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Author Topic: Why does head hair so often go grey before eyebrows?  (Read 2014 times)

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Why does head hair so often go grey before eyebrows?
« on: 18 March, 2009, 07:17:59 PM »
Or some other kinds of hair  :o

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Re: Why does head hair so often go grey before eyebrows?
« Reply #1 on: 18 March, 2009, 07:22:26 PM »
I suspect it is linked to abuse. Eyebrows are often left untouched, so it is less likely they'd suffer the damage that causes grayness. Although I have had white head, eyebrow and beard hairs, but none below the neck... Yet...

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Re: Why does head hair so often go grey before eyebrows?
« Reply #2 on: 18 March, 2009, 07:27:09 PM »
I see your point, but I started going grey in my early/mid twenties and apart from the odd flirtation with red and blue highlights (not at the same time), didn't really ever fiddle much with the colour, never had a perm, straighteners weren't invented  :-[

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Re: Why does head hair so often go grey before eyebrows?
« Reply #3 on: 18 March, 2009, 07:29:48 PM »
But you do wash and brush it, which puts it under stress.

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Re: Why does head hair so often go grey before eyebrows?
« Reply #4 on: 18 March, 2009, 07:31:20 PM »
Once every two years, whether it needs it or not.