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What Are the Best Vitamins for Hair?

What Are the Best Vitamins for Hair?

As you age, you experience various body changes, including thinner skin, muscle loss, and the absorption of fewer vitamins. Lack of vitamins can affect your bones, skin, and immune system, and may take its toll on your hair and scalp. Unfortunately, there are no magic pills to give you long, flowing hair overnight; however, over time, a nutritious diet supplemented with vitamins can give your body what it needs to produce thicker, voluminous hair.
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How Can I Make My Hair Look Thicker?

How Can I Make My Hair Look Thicker?

Whether your hair was a perpetual styling challenge or you were blessed with voluminous locks that effortlessly fell into place, menopause is the great equalizer. Age-related hair changes affect us all to some degree or another. Hormonal fluctuations dry out our scalps, interrupt hair growth cycles, and shrivel our follicles. In place of our robust strands grow wispy fibers that shed when we sneeze. With each passing year, this trend continues until we finally ask ourselves, “How can I thicken my hair?”
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Better Not Younger features on 10 Affirmations to Manifest Your Healthiest Hair, a woman over 40 with blonde healthy hair closing her eyes as she feels positive about her hair health.

10 Affirmations to Manifest Your Healthiest Hair

If you've always had a love-hate relationship with your hair, it can seem unrealistic to speak healthy hair into existence. There's no doubt that we've practiced negative self-talk about our hair in the past—too frizzy, too oily, too slow-growing, too dry, too dull. But what about positive talk?
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In this 10 Hair-Care Resolutions to Ring in the New Year, BNY features a beautiful woman with short gray curly hair having fun, wearing a blue dress and having fun on a blue background.

10 Hair-Care Resolutions to Ring in the New Year

The new year is the perfect time to reevaluate everything you’ve got going in your life, and your hair should absolutely be a part of that. New year, new hair!

That’s why we want you to put new year hair resolutions at the top of your list for how you’ll make the most of 2022. And your resolutions shouldn’t just be about what you can add to your life but what bad habits you can leave behind. It’s time for a transformation and it starts with your hair!

Here are five healthy hair habits to add to your routine and five bad habits to leave in 2021, so you can truly embrace the new year, new hair state of mind.
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In this article "What Vitamin Should I Take for Hair Loss?", BNY features a beautiful mature woman with black short hair, holding two vitamin pills while smiling.

What Vitamin Should I Take for Hair Loss?

If you are facing accelerated hair loss, you may be deficient in more than one vitamin, and it is essential to know the culprits. Your cells rely on vitamins to function and grow, and deficiencies may exacerbate hair fall. Your scalp boasts nearly 100,000 hair follicles, and of these, 90% reside in the growing (anagen) stage and require micronutrients like vitamins to sufficiently forge a robust head of hair. So if you are finding more strands in your brush than on your head, read on to find out which vitamins you should take for hair loss.

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Menopause-related hormone changes give us mood swings, insomnia, hot flashes, night sweats, vaginal dryness, weight gain, and to top it all off — hair loss.

How to Stop and Reverse Hormonal Hair Loss

Menopause-related hormone changes give us mood swings, insomnia, hot flashes, night sweats, vaginal dryness, weight gain, and to top it all off — hair loss. Our hair follicles are mini-organs that require constant blood supply and nourishment to continue producing hairs. Changes to our scalp and hair’s underlying biology can cause dryness, shedding, and hair loss. Thankfully, there are things we can do to stop hormonal hair loss.

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African-American mother posing with her baby.

The Benefits of Collagen While Breastfeeding

While a woman is pregnant and nursing, her body goes through massive changes. Hormone imbalances, a fluctuating body size and shifting metabolic processes all converge to create unique challenges during this time in her life. A collagen boost can ease many of these issues. And the easiest way for a busy new mom to get extra collagen is in a convenient oral supplement.
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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

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

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. Seeing your changing appearance in the mirror and more hair in your hairbrush daily can significantly affect your mood and result in a harsher outlook. So, what can you do about it?

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Is Sulfate-Free Shampoo Good for Fine Hair?

Is Sulfate-Free Shampoo Good for Fine Hair?

Sulfates are primarily responsible for the thick lather that forms when you clean with soaps and detergents. Some people say their hair feels cleaner after using sulfate shampoos; however, these shampoos can have a detrimental effect on your hair and scalp — exacerbating the challenges aging women face with hormone-related thinning and fine-textured hair.

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Why Do We Lose More Hair During Fall and Winter

Why Do We Lose More Hair During Fall and Winter Months?

Nothing messes up a relaxing hot shower like the discovery of a clump of hair in your drain. More likely than not, you are dealing with seasonal hair loss. According to research studies, your hair’s growth cycle follows a seasonal trend related to how your body reacts to the changes to the amount of sunlight it receives. The good news is that you can help slow shedding and boost hair and scalp health during the colder seasons. Keep reading to learn why we lose more hair during the fall and winter months and what we can do about it.
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