Has 2020 changed your attitude about your real hair color?

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Old 09-01-2020, 06:13 AM
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Default Has 2020 changed your attitude about your real hair color?

I am using this opportunity to let my roots grow out.

In my past life, I was in the hair chair every 4 or 5 weeks.

I can’t tell yet if it my hair is gray or silver or white. But it looks like whatever color it is, it is solid. I am rooting for silver.

Has anyone else found this new hobby?

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The 5 woman friends I know couldn’t wait to get back in the chair when things opened up, none were fans of the natural color. I guess they’ll be forever blonde
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No, both of us don’t use chemicals to alter appearance. One silver, other light brown/ blond highlights from sun. Gray doesn’t run in one family even in their 80s
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At about age fifty, I had to choose between color and getting perms to manage my cursed extremely fine hair, since I couldn't do both without a major case of frizz. I chose perms. So I never concerned myself with color and, in fact, have liked the gradual transition from mousy to off white. Now, due to Covid 19, it's been over a year since the last perm and my hair is almost long enough to part in the middle and pull back in a knot. At least that will get it out of my face. Until I feel safe submitting to a perm in a salon, my style will be that of the woman in the "American Gothic" painting.
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I’ve always used a gentle non ammonia highlight. Ordered a dozen from Amazon because when we went into lockdown they stop making it so there were shortages. Now I have a years supply. But I have considered going more grey - if I have to. I stopped going to salons decades ago, after they fried my hair with coloring a couple of times.
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Old 09-01-2020, 10:41 AM
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Took this opportunity to go to what is turning out to be silver/white. Almost all of the dyed color has been cut out. Shorter than I like on me but allowed this trying to get rid of the brown. I'm embracing my white hair and my advanced age.
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Many TV ladies are going to be fairer after this pandemic...
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Old 09-01-2020, 11:08 AM
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I have short layered hair that I get cut and colored every four weeks like clockwork. The shutdown happened the day before my March appointment. I wanted to cry. Three months later I got a quick cut (I was still a bit nervous about spending 1.5 hours in the salon for color, not sure how crowded it would be, etc.) and then a month later I did cut and color. By then I had about an inch and a half of white/silver in front and on top (back still lots of brown). That was enough for me. Never want to see more than 1/4" of non-red hair on my head! I don't do nails, massages, or spend a lot on clothes. My hair is my one splurge.

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Old 09-01-2020, 11:27 AM
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well, my hair is salt&pepper (more salt than pepper).

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Old 09-02-2020, 05:52 AM
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Not sure why all the young girls are coloring their hair gray, it will get there soon enough.

I will not let my roots grow out I go between blonde and brown with a lot of highlights.

I buy the root touchup spray can it gives me an extra week or two before I have to go back to the salon.
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Mine are white and I love it. I started growing it out in April and I’m half way there. I love it and so do my friends. A good change
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At around age 50, my wife could see the coloring damage to her hair. Stopped the coloring. Just turned 55 and it's soft, healthy, long, and silver. Fine with me.
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Old 09-02-2020, 07:01 AM
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I'm the opposite. I never colored my hair because of chemicals, but I decided to change things up this summer and tried to get some blond out of my medium brown hair. Tried one box of blond and NOTHING happened. Tried another one a week later and left it in longer than they said and just got reddish. Oh well... My hair is adamant about staying natural!
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Old 09-02-2020, 07:32 AM
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I have several friends who did it. No matter what, they look older than when color was used.
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