Joshua Zeichner, a Director of Cosmetic and Clinical Research in Dermatology, told Men's Health.
DHT is a modified, more active form of testosterone.
In your body, testosterone is transformed into DHT, which exerts stronger effects than testosterone itself.
So it all depends on how your body reacts to testosterone. If you are more sensitive to it then you beard will grow thicker and vice versa.
Genetics also plays a part in this. If you dad has a bad a beard then you can thank him for being follically challenged.
If you are desperate for a beard there are a few things that you can do - it mainly involves patience and not shaving.
However, if you are after more efficient results then the experts are here to help.
Dr Thomy Kouremada-Zioga, a hair loss specialist and transplant surgeon told Lad Bible:
Some lifestyle measures are very effective at restoring hormone balance, such as getting enough exercise, weight loss, reduce or eliminate alcohol consumption and eat more healthy fats - i.e., nuts, seeds, coconut and olive oil.