" A recent study (Dermatologic Therapy, 2020) suggests that panthenol (pro-vitamin B5) is effective for the treatment of androgenic alopecia."
Studies showed that chronic inflammation and oxidative stress are major causes of all types of hair loss including androgenic alopecia. Apart from finasteride and minoxidil; caffeine, vitamins and essential oils can be used effectively to prevent and reduce hair loss. Some vitamins particularly vitamin B3, vitamin E and pro-vitamin B5, have excellent anti-inflammatory and anti-oxidative effects on hair follicles and scalp.
The 3 Best Vitamins for Topical Hair Loss Treatment
1. Vitamin B3
Studies showed that vitamin B3 boosts blood circulation and reduces inflammation in the scalp. Blood carries oxygen and nutrients to keep hair follicles active. Poor blood circulation causes the hair follicles to shrink and become dormant. Dormant hair follicles can't grow hair. Vitamin B3 also prevents hair loss by reducing inflammation in the scalp. Just like poor blood circulation, inflammation is one of the major factors in hair loss. Inflammation causes damage to hair follicles. It weakens the hair roots and causes the hair to fall.
The best form of vitamin B3 is niacinamide. Unlike niacin which can be irritating, niacinamide has soothing effects so it is suitable for even sensitive scalp. Niacinamide is one of the key ingredients in Hair Loss Solution for Men and Women. These synergistic hair follicle rejuvenating formulas activate dormant hair follicles, reduce hair fall and help reverse the effects of dihydrotestosterone on hair growth cycle.
" My hair loss patient who started using Henry Tianus Hair Loss Solution Products one week ago, came to my clinic and told me that Henry Tianus products are FANTASTIC. His hair look healthier and stronger already."
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2. Vitamin E
Studies showed that there is a strong link between oxidative stress and hair loss. Oxidative stress can cause chronic inflammation in the scalp which leads to severe hair fall. People who suffer from hair loss usually have lower levels of antioxidants in their scalp. Vitamin E is scientifically known as one of the best antioxidants. Vitamin E neutralises free radicals and protects hair follicles from oxidative stress.
One of the best forms of vitamin E is tocopheryl acetate which has a stable molecular structure and high antioxidative properties. Tocopheryl acetate is one of the key ingredients in Scalp Stimulator, the pre-shampoo hair root activator for thinning hair.
" After using so many products on the market, I tried this product. It’s two months now and I see hair growth. I found the product perfect. The customer support is brilliant. They are always in touch and answer you professionally. 100% recommended."
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3. Pro-Vitamin B5
Pro-vitamin B5 or also known as panthenol has long been used in many hair care formulas. A recent study suggests that panthenol is effective for the treatment of androgenic alopecia, the most common hair loss in both men and women. Panthenol has been shown to boost cellular repair activity in hair follicles, prevent inflammation and oxidative stress in the scalp. It also strengthens hair structure and prevents brittleness and breakage. Panthenol is one of the key ingredients in Hair Growth Serum. This hair growth boosting serum promotes new hair growth and reduces hair fall.
" I used (Hair Growth) Serum every day for 30 days and my hair shedding has stopped."
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Scientific Sources: Niacinamide Down-Regulates the Expression of DKK-1 and Protects Cells from Oxidative Stress in Cultured Human Dermal Papilla Cells, Clinical, Cosmetic and Investigational Dermatology, 2021 Oct 18, 14:1519-1528; Effects of Tocotrienol Supplementation on Hair Growth in Human Volunteers, Tropical life Sciences Research, 2010 Dec, 21(2): 91–99; Dexpanthenol may be a novel treatment for male androgenetic alopecia: Analysis of nine cases, Dermatologic Therapy, 2020 May;33(3):e13381.
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