Minoxidil is an antihypertensive vasodilator medication. It has been successful in helping to slow or stop hair loss and even promote new hair growth for many users.
Minoxidil exhibits a linear dose-response relationship. The thinking is that increasing the concentration of Minoxidil will improve the response (hair growth) in quantity and decrease the time to see results. They have also showed they can work better when enhanced as HLCC does.
Studies on Minoxidil show higher percentages of Minoxidil result in greater hair growth. (i.e: 5% better than 2% and 10% results are better than 5% results).
HLCC® has been using 10% and 10% Minoxidil with Saw Palmetto since its introduction in the 1980's and have found the same relationship to be true.
Our clients on 10% Minoxidil show greater results quicker than our clients on 5% Minoxidil. We have also seen 10% Minoxidil work far better on the frontal hair line of both men and women.
Minoxidil better 8 ways by HLLCC:
- Dropper applies directly to the scalp not hair
- Scalp Therapy provides much better penetration
- Carrier reduces common irritation by reducing alcohol and Propylene Glycol
- Carrier helps penetrate in the hair follicle
- Compounded with 5% Saw Palmetto and with 10 other DHT Blockers
- Aloe to reduce inflation
- 1x per day = better compliance & clean morning hair
- Rx+ strength also available, Minoxidil 10% & 10% + Saw Palmetto = better results proven in our 250+ clinics
Minoxidil Products Enhanced by HLCC:
HLCC® Scripts Products below:
What Hinders Minoxidil from Working Well?
Sebum from sebaceous gland blocks the hair follicle. Minoxidil therefore, cannot penetrate through the sebum as easily to get to the dermal papilla (where hair growth occurs).
Minoxidil / Rogaine® (which can contains up to 70% or 80% alcohol) stays on the surface causing, in many cases, irritation and itching of the scalp and drying of the hair shaft. Minoxidil works at the dermal papilla, not on the scalp surface.
Limited Penetration = Limited Results!
How Did We Improve Minoxidil?
HLCC Scalp Therapy breaks up and dissolves sebum - After Scalp Therapy has hydrated the outer layer and dissolved the sebum, Minoxidil in carrier solution penetrates down to the dermal papilla. Remember, Minoxidil only works at the dermal papilla and bulge levels, not on the scalp, so if it can't penetrate it can't work to re-grow hair.
Carrier Solution is a product which neutralizes the alcohol and propylene glycol in Minoxidil, while maintaining it in a liquid state, allowing for better penetration, less irritation, and dryness of the scalp. Use of the carrier lotion allows you to use less Minoxidil to achieve a larger effective dosage level by converting it into a lotion that is more easily absorbed. This product has not been evaluated by the FDA and are not intended to diagnose, treat, cure, mitigate or prevent any disease or illness and is for cosmetic purposes only.
Because of the improved delivery system, the amount of Minoxidil needed was significantly reduced (by 50%) to 1ml daily.
Minoxidil Carrier Lotion:
Minoxidil does not dissolve in water - only alcohol and propylene glycol. As the concentration of Minoxidil is increased, so is the amount of alcohol and propylene glycol. To get the benefit of increased strength without irritation, dryness, and itching, Carrier lotion was developed to help neutralize the alcohol in Minoxidil, allowing for better penetration and less irritation and dryness of the scalp.
Carrier lotion is the result of years of research and development. The carrier lotion maintains Minoxidil in a liquid state longer allowing it to penetrate down into the follicle where it will have the maximum effect on the growth of the hair shaft.
Use of the carrier lotion allows you to use less Minoxidil to achieve a larger effective dosage level by converting it into a liquid that is more easily absorbed. Pharmacia® & Upjohn Company® recommends using 2ml of Minoxidil daily but because of the improved delivery system, the amount of Minoxidil needed was significantly reduced (by 50%) to 1ml daily.
Better Penetration- Scalp Therapy dissolves sebum, allowing for better penetration. Minoxidil only works at the dermal papilla level, not on the scalp, so if it can't penetrate, it can't work.
Less Irritation- Carrier is the product which neutralizes the alcohol in Minoxidil, allowing for better penetration, less irritation and dryness of the scalp.
Minoxidil is the only topical hair product FDA proven to stop hair loss and to re-grow hair in both men and women. Clinical research shows that increasing the concentration of Minoxidil from 2% to 5% will improve the quantity of hair growth, while simultaneously decreasing the length of time for successful results. We see much better results in our clients with higher strength 5% - 10% Minoxidil and by adding 5% Saw Palmetto to inhibit DHT (the leading cause of hair loss). This product has not been evaluated by the FDA and is for cosmetic purposes only. Click here for information on Minoxidil side effects.
15% Minoxidil is the highest percentage available. This unique gel formulation virtually eliminates any issues do to irritation because of the low amount of alcohol used and the gentle formulation. In order to achieve the 15% concentration, Minoxidil particles must be micronized by a very experienced compounding pharmacist, with great precision. This results in a rapidly absorbing triple-strength Minoxidil application. 15% Minoxidil is ideal for the frontal hair line and crown for people with more severe hair loss, those needing to upgrade from a lower percentage to improve results or those who demand the very best results. Unfoundedly it’s no longer available from HLCC and we have heard horror stories about some of the 10% and 15 % coming from Canada and other countries, we don’t recommend it at all. Call 518-2200-1500 and a certified Hair loss Practioner or nurse can help you finds the Minoxidil or all natural product that’s best for you.