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Finding The Right Time To Finally Go Gray

Claudia Luther | Posted 03.20.2015 | Fifty
Claudia Luther

My hair is gray. I know this. My husband knows this. Carmine, who colors my hair brown every few weeks, knows this. Anyone who looks closely at my roots a week or two after Carmine does her magic knows this. It is an open topic among my friends -- how almost all of us color our hair.

10 Reasons Why Women Should Date Men In Their 50s

Jack Anderson | Posted 03.20.2015 | Fifty
Jack Anderson

Men age like a fine wine. It takes awhile, a long while in fact, for a man to mature. When a woman finally meets a 'real' man, she's very very happy because she has waited so damn long for those sour boy grapes to mature into a luscious, velvety viral gentleman.

6 Celebrities Who Became Household Names After Going Gray

The Huffington Post | Yagana Shah | Posted 03.16.2015 | Fifty

Though gray hair is often viewed as a mark of distinction and experience, these silver foxes didn't get their big breaks until after they had a few st...

Why This 65-Year-Old Is Still Not Ready To Go Gray

Ann Brenoff | Posted 03.05.2015 | Fifty
Ann Brenoff

Every few years, I get a sign that maybe -- just maybe -- it's time to stop coloring my hair. As I wrote 3.5 years ago, I'm a die-hard dyer and have been coloring my hair now for more than 40 years.

6 Reasons Gray Hair Is White Hot Again

The Huffington Post | Yagana Shah | Posted 03.05.2015 | Fifty

Gone are the days when women in their 30s, 40s and beyond would attack gray hairs with bleaches and hair dye, as if they were rogue chin hairs. No, as...

This Is More Like 50 Shades Of Gray (Hair) To Us

The Huffington Post | Dana Oliver | Posted 02.04.2015 | Style

There's so much hype surrounding the film adaptation of E.L. James' erotic novel "Fifty Shades of Grey." But every single time someone name-drops that...

Why This 50-Something Woman Made The Decision Not To Go Gray

Erica Jagger | Posted 02.15.2015 | Fifty
Erica Jagger

Last weekend I went on a date with someone new. As I was getting ready, I stared in the bathroom mirror while brushing my teeth, and sighed when I noticed my roots: a quarter-inch of silvery-gray seemed to have sprung up overnight and now bordered my dark brown tresses.

How I Finally Won The Battle Against Gray Hair

Jennifer Boyd-Einstein and Paula Mangin | Posted 01.14.2015 | Fifty
Jennifer Boyd-Einstein and Paula Mangin

I'm deep in the trenches in my battle against grey hair, and losing. Badly. By ground attack, water assault and drone strikes, those greys keep advancing, destroying my dome. My poor brown follicles have surrendered and now don the drab, grey uniform of the old enemy.

#NoFilter Skin, Baby Hairs & More Major Beauty Moments From New York Fashion Week

The Huffington Post | Dana Oliver | Posted 09.14.2014 | Style

The beauty trends at New York Fashion Week were as distinct as a Diane von Furstenberg wrap dress. "Lazy girl" style ran rampant with luminous ski...

50th Reunion First Rule: Just Admit You Don't Recognize Most of Your Old Pals

Martha Nelson | Posted 10.15.2014 | Fifty
Martha Nelson

I've never attended a school reunion in my life. Not high school, college, or graduate school. Never. But the 50th Oswego High School (NY) reunion was irresistible to me. I asked myself, "If not now, when?" And so I booked the hotel, rental car, and flight, and took off for Lake Ontario.

Going Gray: Why I Finally Stopped Coloring My Hair

Jennifer McGaha | Posted 09.30.2014 | Fifty
Jennifer McGaha

'I could never let my hair go gray,' a friend said to me. 'I mean, yours looks OK, but my mother would just die if I let my hair go like that.'

Dana Oliver

Meet The Girl Who Convinced Us To Go Gray Now

HuffingtonPost.com | Dana Oliver | Posted 07.08.2014 | Style

No matter your age, gray hair is beautiful. And with proper care and maintenance, silvery strands can be healthy, too. Don't believe us? Meet Cheeno G...

12 Celebrities Who Look Better With Gray Hair

2013-02-21-grandparentslogo.jpg | Kristen Sturt | Posted 05.18.2014 | Fifty

SPECIAL FROM Grandparents.com Whether you call it silver, salt-and-pepper, or steely, these dozen celebrities absolutely rock their graying 'dos. ...

How Aging Turns Out To Be The Best Thing For You

Polly Campbell | Posted 07.12.2014 | Fifty
Polly Campbell

My body has always felt old. So getting older didn't bother me a bit. Until I got cancer. Then, I worried that it might not happen. That I might not get any older.

You Never Forget Your First

Dr. F. Emelia Sam | Posted 06.04.2014 | Women
Dr. F. Emelia Sam

It happened, and I panicked because I realized time was passing me by and now leaving reminders of the ultimate countdown.

My Hair Went White At 25

Literally, Darling | Posted 06.02.2014 | Women
Literally, Darling

The obvious assumption for a broad segment of society is that I, as a 25-year-old woman, should not like that I'm going gray.

Everything You Know About Gray Hair Is Wrong

The Huffington Post | Yagana Shah | Posted 03.15.2014 | Fifty

There are two groups of aging people. Those who embrace their grays as a badge of gracefully growing older-- the ones who end up better looking as a r...

How a Woman at the Coffee Shop Helped Me Show Up like Stevie Nicks

Maria Rodgers O’Rourke | Posted 04.07.2014 | Fifty
Maria Rodgers O’Rourke

At the pastry counter, I peered in the glass, wondering: bagel or danish? The woman helping me said, "Your hair is so beautiful! I love the way the gray is coming in!"

10 Gorgeous Celebs Who Are Graying Gracefully

Posted 01.23.2014 | Fifty

Believe it or not, Mother Nature knows exactly what she's doing. So if you've struggled with DIY hair dye and ended up with brassy locks or if you can...

How to Go Gray Naturally And Enjoy A Color-Free Future

Next Avenue | Mary Bemis | Posted 01.23.2014 | Fifty

SPECIAL FROM Next Avenue By Mary Bemis My friends tell me I should consider myself blessed, because at nearly 52 years of age, I’m just beginnin...

What NOT To Do When Those First Gray Hairs Pop Up

The Huffington Post | Dana Oliver | Posted 12.16.2013 | Style

Whether your first gray hairs pop up during your late teens or appear once you've reached your 50s, the experience can be quite nerve-racking. You sta...

66-Year-Old Model: There Is A 'Whole Gang Of Us' Out There

The Huffington Post | Ellie Krupnick | Posted 12.08.2013 | Style

We idolize supermodels like 46-year-old Cindy Crawford and 39-year-old Kate Moss for their longevity and their ability to compete with the younger mod...

6 Easy Ways To Cover Your Grays

2013-02-21-grandparentslogo.jpg | Cindy Augustine | Posted 12.07.2013 | Fifty

SPECIAL FROM Grandparents.com Are you a slave to the salon? Or do you stock up on at-home color, purchasing regularly to stay on top of covering up...

Letting My Hair Go Gray: To Dye or Not to Dye

Ruth Neubauer | Posted 01.23.2014 | Fifty
Ruth Neubauer

My haircut is OK, but tonight, I tied it back with some hair clips and saw the layers of brown and gray and lighter brown and highlights and once again, wondered how I will look when I fully inhabit my natural self and let my hair go gray.

7 Signs That Your Hair Is Getting Older

The Huffington Post | Dana Oliver | Posted 10.14.2013 | Style

Gray hairs and thinning locks are two of the most tell-tale signs that your hair is getting older. However, there are at least five other indicators t...