Well twice a day gets MARGINALLY faster results than once per day. So 3 times per day you may get 3 new terminal hairs after 8 months than you would with twice per day.
How many hours apart should I apply minoxidil?
The reason for a gap of no less than 8 hours between high strength minoxidil applications is to help avoid irritations, side effects, overdosing and to ensure a more regular stimulation of the follicles.
Can I use minoxidil 3 times a week?
Method 2 of 3:
Minoxidil is not a permanent cure for baldness, and will only be effective as long as you use it at least twice a day, every day.
Can you leave minoxidil on overnight?
Leave the minoxidil on your face for 4 hours. … As an aside, some people leave minoxidil on overnight. This is fine too. It’s completely up to you what to do.
How long after applying minoxidil can I shower?
You should leave at least an hour after applying minoxidil before washing your hair.
Do I have to use minoxidil forever?
If the patient has androgenetic alopecia (male balding and female thinning), he or she will need to use minoxidil forever. If minoxidil is stopped, the hair will return to the way it once was and progressively get worse. In fact, all treatments for androgenetic alopecia are the same – use is forever.
Why minoxidil is bad?
Minoxidil can cause salt and water to build up in your body. This can lead to congestive heart failure. Your doctor should prescribe that you take a diuretic with minoxidil to help prevent this.
Does minoxidil age your face?
There is currently a great buzz on the internet world that topical minoxidil affects collagen synthesis and affects facial skin by promoting facial aging. To date, there is no good evidence in the medical literature that minoxidil promotes aging of the face.