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Author Topic: Is there any HELP for my awful hair?!  (Read 5048 times)

Angelcat47

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Re: Is there any HELP for my awful hair?!
« Reply #30 on: February 04, 2016, 07:59:06 PM »
You might want to try Rogaine for the thinness. CVS makes a generic. I've also read that many dermatologists recommend the men's formula as it has a higher level od minoxidil.
  • Complexion: Light skintone,oily and somewhat sensitive
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  • Hair: Medium brown with blonde highlights

Styyna

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Re: Is there any HELP for my awful hair?!
« Reply #31 on: February 05, 2016, 07:28:20 AM »
I never thought of using Rogaine as an option for those with thin hair. Do you know if it works for people who have always had thin hair?

Also, do you know if there's a reason why the men's formula has more minoxidil? Put another way, is it safe for women to use the men's formula?
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Angelcat47

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Re: Is there any HELP for my awful hair?!
« Reply #32 on: February 05, 2016, 03:12:08 PM »
Styyna, I have read that minoxidil supposedly also increases the diameter of the hair, so it should work in your case. I don't know why men's Rogaine has a greater percentage of minoxidil but I have read that some derms recommend the higher strength to women for faster results.

ETA: It also increases the number of new hairs.
« Last Edit: March 05, 2016, 08:50:51 PM by Angelcat47 »
  • Complexion: Light skintone,oily and somewhat sensitive
  • Eyes: Brown
  • Hair: Medium brown with blonde highlights