Do you think gray hair makes you look old? Do you think gray hair makes you invisible to men? Did you ever think that you might be wrong? In “Going Gray,” I explode the myths we’ve all come to believe about hair color and aging.
Time Magazine was interested enough to ask me to probe the subject for them. If you’ve ever thought about stepping off the treadmill and liberating yourself from dye you’ll be interested in the Time article and my book.
In 2005, at the age of 48 and practically on a whim, I decided — after nearly a quarter-century of every-three-weeks hair-salon coloring — to buck convention and stop dyeing my hair
. And I found to my surprise that by visually challenging my peers (if I was really gray, so must they be!), I unwittingly landed myself on the front lines of a public struggle — literally superficial but at the same time almost existentially meaningful to American women — with the vicissitudes of age.
Read more: The War Over going Gray
by Anne Kraemer