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Why Does My Hair Tangle So Easily When Wet?

Why Does My Hair Tangle So Easily When Wet?

Tangled hair is a total pain. If your hair gets matted when wet or if your hair tangles after a shower you know how frustrating it can be, especially if you have thin aging hair that’s already a bit high-maintenance. Wet hair is one of the most common causes of tangled hair you’ll deal with—though your strands can get tangled for a number of reasons (more on that a little later!). The good news? Getting knots out of hair doesn’t have to be hard if you set yourself up for success. 

Taking care of your hair properly—like using the right products and understanding your hair type—can make it so that next time your hair is tangled after a shower, it won’t be an absolute nightmare. Here’s everything you need to know about why your hair gets so tangled, what to do when your hair gets matted when wet and why getting knots out of hair is no cause for panic.

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5 Ways to Get Beach Waves—No Curling Iron (or Beach!) Required

5 Ways to Get Beach Waves—No Curling Iron (or Beach!) Required

Gorgeous beach waves and swept-back curtain bangs are huge right now! If you were blessed with naturally wavy, voluminous hair, you're all set for the beach waves trend! But for those of us with pin-straight hair, achieving beach waves usually involves heat styling, which can be taxing on our delicate locks.
Not to worry! We put together a list of easy tips for getting the heatless beach waves you want this summer completely sans curling iron or beach! (And check out our list of 17 heatless hairstyling hacks, if you're looking for ideas beyond beach waves!)
Read on to learn how you can rock heatless beach waves even if you have fine or thin hair!
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The Definitive Guide to Fine Hair for Women Over 40

The Definitive Guide to Fine Hair for Women Over 40

Having fine hair can definitely be a double-edged sword. Sure, fine hair often means we have smooth, silky locks. But we also find our hair falling flat, appearing greasy and being super prone to breakage, damage and flyaways. 

Fine hair can be temperamental. So how can we best care for it? 

Better Not Younger dug into the specifics of fine hair care and produced this guide to caring for your fine locks. And if you’re dealing with fine, damaged hair, we have the products to help you protect and repair it, too! Read on to learn how to best care for your fine, aging hair, plus the difference between fine hair and thin hair!
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In this Definitive How-To for Hair Plopping Overnight and Benefits, BNY features a beautiful mature wman with a towel on hair for hair plopping overnight.

What Exactly Is Hair Plopping?

Hair plopping is an incredibly effective technique with a weird name. If you have dry, curly hair and deal with frizz, plopping is about to rock your hair-care world.

So, what is hair plopping?

Plopping gets its name from the literal action of plopping wet hair directly onto a wrap designed to protect and gently absorb water after a wash while scrunching strands into voluminous, defined curls. While it’s not always easy to style curly hair, this heat-free technique is a virtually effortless way to get soft, bouncy, frizz-free curls.

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What Are the Best Volumizing Conditioners?

What Are the Best Volumizing Conditioners?

So, you’re probably reading this because your once-bouncy locks aren’t lifting the way they once did. Your strands are limp and more delicate than a few years ago. What gives? The answer could be menopause. Along with hot flashes and night sweats, menopause wreaks havoc on your scalp health and plays a considerable part in upsetting your hair biology.


Thankfully, some conditioners address the hair challenges women in their 40s, 50s and beyond face in their mirrors every morning. Volumizing conditioners were created to hydrate your strands and breathe life into your fine, flat fibers. 


What are the best volumizing conditioners? Conditioners that provide root-lifting body while softening your hair. Conditioners that amp up the volume without weighing your hair down. 


Below we’ll discuss a conditioner that meets these criteria while addressing the root cause.

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What Is the Best Volumizer for Fine Hair? | Better Not Younger

What Is the Best Volumizer for your Fine Hair?

What is the best volumizer for fine hair? Look for a multi-step system that addresses your one-of-a-kind hair biology. Better Not Younger uses ingredients backed by considerable scientific research relating to their effects on aging hair. Continue reading to learn more. 
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