gray hairIt's all kinds of wrong that when a man has gray hair, he can sometimes be catapulted to sexy and seasoned status. Salt and pepper makes him look distinguished. George Clooney is the perfect example. But if a woman has gray hair, she's labeled as not caring about herself anymore. Dye it! people shout! Pluck them out! others scream! It makes you look old, many think.
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No wonder women have so many beauty aisles of products dedicated to changing the natural way we look. There is this standard that we perpetuate -- myself included -- on looking just so. High heels so we are taller. Push-up bras so our breasts look bigger. Makeup so our features are more pronounced. Shape-wear so we are skinny. And hair dye so we look younger.
I've stopped caring what people think about my grays, but I haven't given up on myself at all.
stacy londonMost of my gray hair is at my temples. I have long hair and if I wearRead More »from Gray Hair Isn't a Sign You've Given Up