Topical Finasteride – Uses, Benefits and Side Effects

Applying a topical natural liquid to the scalp

While Propecia (finasteride) is one of the two most popular medications for hair loss and the first line of treatment most doctors will prescribe, its use is marred by unpleasant sexual side effects. Though rare, these can discourage many men who would otherwise take Propecia for their hair loss. Primarily for this reason, in recent …

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Hair Miniaturization: What is it & 8 Ways to Help Stop It

A man bun hairstyle could cause traction alopecia leading to a receding hairline

Hair follicle miniaturization is the process hair goes through before it falls out. This article will explain why the miniaturization process takes place, how it leads to thinning and recession of the hair. This article will also outline 8 proven ways to stop the process so you can prevent yourself from going bald. What is …

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Azelaic Acid for Hair Growth: 2021 Review

Azelaic acid can be mixed with minoxidil to increase growth results

Maybe you’ve heard that azelaic acid could be a powerful way to fight hair loss but you’re not sure if it’s true or not. In this article you’ll learn if there is any truth behind these claims using scientific studies, you’ll learn the best way to use azalea acid for your hair, and how to avoid any …

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Minoxidil Cream for Hair Growth: 2021 Guide

minoxidil cream

As a popular treatment for male-pattern baldness, minoxidil is available in a few formulations. The two most common are liquid and foam, though a cream formulation has become increasingly popular for a few reasons. In this post, I’ll take a closer look at minoxidil cream. This will include how it compares to the “traditional” formulations, and …

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Mesotherapy for Hair Loss: 2021 Guide

Using mesotherapy dermaroller on bald scalp

Mesotherapy is a non-invasive and non-surgical cosmetic hair restoration procedure that has been steadily gaining in popularity. The technology at the root of the treatment is based on the understanding that most hair loss problems are a result of lack of proper nutrients, reduced blood circulation to the scalp, and hormone imbalances (DHT, in particular) …

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Rosemary Oil for Hair Growth: 2021 Guide

Rosemary leaves and oil on a table

In Aromatherapy: An A-Z, frequently referred to as the “aromatherapy bible,” author Patricia Davis states unequivocally that rosemary oil’s usefulness for hair growth is nothing but a myth (1). Davis is a certified aromatherapist and instructor at the London School of Aromatherapy with two other bestselling books on the subject under her belt, thus she …

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Setipiprant for Hair Loss: 2021 Review

Can setipiprant be used for hair growth?

Did you know that a new pathway for hair loss was discovered in 2012? This new pathway could mean there’s more to hair loss than we currently understand, and that new drugs can be useful in regrowth. In this post, I’ll introduce you to a possible future hair loss treatment: setipiprant. You’ll learn how the …

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Grapeseed Extract for Hair Growth: 2021 Guide

Grapes, seeds and oil on a table

There are many natural hair loss treatments on the market that claim to stop thinning and loss and even induce hair growth. Unfortunately, the vast majority of these claims are unfounded with no scientific evidence to back them. Grapeseed extract, on the other hand, is one ingredient which may just have the research available to …

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