Female pattern hair loss is the most common cause of hair loss in women. There are hormonal and genetic factors that play a role in this process. At the age of 40 almost 50% of females complain of hair loss but this can start at any age after puberty. The first step is to rule out any underlying process such as hormonal imbalances, anemia etc. There are agents that have shown improvement of the epidermis, dermis, and hair follicle. They include, minoxidil and retinoic acid. In addition because the hair is composed of proteins, it is important to maintain good nutrition and take supplements that contain Biotin and amino acids