Kirkland Signature™ Topical Aerosol
Kirkland Signature Minoxidil Topical Aerosol, 5% Foam is a topical treatment used to promote hair regrowth in people with androgenetic alopecia. Free of propylene glycol, Foam is the right formula for the most sensitive cuts. Minoxidil is the active ingredient
1 recommended by dermatologists in hair regrowth treatments. Kirkland Foam is: Easy to use as part of your daily routine. It dries right away. Dirty much less than other hair regrowth products. How does Kirkland Foam work? It invigorates the follicles of sleeping hair. It increases and prolongs the phase of hair growth. It helps, to grow longer and thicker hair. How to apply Kirkland Foam? Make sure your scalp and hair are dry. Move the hair to the area to be treated in order to expose the scalp. Rotate the can and press the spout to distribute the foam on your fingers. Apply the foam directly to the scalp and massage gently over the area to be treated. Before modeling your hair with gel or mousse, or going to bed, make sure the foam has completely dried up. Wash your hands after use. The Package Includes: Six (6) Months of Provision Six (6) 60ml (2.11oz) Minoxidil's Bombs, 5% Foam Information Booklet "Complete Directions How to Use It & Get Best Results" What is Minoxidil? Minoxidil was the first drug approved by the Food and Medicine Agency in the United States to treat androgenetic alopecia (hair loss). Before it was approved, minoxidil was used as a vasodilator drug taken in the form of oral tablets to treat high blood pressure, and had side effects such as hair growth and reversal of blood pressure. male baldness. For the treatment of hair loss, minoxidil is available in the form of a topical solution that typically involves the presence of 2% or 5% of minoxidil in propylene glycol. Propylene glycol ensures that the application of minoxidil is uniform on the affected area and is easily absorbed by the skin. How does Minoxidil work? The topical solution of minoxidil is used to stimulate hair growth in people suffering from baldness. The drug seems to be more effective in the'area of the head crown. The way minoxidil acts is not known, but it is able to stimulate hair growth by improving blood flow to hair follicles. It invigorates the follicles of sleeping hair. It increases and prolongs the phase of hair growth. It helps to grow longer and thicker hair. What are the scientific studies to support its effectiveness? Some dermatologists conducted a 1st year observational study of 984 men with male pattern baldness. The study demonstrated the effectiveness of a 5% topical solution of minoxidil to stop hair loss and to stimulate new growth. During the year of the study, patients put 1 millilitre (ml) of topical solution at 5% minoxidil, twice a day, on areas of the head that had hair loss. At the end of the first year: Dermatologists showed that 62% of patients had reduced baldness in areas of the head prone to hair loss. During the hair loss study, dermatologists found that the 5% solution had been effective in 47.8% of cases, and moderately effective in 20.6%. Hair loss during washing was at an average value of 69.7 at the beginning of treatment to an average of 33.8 at the end of the study – confirming the effectiveness of minoxidil at 5% with regard to stopping hair loss in patients subject to the study. 3.9% of the patients in the study reported side effects, mostly dermatological effects. None of the side effects had been considered serious. Precautions: Only for external use. Do not use if you are a woman, and if you are not sure about the cause of hair loss, if you are under 18 years old or if you are using other medications on your scalp. A higher, or more frequent, application than the one indicated does not improve the results. Avoid eye contact. In case the product contacts the eyes, rinse them immediately and abundantly with fresh tap water. Active ingredient:Minoxidil 5% Composition:Butane, butylated hydroxytoluene, cetyl alchol, citric acid, dehydrated alcohol, isobutane, lactic acid, polysorbate 60, propane, purified water, stearyl alcohol.