Above, Hair loss expert, Dr. Jerry Shapiro, explains how minoxidil works to prevent hair loss and promote regrowth.

So, you’re wondering how minoxidil works to prevent hair loss and regrow your hair?

That’s a fair question and we’ll do our best to answer it in an easy-to-understand way: Minoxidil helps regrow hair by stimulating the hair follicle to grow. It works in approximately 70% of individuals by keeping their hair and actually helping to regrow it.

Now, if you’re wondering what it is exactly, it’s an FDA-approved topical solution that you apply to your scalp twice daily. Let us emphasize twice daily because consistency is key here.

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