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Hair Thickening Products
Rogaine (minoxidil): Hair density is a product of heredity and sex. If your destiny is to be bald you can get some relief with rogaine, but ultimately might need hair transplants. If you have moderately thick hair, rogaine might help. Latisse (bimatoprost) can help with the eyelashes. See your dematologist if any help is recommended. ...Read more
Medical providers: On healthtap have been asked not to endorse specific products/ product lines. You can ask hair care questions at this site: http://www.Hairfinder.Com/askhairquestions.Htm a cosmetologist will respond. Take care. ...Read more
Healthy hair: For healthy hair growth: Get adequate sleep,avoid excess sugar & fat in diet, v carbonated beverages, eat enough protein, exercise regularly. Biotin helps (but don't over do it). Insure you have adequate Iron (think kale & other dark green leafies), Omega 3 fatty acids (think walnuts) and vitamin E (fruits & vegetables). ...Read more
If I buy a hair product from the U.S but it's ingredients are distributed from another country should the product be safe to use? Thanks
Probably : You can always check with the CPSC to see if any recalls have been issued or call Consumer Reports Magazine. That is a trailing indicator of course but they keep up on these things! ...Read more
I'mInTheMooodForMilk: Like Eve said to Adam,"that's a hard one."I couldn't find much on this. I even called my Vermont Dairy Farm buddy. He laughed and said "maybe if it were buttermilk..." OK, so I thought-the term "milk"can be used for things other than dairy milk. Heard of soy milk? Almond milk? That just means a solution of particles in a liquid that may look like cow's milk. So now it gets weird: Google"Hair Milk" ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Seek Qualified Help: Before you go 'shopping' for hair growth products, treatments &services, the first most important thing to do is find a doctor qualified to diagnose, measure, treat &track your hair loss/hair growth over time. Unfortunately, few doctors have the time, knowledge &motivation to do this. Effective treatments are often stopped too soon, before results are realized! you need a pro on your side! ...Read more
Not really: Many products make great claims but there isn't any product that is truly successful. ...Read more
Ingrown hairs: If you have ingrown hairs try not to wax, shave or pluck hairs until healed. This can often heal without treatment. Your physician can prescribe medication to clear dead skin cells (retinoids). Steroids may be used for significant inflammation & antibiotics may be considered if the area has become infected. ...Read more
Plan: Hair stylist can help you with this question because he/she seeing your hair quality. ...Read more
I am currently taking tomoxifen and as a result, i lost a lot of my hair. What can I do to save my hair?
Be gentle: Avoid over-washing your hair. Don't apply shampoo directly to the roots. Distribute conditioner evenly through your hair. Avoid using hot tools (hair dryer, flat iron) every day. Use a deep conditioning treatment once a week. Do not comb or twist wet hair. Massage in warm olive oil or coconut oil and leave for 30-40 minutes before washing. Always use lukewarm (not hot) to wash your hair. ...Read more
What do you suggest if my hair is thin, and grows slowly. know of any drug store products that will help thicken it?
Health Tap doctors: are asked not to endorse specific brands or product lines. ...Read more