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In this article about How to Increase the Anagen Phase of Hair Growth, Better Not Younger features a woman with long gray hair holding her strands

How to Increase the Anagen Phase of Hair Growth

December 06, 2021

The maximum length of time hair spends in the anagen phase, otherwise known as the active growth phase, varies from person to person depending mainly on genetics. Yet, various things can disrupt the time our hair spends growing, like our health, diet, stress and hormones. For example, an increase of dihydrotestosterone (DHT) in our system during menopause leads to follicle miniaturization. 

When this happens, our once-healthy follicles start producing thinner, weaker hair. DHT and other issues can disrupt the growth phase for some of our strands, cause fragile hair and even result in permanent hair loss. But there are ways to counteract this issue and increase our hair's time in the active phase. 

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Better Not Younger features a mature woman with blonde hair trying to figure out what her gift is by getting close to the box and putting her ear near it as if she is about to shake the box.

The Ultimate Holiday Hair Gift Guide

November 19, 2021

From stocking stuffers and gift sets to hair-care products that cater to all lifestyles, hair types and hairstyling habits, our ultimate holiday hair gift guide is packed with clean- and cruelty-free hair goodies designed to guarantee great hair days ahead for all the women on your gift list this holiday season.

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Middle age woman with amazing hair volume smiling to the camera

16 Volume-Enhancing Styling Tricks for Thin, Aging Hair

September 10, 2021

Styling your thinning hair shouldn’t be something you dread in the morning. Even though our hair thins as we age, it still has a lot of life in it—we just have to treat it a little more gently and show it a lot of love. The key to loving aging hair that has thinned is pumping up that hair volume to a 10! The process for giving your strands an extra splash of volume starts at the salon and carries through to your own hair habits at home.

Whether we’re mastering no-heat styling tricks or using every tip we know to add thickness to thinning hair, there are tons of ways to get that bit of boost. Ahead, you’ll find our favorite tricks for adding volume to even the thinnest hair—including some of our best no-heat hairstyles and hacks. Say goodbye to dull, flat hair and hello to volume!

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the side part is not only super-stylish but it’s one of the most universally flattering looks for women over 40

7 Reasons We Love the Side-Swept Look for Thinning Hair

June 04, 2021

TikTok teens may have declared the side part dead—but we have a difference of opinion on the matter. Side-part shaming aside, when we’re talking about thin, aging hair (something we know quite a bit about), we believe the side part is not only super-stylish but it’s one of the most universally flattering looks for women over 40, especially those looking to add instant volume and body to their tresses. Keeping reading for our top 7 reasons we’re embracing the side sweep.

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The volumizing conditioner from Better Not Younger adds body to your hair by lightly conditioning and washing away cleanly.

Do Volumizing Conditioners Work?

March 29, 2021

Volumizing products that claim to add lift and fullness may not be effective on hair that is already thick and heavy. However, for finer strands, Better Not Younger’s Wake Up Call Volumizing Conditioner could be just what you need.

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a women over 60 yers old smiles to the camera and feels happy about the thickening benefits of her new volumizing and thickening  shampoo. She has short gray hair.

How Can Shampoo Thicken Hair?

February 22, 2021

When looking for solutions to remedy the situation, a shampoo that can thicken your locks while cleaning them seems like a no-brainer. After all, you need to wash your hair anyway. Why not use a product that makes it appear thick and more voluminous, too? 

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

What Is the Best Volumizer for your Fine Hair?

January 26, 2021

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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