[LMB] OT: Hair color

Eric Oppen ravenclaweric at gmail.com
Tue Oct 19 18:36:19 BST 2021


Until I went silver, my hair was always dark brown.  It was straight till I
hit junior high, when it started to curl. Same thing happened to my
brother, although not so much.

On Mon, Oct 18, 2021 at 10:07 PM Margaret Dean <margdean56 at gmail.com> wrote:

> On Sun, Oct 17, 2021 at 5:20 AM Gwynne Powell <gwynnepowell at hotmail.com>
> wrote:
>
> >
> > Gwynne: I was blonde as a child, but over time it went darker and
> > darker until it was boring brown. But according to my skin and my
> > horoscope, I'm supposed to have red hair, so I feel that I'm just
> > correcting an error.
> >
>
> Like Gwynne, I was blonde as a child, and my hair was straight. About the
> time I hit puberty (c. eighth grade), it not only darkened to light brown,
> it also developed a natural wave. Nowadays it has some grey in it, which I
> actually like the look of since it adds texture.
>
> But in my younger days (20s and 30s) I did experiment with henna a couple
> of times, and indeed, the resultant red/auburn looked quite natural with
> the rest of my coloring. The advantage of henna, as I recall, is that it
> washes out gradually so that you don't show obvious "roots."
>
>
> --Margaret Dean
>   <margdean56 at gmail.com>
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