Shannon R., SELF magazine
We wouldn't blame you if you roll your eyes at the thought of putting your hair on an anti-aging regimen. I mean, first of all, Isn't hair dead? How can it get older?, and secondly, you may already be dealing with anti-aging serums and creams for your skin, and now you have to worry about your hair, too? Well, the truth is: Your skin isn't the only thing that changes as you age. Hair--despite it being "dead"--also goes through changes that may require you to treat it differently as you get older. Here's how best to deal with the top three culprits.
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Culprit: Gray hair. Since it's visible, this is the most obvious sign of aging hair. Some people start sprouting grays in their 20's while others may not turn gray until much later. Gray hair occurs when follicles no longer produce any melanin (color). Nobody knows for sure why hair stops producing melanin and unfortunately there is no way to prevent it.
Treatment: Well, you can