How old were you when you noticed your first gray/silver/white hair?

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  1. Laura Schneider profile image87
    Laura Schneiderposted 10 years ago

    How old were you when you noticed your first gray/silver/white hair?

  2. Ann810 profile image76
    Ann810posted 10 years ago

    I noticed the first gray strand of hair at the age of 41, that's the age age I am now. But I haven't noticed any more gray hair after beginning to take B-12 and B-6 vitamins.

  3. MickS profile image60
    MickSposted 10 years ago

    No idea, I never bothered to concern myself with getting older.

  4. KateWest profile image63
    KateWestposted 10 years ago

    Around 40. That's also when my eye doctor told me my perfect eyesight was no more and that I'd need reading glasses from now on.

  5. Georgie Lowery profile image92
    Georgie Loweryposted 10 years ago

    I just turned 41 and can't get a gray or white to save my life. My brothers are five and ten years younger than me and they both have plenty of gray.

  6. Hui (蕙) profile image61
    Hui (蕙)posted 10 years ago

    This is an impressive question, for it is a sign for a life point, noticeable and meaningful. I remember I noticed the first white hair before 30. Actually, I have dark hair with good quality and good living habit. So, it might not be a sign for aging, but it really reminded me of something. It was really white and shining, so I can't even forget it.

  7. duffsmom profile image60
    duffsmomposted 10 years ago

    Twenty-eight and I pulled it right out! I didn't really get anymore until my 40's.

    1. Georgie Lowery profile image92
      Georgie Loweryposted 10 years agoin reply to this

      I always heard if you pulled them out, three more would grow back! wink

  8. lindalou1963 profile image59
    lindalou1963posted 10 years ago

    I was about 19 or 20, same age my mother was!

  9. Lin02 profile image55
    Lin02posted 10 years ago

    I had my first gray when I was 22 years old and its in mu mustaches. I consult with doctor as I was too young to have gray hair. He told me that it is common at this age to get gray hair. He even told me that some got gray hair at much younger age. The reason he told me this happens because of unnecessary tension. The more tensed you are your life the more gray hair it will be.

    1. Laura Schneider profile image87
      Laura Schneiderposted 10 years agoin reply to this

      Uh-oh. I think I'm in trouble then...

    2. MickS profile image60
      MickSposted 10 years agoin reply to this

      I put the comment in the wrong place.

  10. mrsgray profile image61
    mrsgrayposted 10 years ago

    I was 21 and my father noticed it and started to make fun of me.  He told me i would be all gray by the time i was 30.  Thankfully i am now 31 and only have a couple more grays then i did 10 years ago.  Im not totally worried about it,  I mean hey i can always go to the store and buy hair dye.

    1. Laura Schneider profile image87
      Laura Schneiderposted 10 years agoin reply to this

      Good attitude! It's your hair and you can do what you want with it and even Dads aren't allowed to make fun of it. Unless your color is metallic and not in the standard 6 (or was it 8?) found in the Crayola box. Then I think Dad can laugh a little:-)

    2. MickS profile image60
      MickSposted 10 years agoin reply to this

      What do you want hair dye for, there's nowt wrong with grey hair. It's just a natural process of getting older, it happens to everyone.

  11. miakouna profile image69
    miakounaposted 10 years ago

    I was in my late twenties when I first noticed a few gray strands. Fortunately, I do not have any more.  It was miraculous! I bought a box of hair color one day, and.....poof!.....The gray strands were gone! They are now dark brown! I rinse and repeat every couple of months.

  12. Mama Kim 8 profile image89
    Mama Kim 8posted 10 years ago

    I'm only 23 and I already have a couple. I had a friend in school that had quite a bit of grays and she was only in 7th grade... it seems gray hair doesn't really care how old you are ^_^

  13. Lyn Diano profile image37
    Lyn Dianoposted 10 years ago

    I was 19 then! @__@
    I find it cool though because I always to feel older when I was a teenager.

  14. pruntcess profile image59
    pruntcessposted 10 years ago

    I've been getting silver hair since my mid-twenties.  They are right around my part and show very clearly against my dark hair, so thank god for hair dye! In between dye jobs, I pull them out.  Only one more grows back, although they are shorter and tend to stick straight up, which makes them more obvious! lol

  15. connorj profile image71
    connorjposted 10 years ago

    When I turned 17 for the second time or my 4th round at 8 and 1/2...

  16. profile image0
    Delila1posted 9 years ago

    I started to have grey hair in my early 30s! It had a lot to do with high stress levels at work etc.. I was able to change that so that the pace of greying reduced and all turned out well in that respect. They say it is also related to genes.


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