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Sulfates found in many shampoos can strip away your natural oils, leaving your aging hair vulnerable to damage.

Why Are Sulfates Bad for Your Hair?

May 24, 2021

Sulfates do a great job of helping shampoos remove sweat, oil and grime from your hair. Yet, your hair and scalp need to retain some of their natural oils and moisture to remain healthy. 

When sulfate shampoos strip away too much moisture, your hair becomes dry and brittle. Mix this with the effects of menopause, and you have a recipe for frizzy, unmanageable and thinning hair! 

Switching to a sulfate-free shampoo can help, especially if it’s a product with ingredients designed to address aging hair challenges.

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Second Chance Repairing Shampoo for Dry or Damaged Hair is full of vitamins and other nourishing ingredients to fortify and pamper your aging hair and scalp

How Does a Repairing Shampoo Work on Damaged Hair?

May 21, 2021

If your hair is frizzy, dull, and unruly, it could be because it is damaged. Chemical treatments, high-heat styling, and the inevitable passage of time converge to weaken the structure of your strands. This leads to unsightly split ends and breaking along the hair shaft, which also thins your hair and makes it harder to manage. 

Although nothing can completely bind your strands' layers back together or permanently fix your split ends, repairing shampoos can go a long way toward helping. These hydrating products smooth your hair’s outer layer to improve shine and moisture retention. They also work to fortify your strand composition against future damage. 

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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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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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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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You may need to use a hair mask up to twice per week to enjoy the maximum benefit, especially if your tips are dry or damaged.

How Often Should I Use a Hair Mask?

May 13, 2021

Hair masks have the same primary purpose as your everyday conditioner—to deliver moisture and improve your strands' condition. Knowing how, and how often, to use them is essential for achieving the greatest benefits.


Generally, your hair mask should be used once or twice per week in place of your regular conditioner. The ideal frequency will depend on the current condition and type of your tresses. If they're dry or damaged, you will likely need this deep-conditioning treatment more often. Healthy or oily hair can get by with less frequent applications.

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Can Sulfate-Free Shampoo Dry Out My Hair?

Can Sulfate-Free Shampoo Dry Out My Hair?

May 10, 2021

As those of us with aging scalps can attest, using the wrong shampoo can make an already challenging condition much worse.

One of the main advantages of using quality sulfate-free shampoos is that they are much gentler on sensitive scalps when used properly. They won’t exacerbate the dryness or itching you may already be experiencing. 

Sulfate-free shampoos are less likely to dry out your hair than sulfate shampoos. This is especially true when you use sulfate-free shampoos designed to treat the underlying causes of dryness.

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5 Mom Hair Myths Debunked

5 Mom Hair Myths Debunked

May 07, 2021

Moms are the pillars of society—they raise the next generation, keep the household together, and they do it all in style. They shoulder an amazing amount of responsibility.


Which is why moms, especially the new ones, might be surprised by the number of myths circulating out there about what society thinks they should and shouldn’t do with their bodies, particulary when it comes to their hair. The amount of information and misinformation can be dizzying. But as always, Better Not Younger is here to clear up a few of the most common mom hair myths out there.

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Activated charcoal is an effective deep cleansing tool that can leave your scalp looking and feeling healthier.

Is Activated Charcoal Good for My Scalp?

May 05, 2021

In the past, hair care has focused mainly on our hair. Though today, most of us understand that a vibrant mane begins with a healthy scalp. It needs skincare like your face, neck and arms because, well, it's skin! 

When your scalp is overloaded with product buildup and dead skin cells, it is more difficult for your follicles to function and thrive the way they should. 

The best way to treat your aging skin to the care it deserves is by using a cleansing product containing activated charcoal. 

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