Regaine® for Men
An estimated 8 million men have hair loss problems in the UK and 40% of men will show noticeable hair loss by the age of 35 and 65% by the age of 60.* Regaine® for Men contains minoxidil, the only over-the-counter active ingredient clinically proven to help stop and even reverse hereditary hair loss.** Explore the causes and signs of hair loss, how to help treat genetic hair loss with Regaine® and our commonly asked questions to find a treatment that suits you.
Symptoms of hair loss in men
A receding hair line or widow’s peak
Hereditary hair loss typically begins with the receding of the hairline and the thinning of the hair. The best way to tell if you hair has receded is to find a picture of yourself from a year ago and make a comparison.
More hair on your pillow
We lose on average 30 to 150 hairs per day.**** If you see more than your usual amount of hair, this could be a sign of hereditary hair loss.
More hair in your comb or brush
Having a few hairs in your comb or brush is normal. If you start to see more than usual this could be a sign of hereditary hair loss.
More hair in the shower drain
Having a large amount of hair in the drain after washing your hair is a sign that you are losing more hair than normal.
Regaine® for Men frequently asked questions
How does Regaine® work?
Regaine® contains minoxidil, the only over-the-counter active ingredient clinically proven***** to help stop and even reverse men's hereditary hair loss. 9 out of 10 men said they kept or regrew hair after 16 weeks use of Regaine® for Men Extra Strength Foam, and 3 out of 5 men reported hair regrowth after 48 weeks when using Regaine® for Men Extra Strength solution.*****
How long does it take before Regaine® for Men starts to work?
Clinically visible hair regrowth may be seen as early as 8 weeks when using Regaine® for Men Extra Strength Foam twice daily.***** However, this may vary, it may take up to 16 weeks for visible regrowth to be seen. Just bear in mind, results may vary from person to person, so you just need to be patient.
When you start using Regaine® hair loss treatment, you may notice a temporary increase in hair loss in the first 2–6 weeks. This is normal.
How do you apply Regaine® for Men Solution?
- Ensure both the hair and scalp are completely dry before applying Regaine®
- Choose an appropriate applicator to apply the solution
- Apply a 1ml dose of the solution to the affected areas
- Lightly massage the solution
- Wash your hands thoroughly after applying the solution
- Use twice a day every day
At what age can males use Regaine®?
Regaine® Extra Strength Solution is for hereditary hair loss in men aged 18 to 65 years.
Can I use Regaine® on a receding hair line?
Yes, you can use Regaine® if you have a receding hair line, this is typically a sign of the early stages of hereditary hair loss. Regaine® is an effective hair loss treatment for balding and hair thinning.
Will Regaine® make my scalp more sensitive to the sun?
If you plan to be in the sun after applying Regaine® we recommend you use headwear. It would also be a good idea to wait until Regaine® is completely dry before putting a hat on as the product might stain the fabric.
Do I have to wash my hair before applying Regaine®, and if so, how long should I wait afterwards before applying it?
You don't have to shampoo before applying Regaine® hair regrowth products but if you do, make sure your scalp is completely dry before applying it. This is simply to ensure that Regaine® won't be diluted or evaporate before it has been fully absorbed.
*Stearn, M. Embarassing Problems: Health Press 1998: 21-25
REGAINE® products are for hereditary hair loss. REGAINE® for Men Extra Strength Scalp Foam 5% w/w Cutaneous foam, REGAINE® for Men Extra Strength Scalp Solution 5% w/v Cutaneous Solution, contain Minoxidil. Always read the label. UK-RE-2100017