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As people get older the pigment cells in hair follicles dies. When there is less pigment cells in a hair follicle that strand of hair has a more transparent color like gray or white.

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Do chemicals turn your hair gray?

Yes, the chemicals can make your hair turn gray faster than usual.

Why does people hair turn gray when they get old?

When people get old their hair turns gray and I know how... Their hair cells die and their hair turns gray. :)

Does hair turn gray or grow out gray from the roots?

It grows out gray from the roots.

Why does pubic hair turn gray?

when you get old, your hair turns gray/white. so all of your hair (including pubic hair) will be like that

Can red hair turn gray?


When your hair turns gray does all body hair turn gray?

Type your answer here... because you ware the color out

How do you turn gray hair on beard?

Get grey hair dye or just let it turn natural grey.

Do yorkie dogs hair turn blue gray when they are older?

yes since I have seen yorkies with blue gray hair Mine had the blue gray hair when we got him at 8mos.

Does hair turn gray or come IN gray?

Hair goes grey because pigment cells in the hair base at the roots of the hair stop producing melanin.

Can dye gray hair turn gray again?

yes it can after some time it will. Your roots will grow out and your natural hair (which is gray) will need to be coloured again.

Why does are hair turn gray?

It loses the pigment as you get older.

Does pubic hair turn gray with age?


Can gray hair turn black again?

dye it

Does black hair turn white or gray?

Almost all color hair (if it soes turn colors) will go gray first and then fade lighter to a whiter shade.

When your hair turns gray will your pubic hair turn gray as well?

Yes. Even you get beard, side brows, eye brows and arm pits cover with gray hair too.

Can smoking turn your hair green?

No. Smoking can not turn your hair green. it can do other things like turn your teeth yellow and turn your hair gray and get wrinkles. Also die sooner.

Does hair turn gray or white?

well I have known for gray first then as you get older it turns white

Can any herbal medicine turn gray hair to normal hair?

Only if it is an herbal hair dye.

Why is mr fantastics hair turn gray after encounter with cosmic rays?

Mr Fantastic began to masturbate after his encounter with cosmic rays. His constant masturbation caused his hair to turn gray. When ever you see a person with gray hair, it's because they masturbate to excess.

What makes people's hair turn gray?

The lack of pigment

Does everyone's hair turn gray?

yes, it all depend on your age the older you grow the more! Heredity is the number one factor as to whether or not a person's hair will turn gray as they age.

Would every woman eventually turn gray if she did not color her hair?

yes, it could turn gray . ______________ Not every woman's hair turns gray as shes ages. Some do and some don't and it depends on many different factors.

At what age does your hair turn gray?

This totally depends. Gray hair can occur very early in life (20's) or very late in life. Some people never turn gray, but instead have white hair. However, in this day and age, you can have whatever color you want!!

What does 'gray with age' mean?

You're hair starts to turn gray as you grow older.

Does pubic hair turn gray?

yes it does, just like the rest of the body hair when you age.