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The best hair loss treatments for men and women: comparing the options

Available hair loss treatments

What to look for in hair loss products:

Key vitamins:

Such as A, B, C, D, E, amino acids, omega acids and zinc

Gentle for sensitive skin:

Products with low pH levels are excellent for sensitive skin

Proven results:

There are many companies relying on false information to sell their wares. We only stock trusted products which will get you results.

Shampoos

Shampoos are the easiest hair loss treatment to implement into your routine as you simply replace your standard shampoo with these specially designed products. Shampoos often take the longest time for the user to notice cosmetic differences, but they are also some of the most reasonably priced hair loss treatments available.

How to use hair loss shampoo

While directions will vary slightly (always read the instructions), the standard way to use these shampoos is simple:

  1. Wet your hair with water
  2. Lather the shampoo into wet hair
  3. Leave 2 minutes
  4. Rinse with water

Viviscal Growth Densifying Shampoo

An easy-to-use daily shampoo that lasts approximately 30 washes.

Benefits

  • Gentle on your hair
  • Botanical fragrance
  • Contains biotin, keratin and zinc for thicker-looking hair
  • One bottle lasts approximately 30 days

Price: €11.95

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Bioxsine Forte Anti Hair Loss Shampoo

Maintains existing hair growth while encouraging new hair to grow. It is a natural product designed for both men and women.

Benefits

  • Contains Biocomplex B11 to deeply nourish hair, leaving it strong and healthy
  • Low pH—meaning it is gentle on sensitive scalps
  • Contains no colouring agents
  • Natural product that contains no sulphate

Price: €19.95

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Best hair loss shampoo for men: Viviscal Man Full Force Fortifying Shampoo

Viviscal Man Full Force Fortifying Shampoo prolongs hair growth and reduces hair loss. Ingredients such as zinc, keratin and biotin give your hair a fuller, thicker appearance while being gentle on your scalp. The shampoo’s botanical fragrance leaves your hair smelling amazing.

Price: €11.95

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Best hair loss shampoo for women: Bioxsine Femina Shampoo

Female hair loss affects different areas of the head than male hair loss. Women generally find thinning along the hair’s parting line and across the scalp.

Used every day, Bioxsine Femina Shampoo can penetrate individual hair fibres, making them healthier and stronger.

Price: €14.95

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Best hair loss shampoo for normal/dry hair: Bioxsine Anti Hair Loss Shampoo Normal/Dry

  • Helps prevent hair loss and encourages new hair growth
  • Brightens hair and provides more volume
  • No colouring agents
  • Gentle on sensitive scalps
  • Won’t cause allergic reactions or irritation
  • Prevents dandruff

Price: €14.95

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Conditioners

Conditioners can form a second layer of defence against hair loss and also promote healthier hair. They are often used alongside products such as hair loss shampoos and elixirs.

How to use hair loss conditioner

While directions will vary slightly (always read the instructions), the standard way to use these conditioners is simple:

  1. Apply conditioner to washed, shampooed hair
  2. Massage into scalp
  3. Leave for 2 minutes
  4. Wash out

Viviscal Growth Densifying Conditioner

Designed to be used with the Viviscal Growth Densifying Shampoo.

Benefits

  • Lightweight formula
  • Gentle on your hair
  • Gives a shiny finish
  • Leaves your hair looking fuller and thicker
  • One bottle for 30 days

Works best with Viviscal Growth Densifying Shampoo or Elixir.

Price: €11.95

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Bioxsine Femina Conditioner

Designed to be used with the Bioxsine Femina Shampoo.

Benefits

  • Adds moisture and shine to hair
  • Easy to comb through—no risk of damaging your hair
  • Soft on sensitive scalps and skin
  • Nourishes hair
  • Dermatologically tested

Price: €14.95

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Best vitamins and supplements for hair loss

Nutritional diet plays an important role in keeping hair healthy. A study by the US National Institute of Health found that people with nutritional deficiencies could use vitamin supplements to prevent hair loss.

Which vitamins are related to healthy hair?

Vitamin

Why is it important for hair?

Iron

Needed for regular hair growth. Having low levels of iron can disrupt growth and cause hair loss.

Vitamin A

Creates a natural body oil known as sebum which keeps the scalp moisturised and healthy.

Vitamin B

Helps carry oxygen and important nutrients to your scalp, aiding hair growth. Vitamin B deficiency has been linked to hair loss.

Vitamin C

An antioxidant that helps the body absorb iron.

Vitamin D

Crucial for healthy cell reproduction and is found in healthy hair follicles.

Vitamin E

Protects your hair from sun damage.

Amino acids

Helps the body to produce keratin, a type of protein that makes up your hair, skin and nails.

Omega acids

Fats that your body cannot produce itself. They are important as they keep your skin and scalp healthy and hydrated.

Zinc

Regulates levels of DHT, a hormone that is known to cause hair loss.

Coconut oil

Coconut oil is known to mimic sebum, your body’s own natural oil. Sebum helps prevent your scalp from drying out and protects hair roots from damage.

How does coconut oil help prevent hair loss?

  • Natural nutrients found in coconut oil—such as vitamin E and iron—boost hair growth
  • Contains lauric acid, which binds your hair’s protein and stops the roots and strands of hair breaking
  • According to a 2003 study, coconut oil helps prevent damage caused by combing

How to use coconut oil

  1. Dampen your hair with warm water
  2. Rub a reasonable amount of coconut oil into your hands
  3. Gently massage the coconut oil into your scalp for 2 to 3 minutes
  4. Leave for 30 minutes
  5. Wash hair in warm water
  6. Repeat 1–2 times a week

Price: €6.00

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For men: Viviscal Man Food Supplement

A dietary supplement designed to protect thinning hair. A 2012 study found that, with daily use, Viviscal Man significantly increased hair growth after 90 and 180 days. The study also suggested that this product is the first example of a nutritional supplement increasing hair growth in men.

Which vitamins and minerals does it contain?

  • Zinc
  • Vitamin C
  • Amino Mar C™—a rich protein compound of marine extracts blended with organic, soluble silica and fortified with vitamin C

How does it work?

Viviscal works in four stages over six months:

  • Stage 1—nourishes hair follicles
  • Stage 2—strengthens existing hair and helps it to grow
  • Stage 3—supports the growth of existing hair where it has slowed down or temporarily stopped
  • Stage 4—hair becomes stronger, healthier and more vibrant-looking

How to use:

Take two tablets each day—one in the morning, one after your evening meal (swallow with water).

Available sizes and prices

Number of tablets

Price

30

€29.95

60

€49.95

180

€119.95

For women: Viviscal Max Strength Food Supplement

Designed for women whose hair has temporarily thinned, and is specifically aimed at helping existing hair to grow.

Viviscal Max Strength offers these benefits:

  • Nourishes thinning hair and helps healthy hair to grow
  • Suitable for all hair types
  • Contains natural ingredients
  • Contains zinc, vitamin C and Amino Mar C™—a rich protein compound of marine extracts blended with organic, soluble silica and fortified with vitamin C
  • Scientifically proven to increase hair growth after 90 days

Foams and lotions

These are designed to nourish hair follicles and provide an extra layer of protection and support for your hair. In this section we will be looking at:

  • TRX2® Hair Revitalising Foam
  • TRX2® Hair Revitalising Lotion

Both perform similar roles, so which one you choose comes down to personal preference. The only difference is the texture and how you apply the product.

How to apply

TRX2® Hair Revitalising Foam—the foam dispenser allows you to apply the foam in an easy, controlled manner.

  1. Part the hair where it is thinning
  2. Hold the can upside down and apply the foam directly to your scalp
  3. Massage with your fingers
  4. Wash your hands

Apply twice a day—once in the morning and the evening. Allow enough time for the foam to dry before going to bed.

TRX2® Hair Revitalising Lotion—the dropper helps you apply the lotion more precisely to the thinning area of hair.

  1. Remove the cap and insert the dropper
  2. Fill the dropper with 1 ml of solution
  3. Apply directly to the scalp
  4. Massage with your fingers
  5. Wash your hands
  6. Apply twice a day—once in the morning and the evening. Allow enough time for the foam to dry before going to bed.

How long will one bottle of lotion or foam last?

Each product lasts approximately one month.

Sprays: Bioxsine Forte Anti Hair Loss Spray

Sprays offer a more intensive treatment than foams and lotions. A study conducted by Bioxsine found that its Forte spray increased growth of hair cells by 400% in comparison to the placebo used in the test.

What does it contain?

Biocomplex B11—contains:

  • vitamins A, B1, B2, B5, B6, B9 and E—these make the hair more elastic
  • antioxidants—nourish hair
  • unsaturated fatty acids—strengthen hair follicles
  • zinc
  • iron
  • calcium

Procyanidin—an active ingredient scientifically proven to promote hair growth

Benefits

  • Clinically tested
  • Maintains growth of existing hair while encouraging new hair to grow
  • Designed for both men and women
  • Low pH—soft on sensitive scalps
  • No colouring agents

How to use

  1. Apply to your full head of hair every night, focusing on the areas most affected—apply twice a day (once in the morning and once in the evening) for the product to be fully effective
  2. Massage your scalp in a circular motion for at least one minute
  3. Leave for a minimum of eight hours

Price: €14.95

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Serums and elixirs

These are designed to be used alongside hair loss shampoo.

Viviscal Gorgeous Growth Densifying Elixir

Contains a specially formulated blend of vitamins to support hair growth. Your hair will look noticeably fuller as it helps condition your scalp.

What does it contain?

  • Vitamin B
  • Keratin
  • Zinc

Benefits

  • Lightweight formula
  • Helps add volume to your hair
  • Clinically tested
  • Conditions the scalp
  • Lasts approximately 30 days

How to use

  1. Squirt 2–3 pumps of the liquid into your palm
  2. Use your fingers to comb the liquid through your hair

Works best with:

  1. Viviscal Growth Densifying Shampoo
  2. Viviscal Growth Densifying Conditioner

Price: €24.95

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Bioxsine DermaGen Hair Loss Serum

Recommended for men or women who want to reduce loss of existing hair while encouraging new,  stronger hair to grow.

What does it contain?

Biocomplex B11—contains:

  • vitamins A, B1, B2, B5, B6, B9 and E—these make the hair more elastic
  • antioxidants—nourish hair
  • unsaturated fatty acids—strengthen hair follicles

How to use

  1. Wash your hair and dry with a towel
  2. Apply serum to damp and clean hair in the areas most affected
  3. Gently massage in a circular motion with your fingertips for about a minute
  4. Do not rinse

Works best with

Bioxsine Forte Anti Hair Loss Spray

Price: €49.95

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Hair loss concealers

Designed to cover bald spots or thinning hair. A wide range of colours are available to match your natural hair colour. While these concealers do not support hair growth, they are excellent at helping users rediscover their confidence.

Best hair loss concealer for men: Viviscal Conceal & Densify Fibres

Comes with an easy-to-use precision comb which distributes microscopic, electrostatically charged fibres. These fibres attach themselves to your hair, giving it a thicker appearance.

Benefits

  • Leaves hair looking instantly thicker
  • Long-lasting results
  • Does not run or smear
  • Easily washed out with shampoo

How to use

  1. Wash and towel-dry your hair
  2. Apply any other hair treatments you’re using
  3. Comb your hair forward
  4. Apply the concealer to problem areas
  5. Dry your hair thoroughly
  6. Fix fibres with hairspray or spray-on gel

Price: €24.95

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Best hair loss concealer for women: Viviscal Conceal & Densify Fibres—assorted colours

Comes with an easy-to-use precision comb which distributes microscopic, electrostatically charged fibres. These fibres attach themselves to your hair, giving it a thicker appearance.

Available in a wide range of hair colours.

Benefits

  • Long-lasting results
  • Leaves hair looking instantly thicker
  • Easily washed out with shampoo
  • Multiple colours for various styles
  • Formula does not run or smear

How does it work?:

How to use

  1. Wash and towel-dry your hair
  2. Apply any other hair treatments you’re using
  3. Apply the concealer to problem areas
  4. Dry your hair thoroughly
  5. Fix fibres with hairspray

Best hair loss treatments for men

Shampoo: Viviscal Man Full Force Fortifying Shampoo

  • Gentle on your hair
  • Can be used daily
  • Leaves your hair looking fuller and thicker
  • Scented fragrance
  • One bottle lasts 30 days

Price: €11.95

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Concealer: Vivascal Conceal & Densify Fibres

  • Leaves hair looking instantly thicker
  • Long-lasting results
  • Can be washed out with shampoo
  • Natural looking

Price: €24.95

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Best hair loss treatments for women

Shampoo: Bioxsine Femina Shampoo

  • Its powerful formula of Biocomplex B11, silicium and niacinamide strengthens hair
  • Penetrates and reinforce hair fibres
  • Improve the health and strength of hair strands
  • Intended for daily use

Price: €14.95

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Supplement: Viviscal Max Strength Food Supplement

  • Suitable for all hair types
  • Contains natural ingredients
  • Contains zinc, vitamin C and Amino Mar C™
  • Scientifically proven to increase hair growth after 90 days

Price: €49.95

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Hair loss concealer: Viviscal Conceal & Densify Fibres—assorted colours

  • Long-lasting results
  • Leaves hair looking instantly thicker
  • Easily washed out with shampoo
  • Multiple colours for various styles
  • Formula does not run or smear

Price: €7.50

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