+ Reply to Thread
Results 1 to 4 of 4
  1. #1
    Junior Member
    Join Date
    Mar 2017
    Posts
    5

    Default Anyone tried toppik? Do you know if it can block hair growth?

    When I apply Toppik fibers on my scalp, it usually just conceals the thinning areas with a light layer. However, near my part at the front of my head, the Toppik always clumps up directly on the scalp. At first it didn't bother me because it covers up the thinning area, but now I'm worried that hair can't grow through the fibers. In other words, at the area just adjacent to the part, there's usually a build-up of fibers (not that noticeable if you look at it, but I can definitely feel a bump of toppik when I touch that spot)- will this inhibit hair growth? I read that hair growth is controlled from inside, not above, but how can the hair grow up if there are these clumped up fibers on top? Thanks

  2. #2
    Member
    Join Date
    Dec 2016
    Posts
    34

    Default

    It's keratin, a natural fibre, and I don't think it can do any harm but I always shampoo off (baby shampoo) before bed. And then apply Lipogaine/Minoxidil.

    It doesn't work as well on the hairline. Apply sparingly coz it can look visible. better to look bald than like you're covering it up.

  3. #3
    Junior Member
    Join Date
    Feb 2017
    Posts
    15

    Default

    I watched some male videos and they seem to be able to cover some quite extreme hairloss with them, again I was quite shocked.
    https://youtu.be/izb4Xo-KEA8

  4. #4
    Member
    Join Date
    Mar 2017
    Posts
    69

    Default

    Hi Jane,

    Toppik was personally a lifesaver for me for 6-7 years after multiple failed procedures. However, when I had my successful procedure with Dr. Umar last January, he was adamant not to use it for at least 6-7 months post op due to its potential to clog newly implanted follicles.

    Hope that helps, and good luck.

Similar Threads

  1. Want to block some DHT. Fin or RU?
    By chongmet in forum Men's Hair Loss: Start Your Own Topic
    Replies: 1
    Last Post: 09-11-2015, 06:11 PM
  2. Does finasteride block dht or cause the body to produce less dht?
    By philippe in forum Hair Loss Treatments
    Replies: 81
    Last Post: 05-07-2012, 10:23 PM
  3. New guy on the block
    By bubbalock in forum Introduce Yourself & Share Your Story
    Replies: 3
    Last Post: 06-30-2009, 07:06 PM
  4. Topical Spironolactone does it really block dht?
    By Optic Eye in forum Hair Loss Treatments
    Replies: 0
    Last Post: 02-09-2009, 04:53 PM
  5. Does topical Azelaic Acid really block DHT?
    By Optic Eye in forum Hair Loss Treatments
    Replies: 0
    Last Post: 12-08-2008, 12:23 PM

Tags for this Thread

Posting Permissions

  • You may not post new threads
  • You may not post replies
  • You may not post attachments
  • You may not edit your posts

» IAHRS

hair transplant surgeons

» The Bald Truth

» Recent Threads

Phase 3 treatments
Today 03:10 PM
Last Post By Scientalk56
Today 03:10 PM
Regrow your hair naturally
09-08-2017 02:08 PM
Last Post By DAVE52
Today 01:43 PM
Sexual dysfunction and Finasteride
10-30-2017 05:48 AM
by willy31
Last Post By willy31
Today 01:34 PM
Can tbtadmin delete some of my old posts/threads?
Today 12:31 PM
by SE19
Last Post By Winston
Today 01:03 PM