How To Get Rid of Gray Hair

By Subodh / January 20, 2012

Gray hair is something that anyone of any age can suffer from. You can start getting gray hairs when you are a teenager, although most folks do not start to get gray hairs until later on life. Gray hairs can affect men and women alike. It is usually a condition that is determined by your genetic makeup. If your family has a history of premature gray hair, you can just about expect to get gray hairs before your time. There are a few things that you can do to take care of those pesky grays.

  • Dye Your Hair– You can choose to pick up hair dye that matches your natural hair color at any local retail store, drug store, or grocery store. If you are ready for a change, you can choose something other than your hair color. Be daring if you wish to be. There are a lot of different options when it comes to hair dye. You can choose something that specific is made for those with gray hairs or you can think outside of the box if you wish. Dying your hair at home is not a difficult process. It can take less than an hour start to finish. Special conditioner is usually included with most at home hair dye kits. These conditioners are designed to help your color last even longer. Prices for these kits can vary.
  • Pick Out A Wig-You can opt to get a wig of your natural hair color. You can order one online, but it would be best to visit a shop to see what feels right for you and to get properly fitted. Once you know what size you will need you can then choose which color you would like. Picking something more natural would practically make it impossible for anyone to know you are wearing a wig. There are even wigs made with real hair. Prices for wigs vary.
  • Get A Professional– Go to a reputable salon and see what they can do for you. You walk in with gray hairs and you walk out without them. It is that simple. Prices for this service varies. Ask around among your family and friends to get a referral. Go online to read reviews from the local salons in your area. Pick somewhere that has a rock solid track record of customer satisfaction and is within your budget.
  • Pluck Them– If you cannot beat them, pluck them. If you have just a few gray hairs you can get rid of them by plucking them with tweezers. This may seem like a slow process, but it will get rid of gray hairs. Make sure that you are in an area with good light to be sure to get every last one.
  • Wear A Hat– If you do not wish to dye your grays away or pluck them out one by one, you can choose to wear a hat. No one will know you have gray hairs if they cannot see your hair.