Yeah more or less maintaining. I just had a 2 week break from min just because I got a bit paranoid about it impacting my skin where I apply it (slight discolouration/ dried out scaly appearance) . Also I heard that it's good to take breaks from it as your body can build a tolerance to it. I apply min twice daily (about 0.5 ml each app- 1 ml total) on weekends and once every week day. Still taking finasteride daily (miss a day here and there) after not taking it regularly for about a month due to financial issues. Still don't believe that I've got my original hairline back though.