According to the french equivalent of the FDA, the ANSM, in a minoxidil presentation Resume des Caracteristiques Produit :
Le mécanisme précis d'action n'est pas connu.
The mechanism of action is not known
According to the following study : Minoxidil: mechanisms of action on hair growth. the mechanism of action is still not known, even ...
When things like dead skin or cosmetic build-up get into your pores and plug them up, and that pore is still producing its normal amount of sebum, that's when it becomes a whitehead or blackhead. Whiteheads lie below the surface of your skin and blackheads are at the surface.
Both blackheads and whiteheads, says Dr. Chwalek, occur "when a pore gets blocked ...
Getting goose bumps is a reflex, which is an action your body has automatically without you even thinking about it. This particular reflex is known as the pilomotor reflex. Humans aren't the only mammals that have this reaction.
Function of Goosebumps
As for animals, the pilomotor reflex in them often has the effect of making an animal look bigger. This ...