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Can I wash my hair with water after two hours of applying minoxidil ?

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Dr. Lori Semel
Pediatrics
2 doctors agree

In brief: Minoxidal topical

Do NOT wash your hair for 4 (four) hours after appling minoxidil.

In brief: Minoxidal topical

Do NOT wash your hair for 4 (four) hours after appling minoxidil.
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Dr. Raymond Brewer
Anesthesiology

In brief: Timing & Absorption

Minoxidil's absorbed from the scalp for several hours after application, it is more appropriate to wash your hair first and then apply Minoxidil.
As an aside, daily application of shampoo tends to deplete necessary oils and thus, it's better to shampoo you hair every other to every third day. In contradistinction, Minoxidil requires daily application for long-term success.

In brief: Timing & Absorption

Minoxidil's absorbed from the scalp for several hours after application, it is more appropriate to wash your hair first and then apply Minoxidil.
As an aside, daily application of shampoo tends to deplete necessary oils and thus, it's better to shampoo you hair every other to every third day. In contradistinction, Minoxidil requires daily application for long-term success.
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