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Purple **^*Sparkly*^** Diamond

Purple **^*Sparkly*^** Diamond Report 5 Apr 2013 07:08

I haven't dyed my hair since May 2011 just before the Sheffield meet, because at that time, altho using my usual hair colourant, I had a bit of a reaction. However I am not sure if it was a different face cream I used so think I will try again now. I did the test at the time and nothing happened so will do a test again this time and hope for the best.

I really don't like being grey, as I am very pale and look wishywashy. My own hair is quite a nice shade of grey and I have been complimented on it but still prefer the ash blonde/beige colour I use, altho I would love to be my original colour of brunette, very dark brown with a lot of natural auburn highlights. My son's hair is the exact colour mine used to be. I am so envious lol

Lizx

Carol 430181

Carol 430181 Report 4 Apr 2013 22:38

Some people go gray and look really good, some people (like me) have what I call mousy grey so I dye mine, sometimes red sometimes blond depends how the mood takes me. ;-) ;-)

Carol

GinN

GinN Report 4 Apr 2013 22:23

I will stop having my hair coloured when it's an even, pale silver - but right now it's very patchy (I think?) :-D

vera2010

vera2010 Report 4 Apr 2013 21:48

I had mine coloured today after missing an appointment. The women in 'Go Compare' had the edge on me. I looked and felt terrible. Nice brown colour with a few highlights. Pity about the over-straightening but that will change when I wash it.

I would be happy to have grey hair if it was a nice light grey and my skin was pink not sallow

I think a bit of colour around the face makes all the difference. I hope the colour turns out as on the box for you Rose although I'm rather fond of 'ginger' as my daughter has a nice colour red hair.

I was canvassed for my opinion on funeral homes recently and my hair wasn't even grey. Must have been the stiff walk..

Vera

Mersey

Mersey Report 4 Apr 2013 21:23

Emms you so make me giggle.....

Rose bet you look lovely either way *nods* :-)

Rambling Rose

Rambling Rose Report 4 Apr 2013 21:00

LOLOL Cat you're not wrong there :-D

GoldenGirl1

GoldenGirl1 Report 4 Apr 2013 20:59

Oh no did she have a leak :-(

ChAoTicintheNewYear

ChAoTicintheNewYear Report 4 Apr 2013 20:57

Ahem...I think Rose had had enough problems with snow on the roof lately :-D

GoldenGirl1

GoldenGirl1 Report 4 Apr 2013 20:37

I am white and love it.

Rose there maybe snow on the roof,
but there's fire in the cellar :-D :-D

Emma :-)

MotownGal

MotownGal Report 4 Apr 2013 20:00

Like Susan NZ I am grey and proud.

In fact the front of it is completely white. It strong and shiny, so what the heck.

I like it, so it stays.

:-D :-D :-D :-D

BrianW

BrianW Report 4 Apr 2013 19:56

Mine has gone grey but at least most of it is still there, just a little thinner on the crown.
Feel sorry for a couple of chaps I know who have lost most of it before 40.

AnninGlos

AnninGlos Report 4 Apr 2013 19:53

I genuinely feel better about myself when I have my hair light brown, I hated looking in the mirror and felt so old and drab when it was grey, partly because it is a horrible dark steel grey.

Susan-nz

Susan-nz Report 4 Apr 2013 19:43

I am 54 years young and grey :-),

I love my hair, it has 'greyed' more like salt and pepper. Used to have colours but got sick of paying for them.

Each to their own. Rose , I think I would have given the funeral plan seller a talking too...

Good luck with the light brown :-)

GinaS

GinaS Report 4 Apr 2013 19:39

A friend of mine uses cold tea to rinse her hair - she has lovely light brown hair.

terryj

terryj Report 4 Apr 2013 19:15

wife keeps asking me to dye my hair says it will take years off me
the thought of what would happen when i walk into the pub means it will never happen
mind if/when we sell up and move out of brum i may be tempted

GinN

GinN Report 4 Apr 2013 19:15

Have your grey hair dyed blonde, girls! You'll have more fun, and youngsters will stop offering you a seat on the bus or train (or is that a disadvantage!) Plus, the roots won't show so much. Only need to have mine done every 10 to 12 weeks. :-D

Barbra

Barbra Report 4 Apr 2013 18:31

I have grown my colour out nearly ,to be honest its gone all white , but will be.joining rose & you other Girls with a subtle shh shampoo xx ;-) :-D Barbra

Rambling Rose

Rambling Rose Report 4 Apr 2013 18:30

well I've bought a box of 'light golden brown'.... if it turns me ginger like the last lot did, it will be the last time I try and I shall just sign up for the funeral plan lol :-D

ChAoTicintheNewYear

ChAoTicintheNewYear Report 4 Apr 2013 18:13

Sorry Rose but :-D :-D :-D

I'm red atm mainly because I couldn't find the light brown colour I bought a couple of weeks ago. I'd bought two red colours last year but only used one so decided to use the other one before the grey became the majority colour on my hair.

AnninGlos

AnninGlos Report 4 Apr 2013 17:41

:-D That is the last straw Rose, sounds like you'd better. It is strange how people do judge you by your hair. I let my hair go completely grey last month before having it coloured again then got fed up with people in shops etc talking down to me as if I was senile. And the bus driver lowering the platform for me to get off. had my hair coloured and definitely notice a change in attitude, yet my face is the same 72 year old one. :-D