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Doctor insights on: Safe Hair Color Products

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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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Is it safe and effective to use hairmax laser comb product to grow hair, and what are the possible side effects ?!

Is it safe and effective to use hairmax laser comb product to grow hair, and what are the possible side effects ?!

Marketing; ? if more: Study FDA letters: http://www.accessdata.fda.gov/cdrh_docs/pdf6/K060305.pdf, http://www.accessdata.fda.gov/cdrh_docs/pdf9/K093499.pdf & http://www.accessdata.fda.gov/cdrh_docs/pdf10/K103368.pdf which are just notification letters without any verification of efficacy for claims. Laser devices are also marketed for killing hair follicles. Like Elon Musk, go back to basics: http://foundation.bz/20/ ...Read more

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How safe is the product Betty 'down there' hair dye for the vagina?

How safe is the product Betty 'down there' hair dye for the vagina?

Never seen it: I must admit I have never seen this product or had a patient dye their pubic hair. Based on the information on their website it appears to be a standard hair dye product just branded for pubic hair use. I can not comment specifically on the safety for genital use but it is likely as safe as other hair dye products. ...Read more

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I am a 25 yr old male with hair loss for around 4-5 yrs now.Are tablets like cipla fipecia safe to use? I have heard good results of the product.

I am a 25 yr old male with hair loss for around 4-5 yrs now.Are tablets like cipla fipecia safe to use? I have heard good results of the product.

? Finpecia ?: If you mean "finpecia", it's the same Finasteride as the us product Propecia (finasteride) -- at least it probably is, since it's produced in india and is not approved for sale in the us. If (and that's a big if) it is exactly the same as the us product, it has the same risks and benefits as propecia (finasteride). Ask your doc. ...Read more