Topical azelaic acid hair loss solutions have been proven to work on patients with extreme forms of alopecia. With this in mind, it makes sense that azelaic acid would be a popular choice for male pattern baldness. However, the number of people with male pattern baldness has increased over time—with a 10% per-decade increase among suffers still in their 20s or 30s. This has also caused a huge boost in the sales of hair loss products. But how does azelaic acid cream or gel help in reducing baldness?