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How Do Eyebrow Serums Work?

July 13, 2021

Full brows with a graceful arch can accent your eyes in a way that nothing else can. Unfortunately, just as the hair on your head can become thinner over time, age-related hormonal changes can also decrease your eyebrow density. As a result, you may notice gaps and visible skin in areas of the brow bone where you’ve never before had problems.

On the other hand, maybe you’ve always had thin brows or made the mistake of over-plucking to create a shape. Regardless of the reason for your strand scarcity, eyebrow serums may help by creating the appearance of fullness and support new hair growth

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Keep reading to learn about all the sneaky little qualities present in your water, what they do to your hair, and what exactly you can do about them.

Could Your Water Be Hurting Your Hair?

July 05, 2021

Have you ever wondered why even when you use the same products, in the same exact way, you get different results when you’re traveling or away from home? 


The water quality at your hotel or relative’s house probably isn’t the first thought that comes to mind. However, just as the condition of your hair can easily vary depending on the climate or season, your hair and the products you use will also react differently when you wash it in hard water vs. soft water.


Does your hair feel dull, brittle or frizzy no matter what you seem to do? Do you feel like you have to cleanse your hair multiple times and apply copious amounts of shampoo to see any sort of suds? When you step out of the shower, does your scalp feel dry to the point of itching? 


If any of this sounds familiar, you might be dealing with hard water. The “hardness” or “softness” of water is determined based on the concentration of minerals it contains, namely calcium and magnesium. But that’s not all. Did you know the pH of your water is important to the health of your hair as well? 


Keep reading to learn about all the sneaky little qualities present in your water, what they do to your hair, and what exactly you can do about them.

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Stress related to the coronavirus can cause a temporary hair-loss condition called telogen effluvium.

COVID Hair-Loss Treatments For Growth and Thickness

June 30, 2021

Because of your hair’s growth cycle, it can take two to three months between a stressful event and the first signs of mass shedding. Doctors have reported seeing an influx of patients detailing with temporary hair-loss symptoms several weeks after their COVID-19 symptoms resolve. 

The condition, telogen effluvium, is not considered a coronavirus symptom, but it is a result of the infection. Though this hair loss temporarily lasts six to nine weeks, it can feel like an eternity while you wait for it to grow back. Thankfully, you can manage it in the meantime with a COVID hair-loss treatment.

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Biotin can improve your hair and skin by reducing the appearance of fine lines and promoting healthier-looking hair growth.

How Does Biotin Improve Skin and Hair?

June 21, 2021

Biotin is present in all living cells, and it plays a significant role in maintaining skin and hair health. As we age and our hormone levels fluctuate, the sebaceous glands in our skin and scalp start producing less sebum oil. This results in our skin, follicles and hair drying out and becoming flakey and brittle. Biotin can improve your skin and hair—and help offset these issues, among other benefits—by functioning as a growth factor and catalyst in carboxylation reactions. 

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A lot of women with thinning hair opt to keep their locks short to increase their hair’s volume.

How to Survive Summer When you Have Thinning Hair

June 16, 2021

Summer’s here, and after more than a year spent indoors, it’s time to get out and enjoy the warm weather. But even with your excitement for the new season, you might be wondering how you can protect your delicate, thinning hair from summer’s environmental aggressors.


Thankfully, we’ve got you (and your hair) covered. From tips to keep you looking your best without adding stress to your tresses to easy remedies you can do at home to ensure your thinning hair thrives, we’re here to help you survive summer and make sure it’s a worry-free one, well, at least where your thinning hair’s concerned.

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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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Enjoy thicker, healthier hair by taking collagen gummy supplements from Better Not Younger.

Does Collagen Thicken Hair?

May 17, 2021

Collagen is often recognized as a potent solution for thickening hair. It may reduce hair loss and accelerate hair growth while also improving nail and skin health.


Collagen's ability to boost skin elasticity also applies to your scalp. The dermal layer where your hair follicles are situated can experience damage, leading to age-related thinning and hair loss. 


Thankfully, eating a diet full of collagen-rich foods and taking supplements can be effective at fortifying your scalp, improving follicle health, and boosting hair thickness.

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