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Fast Fixes: The Best Shampoo for Your Hair Issues

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!

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What Is the Best Shampoo for Curly Hair?

September 24, 2021

Bounce Back Super Moisturizing Shampoo for Curly Hair is designed with a revolutionary curl-reviving 5-plant butter and oil blend containing coconut butter, Amazonian Cupuacu and Southeast Asian Kokum butters, and Buriti and Abyssinian oils, all incorporated to ensure that the hydration stays where you need it most >

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How to Properly Detangle Matted Hair

September 13, 2021

What’s one thing that curly hair, straight hair and gray hair all have in common? They all become tangled at one point or another. Some more easily or severely than others. Major problems arise, however, when that tangled hair goes ignored and untreated, gradually morphing into matted hair and more often than not leading to hair breakage. The absolute last thing anyone wants to do is cut out various sections of hair, but tangled hair and hair breakage are no joke—especially when you’re dealing with delicate aging tresses. Before you result to the most drastic of measures, we’ve got a few tips on how you can detangle your tangled hair from the comfort of your own home—and we’ve tailored our tips to your hair type to make it super easy. When it comes to knotted, tangled hair—or even matted hair—it all comes down to how you detangle it (gently!) and what tangled hair products you use.

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Curly Hair Facts, Myths and Physics

September 06, 2021

Whether you’re new to the curly hair-care journey or you’re just looking for the latest 411 on your curly hair, let’s get a few things out of the way. There’s simply too much misinformation out there about “the best curly hair products” and how they play into “hair physics.” The truth is, your friends and family with curly hair are still trying to figure it all out, no matter their age.

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How Your Curly Hair Changes With Age and What You Can Do About It

August 18, 2021

If you have naturally curly hair, you’re probably all too familiar with the love-hate relationship between you and your hair. It can be a struggle that those with straight hair just don’t understand. But whether you’ve been straightening your hair for the last 30 years or not, it’s never too late to embrace your curls.

 

As you age, your curls can loosen, change their shape or even form new curl patterns due to hormonal and environmental factors. Or maybe you’re experiencing curly hair for the first time in your life as your aging locks change the shape of your hair follicles. No matter the reason, the transition to your new hair shape or texture can feel daunting. Especially if your aging curly hair is also starting to gray because that can affect your hair’s texture as well.

 

If you don’t know where to start, don’t worryBetter Not Younger is here to help you fall in love with your curls again.

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You may need to use a hair mask up to twice per week to enjoy the maximum benefit, especially if your tips are dry or damaged.

How Often Should I Use a Hair Mask?

May 13, 2021

Hair masks have the same primary purpose as your everyday conditioner—to deliver moisture and improve your strands' condition. Knowing how, and how often, to use them is essential for achieving the greatest benefits.


Generally, your hair mask should be used once or twice per week in place of your regular conditioner. The ideal frequency will depend on the current condition and type of your tresses. If they're dry or damaged, you will likely need this deep-conditioning treatment more often. Healthy or oily hair can get by with less frequent applications.

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