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Grey is OK! This blog is about my journey to grey - feel free to make
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The Journey to Grey

Destination grey: Clothes & Make-up, adapting to new look

Because we are worth it too!

What have I learned on the way?

Advantages & Disadvantages of being grey

Advertisers - Listen

The Future

Advice to anyone considering going grey

My hair care routine

Support from my family and extended family

Youtube Videos

Grey Hair Posts

Grey and Proud Images

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About Me:

Live in Lisburn, Northern Ireland Married with a daughter and son Work as a part-time admin assistant
NEW KID ON THE BLOG!

Well, who’d have thought it - Denise blogging?

Me - a 48 year old wife, mum and part-time admin assistant? Sure what would I know about all this new fangled technology?

Do you know what, I have been just bursting to voice my opinion on something which I am truly passionate about and I thought, ’hell, why not give blogging a go - maybe someone will listen’. And, thank you Claire (my beautiful daughter) for encouraging me to do so.

It’s OK To Be Grey!

Live and Let Dye Die— I always say ‘each to his/her own’

Deciding to go grey is a very personal decision and it’s not for everyone. I decided to ditch the dye at the age of 45 for a number of reasons. My decision was based on the fact that as I was getting older I felt I did not look natural with brown hair. And, this might sound funny but my eyebrows didn’t match my dyed hair colour! As we age, our complexions get lighter and I found that continuing to dye my hair brown actually made me look older - it emphasised the aging lines in my skin. I noticed too that, as is normal for women of the peri-/menopausal phase of life, my hair was getting a little thinner, especially at the front - so my scalp was more visible through the dyed hair. I was frustrated by the fact that I was having to colour it every two weeks to get rid of the new grey regrowth coming through and I resented putting chemicals onto my scalp which might not be a healthy thing to do. I thought to myself, ’stop fighting it, let the colour grow out and see what I really look like’. So I gave it a go.

The Journey:


The Transition from dying my hair through to it’s natural colour
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