Far less talked about than male pattern baldness, is the uncomfortable issue of women’s thinning hair after 40. Ladies don’t like to admit to thinning hair, but it’s a common part of aging and there are plenty of ways to stimulate hair growth and add volume to your hair at any age.
Proper hydration is key to healthy hair and long, strong strands. Drinking enough water each day helps your body function well, which includes keeping your circulatory system regulated. This system helps stimulate hair growth and keeps hair shiny and healthy.
As I look back at this past year, dealing with major uncertainty (especially now) has probably been one of the biggest challenges I’ve had to overcome. As an entrepreneur, I know that uncertainty can feel overwhelming at times so I thought I’d share some of the tips I’ve picked up that have helped me (and the team) bounce back when the going got tough.
It’s hard not to feel stressed during times of uncertainty, especially today when everywhere we turn we’re confronted with a new reason to feel anxious. Stress can affect many different parts of our overall health--including our heart and cardiovascular system, mental health and skin. But, did you know that stress can also affect hair health?
As we celebrate the first anniversary of Better Not Younger on March 8th, I wanted to take the opportunity to share a few of the lessons I learned in this first year for anyone in their 40s, 50s or beyond who might be considering starting a second career.
I don’t know about you, but when we hit our 40s, all of a sudden it’s like our hair wouldn’t grow longer than 10 inches. Are we doomed to spend the rest of our lives with shoulder-length locks? Not necessarily! Read on for tips on how you can support stronger, healthier hair.
Whether or not women should grow their hair long after 40 is a hotly debated subject in the world of fashion and beauty. By the way, there is no one right answer as we’ve always believed that your hair is solely your business (at any age). And while some women might not be able to pull off long hair, others will rock it with no problem.
Understanding how hormones work has brought validation to the female experience. But there's still a lot we've missed by centering the conversation narrowly on our reproductive health. The reality is that every adjustment we find ourselves making to our beauty routine indicates something our hormones can teach us.
As kids and teenagers we love the idea of getting older. We have an idealized, glamourized vision of what being a grown up looks like. But after we hit our 20s that all goes out of the window. As women, we all know how much pressure we feel to look younger given how little society allows us to age.