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How to apply minoxidil and hair oil together?

Hair loss is one major issue all around the world. To protect your hair minoxidil medication was introduced and it has proved to give excellent results. Now as you are aware of minoxidil, most of my patients ask me can I apply minoxidil and hair oil together. Today I will give you the explanation so it will be beneficial for you.

How to apply minoxidil and hair oil together.

What is Minoxidil?

It is one of the vasodilation medication used to treat the hair loss problem. One of the US FDA approved the medication for hair loss. It is available over the counter in spray and liquid form. It can be used by both men and women, this medication helps to stimulate hair growth. Dermatologist recommends this medication for better hair loss results. Minoxidil is available in 3 variants: 2%, 5% and 10%. 2% is mostly used for men and women but 10% is for men. The minoxidil dosage is decided on your hair loss condition. Minoxidil 5% grows hairs in the vertex area but it is not useful in receding line to grow hair or frontotemporal area.

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How to apply minoxidil?

For using this medication you should strictly follow your dermatologist prescription. Don’t overuse this medication. Use as said by your physician. It should not be used 24 hrs before or after any hair treatment. To apply it follow the procedure step by step.

  • Make sure your hair is completely dry before using this medication.
  • You should apply how much ml is suggested by your dermatologist only.
  • Don’t wash your scalp for 4 hrs after applying this medication on our scalp.
  • Let the medication dry on its own, don’t use any hair dryer on your scalp.
  • Avoid missing out the medication and try to use it on time.
  • You can Minoxidil 1ml in the morning & 1ml at night in most cases.

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Minoxidil spray

As per your comfort either you can use liquid or spray bottle. Use minoxidil as directed by your dermatologist only.

  • Make partition on your scalp and then accordingly on the hair loss area you apply the medication.
  • After spraying the medication, do massage the area with your fingertips for more spread.
  • Wash your hands immediately after using this medication.
  • This spray should be applied only in the scalp area.
  • You need to keep this medication away from your eyes, mouth and nose.

After applying if you feel irritated and other side effects immediately stop using the medication. Then consult your dermatologist.

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How to apply Hair Oil?

Take hair oil in your palm then add a little amount of water mix it and apply only on hair shaft doesn’t apply on scalp skin. Hair oil acts as a conditioner and it will give its effect. It makes your scalp smooth, shiny and silky. Applying hair oil twice to thrice a week is really good for your scalp and hair roots. Apply oil and leave it for 3 hrs and then washout. Don’t keep hair oil overnight as its not at all good for the scalp.

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Minoxidil and hair oil together

If you want to use minoxidil and hair oil both without hampering minoxidil action or hair oil action. We all know that the main function of hair oil is acting as a conditioner. The action of minoxidil is it prevents further hair loss in pattern baldness or it grows hair on the vertex of a bald person. If you want to use both Minoxidil & hair oil, then hair oil it should be used before half an hour of the bath to the whole scalp or you can use hair oil after a bath. US FDA has approved minoxidil for postponing or preventing the baldness or thinning of hair especially in pattern baldness either male pattern baldness or female pattern baldness. 

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