How do you react and feel when you spot yet another strand of greying or white hair? For some, it’s a sense of embarrassment that spurs them to pluck that hair out immediately in frustration. For others, it may be a sense of despair, resignation, and even confusion.
The sight of white hair can bring out some pretty unexpected emotions in us. It’s even spurred an “embrace grey hair” movement on the internet documenting women around the globe who have stopped colouring or touching up their roots to conceal their greying hair in a bid to accept the ageing process.
But, hey, why are we so afraid our hair turning grey? What causes our hair to grey, anyway? If we’re able to understand the natural processes of greying hair, can we then stop or reverse our hair from turning grey?
Here, read on as Singapore Women’s Weekly finds the causes and solutions for white hair: