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Better Not Younger understands and explains the hair benefits of activated charcoal, especially for women experiencing the side effects of menopause.

What Are the Purifying Benefits of Activated Charcoal for My Hair?

June 15, 2021

Scalp issues are often caused by problem buildup that can clog the hair follicle. Activated charcoal is an ingredient that can clean and absorb that buildup and relieve the flakiness, irritation and itchiness that come with it. 

Activated Charcoal’s unique attributes can remove buildup without the harsh ingredients found in many cleansing products. When you discover more of the purifying benefits of activated charcoal for your hair, we’re confident you’ll want to add it to your scalp care routine.

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Read to discover how a day at the beach just might supercharge your hair and scalp health this summer!

5 Ways a Day at the Beach Could Be the Secret to Better Hair

June 09, 2021

Heading to the beach isn’t just about fun in the sun—it has healthy benefits, too. With warm weather finally in full swing, a day down the shore or even a long-weekend island getaway (you do you!) may be exactly what the doctor ordered to help you get back to a healthier body and balanced mindset. It could also make your hairstylist happy. Keep reading to discover how a day at the beach just might supercharge your hair and scalp health this summer!

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How Long Does It Take for Eyelashes to Grow Back

How Long Does It Take for Eyelashes to Grow Back?

May 31, 2021

Lashes are often considered a universal sign of beauty. They may be associated with higher levels of confidence, attractiveness and well-being. Most of us desire long, thick, dark lashes that make our eyes "pop." However, beyond aesthetics, lashes are a crucial part of your lid margin anatomy (the edge of your eyelids). 

Your lashes provide a barrier between your eye's internal and external environment and are extremely sensitive to threats and irritants. Additionally, they act as sensors to trigger a blink reflex when a foreign object gets close to your eye, preventing injury and safeguarding your eyes from particles. 

Knowing this, we don’t want to be without our lashes for long. So, how long does it take for them to grow back? About six weeks if there was no damage to your eyelid or follicle; longer if you pulled out your eyelash.

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How to Prepare Your Hair for Chemotherapy

How to Prepare Your Hair for Chemotherapy

May 19, 2021

Once you know what to expect from your hair during chemotherapy, you can begin to prepare your hair for what’s ahead. Sometimes getting yourself ready and prepared for what’s to come can actually take a lot of the stress and anxiety off your shoulders when it’s time to begin.

There are a number of things you can do during the treatment to augment your hair care, and even more decisions to be made beforehand. Take your time and focus on all the things you can do to make your treatment less stressful and give yourself as much of a headstart as you can.

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A Happy Woman Feeling Great With Her Sexual Life And Healthy Hair

5 Ways a Happy Sex Life Means a Healthy Head of Hair

May 14, 2021

healthy sex life has more advantages than you might have ever realized. In fact, it can even affect hair health. As you age, your hair naturally starts to thin and change texture, but there are a number of ways to take care of your hair as the years go by—and one of those ways is with sex. There’s a lot that happens with your body while engaging in sex—and we’re not talking about pleasure or intimacy, though those are a given. If you’re looking for a new way to keep your hair luscious and healthy, keep reading to find out how enjoying a sexy night in bed can help.

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Chemotherapy and Hair Loss: What to Expect and When to Expect It

Chemotherapy and Hair Loss: What to Expect and When to Expect It

April 28, 2021

Hair loss is a common side effect of chemotherapy, hormonal therapy, targeted therapy, immunotherapy and radiation therapy—all of which are common breast cancer treatments. Fortunately, most of this hair loss is temporary. That being said, seeing your changing appearance in the mirror and more hair in your hairbrush every day can greatly affect your mood and result in a harsher outlook on life. So, what can you do about it?

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a woman over 40 years old is smiling at the camera and feeling happy about the hair regrowth benefits to her medium blonde hair by better not younger's hair serum applicator and scalp massager

Can Scalp Massage Help Hair Growth?

February 15, 2021

Menopause and other age-related factors contribute to poor circulation and reduced nutrient delivery to our scalp and follicles. When this happens, we start producing brittle, fine-textured hair. Some follicles die off, and strands fall out. Studies suggest a regular scalp massage can end up stimulating hair growth. Keep reading to find out more. 

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A woman holds a lock of her afro hair and looks very happy about the benefits of the Better Not Younger's hair serum she is using

What Are the Benefits of Hair Serum?

February 08, 2021

You have seen their ads on TV and the internet promising a stunning transformation from dry, dull hair into silky, smooth tresses that will turn heads. But before you shell out your hard-earned money for another product that may or may not work for you, you’d probably like to know more. 

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