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Once you start to use the product you select for your hair loss problem, remember hair takes time to recover and grow.

The secret of success is to maintain your treatment over weeks and months, as directed. Eg: a LaserComb needs to be used 3 or 4 times a week. If using hair loss treatment patches, a new one needs to be applied on a daily basis.

Rogaine Nioxin Revlon Pro You
Hairmax Hair Genesis Tony Maleedy
Propecia Intragen DermMatch
Equate Stymulactine 21 Nanogen
Revivogen Mirage Maxi Professional
Procerin Mirage Concealers  

FDA Approved Products for Pattern Baldness

There are many products out there developed to promote hair growth, but only a very few have been assessed by the FDA and approved as obtaining results in the treatment of Pattern Baldness — Rogaine (for men), LaserComb (for men and women), Equate (for women) and Propecia (for men).


Rogaine (For Men Only)

Rogaine Foam showed an 85% success rate in
stimulating noticeable hair growth over a two year period

This is an FDA approved product. Helps to reverse the progression of hereditary hair loss and regrow hair.
Rogaine should be used on men who have a general thinning of hair on the top of the scalp
It is not intended for frontal baldness or thinning hairline.
FOR BEST RESULTS USE TWICE DAILY
Goes on Easily
Dries Quickly
DERMATOLOGIST RECOMMENDED BRAND

Stimulate Growth/ Applied Topically/ For Men

HairMax LaserComb (For Men & Women)

Reduce hair loss and promote regrowth
The Professional 12 LaserComb is top of the HairMax range and is a safe, effective way to treat hair loss and promote hair growth in men and women.
This is the only FDA approved product for Men and Women.

The 12 lasers reduce treatment time to just 8 minutes. Using the lasercomb three times a week is all that’s required to achieve optimum results. Cordless for ease of use, it’s attractive ergonomic design means it fits into the hand like a brush.

Main benefits
• Increased hair growth
• Faster growing hair
• Increased thickness and fullness of hair
• More manageability and vibrancy
• Revitalisation of dormant hair follicles

What to expect

A typical user can expect the following changes:
Weeks 1-8 Users may begin to notice more shine and fullness and a slight increase in shedding. This slight increase in shedding is only temporary and is actually a good sign that the treatment is working. The focused laser energy will be gently and effectively nourishing the hair follicles to stimulate new hair growth. This new healthy hair will push out the ”resting” hairs, which would have been shed anyway.
Weeks 8-12 Most users start to see noticeable hair growth.
Weeks 12-20 Based on clinical studies, during this period most users experience a number of benefits, including: new hair growth, a cessation of hair loss and healthier, thicker hair. Some users will require more than 12 weeks to experience the full benefits.
Post 20 weeks Those who are already experiencing the benefits will continue to do so. Ongoing use of the LaserComb is needed to maintain healthy hair growth. If you stop any benefits gained may gradually disappear.

If a user has not seen results within 20 weeks, they are encouraged to continue using the LaserComb on a regular basis. The key to seeing best results is to use the HairMax LaserComb consistently three times a week for 10-15 minutes per treatment.


Stimulate Growth/ Applied Topically/ For Men & Women



Propecia (For Men Only)

PROPECIA is a prescription only medicine used for the treatment of male pattern hair loss (androgenetic alopecia)
It is not known if PROPECIA works for a receding hairline on either side of and above your forehead (temporal area). This is an FDA approved product.

Important Risk Information About PROPECIA
PROPECIA is for the treatment of male pattern hair loss in MEN ONLY and should NOT be used by women or children.

 

Women who are or may be pregnant must not use PROPECIA and should not handle crushed or broken PROPECIA tablets because the active ingredient may cause abnormalities of a male baby’s sex organs. If a woman who is pregnant comes into contact with the active ingredient in PROPECIA, a doctor should be consulted. PROPECIA tablets are coated and will prevent contact with the active ingredient during normal handling provided that the tablets are not broken or crushed.

If this product does work for you, in all likelihood you will need to continue taking it to maintain the hair growth. Men who stop taking Propecia for a few months, usually find that the hair they have gained comes out again.
THERE ARE SEVERAL SIDE EFFECTS CAUSED BY PROPECIA, you will need to discuss this with your doctor and seriously weigh up the pros and cons of starting this treatment regime.

DHT Inhibitor/ Taken Orally/ For Men ONLY

Equate (Minoxidil) Regrowth Treatment (For Women)

DHT Inhibitor/ Taken Orally/ For Men ONLY Minoxidil for women is clinically proven to help regrow hair and stop hair loss

Essential for healthy and thicker looking hair. Equate hair regrowth treatment contains 2% which was the first FDA approved ingredient clinically approved to help hair regrowth.

THE SOLUTION PENETRATES INTO THE SCALP TO STIMULATE SHRUNKEN FOLLICLES ALLOWING HAIR TO DEVELOP OVER TIME.

• Contains 2% Minoxidil
• Revitalizes hair follicles and stimulates hair regrowth
• HELPS REVERSE THE PROGRESSION OF HAIR LOSS
• Best used twice daily

This has been designed for women who have general thinning of the hair on the top of the scalp, and is not intended to treat hair loss in the front of the scalp (receeding hair line). Women’s Minoxidil can helps women who are experiencing hereditary hair thinning.

3x60ML BOTTLES OF MINOXIDIL TOPICAL SOLUTION (3 MONTH SUPPLY)

Equate Minoxidil is made by Perrigo. Perrigo is owned by Pharmacia-Upjohn (the makers of Rogaine).

DHT Inhibitor/ Applied Topically/ For Women Only



Other Market Leaders — Hair Loss Treatments

Whether you are looking for a short term concealer, while you wait for your hair loss treatment to start reaping rewards or you want information about the treatment options available, we bring you most popular choices to help you decide.


Revivogen (For Men & Women)

Revivogen Scalp Therapy
Naturally derived anti-DHT ingredients for peace of mind — NO SIDE EFFECTS


Promotes thicker, fuller and healthier hair. This revolutionary, all-natural system can help to reduce hair loss and thinning hair in both men and women.

The patent pending Revivogen formula is derived from organic plant oils and grains. It is safe and easy to use and has no side effects.

Revivogen’s formula is made of the nature’s most powerful Anti-DHT ingredients to combat hair loss and thinning hair.

Features
• Combats hair loss
• Stimulates thicker, fuller and healthier hair
• Effective for both men and women
• Safe and easy to use
• Topical formula made with nature’s most power Anti-DHT ingredients
• All-natural derived from organic plant oils and grains
• No known side effects

Directions
• Shake well before use.
• Apply 1-2ml of the solution to the scalp once a day.
• Gently massage the solution into the scalp for 10-20 seconds.
• Do not wash or rinse hair for at least three hours.
• For best results continue use on a daily basis for 3 to 6 months.


DHT Inhibitor/ Applied Topically/ For Men & Women


Procerin (For Men)

Procerin XT Foam is a topically applied Scalp
Therapy for thinning hair, designed to promote thicker, healthier hair

The XT Foam contains a potent blend of ingredients whose stimulating properties have been demonstrated in several studies to help with thinning hair. The XT Foam is effective on its own; however, we recommend it is used alongside the Procerin Tablets for maximum efficacy.

Hair grows slowly at a rate of roughly half an inch each month. It is recommended that men should use Procerin for at least 2 months before they should expect to notice results. Procerin achieves the best results from approximately the third month of use though as much as 6 months maybe required.

To achieve the best results with Procerin
It is recommended that Procerin tablets, Procerin XT Topical Foam and Procerin Scalp Therapy Shampoo be used in conjunction with each other. Using Procerin tablets taken orally, Procerin XT Foam and Procerin Scalp Therapy Shampoo together provide the best chances of achieving the desired results in combating the root causes of hair loss with Procerin. This 3-step process is a powerful combination for reducing visible effects of male hair loss and encouraging naturally healthy hair growth.

No Side Effects

Procerin does not have any negative side effects, including no negative sexual side effects. Procerin can be used safely by men of all ages.

Directions for use: Apply directly to the scalp morning and evening. Leave in, do not rinse off. Use after showering on a dry scalp, and leave in for at least a few hours.

Applied Topically/ For Men Only


Nioxin System Kits (For Men & Women)

If you crave thicker and fuller hair
Nioxin have the solution

The Nioxin System Kits are 3 step programs that have been specially formulated to strengthen and thicken each individual hair strand to prevent damage and breakages. There are three parts to each NIOXIN system kit Cleanse, Optimise and Treat. Customised for scalp and hair needs, the innovative Nioxin Systems have been formulated to indulge hair and scalp for thicker denser looking hair within just 4 weeks.

Nioxin 5 effects to combat hair loss:
Reduces Hair Breakage
Delivers denser looking hair
Amplifies hair texture
Strengthens hair against cuticle damage
Cleanses excessive sebum from the scalp

NIOXIN uses advanced technologies to deliver thicker, fuller, denser-looking hair. Our commitment to innovation, supported by research, enables us to be able to help more than 50% of people worldwide who experience thinning hair.

The NIOXIN approach began in 1987, when founder Eva Graham experienced thinning hair after the birth of her first child and began to investigate the idea of treating the scalp with skincare methods.

Until then, people experiencing thin-looking hair had very few options for help. NIOXIN’s advanced technologies provide real solutions for making the most of the hair you have, transforming the hair care industry and bringing hope and confidence to men and women everywhere.

Applied Topically/ For Men and Women



Hair Genesis (For Men & Women)

Promotes hair regrowth
HairGenesis is a unique line of non-drug botanical hair loss treatment products which use a variety of proven and effective natural DHT Blockers (also known as 5AR Inhibitors) to block DHT, the harmful hormone that triggers both male and female pattern hair loss.

HairGenesis also contains ingredients which combat inflammation in the scalp hair follicles, a second major cause of pattern hair loss in men and women.

HairGenesis is a safe and effective hair loss treatment, supported by multiple clinical trials, research studies and two reports published in established medical journals.

When you compare Hair Genesis to almost all other hair loss treatment options, you rapidly see that Hair Genesis is unique. Most non-drug hair loss products have little or no valid scientific data to support their claims. Most drug based hair growth products come with negative side effects.

Hair Genesis is the only hair loss prevention treatment product for men and women backed by published medical research and university based science, and being non-drug based there are no negative side effects.

• Maximum Strength Natural Hair Growth Product Formula
Works for Male Hair Loss and Thinning Hair In Women
Thicker fuller hair, naturally
Safety of 100% naturally-derived active composition
The original botanical hair loss remedy
Generation 4 — New herbal hair loss product formula

Applied Topically apart from supplement/ For Men and Women



Intragen Anti-Hair Loss Treatment (For Men & Women)

Quick, practical and effective anti-hair loss treatment
Intragen anti-hair loss patches help to prolong the life of weak and thinning hair. Transdermal technology releases the active ingredients directly into the skin.

The patches strengthen the hair shaft and aid healthier, more vigorous hair growth. They also reduce the sebum in the scalp, which contributes to premature hair loss. As a result hair is stronger, thicker and revitalised.

In a satisfaction survey more than 80% of those using the anti-hair loss treatment patches saw positive results.

Use with Intragen shampoo for complete treatment.
IntragenTM combines 4 actions against hair loss causes for maximum results


• Protection against ageing of the capillary cells
Stimulation of the microcirculation which nourishes and oxygenates the hair follicle
An increase in the production of new cells to fortify the hair
A reduction of excess sebum in the scalp

Scientifically demonstrated results:

A 22% increase in hair density and double the resistance to hair loss. Greater number of new hairs, which grow more thickly, more healthily and more vigorously.Inheritance defines the characteristics of each person’s hair, determining its life process and whether or not it will present capillary problems.

The objective of IntragenTM Cosmetic Trichology is to prevent and treat capillary problems that may derive from genetic inheritance and the environment. To this end they have developed a complete range of high quality products, that offer specific solutions adapted to the needs of the hair and scalp in both men and women.

The efficacy of Intragen products, scientifically demonstrated by in vitro tests and clinical trials.


Applied Topically/ For Men and Women



J F Lazartigue Stymulactine 21 (For Men & Women)

Recommended for tired and deficient scalps, to combat severe hair loss and anemia

Stymulactine 21 Serum contains Silanols, one of the essential factors in the cellular activity of hair roots. It improves capillary density, contributing to healthier and stronger hair growth.
For hair loss, lifeless and dull hair. The Stymulactine 21 Shampoo reduces hair loss and encourages vigourous growth. This shampoo is a stimulating cocktail for stronger and more resistant hair.

Hair loss is never an irreversible phenomenon. It can be halted by specific treatment. Hair loss can be psychologically destabilizing, so do not let the condition become permanent. Treat the problem before it becomes serious.

Note: be patient!!!...new hair is only visible after around three months of treatment.

Stymulactine is a non greasy product. Silanols are one of the essential factors in the cellular activity of hair roots, contributing to the resistance of the hair and scalp. Regular application, at the onset of severe hair loss or as a preventive measure, encourages vigorous growth and quickly controls the harmful effects of seborrhea. Silanols and amino acids, the ingredients contained in Stymulactine 21, vigorously fortify the production of healthy hair and improve capillary density. The ultimate remedy for hair loss.

Usage:
Spray directly onto the scalp, lightly massage. DO NOT RINSE
Severe hair loss : daily application
Average hair loss : 3 applications a week
Preventive and punctual treatment: 2 applications a week

For hair loss due to:

Dry dandruff, choose Intensive Scalp Revitaliser
Oily dandruff, choose Intensive Sebum Treatment
Applied Topically/ For Men and Women
Mirage Anti-Hair Loss (For Men & Women)

Promotes thicker, stronger hair
Mirage Anti Hair Loss Shampoo and Conditioner contains natural and organic ingredients. A unique blend of floral waters, botanical extracts, proteins, vitamins and minerals help to combat hair loss and promote thicker/stronger hair. Gentle enough for use everyday. Suitable for all hair types.
This anti-DHT and anti-sebum formula fortifies and conditions every strand leaving your hair soft, manageable, lush and full.
For all hair types.

Applied Topically/ For Men and Women





Revlon Professional Pro You Anti-Hair Loss (For Men & Women)

Specially formulated for alopecia and weakened hair
that is prone to falling out


Revlon professional anti-hair loss shampoo and Treatment is formulated to strengthen the hair shaft, thereby promoting healthy and vigorous hair growth. This helps to extend the life of weak hair that is prone to falling out. The result is healthier and more robust hair.

How it works
Rosemary extract protects, fortifies and stimulates the scalp and inhibits premature hair loss. Hops extract also inhibits hair loss and strengthens the hair shaft.

Applied Topically/ For Men and Women



Tony Maleedy Scalp Therapy Shampoo (For Men & Women)

Healthy scalp – Beautiful hair

• Greatly improves the health of your scalp
• Treats a wide range of scalp problems
• Optimises the ability of the scalp to produce hair
• Natural oils leave hair shiny and in wonderful condition

A leading hair transplant clinic uses the Juniper Mint Shampoo after their transplant procedure as it has been proven to aid hair growth performance.

Make the scalp healthy and the hair will follow

Your hair is a product of your scalp. It grows from the scalp and it depends upon it for its nourishment and well being - similar to a rich fertile soil needed for plants to grow and flourish - so when the scalp becomes unhealthy more often than not it shows in the hair. Dryness, dandruff, irritation, lank greasy hair, spots, inflammation, hair loss and much more can all be symptoms of an unhealthy scalp, but improving its health can lead to enormous improvements to the condition of your hair and possibly to its ability to grow better.

This juniper mint scalp therapy shampoo has been clinically developed by a leading hair specialist, Tony Maleedy, and can have dramatic effects on your scalp and hair. This shampoo is an incredibly rich blend of natural, therapeutic oils. Juniper, corn mint, thyme, tea tree and rosemary oils are combined with coconut derived cleansers to create this unique shampoo. Not only does it ensure that your scalp is healthy and in optimum condition for hair growth, but the natural oils impart long lasting moisture leaving your hair soft, shiny and in wonderful condition.

How to use the Juniper Mint Scalp Therapy Shampoo
Wet hair thoroughly and apply the shampoo. Gently massage into the hair and scalp and leave for about three minutes before rinsing to allow the active ingredients to take effect. Apply an appropriate conditioner according to your hair type. If you wash your hair daily one lather is enough.

Initially use the shampoo every day or every other day, then as your scalp improves reduce to twice a week for a few weeks. Eventually use the Juniper Mint Scalp Therapy Shampoo once a week to maintain a healthy scalp and hair.

The Juniper Mint Scalp Therapy Shampoo doesn’t just improve the health of your scalp, it also has excellent effects on your hair.

• Moisturising and conditioning your hair
The rich essential oils from which the Juniper Mint Scalp Therapy Shampoo is made, along with naturally derived conditioning and moisture-binding agents, replenish moisture in the hair fibres and increase the hair’s strength and elasticity, so reducing breakage and leaving your hair feeling naturally healthy and in excellent condition.

• Hair loss reduction
In a study carried out at the University of Liège in Belgium, when an anti-microbial agent called piroctone olamine was incorporated into a shampoo at a level of 1% it had a significant effect in the prevention of hair loss in men and the encouragement of new hair growth.


Applied Topically/ For Men and Women


DermMatch Concealer (For Men & Women)

Makes hair look thicker and fuller
DermMatch works on small bald areas or areas of thinning hair where the scalp is showing through. It colours the scalp to match your hair colour causing the scalp to disappear. It also coats thin hairs with botanical thickening agents that add fullness to your hair. The results are instant.

DermMatch comes in eight colours, which can be blended to match any natural hair colour.
DermMatch is a cosmetic. It is a hard-packed powdered formula that is safe for your skin and hair. It is loaded with emollients and botanical ingredients that soothe and moisturise. DermMatch contains only safe colorants and no hair dye.

It allows you to swim, sweat or brush your hair.

DermMatch does not grow hair nor does it impede the growth of hair.

Applied Topically/ For Men and Women


Nanogen Fibres Concealer (For Men & Women)

Instantly create fuller, thicker looking hair
Ideal to conceal thinning hair

Nanogen fibres can be applied quickly and easily without mess by simply shaking the container over thin or thinning hair. This releases thousands of microscopic colour-matched pure keratin hair fibres, which bind electrostatically to - and branch off from - each individual hair. Charged with static electricity, they bond to your own hair in fir-tree patterns, creating a natural-looking and natural-feeling density. Nanogen fibres bond to your hair so securely they will stay in place all day, and will not stain or smear.

Fibre Locking Spray is a water resistant, concealer securing spray. It holds Nanogen fibres in place through wind, rain, perspiration, and even under water. The polymer blend also creates a perfect natural shine and finish. This preserves the perfect appearance of healthy, thickened hair all day. Both products will be secure until the next shampoo.

Directions for Nanogen fibres
• Simply shake onto thinning hair
• Gently blend the fibres in with your fingers
• The fibres will last all day, but for a waterproof hold use Locking Mist Plus.

Applied Topically/ For Men and Women




Maxi Professional Concealer (For Men & Women)

A breakthrough in cosmetic hair thickening products that immediately gives you thicker looking hair and ends scalp show-through

Maxi Hair Building Fibres are quick and easy to apply, simply shake the tiny hair building fibres over your thinning area, they instantly cling and build on each of your thin hair strands giving you the appearance of fuller thicker hair and instant density and volume. The fibres are completely undetectable and resistant to wind, rain and perspiration yet wash out easily with shampoo.

Use with Maxi Fixing spray and Maxi Thickening spray for even better results

Maxi Hair Building Fibres are made of pure organic protein similar to your own hair offering instant results for both men and women and for all types of hair loss. Maxi professional have worked hard to come up with a product that works instantly, has no side effects, and is suitable for almost everybody.

Maxi Fixing Spray is a fine mist developed to increase the bond between hair building fibres and your thinning hair. Unlike ordinary hair sprays, this formula uses sophisticated ingredients to hold the fibres in place. You can even brush the hair lightly after the spray has dried for a softer style with ample fibre holding power. The product settles evenly over your hair without making it heavy, helping the fibres to bond further to your hair and adding shine.

Gives thicker looking hair in an instant

MaxiThick Hair Thickening Spray is a handy, easy to use spray that produces a thickening mist to instantly thicken your thinning area of hair. It comes in a variety of colours to match you hair .This product is completely safe to use as it contains all natural ingredients which have been thoroughly tried and tested for cosmetic use.

MaxiThick hair thickener is suitable for men and women, for almost all hair loss problems and hair thinning worries.

Disguise your thinning and balding hair, and get results that will surprise yourself!
Colour options: Black,Very Dark Brown, Medium Brown, Light Brown, Silver Grey

Applied Topically/ For Men and Women



Mirage Concealers (For Men & Women)

Thicker looking hair in seconds - just shake and style

Mirage is a natural way of eliminating the appearance of baldness and thinning hair. It is a unique complex of 100% pure organic keratin protein. These microscopic hair fibres build up on your existing hair; producing dramatic density and volume and total undetectable coverage to your thinning and balding areas.

You apply Mirage Hair Building fibres by simply holding the container over your thinning area, and shaking it gently. In seconds thousands of Mirage colour-matched hair fibres will intertwine with your hair. Charged with static electricity, Mirage will bond so securely that the fibres will stay in place all day and night, even in the strongest wind, rain or sweat. Yet, it can be removed easily with any shampoo.

Mirage is manufactured in Canada and is completely safe. It blends and bonds securely with your existing hair. As you apply Mirage to your scalp, you will see your thinning hair and bald patches vanish before your eyes.
Mirage is available in seven different hair colours.

Applied Topically/ For Men and Women


 


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