Commercial Treatments

Folligen

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Developed Dr. Loren Pickart, Folligen began as a skin repair cream but was later found to be beneficial for treating hair loss. According to the makers of Folligen, this startling discovery occurred when a woman suffering from severe hair loss decided use Folligen's skin repair cream in her desperate search for a solution. In less than 90 days all of her lost hair was restored. What evolved later was a complete collection of Folligen products: a lotion, a cream, and a therapy spray.

Folligen Benefits

The Folligen Cream is designed to work on hair lines where scalp skin is more accessible while the Folligen Lotion is best for areas with thick hair. The Folligen Therapy Spray produces a fine mist that works best as an overall hair loss treatment.

The makers of Folligen claim their products work successfully through the use of Copper Peptides. It is believed that these Copper Peptides work to revive dormant follicles and cause a greater than normal number to enter into the growth phase.

Folligen Side Effects

Just as with any other drug, Folligen has side effects. The most common side effects associated with Folligen include burning and irritation. In some cases, users with blonde hair have reported that Folligen made their hair turn green. As a result, people with light blonde hair are discouraged form using this product.

Does Folligen Work?

While Folligen seems to have a fairly decent track record, much remains to be seen regarding its ability to compete with newer, more innovative hair loss treatments. As scientific advancements are made, today's leading products incorporate such things as nanotechnology to ensure optimal delivery of effective ingredients. This essentially supercharges the results of nearly every product that requires topical application. Sadly, Folligen has yet to incorporate nanosomes into its formula.

Alternatives

If you need to kick your hair loss treatment up a notch, consider Provillus, a two step process for hair loss treatment. Provillus's topical product contains prescription strength quantities of the DHT blocker Minoxidil. Step two is Provillus's dietary supplement specifically formulated with saw palmetto to block production of DHT, as well as other herbs that nourish the scalp and hair follicles. Learn more about Provillus.

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