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

Erica Jagger | Posted 12.16.2014 | 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.

7 Reasons Why You Go Blonde

Carol Brailey | Posted 12.06.2014 | Style
Carol Brailey

Why do you go blonde when blonde is not giving off your best? This is a question that has puzzled me for awhile, so I decided to investigate. Here are the seven reasons I uncovered (so far). I ask you to read these reasons with an open mind -- all, none, some of them may apply to you.

You've Got Grey Hair, Therefore You Need to Be a Blonde???

Carol Brailey | Posted 11.25.2014 | Style
Carol Brailey

What are your reasons for wanting to cover up grey hair with blonde? Putting blonde in your hair may actually work against your reasons. Before you make another color appointment at your hair salon, I encourage you to find out if blonde is right for YOU.

How I Finally Won The Battle Against Gray Hair

Jennifer Boyd-Einstein and Paula Mangin | Posted 11.14.2014 | 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.

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. ...

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...

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...

Now This Is What Gray Hair Is Supposed To Look Like

The Huffington Post | Shelley Emling | Posted 08.23.2013 | Fifty

Many people fight tooth and nail against any signs of aging -- and the arrival of gray hair is no exception. Some people go so far as to burn thei...

When Is A Woman Too Old To Go Sleeveless In Public?

Sabine Reichel | Posted 09.30.2013 | Fifty
Sabine Reichel

Let's pretend it's summer and it is really hot and you tend to wear those little sleeveless cotton stretch-tops or even a dress with spaghetti straps the way you always did, all your life. Without a bra! Because you are of the sixties generation. Except you are 50 plus now, in terrific shape -- for your age, as impolite people like to add -- and can't see no harm.

Think About It: Why Do You Really Want To Look Younger?

Susan Krauss Whitbourne | Posted 09.23.2013 | Fifty
Susan Krauss Whitbourne

Of course it would be ludicrous to suggest that women, and men should give up all attempts to look good. But looking good doesn't have to mean looking young. You can get out of the youth trap and still feel great about the persona you present to the world, if not your own inner sense of self.

4 Signs Of Aging Hair (And How To Fix Them)

The Huffington Post | Anthonia Akitunde | Posted 07.03.2013 | Fifty

More hair in your comb? Hair texture that could spark a brush fire? These are just some of the signs of aging hair, a reality many post 50 men and wom...

Nicole Richie's Grey Hair Is Eerily Amazing

The Huffington Post | Dana Oliver | Posted 05.09.2013 | Style

Nicole Richie has gone grey! The 31-year-old star made a jaw-dropping appearance on the 2013 Met Gala red carpet with a ghostly grey updo. The hair...

Scientists Make Exciting Discovery That Could Cure Gray Hair

The Huffington Post | Rebecca Adams | Posted 05.06.2013 | Style

Hair dye might just become a thing of the past when it comes to the battle against grays. According to a European study, scientists have discovered...

Why I Want My Husband To Have a Midlife Crisis

Amy Ruhlin | Posted 04.10.2013 | Fifty
Amy Ruhlin

We entered our forties together and, after a few years, I fell apart. But he did not and it didn't seem fair. I thought we were in this together.

Say Goodbye To Grey Hair In 3 Minutes Flat

The Huffington Post | Dana Oliver | Posted 01.16.2013 | Style

Psssst Katie Holmes -- this one's for you!

25 Women Who Rock Gray Hair (PHOTOS)

Posted 12.07.2012 | Fifty

You might say it's the time of year for silver belles. Vogue's Vicki Woods, a journalist who has written cover stories for the fashion mag on Meryl St...

The One Trait I Wish I Hadn't Inherited From My Dad

Linda Wolff | Posted 01.25.2013 | Fifty
Linda Wolff

When I think of Fifty Shades of Grey, I'm not thinking of the mouth wateringly naughty best seller; the one I just couldn't put down. I'm referring to the ever burgeoning growth of silver on the top of my head.

WATCH: 3 Quick Fixes To Hide Dark Roots

The Huffington Post | Dana Oliver | Posted 10.18.2012 | Style

Seriously, these are like magic.

Will Plucking Grey Hair Really Cause More To Grow Back?

The Huffington Post | Simone Kitchens | Posted 10.09.2012 | Style

Don't believe everything you hear.

Going Natural: A Former Flower Child Reclaims Her Roots

Karen Dionne | Posted 11.25.2012 | Fifty
Karen Dionne

Sure it's fun when I'm mistaken for being 15 years younger, as happened last summer at a thriller writers conference I attended, but how important is that, really? Isn't what kind of person I am and what I've accomplished what matters most?

Ageless Chic: 50 Strands Of Gray

Iman | Posted 11.18.2012 | Fifty
Iman

Every woman has the right to age gracefully and chicly, whatever that means for her and however she sees fit, stifling beauty mores be damned.