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Which Serum Is Best for Hair Regrowth?

February 12, 2021

Though there are many different ways to treat FPHL, incorporating a serum into your routine is an excellent place to start. The best serums for hair regrowth combine ingredients that not only slow thinning but nourish your scalp and hydrate your strands for longer, thicker locks. 

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When Should I Use a Hair Serum?

February 06, 2021

Our scalps and hair get stressed out from aging, pollution, high-heat styling, coloring, sulfate shampoos, heavy conditioners — you name it. All of these factors wreak havoc on our tresses. Having a product to address the symptoms of these conditions and their underlying biology is crucial.

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How To Thicken Your Fine Hair

How To Thicken Your Fine Hair

February 01, 2021

Your hair density can be measured by looking in a mirror. If you notice scalp skin without touching it, you probably have low-density hair. Knowing the thickness and density of your hair will give you an idea of improving it to get the look you are after.

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How To Moisturize Your Scalp For Stronger Hair | Better Not Younger

How To Moisturize Your Scalp For Stronger Hair

January 30, 2021

Your follicles are the tiny organs that manufacture your hair, and their health is contingent on how well-nourished and conditioned your scalp is. The skin on your scalp is as vital to care for as the skin on your face. Eating healthy foods, supplementing with collagen, moisturizing with butter masks, and exfoliating with activated charcoal are crucial ways to moisturize your scalp to allow you to grow thicker, stronger hair. 

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Hair serum can provide many benefits, but the wrong ingredients can lead to various adverse reactions. Learn here about the side effects of hair serum.

What Are the Side Effects of Hair Serum? Are There Any?

December 31, 2020

No doubt you’ve heard rave reviews about hair and scalp serums — they have revolutionized the hair care industry with their protective, smoothing, and nourishing capabilities. Yet you can’t help but wonder if all of the hype is too good to be true. Surely, there must be a downside.

Any substance applied to your hair or scalp has the potential for side effects because everyone’s body chemistry reacts differently to the variety of ingredients. If you have sensitive skin, fragile hair, or use a product contrary to its instructions, hair serum could end up causing more harm than good.

What are the side effects of hair serum? Let’s explore the different serum types and examine their potential downsides.

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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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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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