Originally Published in The Huffington Post at this link – http://www.huffingtonpost.com/carol-brailey/6-months-into-growing-out_b_9480096.html
It has been just over 6 months now since I last colored my hair and made the decision to grow out my grays. At this point, I am still very eager and excited about this process, I like the gray growing in. It’s just “that line”, you know the line of demarcation between my roots and last hair color application — I wanted it to disappear.
Are you currently growing out your grays or are you thinking about it? There are ways to hide, minimize and blend “that line”. I recommend discussing with your hair stylist or colorist the best way for you to transition to gray while maintaining a stylish, refined and professional look.
In the video above, Katie Fontana of Studio Fontana in downtown Toronto, Canada, performed a gray blending process on my hair to diminish “that line” through a highlighting and toning process. The video above documents my before and after and the steps Katie used.
I feel so much better now when I look in the mirror about continuing the ‘growing out the gray’ process. I absolutely love how easy now the going gray transition will be. My grays are still there, but, there is much better harmony between my roots and rest of my hair.
Stay tuned for my next going gray update…
I hope this blog post inspires you to wear your authenticity!
Carol Brailey is an Image Consultant and Color Analysis Professional based in Toronto, Canada. More of her blogs can be found at carolbrailey.com and virtualcoloranalysis.com. Carol is a member of the Studio Fontana team located in the Fashion District of downtown Toronto.
- The First Blog / Video in My Going Gray Series – 3 Questions I Used to Decide to Rock the Grays By a Hair Color Professional
- The Second Blog / Video in My Going Gray Series – 4 Months Into Growing Out the Grays…
- Special thanks to King Ujah for providing the song “Pretty Woman”.