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    A little container. I pour minoxidil into it. I then place it on my bald spot. I go to sleep. All night long the minoxidil in there is up against my baldspot, hopefully absorbing.

    Seems like I need a container with a stickie on it or something.

    Thanks.

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    Back in the 1980s, I seem to remember some doctors or researchers smeared a minoxidil solution on people's heads before bedtime, then wrapped their heads in plastic wrap. This was before Rogaine was commercially available. I used to have my pharmacist crush loniten tablets and mix the powder with a liquid to make a topical, and I tried applying it and making a saran wrap turban, but soon gave up wrapping my head as too much trouble. I did continue to use the topical once a day, before bedtime, and the stuff did result in better hair growth--maybe a 20 or 24% improvement--just enough to make it harder to see through to my scalp--but the improvement only lasted a year or so before slowly reversing.

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    Ive never heard of anything like this and am not sure how the container could be placed so flush against your scalp that it wouldn't leak out the sides... I also don't think there would necessarily be a medical benefit to this anyway.
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