Friday, 14 October 2016

I Found My First Grey Hair!

A couple of years ago, I wrote about grey natural hair and showed photos of some ladies who flaunt their natural hair in all its silver glory. I've also written about grey hair becoming trendy.

A few months ago, I tried grey/silver crochet braids because I wanted to do something different and I totally enjoyed the two or three weeks I had them in.

Someone would think that I would have been excited at seeing my first grey hair, right? WRONG! Well, I was more shocked than anything. The only grey hairs I've seen on me have been 5 on my right forearm and I've had those for years - I know it's a random place to have grey hair but that's my life = random.

Anyways, I had DC and washed my hair that morning and was trying to detangle a little bit for chunky twists. Some shed hair came off my fingers and I decided to look through them - lo and behold, GREY HAIR! At first, I thought I wasn't seeing properly, but there was no mistaking my curl pattern in that lone strand. I wasn't prepared for that. I'm still feeling weird about it.

Now, the real deal is here and even though it will take a long time for my whole head to turn grey, I'm not 100% sure I'd be willing to be a silver fox.

What about you? Do you ave any grey hairs - if yes, do you dye them or not? If you don't have grey hair, would you let your natural grey hair shine when the time comes?

Berry Dakara.

3 comments :

  1. Hello there.
    I've had grey hairs from quite a young age. I attribute that to using chemicals in my hair from age 12 onwards. I used to have them dyed whenever I did my relaxer roots. Since going natural. I've tried to leave my hair with its "grey highlights" (most of my greys are around my hairline), but I eventually get upset, even depressed and dye them. I discovered one grey hair on my arm a few years ago. I used to tweeze it out, but eventually it would grow back. Now I just leave it alone. My mum has a full head of natural grey hair and she looks beautiful. I, on the other hand, am just not ready to embrace greydom yet.

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    1. Yeah, I'm not sure I'm ready to have real grey hair just yet. But then again I'm afraid to dye my hair - conundrum.

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  2. Looolll. Berry is now old and grey, while I am just a young child, lol.

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