Renee Trilivas, Allure magazine
Two things in life are inevitable: taxes and gray hair. While the former are pretty much unavoidable, at least there are ways to hide the latter, which, according to recent reports, has already started to bedevil Kate Middleton. And if it can happen to her, it will happen to you. We asked Aura Friedman, a colorist at Sally Hershberger Downtown, exactly what to do when gray strikes:
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Chill out. A recent study by Nature suggests a link between stress and going gray, so remind yourself not to freak out over a few gray hairs. "Hair goes gray when hydrogen peroxide, which is produced naturally in the human body, interferes with melanin," Friedman says. Unfortunately, there is no natural way to stop it, but there are a wide variety of man-made ways to conceal it.
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