What shampoo are you using?

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What shampoo are you using?

Post by JasonStatham » 10 months ago

I'm curious about what kind of shampoos you guys are using and what worked and what didn't.
I think I tried at least 30 different ones and most of them were garbage.
What worked best for me is just a little bit of baby shampoo on normal days and when I knew I go out socialising or a date, I used Kiehl's Ultimate Thickening Shampoo. Its the only thickening shampoo for me that worked. With a bit of Toppik added in, I could even look good.

Also a personal question to @Admin, what kind of shampoo you used after your hair transplant? Did you change something? I'm now only using baby shampoo.

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Re: What shampoo are you using?

Post by Admin » 10 months ago

I'm using Shiseido Adenovital. The adenosine in it has been proven to work as well as 5% minoxidil so why not?

People usually don't use it because it's expensive, but I bought a bottle of 1L for 47€. Seems reasonable to me.

I really didn't give much of a fuck after my second hair transplant, and just used a random shampoo to wash off my crusts. After my first hair transplant, I used baby shampoo.

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Post by Bklyn_23 » 10 months ago

Admin wrote:
10 months ago
I'm using Shiseido Adenovital. The adenosine in it has been proven to work as well as 5% minoxidil so why not?
Any known or personally experienced side effects?

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Post by Admin » 10 months ago

Bklyn_23 wrote:
10 months ago
Any known or personally experienced side effects?
Better skin (because it runs down on my forehead):

https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/18489289

Otherwise, I don't think adenosin can cause side-effects when applied topically.

But of course it wouldn't be a "serious" molecule if you couldn't make-up horror stories just by looking at its side-effects:

https://www.mayoclinic.org/drugs-supple ... g-20084866

If it was more widely used, you can be sure that you'd find threads titled "adenosine gave me a heart attack" on hair loss forums.

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Re: What shampoo are you using?

Post by Rudiger » 10 months ago

I don't use shampoo and never looked back. Nizoral and conditioner twice a week and the rest of the time just rinse thoroughly during shower.

My hair had never been fluffier, ideal for diffuse.
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Re: What shampoo are you using?

Post by supremegentleman » 10 months ago

@Admin does the shampoo contain adenosine? When I looked at the website, it says that the adenosine is in some scalp spray from the same line of products rather than in the shampoo, here is the link http://www.pro.shiseido.com/haircare/adenovital.html also does the shampoo contain sulphates?

I am currently using generic shampoos that happen to be in my bathroom, I still live with my parents so my mom does the shopping xD But I found that the cheap Dove 2in1 Shampoo and Conditioner is pretty good, it makes hair really nice and fluffy and seems to add volume/thicken the hair, at least it gives the illusion. Other than that I use Nizoral 2% 3 times a week and its good, apparently it reduces DHT in scalp so I use it. For some people it makes their hair dry or very dry but for me it doesn't, I put it on and keep it on for 5 minutes and then just wash off, maybe the texture is different after just washing it off but when it dries out then the hair are just normal like with any other shampoo and not using conditioner.

I've been interested in the Lipogaine Big 5 shampoo and corresponding conditioner as it seems nice looking at the ingredients but haven't tried it yet, any one used it?

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Re: What shampoo are you using?

Post by kj6723 » 10 months ago

Rudiger wrote:
10 months ago
I don't use shampoo and never looked back. Nizoral and conditioner twice a week and the rest of the time just rinse thoroughly during shower.

My hair had never been fluffier, ideal for diffuse.
You haven't had any issues dermarolling without scrubbing your hair and scalp clean with shampoo first? Seems a bit risky for infection purposes

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Re: What shampoo are you using?

Post by Uncle Grandfather » 9 months ago

I alternate between Nizoral and Regenepure. They're pretty much the only shampoos that keep my dandruff at bay.
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Re: What shampoo are you using?

Post by Rudiger » 9 months ago

kj6723 wrote:
10 months ago
You haven't had any issues dermarolling without scrubbing your hair and scalp clean with shampoo first? Seems a bit risky for infection purposes
Never even crossed my mind, and I normally derma roll without cleaning my hair first.

But no infection issues.
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Post by rclark » 5 months ago

JasonStatham wrote:
10 months ago
I'm curious about what kind of shampoos you guys are using and what worked and what didn't.
I think I tried at least 30 different ones and most of them were garbage.
What worked best for me is just a little bit of baby shampoo on normal days and when I knew I go out socialising or a date, I used Kiehl's Ultimate Thickening Shampoo. Its the only thickening shampoo for me that worked. With a bit of Toppik added in, I could even look good.
Use any caffeine rich shampoo, I would highly recommend using it
with conditioner, and for dry hair.

This will not only make your hair look thicker, the hair strands will be thicker.
Your girlfriend will definitely notice it.

This is the only shampoo I use, and I use coconut oil based conditioner every day, of course
I would only shampoo hair once every couple of days.

https://amzn.to/2S03Skd

Also, there are many caffeine only products for hair. They can add a lot more
thickness to your existing hair strands.

Want some scientific proof? Here you go:

https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3500065/

It only makes your hair thicker. It will not regrow new hair.

Also, this product is a must have. You can use this daily, and you will see results your
first time
. It's called cell-u-plex. Your hair will thicker
the first time you use it.


See what Amazon users are saying:

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Re: What shampoo are you using?

Post by koolaidshade » 5 months ago

Admin wrote:
10 months ago
Better skin (because it runs down on my forehead):

https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/18489289

Otherwise, I don't think adenosin can cause side-effects when applied topically.

But of course it wouldn't be a "serious" molecule if you couldn't make-up horror stories just by looking at its side-effects:

https://www.mayoclinic.org/drugs-supple ... g-20084866

If it was more widely used, you can be sure that you'd find threads titled "adenosine gave me a heart attack" on hair loss forums.
Is this the shampoo you're talking about? its not horribly expensive...

https://amzn.to/2Evj6uN

There's even some people that get side effects from ketoconazole shampoo online too lol...

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Re: What shampoo are you using?

Post by Admin » 5 months ago

koolaidshade wrote:
5 months ago
Is this the shampoo you're talking about? its not horribly expensive...

https://amzn.to/2Evj6uN

There's even some people that get side effects from ketoconazole shampoo online too lol...
That's it yes :).

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Re: What shampoo are you using?

Post by shadylane » 5 months ago

Admin wrote:
5 months ago
That's it yes :).
and you can make cocktails when the shampoo is finished.

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Re: What shampoo are you using?

Post by koolaidshade » 5 months ago

Admin wrote:
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That's it yes :).
i bought some out yesterday out of impulse, and it should be here soon. i know...i know...it's bad practice.

Does it dry out your scalp? How's the smell, and how does it make your hair look? what kind of conditioner do you use after you shampoo?

I'm looking for a shampoo to use on the days that i dont use nizoral. also looking for a quality conditioner that's ph balanced and will moisturize my scalp enough so that it'll survive the drying effects of my minoxidil solution

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Post by Admin » 5 months ago

koolaidshade wrote:
5 months ago
i bought some out yesterday out of impulse, and it should be here soon. i know...i know...it's bad practice.

Does it dry out your scalp? How's the smell, and how does it make your hair look? what kind of conditioner do you use after you shampoo?

I'm looking for a shampoo to use on the days that i dont use nizoral. also looking for a quality conditioner that's ph balanced and will moisturize my scalp enough so that it'll survive the drying effects of my minoxidil solution
The smell is very agreeable, and not girly like you get with Fructis' stemoxydine.

It does dry your hair out a bit but its drying effect is nowhere close Nizoral for example. The drying effect makes you hair looks a bit thicker as it prevents your hairs from sticking together due to the oiliness.

I don't use any conditioner, that's a no-no when you either have hair loss or a nearly fully transplanted head of hair as it makes you hair look thinner for the same reason I explained above.

I hope that helps :).

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