Has 2020 changed your attitude about your real hair color?

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Old 09-02-2020, 07:34 AM
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I let mine grow out. Went through transitions of blue (I thought it would be close to gray) then really light blonde with a couple shades of blonde and now it’s it’s own color. It became silver with dark around the edges.
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Did not wait for a pandemic. Let it grow out years ago. The best thing I ever did!
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Old 09-02-2020, 07:55 AM
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After 25 years of coloring my brunette hair, I was so surprised to see it growing in white/silver...I love it & get a surprising amount of compliments. Love it that I don’t have to watch “that line” coming in and spend hours “in the chair“...a good thing that came out of Covid for me...
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Tried it 5 years ago when I retired and my hair was mousy gray on top (due to a gray streak) and sporadic gray throughout the rest of the head. not only did it look horrible but it made me look older. Have colored it ever since. I agree with others that gray hair ages you.
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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?
Stopped coloring my hair 5 years ago. Eased into the change with temporary color until the permanent color grew out. Never liked taking the time to get it done. Told my hair dresser It was like uncovering a work of art that had been painted over. I’d much rather embrace the changes that life brings than hide it. Too many have fallen for the lies of the beauty industry that one has to forever look young.
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Old 09-02-2020, 09:22 AM
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I have several friends who did it. No matter what, they look older than when color was used.
Help me to understand please, what’s wrong with looking older?
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Old 09-02-2020, 09:29 AM
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No change for me, I have been a q-tip for several years now. However, my wife stopped having her hair colored and I think she looks great. It will be a few more months before her hair becomes 100% natural color and I can’t wait until our colors are a natural match again like they were Many Many years ago : )
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Tried it 5 years ago when I retired and my hair was mousy gray on top (due to a gray streak) and sporadic gray throughout the rest of the head. not only did it look horrible but it made me look older. Have colored it ever since. I agree with others that gray hair ages you.
So no positive support in your life, so sad. All of my sister-in-laws were grey in early twenties. Have also had a positive attitude, never felt gray aged them. Now in there 50s, still same gray, and beautiful
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Old 09-02-2020, 09:46 AM
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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?
Well, I’ve been shaving my head for years. So, no new hobby here.
But, I will root (no pun intended) for yours to be silver.
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Old 09-02-2020, 10:08 AM
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I let mine grow out and I love it. Also, love not having roots touched up every 5 weeks. It’s so much nicer than having the little stripe that appears about the one month mark. I get lots of compliments too.
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HUH, I know you ladies might like this to comment on, but really!
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Old 09-02-2020, 10:13 AM
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Eventually most women give up on life and cut their hair like a little boy and let it go gray and despise sex. . So I don't think it's 2020 you probably just got to that age.
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When I was 65, I decided enough of the hair color. I used to go every 4 weeks for a cut & color. When I told my hair stylist I was going to let it grow out, he said “You’re not going to like it!” He was wrong, I love it! He later said “you were right, it looks beautiful! I feel fortunate to have Snow White hair. It is so easy, no more chemicals! Go fo it! You can always go back to coloring if you don’t like it.
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Well my roots started coming in, and the length started getting too long & stringy. I went back to doing my own roots, which was fine. But, alas what about my haircut?!? I went on u-tube & watched many videos which were a great help with lots of pro tips. So then I had hubby watch and we ordered professional scissors from Amazon. He has cut my hair 2x now and it looks pretty good. Oh...& he also does the hi-lites now. One neighbor said: “looks as good as when you were going to the salon.” Umm...don’t know if that’s good or bad. Lol.
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Old 09-02-2020, 12:00 PM
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After retiring and living in The Villages for a year, I decided to stop coloring my hair, as I too was in the hair chair every 4-5 weeks. Thanks to the daily pool and Florida sun, the hair only looked good 2 of those weeks. My hairdresser added some frosting as my hair grew out so it was less noticeable. That was 15 yrs ago. One of the best decisions I made and no one said it made me look older. Go. For it!
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