Although few anti-balding solutions actually work, there are a couple that do. Rogaine is one of them. This foam or lotion, also called minoxidil, is effective for about 30-50 percent of the men who try it. Unlike other medications, Rogaine doesn't have many side effects but it does have to be applied twice a day, every day. It seems to work by making hair follicles bigger and stimulating hair growth, although scientists aren't entirely sure how.
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