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In thi article 12 Days of Better Hair for the Holidays, Better Not Younger features a beautiful mature woman with long gray hair. She smiles and her hair look very volumized due to wind.

12 Days of Better Hair for the Holidays

December 01, 2021

On the first day of Christmas Better Not Younger sent to me, a daily hair-care routine with healthy hair tips and products sulfate-free! In the spirit of this celebrated holiday carol, we curated our very own list of healthy hair-and-scalp essentials to transform your aging tresses just in time for the holiday season.

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BNY features an Adult senior older woman touching her perfect skin.

Why Is My Hair So Dry Even with a Conditioner?

October 15, 2021

Beyond hair thinning, lack of moisture is a primary challenge we face as we age. Our skin glands produce less sebum making our tresses feel perpetually dry. Having low hair porosity or even high hair porosity and using the wrong products can also contribute to having dry hair, even when using a conditioner. Low porosity hair is hard to hydrate while high porosity hair loses moisture easily.

Many of us attempt to moisturize our locks, but they can remain brittle and dry, no matter what we do. For example, trying to hydrate with extra coconut oil may only lead to clogged pores and oily hair. To achieve silky, smooth locks, the key is tailoring your solutions to your aging hair and scalp.

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How to Hydrate Your Dry Hair in the Summer Heat

How to Hydrate Your Dry Hair in the Summer Heat

July 16, 2021

The height of summer means the hottest days of the year, and depending on where you live, those days could be full of humidity or as dry as the desert. But either way, summer means more sweat, and more sweat usually means extra showers.


So whether you mean to or not, if you have a habit of washing your hair every time you shower, there’s a good chance your extra showers are actually depleting your scalp of healthy oils and leaving your hair feeling dry and brittle.


Summertime also means you’re likely to find yourself relaxing by the pool or at the beach. The sun, chlorine and saltwater you’ll undoubtedly encounter will all play a part in creating your dry summer hair. Learning to be proactive and protect your hair from dehydration isn’t so different from surviving summer when you have thinning hair. Remember that natural oils are healthy and swim caps can save you from a headache later on down the road.

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Deep condition your hair with a monthly application of our Restorative Masque, wrap it in a hot terry-cloth turban overnight, then rinse it out in the morning.

Can You Deep Condition Overnight?

June 07, 2021

Deep conditioning hair masks are great for conditioning, soothing and softening our hair. If you love what your deep conditioner does for your hair, you may consider using it overnight. But be mindful that many hair masks are not formulated to use as overnight deep conditioners.

Some deep conditioners have ingredients that can weigh down your tresses, making them dull, limp or gummy if left on too long. However, lightweight masks can take overnight deep conditioning to the next level when used with a hot terry-cloth turban wrap.

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