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Hair Growth

Within 6 to 8 weeks after a haircut is when the ends will begin to split. If the hair is not trimmed, the picture shows what begins to happen to the hair ends. That is why it is important to nip the ends regularly. Hair is beautiful- but not hair with ends that are thin and straggly which happens because the split fractures up the hair shaft and part of the hair will break off. Even if you are growing your hair out it is very important to have those ends nipped. As an average, hair grows 1/2 inch a month, so, if you have the ends nipped every 2 months you‘re still gaining 3/4 of an inch in length.

Medications that affect the hair

    • Acne medications containing vitamin A (retinoids)
    • Antibiotics and antifungal drugs
    • Antidepressants
    • Birth control pills
    • Anticlotting drugs
    • Cholesterol-lowering drugs
    • Drugs that suppress the immune system
    • Drugs that treat breast cancer and other cancers
    • Epilepsy drugs (anticonvulsants)
    • High blood pressure medications (anti-hypertensives), such as beta-blockers, ACE inhibitors, and diuretics
    • Hormone replacement therapy
    • Mood stabilizers
    • Nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs)
    • Parkinson’s disease drugs
    • Steroids
    • Thyroid medications
    • Weight loss drugs
    • Chemotherapy drugs that tend to cause hair loss include:
      • adriamycin
      • cyclophosphamide
      • dactinomycin
      • daunorubicin
      • docetaxel
      • doxorubicin
      • etoposide
      • fluorou racil
      • ifosfamide
      • irinotecan
      • methotrexate
      • nitrosureas
      • paclitaxel
      • tamoxifen
      • topotecan
      • vinorelbine

So the bottom line is chelate the hair to help take out as much of these drugs as you can with Malibu Crystal Gel.