Meryl Streep, Diane Keaton, or Jamie Lee Curtis. Three celebrities, three red carpet women, but also three examples of a look in which gray hair is not a problem. Why should they be? Richard Gere and Viggo Mortensen have been wearing them for years. Nobody thinks that they stop being attractive because they have gray hair. For some people, they are even more, like that prototype of a mature and elegant man who has even a gray hair or more than a couple of suits. Stereotypes aside, on the other hand, women worry in most cases about showing perfect hair; dark, light, redhead … whatever, the case is to eliminate gray hair. With them, the idea of ​​aging. Because what a white hair associate with the years is inevitable. However, more and more women are joining positive body movements, making visible what has been hidden for decades; sexual orientation, stretch marks, cellulite, acne, overweight and gray hair were not going to be less.

But where do gray hair come from? Why are there people who have more than others? Keep in mind that hair color is due to melanin, a pigment produced by hair follicles. There are different types of melanocytes, which give rise to black, brown, blond, or reddish hair. Over the years, these cells disappear, so the hair lightens, and gray hair appears. In general, the process begins at age 30, but some already see their first white hairs in adolescence, while in other people, their appearance is delayed until beyond 50; At this age, most people have 50% of their white hair.

Prevents hair loss

Hair loss can be a losing battle for genetic and age reasons, but there are other avoidable causes to watch out for. To keep it healthy, you must eat a healthy and varied diet, take care of the scalp’s hygiene, and consult the dermatologist if there are any problems such as fat, itching, flaking, or excessive and sudden loss.

Washing frequency

It is advisable to keep the scalp clean even by washing it daily. It is not true that frequent washing favors the fall or damages the hair. The important thing is to use a good shampoo that is not aggressive.

Protects hair

Gray hair can be perfectly white without applying any product. For this, it is necessary to avoid the hair being in contact with the chlorine or with the colonies and not subject it to excessive exposure to the sun. When white hair tends to yellow, shades of violet or bluish hue can be applied to counteract the effect.

The normal thing is to use these products moderately, at most, once a week, and if possible, mix them by hand with another product so as not to apply them directly.

He regularly goes to the hairdresser

Take advantage of your mane. Gray hair and the constant obligation to go to the hairdresser to dye you no longer matter. Now go to a beauty salon to cut your hair when necessary, so that it presents a healthy appearance that adapts to fashion. Also, keep in mind that age not only turns hair white but also decreases its thickness and abundance. That is why it is necessary to look for that cut that favors you the most and with which you feel safe.

Attention to hairstyle

Be careful with hairstyles that tighten the scalp, such as pigtails, buns, or tight curlers, because they can cause so-called traction alopecia in some areas. The same goes for hairpins and headbands. If the hair is repeatedly pulled out, it will not come out again. Therefore, find that hairstyle that best suits you and take care of it. A new haircut can even help us look much more attractive and original.…