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How Do You Exfoliate Your Scalp?

How Do You Exfoliate Your Scalp?

September 05, 2020

Many women feel reborn in their 40s and beyond, and exfoliation can bolster that renewed energy feeling. After all, through exfoliation, we literally buff away dead skin cells while making room for new ones to shine. This renewal-through-scrubbing has become a perpetual component of our face and body’s daily or weekly skincare regimen. Nevertheless, many of us forget that the scalp that anchors our hair is made of skin, too.

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What Are the Best Vitamins for Hair?

What Are the Best Vitamins for Hair?

August 22, 2020

As you age, you experience various body changes, including thinner skin, muscle loss, and the absorption of fewer vitamins. Lack of vitamins can affect your bones, skin, and immune system, and may take its toll on your hair and scalp. Unfortunately, there are no magic pills to give you long, flowing hair overnight; however, over time, a nutritious diet supplemented with vitamins can give your body what it needs to produce thicker, voluminous hair.

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How to Treat Dry and Brittle Hair

How to Treat Dry and Brittle Hair

August 19, 2020

Color treatments, poor nutrition, lack of sunlight, too much sunlight, aging — it can all play a part in causing your dry and brittle hair. As you grow older, moisture-depleted dullness replaces the shine and volume that once came so naturally to your hair.

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What Is the Best Hair Thickener?

What Is the Best Hair Thickener?

August 01, 2020

Over the years, we witness our bodies changing — sagging, wrinkles, age spots, menopause. Hopefully, we have come to accept and love our evolving bodies; however, our aging hair may be a different story. Thinner hair can leave you feeling older than your years. Many women try to fix this problem by pulling out the hairspray or mousse to “pump up the volume,” which may have worked 25 years ago, but your locks have matured. Hairspray and mousse can stiffen and damage your hair, leaving you frustrated and sapping your self-esteem.

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Do Hair Thickening Products Work?

Do Hair Thickening Products Work?

July 29, 2020

We have all heard the idiom, "fake it till you make it." But as our hair ages, we find ourselves experiencing more faking than making. Our follicles shrink as they age, making fewer or thinner hairs. Nearly 55% of women face hair loss by the time they reach 70 years old; the most common is called female pattern hair loss. In your 40s and beyond, your hair biology is more vulnerable than ever; therefore, it is crucial to find thickening products that work and are good for your hair and scalp.

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How Do You Get Rid of Scalp Buildup?

How Do You Get Rid of Scalp Buildup?

July 22, 2020

Maybe you have practiced social distancing for too long and are skipping regular shampoos — or you have been experimenting with bolder styling products trying new looks before a return to society. Changes to your routine can lead to flakes and an itchy head from sticky scalp buildup. Over time dry shampoos, hairsprays, mousses, gels, oils, sweat, and dead skin cause residue accumulation clogging pores and blocking new follicle development. When this happens, your hair thins and can grow at a snail’s pace.

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How Do You Keep Gray Hair Moisturized?

How Do You Keep Gray Hair Moisturized?

July 18, 2020

You are not the person you were at 20, and why would you want to be? Beauty brands spend billions of dollars researching and developing ways for you to turn back the clock when all you want are products that work and are tailored for your hair today. Beauty aisles are crowded with products to disguise your grays and care for color-treated hair; however, little is available for the increasing number of women like you only want to nurture your silvery locks.

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Do Volumizing Shampoos Really Work?

Do Volumizing Shampoos Really Work?

July 15, 2020

Finding a shampoo to add the bounce back into your hair and reach the volume heights you once had can feel tiresome, even futile — especially if you are using a shampoo not designed for your transitioning hair. The thing about your aging hair is that it is not just your hair color that is changing — your underlying hair biology is evolving, too.

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