Hair growth

Hello. Any suggestion on ingredients that stimulate hair growth I can incorporate in my hair product?

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  • biotin
    Copper Tripeptide-1
    and plenty of pre-mixed trademark products. A quick search on UL prospector brings up plenty of options
  • We've had discussions about this before.
    Design of anti-aging creams, gels, and serums; shampoos; and therapeutic cosmetics. In-house label and box design capability.
  • Are you located in the US? If so, you are strictly limited in active materials which you can endorse for Haircare. This is considered a Medical Claim in the US and as such, not allowed.
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  • A. Proven but regulated:
    I believe low concentration minoxidil or ketoconazole shapoo can be sold as OTC, no prescription required, but FDA registration is still needed.

    B. Unproven and unregulated
    Peppermint essential oil
    Copper peptides as previously mentioned.
    You can Google studies that suggest they might work. Depending on your (lack of) claims, you could avoid FDA registration if sold as cosmetic.

  • Minoxidil is allowed in 2% and 5% concentrations, in a hydroalcoholic solution or a solvent-free foam. The form is important as this is defined in the OTC monograph. I had a client want to do a different dosage form and the Regulatory person we retained stated his "new form" would require a New Drug Application (NDA).

    Ketoconazole is not properly a Hair Loss active as defined by the OTC monograph and in fact, is only approved for Tinea versicolor caused by Malassezia furfur. While many sources speak to the role of Malassezia furfur in hair loss, this active can't be promoted for Hair loss.




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  • here in ZA they sold 350 000 bottles of caffeine shampoo for this purpose last year. 
  • minoxidil+Aminexil combination in absolute alcohol (medicine)  is hot cake in India.
    other herbal/ ayurvedic oil are also hot selling.
  • Hot selling equals Marketing. Hence the existence of $400 creams with a dollar of raw materials in the Formulation.

    Well performing makes it a drug in the US. Hence the OTC Monograph. Otherwise, we are dealing in Snake oil.
    markfuller@microformulation.com Microformulation.com Microformulation Cosmetic Consulting provides Custom Formulations for both large Commercial accounts as well as smaller entrepreneurs. We can provide Naturally compliant Formulations under the NSF, NPA, Whole Foods and USDA Organic Certifications.
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