Social Media and Aging

Here’s What Happens When You Grow Out Your Gray

People on Facebook will use it against you

A selfie I took of myself in 2019 to show show my transitioning hair.

Not once have I regretted growing out my gray hair. I think I look better gray than I did when I colored my hair brown. I didn’t even mind the grow-out period. I have never had more compliments from perfect strangers in my life.

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Michelle Teheux

Michelle Teheux

Lover of literature. Editor of Minds Without Borders. Former newspaper editor. Fascinated by everything. Available for hire.