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Old 05-08-2008, 01:37 PM   #1
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Question Normal Age for White Hair, and pulling out consequence?

Is it normal to have some white hair in your mid 20s? Why does it happen at this age, I thought it would start mid 30s or 40s.

Also is it true that if you pull out white hair, more white hair will grow?

 
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Re: Normal Age for White Hair, and pulling out consequence?

White hairs can start to appear at any age, mid 20's is a little early but not uncommon.

If you pull a white hair, it grows back white, but more white ones do not appear just because you plucked one.

 
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Old 05-12-2008, 04:11 AM   #3
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Re: Normal Age for White Hair, and pulling out consequence?

If you keep pulling that hair out you will cause root damage. I would rather have gray hair then no hair.

 
Old 05-12-2008, 06:58 AM   #4
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Re: Normal Age for White Hair, and pulling out consequence?

Yeah, white hair can come in at any time. I just noticed my first white hair last year when I was 25. When I was in high school, I had a teacher who was 27 and he had salt-and-pepper sideburns! It's no biggie, so stop plucking them out!

 
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