Retinol Vitamin A effects on skin and hair?
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Retinol and Retin-A Hairloss
The answer to this question is that no one knows for certain the roles Vitamin A derivatives (Retin-A and retinols) have on hair loss. There are some physicians who advocate the use of Vitamin A derivatives as a treatment for hairloss in combination with minoxidil while others recommend avoidance. In addition, oral Vitamin A derivatives such as Accutane can create hair loss. Consult with your physician for more information applicable to your situation and personal physiology.
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