This is the highest concentration of minoxidil product offered by Polaris Research Laboratory. It has 16% minoxidil. Not sure why Polaris Laboratory offers a 16% minoxidil product instead of a more popupar 15% minoxidil product. Apparently 1% difference in minoxidil concentration won't make much, if any, difference in effectiveness. As a matter of fact, any minoxidil available on the market won't have the exact concentration clamined on the label. It is normal to see a 15% minoxidil product actually has 16% or 14.
The list of ingredients of this product seems long (see below). But the main effective ingredients are minoxidil and finasteride. Ingredients like Water, Propylene Glycol,
Shedding, Shedding, Shedding! What should I do ?
There are two big mistakes people usually make when using minoxidil hair loss products.
One is that people stop using minoxidil too soon.
A lot of people think minoxidil products does not work for them as they do not see any difference after using it for 1 or 2 months.
Question: If a hair regrowth product is made of natural ingredients, does it mean that it is safer than a product made of synthetic ingredients?
Answer. The answer is absolutely no. As a matter of fact, the opposite may be even true.
First of all, there is no hair growth product that is made of all natural ingredients. There are many purported natural hair regrowth products. The fact is that they have only one or two natural ingredients. Mojority of the ingredients are actually not.
Secondly, natural ingredients are exposed toxic chemicals during extraction such as hexane, ethylacetate, etc.
Thirdly, quality control testing of natural ingredients to detect any toxic impurities is very challenging. Most raw
Why is Minoxidil Sulfate a Bad Idea?
Very often I receive questions asking why I do not recommend minoxidil sulfate in a hair regrowth product.
Perhaps they've read somewhere minoxidil sulfate works better than minoxidil.
Here I explain why I do not recommend minoxidil sulfate.
The structure of real minoxidil sulfate is shown in