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by: Better Not Younger
October 20, 2021
We all have a specific hair type and, as a result, different hair issues—so it makes sense that every woman’s go-to shampoo looks a little different. While shampoos that are sulfate- and paraben-free are one of the commonalities in our aging hair handbook, we recognize that our delicate tresses have unique needs.
That’s why we designed a collection of hair cleansing products to cater to all the hair issues your aging tresses encounter, from strands that are flat and thin to curls that have lost their shine and bounce. Keep reading to learn all about our problem-solving sulfate-free shampoos and everything you need to know when choosing the right shampoo for you!
As we age, hair loss and thinning is a common concern many women share—and it shows up as hair that lacks fullness, volume and lift. On top of all this, with age, our thin, fine hair becomes drier due to a decrease in sebum production, which contributes to breakage.
Since we know that aging hair is already dry, we designed our lightweight volumizing shampoo to moisturize while gently cleansing delicate tresses. This means it won’t strip your hair of natural oils—unlike other volumizing shampoos that dry out the cuticle to achieve that “full effect.” The result is instant lift, volume and fullness, plus smoother, shinier strands!
This shampoo strengthens thin strands, too! It’s clinically proven to reduce breakage by 95%—and when you pair it with our volumizing conditioner, that number jumps to 98%!
Gray hair requires extra special care. The loss of melanin responsible for your new silver strands also leads to hair that’s drier, more brittle and that has a tendency to turn brassy or yellow from hot styling tools and environmental factors like UV rays and pollution, among other common issues. But your grays are gorgeous, and they deserve a shampoo that helps their brilliance shine!
We designed our purple shampoo with a custom blend of ingredients including optical colorants to rebalance cool tones to brighten strands while gently cleansing, nourishing and strengthening. This shampoo also instantly hydrates and adds volume, fullness and lift to aging hair.
Our Silver Lining Purple Butter Masque is the perfect second step to help deep condition and add instant silkiness and shine for smoother-looking strands and less frizz.
Aging curls experience the same signs of aging as other hair texture—and more. This means that in addition to becoming thinner, duller, more brittle and frizzier, they also are affected by gravity, which makes them droop more quickly due to the weakened state of the strands. The shape of the curl can also become altered because of hormonal changes.
Conditioning and strengthening your dry, aging curls was a top concern when creating our curly hair shampoo, which helps prevent breakage and supports bounce for more beautifully defined curls that stay fresher longer. Best of all, it removes excess oil from the scalp and product buildup from roots without drying out ends when washing your hair.
Knowing the right hairstyling and hair-care tips for achieving your most voluminous and lustrous curls is the other half of the battle. We’ve got all the secrets you need right here! Plus, achieve up to 24 hours of definition and frizz control when you use this shampoo as part of our 3-step curly hair regimen.
Even color-treated hair or tresses that have been processed and exposed to the damaging effects of hot styling tools and the environment can experience renewed softness and shine when washing your hair with the right shampoo.
We developed the solution to over-stressed hair with our repairing and moisturizing shampoo created with a custom blend of ingredients that includes argan and rice bran oils to help repair the inner strength of strands while boosting the health of your hair follicles. Plus, it adds and seals in moisture for gorgeous shine.
Did you know that the porosity of your hair can affect how dry your hair feels? Click here for how to determine the porosity of your hair and how the right deep conditioning masque can help!
Sometimes in between washing your hair your tresses need a refresh. A sweaty session at the gym or a lack of time to shampoo on a busy morning are all reasons your hair may need a little pick-me-up in between hair washings. When there’s no time to step into the shower, a dry shampoo hair product is exactly what your hair needs to bring it back to life.
Our talc-free and noncomedogenic dry shampoo is the perfect hair cleansing product for refreshing hair in between hair washings by helping to eliminate an oily scalp and strands while naturally increasing volume, fullness and thickness. Designed to support scalp and hair health, this hair product improves the scalp condition and refreshes any hairstyle by absorbing excess oil and extending time between washes. It also dissolves quickly and easily in water, washing away product buildup and excess oil pre-shampoo without leaving any sticky residue.
Dry shampoo does more than work wonders on your second- and third-day hair. It can add lift, texture and extra grip to just-washed tresses, which can often be resistant to holding styles.
Once you’ve identified your specific hair type and hair issues, whether it’s excess oil or clogged hair follicles, a dry scalp or hair breakage, or even lifeless curls or a lack of volume, choosing the right shampoo becomes that much easier.
Our collection of sulfate-free shampoos are safe and effective for all hair types including keratin- chemically- and color-treated hair. Whether you need a moisturizing shampoo to combat dryness, a formula that adds volume and fullness to counteract thinning or hair loss or, simply, a solution for in-between hair washings—we’ve got you covered.
Still not sure which shampoo is right for you? Take our Better Hair Quiz to find out the best shampoo for your hair type and hair issues.
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