There are different methods for applying onion to your beard. Some rub it directly onto their beard, whereas some use onion juice. You can use it however you like. Thus, in this post, I will briefly talk about what you need to know about onion and beard growth.
The best way to use onion is by mixing it with coconut oil or vitamin e capsule. Apart from it, you can also rub it directly to your beard. It increases blood circulation and promotes beard growth.
#1. Using Only Onion Juice
Onion contains ingredients like Vitamin C, Calcium, Iron, Quercetin and Flavonoid. When it is crushed, it forms a sulphur bond. According to research, the sulphur bond has a critical role in strengthening and promoting beard growth.
How to use onion for beard growth?
#1. To being with, you will need 2 Onions.
#2. Peel it off and Cut it into small pieces
#3. Don’t grind it because it will make a complete juice
#4. But Squeeze it using a grater.
#5. Transfer it to a strainer and squeeze the onion pulp
#6. You will get a fresh juice & apply these juices to the patches
You won’t need more juice to apply it in the patches. Even a few drops works!
I recommend you to apply it regularly in an alternate day. You can apply it at night.
You will definitely perceive changes in your beard implementing this method.
#2. Using Onion Juice With Coconut oil
Coconut oil is rich in vitamin E, and lauric acid thus prevents itchiness and acne. In addition to it, Coconut oil also adds natural oil and proteins to the blend.
How To Apply?
#1. Firstly, warm the coconut oil and take two tablespoons of it.
#2. Now, take two tablespoons of onion juice and mix it in the bowl containing coconut oil
#3. After mixing, gently apply it in the patches
#4. Leave it for about 10 minutes.
#5. Ultimately, rinse it with cold water
#3. Using Onion Juice With Honey
The blend of onion juice with honey also works exceptionally well. Honey contains ingredients like fructose, glucose and other nutritions. These ingredients retain moisture and keep your beard hydrated. Besides these, it also prevents hair breakage and promotes beard growth.
How to apply?
#1. Take one tablespoon of honey in a bowl
#2. Mix 3 tablespoons of onion juice to it
#3. Evenly apply the mixture all across your beard.
#4 Let it sit for about 20 minutes
#5. Rinse it with cold water
You can apply it every day to get the best result.
#4. Using Onion Juice With Ginger
Ginger creates a tingling sensation. As a result of it, it increases blood flow and can stimulate beard growth. It also aids in strengthening your hair.
Moreover, it contains an antibacterial and anti-inflammatory property that can prevent you from itchiness and fungal infection that causes flaky skin.
Furthermore, it also removes build-up products from your skin and opens up the clogged pores.
Lastly, it is rich in minerals that can help you to soften your beard. Due to it, you will have a manageable beard.
How to apply?
#1. Take ginger and make a juice of it by grinding it in grinder
#2. Take two tablespoons of it and mix it with two tablespoons of onion juice in a bowl
#3. Apply the blend and massage it for a while
#4. Leave it for about 15 minutes
#5. Rinse it off with cold water
#5. Using Onion Juice With Vitamin E Capsule
You can also use onion juice with vitamin e capsule. Vitamin E contains antioxidants that keep your beard moisturized. It also prevents hair breakage.
If you want to know more about, how to use vitamin E capsule for beard growth, check our previous article here!
How to use?
#1. Take two tablespoons of onion juice
#2. Cut two piece vitamin E capsules and mix it in the bowl containing onion juice
#3. Apply the mixture evenly all across your beard and underneath your beard
#4. Leave it for about 20 minutes
#5. Wash it with lukewarm water.
Does onion increase facial hair growth?
Although it shows a positive result, it is research conducted with just 38 participants. Thus, more study is still needed to unveil the truth.
But I can say that, if you have some bald patches in your beard, applying this juice will definitely help to grow beards.
Meanwhile, if you have a genetic problem, onions will not work!
Benefits of Onion – Is it good for beard growth?
#1. Applying onion creates a tingling sensation in your skin. As a result, it increases blood circulation and helps in stimulating beard growth.
#2. Onion contains an antimicrobial property that prevents fungal infection. Due to it, you will be free from beardruff and flaky skin.
#5. Onion when chopped, it forms a sulfur bond that is essential for regenerating hair follicles. These bonds also prevent hair thinning.
#1. Bad Smell – You might not like the smell of onion juice. Once you apply this juice, the smell will not go away until you wash it.
#2. Cause Irritation – If you have hypersensitive skin, it can cause irritation. Thus, I suggest you do a patch test first before applying it to your beard.
Finally, you can apply onion juice to your beard. It will definitely help you to provide a healthy and shiny beard.
You can use any method described above to apply it to your beard. However, it is not sure that any of the methods will help to grow a beard.
But there is one guarantee that onion increases blood circulation and can stimulate beard growth.