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Forum: Over 40 07-26-2011, 07:28 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,735
Posted By Gracings
Good to know. I did the baking soda last night. ...

Good to know. I did the baking soda last night. I've done the vinegar before, but didn't do that last night. There is definitely more shine! My curls aren't consistent, but I was in dry A/C.
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Forum: Over 40 07-25-2011, 03:49 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,735
Posted By Gracings
Thank you, Barbarosa. Your curls are...

Thank you, Barbarosa. Your curls are super-shiningly beautiful, and defined. Do you use this every time that you shampoo, or just when things start to go downhill?
Forum: Over 40 07-25-2011, 01:38 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,735
Posted By Gracings
Shine for Graying/Natural Color?

Well, as my hair grows out to its natural color, I detect more of a soft gray with mostly ash. I'm not as gray as I thought, but I'm gonna love it, nonetheless.

But I need help in the shine and...
Forum: Over 40 04-28-2011, 08:56 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 3,961
Posted By Gracings
Much of what Kitschy said! Plus, since I...

Much of what Kitschy said!

Plus, since I started avoiding sugar and HFCS as much as possible in this convenience-food and junk food society in which we live, my facial skin has WAY improved. ...
Forum: Going Gray 04-16-2011, 07:00 PM
Replies: 534
Views: 55,811
Posted By Gracings
Before: ...

Before:
http://i5.photobucket.com/albums/y185/Denimnpurls/pic_3317.jpg

Now:

http://i5.photobucket.com/albums/y185/Denimnpurls/pic_3371.jpg
Forum: Going Gray 04-16-2011, 06:57 PM
Replies: 534
Views: 55,811
Posted By Gracings
Sooooo....the wannabe in me discovered that I...

Sooooo....the wannabe in me discovered that I didn't have as much gray going on as I'd hoped. To help the process, I had my hairdresser put a few new highlights in (I still have old color and...
Forum: Going Gray 04-16-2011, 06:28 PM
Replies: 263
Views: 40,939
Posted By Gracings
Here's a photo of the new toned highlights mixed...

Here's a photo of the new toned highlights mixed with old color, old highlights, and new growth. Excuse the wild...Saturday-at-home-hair. The light from a window shows the grayish cast, while the...
Forum: Going Gray 04-16-2011, 01:37 PM
Replies: 263
Views: 40,939
Posted By Gracings
I am recently embracing it, with a twist. This...

I am recently embracing it, with a twist. This week, I had my hairdresser highlight and tone my hair, so that we could blur the line of demarcation between old color and new growth. Seeing those...
Forum: Going Gray 03-23-2011, 03:42 PM
Replies: 534
Views: 55,811
Posted By Gracings
Thank you, ladies! Crwritt, thanks. Well,...

Thank you, ladies!

Crwritt, thanks. Well, it's nice that you can transition back and forth, and not get flack for it!
Forum: Over 40 03-23-2011, 03:39 PM
Replies: 98
Views: 8,586
Posted By Gracings
I'm so sorry for those of you (Rudee) with sleep...

I'm so sorry for those of you (Rudee) with sleep disturbances. I would expect those, as my mom had that issue, but I'm on Lexapro (anti-depressant for anxiety), and I'm sure that helps me stay...
Forum: Over 40 03-23-2011, 07:49 AM
Replies: 98
Views: 8,586
Posted By Gracings
Anyone experiencing dull headaches and...

Anyone experiencing dull headaches and near-dizziness episodes?

I don't have my uterus, so my issues are all in a guessing game, and I'm not having the common symptoms, otherwise.

BUT,...
Forum: Over 40 03-22-2011, 02:50 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 819
Posted By Gracings
Rock it, for sure!

Rock it, for sure!
Forum: Going Gray 03-22-2011, 02:46 PM
Replies: 534
Views: 55,811
Posted By Gracings
RBB, thank you! I have miles to go, but the...

RBB, thank you! I have miles to go, but the curls are our helpers in all of this. :-D
Forum: Going Gray 03-22-2011, 02:45 PM
Replies: 534
Views: 55,811
Posted By Gracings
CRWRITT, I think that you were wise to try a...

CRWRITT, I think that you were wise to try a temporary, since you know how it works in your hair. We always want changes, don't we? I love the gray that you have coming in, but don't begrudge you a...
Forum: Going Gray 03-22-2011, 02:39 PM
Replies: 534
Views: 55,811
Posted By Gracings
It's about time that I post a photo of my natural...

It's about time that I post a photo of my natural growth, with the gray coming in. No color job since late December. Transition line is actually pretty subtle.
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Forum: Going Gray 03-13-2011, 05:43 PM
Replies: 534
Views: 55,811
Posted By Gracings
Hang in there and keep a sense of humor, Rustina....

Hang in there and keep a sense of humor, Rustina. We've all been programmed to dislike gray hair--at least, the general public has. I'm loving the coloring going on in your hairline.

My gray...
Forum: Going Gray 03-06-2011, 08:12 AM
Replies: 534
Views: 55,811
Posted By Gracings
Thank you, Ladies. I've posted about it on...

Thank you, Ladies. I've posted about it on Facebook, which means that I *have* to stick to it, right?
Forum: Going Gray 03-04-2011, 05:49 PM
Replies: 534
Views: 55,811
Posted By Gracings
Gorgeous photos, Everyone!! I'm gathering...

Gorgeous photos, Everyone!! I'm gathering courage to finally do this. I haven't colored since late December, so really only have about 1" of virgin color going on. Thank you for your inspiration,...
Forum: Going Gray 02-19-2011, 02:14 PM
Replies: 534
Views: 55,811
Posted By Gracings
It has been such a long time since I stopped by...

It has been such a long time since I stopped by to check up on the graying journey with you ladies. I caved, in that I switched from reddish brown to my more natural neutral ash with highlights. ...
Forum: Over 40 06-06-2010, 07:41 AM
Replies: 6
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Views: 786
Posted By Gracings
You did it, and it's wonderful! Very cute.

You did it, and it's wonderful! Very cute.
Forum: Going Gray 05-24-2010, 08:41 AM
Replies: 534
Views: 55,811
Posted By Gracings
2Poodles, now is YOUR time! Want what you want....

2Poodles, now is YOUR time! Want what you want. :-D

*A* Curly, thanks for the encouragement. I need to make that appointment.

Porzellan, well I can't get the lower back part of my hair all...
Forum: Going Gray 05-23-2010, 07:39 AM
Replies: 534
Views: 55,811
Posted By Gracings
I analyzed my hair growth, last night, as I...

I analyzed my hair growth, last night, as I pulled the top of my hair into a pineapple ponytail for bed. First time I've been able to make that work for me. Anyway, I noticed less gray than I did...
Forum: Going Gray 05-16-2010, 07:38 AM
Replies: 534
Views: 55,811
Posted By Gracings
Porzellan, you are clearly understood! It's...

Porzellan, you are clearly understood! It's great to have you among us. :glasses8:
Forum: Going Gray 05-16-2010, 07:36 AM
Replies: 534
Views: 55,811
Posted By Gracings
Jeepcurlygirl, I have to admit to you that you...

Jeepcurlygirl, I have to admit to you that you are one of my hair idols. I've looked at your photos before, and have to say that they have helped me look forward to embracing the stages. Your hair...
Forum: Going Gray 05-15-2010, 04:46 PM
Replies: 534
Views: 55,811
Posted By Gracings
This is great!! I don't have time at the moment,...

This is great!! I don't have time at the moment, but I'm really going to have to share a picture of my gray fuzzies at my forehead hairline.

Again, I'm one who may possibly give my hair a...
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