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Jan 11 17 5:57 AM
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Jan 11 17 8:56 AM
This is not the best picture to see your younger hairs, but I can tell you that these light hairs are probably transitional if they have some length [>.5cm]. You will notice these hairs taking on more length and at some point getting some pigment. This is when they are going terminal and they will continue to darken until they become terminal. At that point, they will proceed to grow long.
Realize that these younger hairs will go terminal at different times. It is a process that allows your upper sides to become dense and colorful, just as your lower sides. This could take anywhere from 4 months to a couple years. This is where patience comes in and acceptance comes from knowing that your beard is heading toward maturity. Of course, you should be accepting your beardedness before this process completes... like any time now. In case you didn't notice, you are becoming quite bearded.
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Apr 16 17 7:46 AM
You are becoming quite full bearded with heavy coverage in the front and along the jaw, tapering to just a bit less coverage on the upper sides. Your cheekline has become noticeable and very high and it is this outline from bottom to top that is defining your full beard quite well. Early on, your sideburns seemed a bit weak, but now you have very consistent coverage from the top of one sideburn to the top of the other. Much of this is due to the fantastic trim job you are doing... keeping a consistent length is bringing out transitionals that are becoming terminal. You should continue to see this improvement as your beard just becomes very solid at this length.
Your neckline in the first picture looks a bit low but it doesn't look bad from the angle in the second picture. It is not a bad look with the lower neckline but I just want to point out my observation.
What are the next steps for your beard? Do you have goals? Are you starting to accept your beardedness? What do those around you think of your beard? You really should like the fact that you look 5-10 years older with this beard. Looking so manly and mature as 19 y/o is not the norm... but when you have it, you might as well flaunt it.
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loks50 wrote:I just want to wait maybe half year,year and then if i like what i see to grow full and long.my mother said that i will be like my father who have bad beard genes so i always moke him how he doesnt have beard or any chest hair
I just want to wait maybe half year,year and then if i like what i see to grow full and long.
my mother said that i will be like my father who have bad beard genes so i always moke him how he doesnt have beard or any chest hair
I think you are very smart to keep your beard trimmed as it fills in. You will see your beard mature nicely over the next 6-12 months and as it does this you will let the beard become part of who you are and have others accept you as being bearded. Somewhere along your journey to 12 months, your mental acceptance of this beard will trigger you to let it grow a bit longer. You will probably like what you see and then start your journey toward a long beard. Growing in this manner has a very high chance of success because you gradually accept your beardedness and others compliment you as you grow on.
Regarding genetics... you are not taking after your father because you have intense chest hair and a beard that will cover your face well. In fact, just about any picture you show us will be achieveable from coverage and length... although you might not have quite the same curls. Look to your grandfather's beards as the source of your genetics. You probably don't want to mock your dad, but you might want to be thankful that you have more than just his beard genes.
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