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Volumizing Shampoo Good for Thin Hair

Is Volumizing Shampoo Good for Thin Hair?

December 29, 2020

Hair density is one of the most important standards women use to determine how they feel about themselves. It profoundly affects their self-esteem because thick, lustrous hair is so strongly identified with a woman's idea of femininity. 

Yet this beauty challenge is not uncommon. Hair loss in women occurs in an estimated 50% of U.S. women, and about 30 million will experience female pattern hair loss (FPHL). This form of hair loss can escalate during menopause due to decreased estrogen. Making matters worse, menopause shrinks our follicles, causing wispy hairs to replace thicker strands. 

To address this beauty challenge, many of us turn to hair thickening products or volumizing shampoos; however, not every product meshes well with our hair's underlying biology. Is volumizing shampoo bad for thin hair? Continue reading to find out. 

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Hair Supplements by Better Not Younger

How Do Hair Supplements Work?

December 24, 2020

Though most women ingest enough nutrients to support hair and scalp health through their diet, aging, medical conditions, and other issues could lead to vitamin deficiencies.

Hair supplements are products containing vitamins, minerals, and other micronutrients designed to ensure you are getting enough vital substances your body needs to produce dense, thriving locks.

All hair, nail, and skin supplements typically include vitamins A, C, and E, plus B-complex vitamins, and biotin. Marine collagens are also found in supplements promoted for healthy hair. Though uncommon, women with vitamin deficiencies can experience a number of side effects.

For example, biotin deficiency can lead to hair loss and scalp eczema, while insufficient consumption of A and E vitamins can leave you with dry skin and brittle hair. Read on to learn how hair supplements work.

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Is Volumizing Shampoo Good for Gray or Silver Hair?

Is Volumizing Shampoo Good for Gray or Silver Hair?

December 21, 2020

For many women, their gray hair seems to possess a personality all its own. Its texture is often coarse, unruly, and stubborn, causing it to resist many of our tried-and-true styling techniques. However, all hair textures can lack volume and body if you use the wrong shampoos or use them incorrectly.

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What Is the Best Volumizer for Thin Hair?

What Is the Best Volumizer for Thin Hair?

December 19, 2020

There are numerous hair care products on the market professing to give our hair added body. Sprays, serums, mousses, gels, shampoos, conditioners — if your hair is thinning, you may be tempted to try them all. But what is the best volumizer for thin hair?

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What Is the Best Supplement for Hair Loss?

What Is the Best Supplement for Hair Loss?

December 16, 2020

Hair loss is a fact of life a lot of us will have to face. According to the Cleveland Clinic, one out of two women will face noticeable thinning. Female pattern hair loss (FPHL) is the most common cause, affecting nearly 30 million U.S. women. No matter how healthy and voluminous your locks have been, at some point, we are bound to notice more scalp showing through our strands. Age-related hair loss can be challenging to contend with; however, there are methods available to treat it.

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Why Do We Lose More Hair During Fall and Winter

Why Do We Lose More Hair During Fall and Winter Months?

December 12, 2020

Nothing messes up a relaxing hot shower like the discovery of a clump of hair in your drain — especially when the hair clump is the size of a small animal. More likely than not, you are dealing with seasonal hair loss. According to research studies, your hair’s growth cycle follows a seasonal trend related to how your body reacts to the changes to the amount of sunlight it receives. The good news is that you can help slow shedding and boost hair and scalp health during the colder seasons. Keep reading to learn why we lose more hair during the fall and winter months and what we can do about it.

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Does Vitamin A Cause Hair Loss?

Does Vitamin A Cause Hair Loss?

December 09, 2020

Is Vitamin A really the best haircare defense against hair loss and breakage? As we age, hair becomes much more prone to loss, thinning, and breakage. Understanding which essential vitamins and minerals your body and hair need is the first step to enjoying thick and healthy hair at any age. For women over 40, vitamin deficiencies can be a key element in hair loss. What are the best vitamins and minerals for hair loss in women over 40?

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