4. Don’t waste your $$ on so-called mustache or beard growth cream.
  5. If you have enough to spend just grow a mustache, consider opting for a hair transplant, which is the only quick option, but not recommended.
  6. You can as well try to wear a fake mustache. It still works for some people.
  7. Lastly, Don’t listen to speculation and myths that you can grow mustache overnight.

Take what you just read above as my tips

Now I would like to hear from you:

Did you find our article on how long does it take to grow a mustache helpful?

Or may you think and believe that there is a product that can quicken the growth of mustache?

Either way, do let me know by leaving your comment below right now, and don’t forget to share.

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Stanley

I am Stanley. A Unisex Hairstylist, Writer, and book lover. After 12 months of the apprenticeship program as a stylist, I started working with my boss for an extra one year. This time frame made me accumulate knowledge and experience in the hair industry, of which I will love to share with friends all over the world through my blog.

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