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 ====== The Struggles of Growing a Full Beard, and How to Overcome Them ====== ====== The Struggles of Growing a Full Beard, and How to Overcome Them ======
 Growing a beard for most men can be somewhat of a struggle. With patchiness, peer pressure to shave, or simply not accepting one's beard for what it is, a man growing out a beard has a lot of reasons to stop growing one. Growing a beard for most men can be somewhat of a struggle. With patchiness, peer pressure to shave, or simply not accepting one's beard for what it is, a man growing out a beard has a lot of reasons to stop growing one.
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 For guys with blessed growth, it may take only about two to four weeks before shaping becomes feasible. For guys that need a little more of a push, it could take about two months. For guys with blessed growth, it may take only about two to four weeks before shaping becomes feasible. For guys that need a little more of a push, it could take about two months.
  
-So instead of shaping the entire beard, the [[:beard-shape#neck-line|neck line]] can be carved earlier than the cheek line (if you're doing a [[:beard-shape#cheek-line|cheek line]] at all), as there's an easy rule of thumb for it: 1-2 finger-widths above your adam's apple, while the beard is still somewhat short. As it starts growing down with length, you can abandon lining it up and let the additional neck growth fill in the bottom of your beard.+So instead of shaping the entire beard, the [[:beard-styles#neck-line|neck line]] can be carved earlier than the cheek line (if you're doing a [[:beard-styles#cheek-line|cheek line]] at all), as there's an easy rule of thumb for it: 1-2 finger-widths above your adam's apple, while the beard is still somewhat short. As it starts growing down with length, you can abandon lining it up and let the additional neck growth fill in the bottom of your beard.
  
 With a carved neck line, growing your beard looks more intentional and you'll get fewer "forget to shave?" comments. With a carved neck line, growing your beard looks more intentional and you'll get fewer "forget to shave?" comments.
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