It is doubtful whether or not any given hair loss remedy works or not. For example, would you mix the fat of a hippo, crocodile, lion, snake, and ibex, stir in a pinch of iron oxide, red lead, and alabaster to try and regrow hair? If you answered yes, then more power to you. The truth is hair loss is a difficult challenge to overcome and learning to cope with it is very important to one’s sense of self. That doesn’t mean we can’t take a moment, have a laugh, and maybe even marvel at some of the most outrageous hair loss remedies prescribed throughout history.
Explore some of the most outrageous historical hair loss remedies in this infographic by Headcovers Unlimited.