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Doctor insights on: Hair Thickening Products

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What can I do to thicken my hair?

What can I do to thicken my hair?

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

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What products can I use to thicken my hair?

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

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Can you tell me how I could thicken my hair and make it longer faster?

Can you tell me how I could thicken my hair and make it longer faster?

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

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The hair on my head is so thin, is there anyway for me to thicken my hair?

The hair on my head is so thin, is there anyway for me to thicken my hair?

Rogaine (minoxidil) : Rogaine (minoxidil) is available over the counter --- try it for at least 3-4 months to see if you can regrow hair. ...Read more

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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

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Does milk help hair thickening?

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 more

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How do you thicken facial hair?

How do you thicken facial hair?

Time and age.: As you get older it will thicken on its own. Genetics is also involved. There is no magic pill. ...Read more

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What is a good product for hair growth?

What is a good product for hair growth?

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

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Is there a product to help me grow my hair faster?

Is there a product to help me grow my hair faster?

Hair: Minoxidil is available (over the counter) for hair growth. results vary (I have no conflicts of interest, financial or otherwise for suggesting this product) ...Read more

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Which product is best for re-growing hair after chemotherapy?

Which product is best for re-growing hair after chemotherapy?

Nature does it!: hair start to grow naturally soon after stopping chemotherapy. There is no special product that would help to grow them more than they do naturally. Just give it 3-4 months, and the hair will look like naturally, often better than they were before chemotherapy. ...Read more

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Is there a specific product that works for your hair to grow?

Not really: Many products make great claims but there isn't any product that is truly successful. ...Read more

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How do I find what's the best product for treating ingrown hairs?

How do I find what's the best product for treating ingrown hairs?

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

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I am currently taking tomoxifen and as a result, i lost a lot of my hair. What can I do to save my hair?

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