Are You Embracing or Running Away From Your Gray Hair?
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Join Date: May 2005
Friday, August 10, 2012 at 03:35PM
I never regularly colored my hair. I dyed it a few times in my 30's just for the fun of it (colors like black cherry, deep purple). In my early-mid 40's I started using henna/cassia because my hair was damaged and I had heard it would help strengthen it (which it did). I used it for a few years until I started to turn grey in my late 40's. Then I chopped my hair off into a chin length bob, getting rid of most of the colored ends, and let the grey grow in.
It's not easy knowing we are getting older, but there's no stopping it. We just have to decide what makes us happiest. For me it's being natural (grey, curls, no botox, no surgeries) along with clothes that make me feel good and fun makeup, nail polish, purses, and jewelry.
--I'm located in Western PA.
--I found NC in late 2004, CG since 2-2005, started going grey in late 2005.
--My hair is 3B with some 3A, texture-medium/fine, porosity-normal except for the ends which are porous, elasticity-normal.
--My long time favorite products are Suave & VO5 conditioners, LA Looks Sport Gel, oils, honey, vinegar.
--My CG and grey hair progress --