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Facts about Grey Hair

Hello lovely ladies 🙂 I am back with a new post – Facts about Grey Hair. Grey hair is a very common sight these days. Even young people are suffering from premature graying these days. It causes serious embarrassment as anyone anytime can point them out. Grey hair is still considered as signs of ageing. However, there are lots of other factors contribute to graying of our hair strands. To cover up these embarrassing grey strands, we try various methods from henna to other homemade hair dyes to synthetic dyes etc. But we turn a blind eye to the root of the problem – what are the reasons that causing these grey strands!! In this article, I am going to share some Facts about Grey Hair, which will help you understand how you can prevent grey hair.

Facts about Grey Hair

Facts about Grey Hair

Normal Ageing

As we grow old, our skin starts to sag and wrinkles and fine lines appear. Just like our skin changes its texture and appearance, our hair also go through a lot of changes. When graying is the reason of normal ageing, then people will start having grey hair at the age of 45-50.

Race Factor

This is an interesting fact about grey hair. Studies have revealed that the normal age for greying varies with different races. For example : caucasians tend to get grey strands earlier than Asians or Africans.

Premature Grey Hair

Stress Level

Stress affects our hair and skin badly. However, stress does not cause graying immediately. It starts with hair fall. You must have noticed, there is a lot more hair fall when you are stressed. Increased stress level eventually leads to those embarrassing grey strands.


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Grey Hair

Plucking Myth Busted

Plucking doesn’t increase the number of grey strands. This is just a myth. Our hair follicles can not multiply the number of hair. Each follicle contains one hair. Instead plucking can potentially damage our scalp and stop hair growth.


Smoking is another reason of grey hair. In fact, it plays a huge role in early greying of hair. Quitting smoking can prevent premature grey strands.

Reasons of Grey Hair

Self Bleaching

Do you know, our hair bleaches itself. A research has revealed that build up of Hydrogen Peroxide in the hair can cause greying of hair. However, this can be avoided by taking good dose of supplements for hair. Also use herbal hair care products.

So girls, these are some?Facts about Grey Hair. I hope this article has helped you to understand the causes of grey hair and how you can delay it. See you soon with another new post 🙂

About Rashmita Rakshit

Rashmita Rakshit
Rashmita is born & brought up in Kolkata, She is a pure Bengali by heart. Makeup and Food are her biggest weaknesses. She has a good amount of cookbook in her collection.Traveling is her another love. She dreams to travel the entire world some time. She believes in 'tell the world what you intend to do, but first show it'.


  1. I think the reason why Caucasians develop grey hair earlier is because they have lesser melanin. Melanin is the pigment which imparts out skin and hair its colour. I don’t know if this is the scientific reason behind their early grey or something else but I ‘suppose’ this to be at present 🙂
    Thanks for the informative post, Rashmita.

  2. Got to know a lot about grey hairs…really informative post

  3. Helpful post 🙂 Learned lots of good things 🙂

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