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What is Thro-Grower?Thro-Grower contains 5% Minoxidil and Redensyl in a scalp-friendly conditioner base.
For men and women with hair thinning or hair loss area on the top of the scalp.
Razor bumps are a pain in the neck -- literally! And unfortunately, they are daily battle that many ethnic and Black men endure.
We've provided some background information on what causes the dermatological condition, also referred to as shave bumps, and how to prevent it.
When smooth, hair-free skin is your goal, the last thing you want to worry about is bumps caused by shaving. These bumps are not only unsightly, but they are also uncomfortable, resulting in itching and pain, and can even lead to infection and scarring.
In our new feature, "Ask Dr. Thrower," Dr. Thrower answers your questions about skin and hair care. Have a question for Dr. Thrower? Please submit it in the comments section below.
I am considering using hydroquinone to achieve a more even complexion, but I've heard that it's dangerous, so I'm concerned. What exactly is hydroquinone? Is it safe to use?
How does hydroquinone work?
Hydroquinone works by slowing down the production of melanosomes. It also increases the breakdown speed of the melanosomes. These melanosomes are responsible for creating melanin, the dark pigment in the skin's pigmented cells (melanocytes).