Fifteen years and two children later, I’ve brought home more boxes of hair dye than I care to admit (not to mention the number of times I’ve sat in a stylist’s chair getting highlights). Pretty much every six weeks you can find me in my rattiest running race t-shirt trying not to drip dye on my couch, with the kids, husband and pets hiding from the tell-tale stink of bleach and toner.
- Dye — and I used to get it done at a salon! Not for grey, but just because the more kids I had, the darker and more ‘mousy’ my hair got! As a stay-at-home mom of three, I now for the last few years have dyed my own hair at home. I have several mom friends who dye their own hair and I would never know the difference! — RaeAnn L., mom of three, Winnipeg, MB
- I dye. I’m generally not vain, but it’s another advantage there is to being blond. And another thing: why are those arctic blond hairs the opposite texture to the rest of them? – Allison K., mom of three, Peterborough, ON
- I started going grey in my early-20s and have been dying ever since. Most people have no idea I do it! — Our very own Tracy Chappell, mom of two, Toronto, ON
- I’ve not yet been struck by any arctic winds. But have been dying my hair since I was 14. Can’t see it changing even if the wind changes. — Christine W., mom of two, Toronto, ON
- Dye! But then my nickname was Rainbow Bright in high school for constantly changing my hair colour. — Robin A., mom of three, London, ON
Do you cover up the greys or go au naturel?
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