Skip to content

Minoxidil Liquid Instructions (Fact Checked)

⌚️ Got only 60 seconds?
We know that time is precious and not everyone enjoys reading long articles, as such, we suggest you to watch the following video, however, feel free to still read our article if you want more in-depth information!

Related Questions

1How Much Minoxidil Liquid Should I Use?

Dosage and Side Effects

We recommend using 1ml liquid minoxidil solution or about ½ capful of minoxidil foam in each treatment. Minoxidil is generally considered safe when used properly, but all medications come with a risk of side effects.

2Should You Rub Liquid Minoxidil In?

Do not massage the minoxidil into your scalp – let it sit covering the areas of the scalp where it is required and absorb in. You do not need to shampoo your hair before you apply your minoxidil each time.

3How Long Does It Take For Liquid Minoxidil To Absorb??

Minoxidil takes 30 minutes to be absorbed into the scalp but should have sunk in sufficiently to allow you to go to bed within 5 minutes after applying. If your scalp still feels slightly wet from minoxidil liquid, try to sit up until it has dried or been completely absorbed.

4How Long Do You Leave Minoxidil On?

Answer: Minoxidil: how long to leave it on.

Ideally it is left on for 8 hours but the ‘minimum’ time I advise is 4-6 hours. After 4 hours, 75 % of the minoxidil is absorbed. This advice comes from a research study back in 1990.

5Should You Brush Minoxidil In?

Can I brush my hair after applying minoxidil? Before brushing your hair, allow around 30 minutes for the minoxidil to absorb sufficiently into your scalp. This will ensure no product is removed by the hair brush, or brushed into the hair.

6How Long Should You Massage Minoxidil?

Try to massage your scalp using your fingertips for at least 5 minutes at a time, several times a day.