As more women are deciding to let their hair go grey naturally, a number of new shampoos, conditioners, and other products have entered the market. On the one hand, this is a positive step. It shows that companies…
In my mid-20s, I yanked out my first silver hair with terror in my eyes. That sent a signal to the rest of the white follicles waiting in my scalp to immediately spout and cover my head as if fertilized by God’s very own growth hormone…
Many older women are choosing to embrace their natural hair color and go grey gracefully. If this sounds like you, you may be wondering how to adjust your makeup techniques to get the most from wonderful new look…
Most women over 60 will at some point find themselves dealing with grey hair. While this is a natural part of the aging process, some women still find it hard to let go of their “original” hair color, and resort to dyes…
One of the many myths about older women is that we don’t care about our appearance. Women in the Sixty and Me community, however, are challenging this stereotype.
On the surface, whether you dye your hair or not just isn’t that important. After all, what does it matter if you decide to go grey gracefully or dye your hair blond (or any other color for that matter?) But, for many women over 60, the decision to go grey is surprisingly important.
I grew up in a small southern US town where the ladies dressed to the nines for just about everything. Church, bridge, mullet roasts, garden circles, campaign rallies and the Friday night football games. Even the older ladies did this – especially the older ladies.
One of the hottest topics among the women in our community is whether to embrace your grey hair or dye it. In a recent survey, our members were split pretty much evenly between women who said “my grey hair is here to stay” and those who said “my grey has gone away.”
If you ask most young women what they fear most about getting older, having grey hair is probably on their list. Of course, as with so many aspects of the aging process, the fear is usually much worse than the reality.
When I was in the midst of my corporate career, I felt a lot of pressure to continue to dye my hair. My thinking, at the time, was that, in order to be taken seriously, I needed to avoid any associations with getting older.