The Real Reasons You Should NEVER Pull Out A Grey Hair

The Real Reasons You Should NEVER Pull Out A Grey Hair
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Although both letting hair grey naturally and going grey on purpose are trending lately, the urge to pluck out that first wise, pigment-less strand on your head is common. What stops some of us, though, is the old tale that once one it's pulled out, two more will come back in its place. Turns out, that's not actually true! Let's take a look at the real reasons that leaving your greys alone is the best way to go.


1. It could cause your hair to thin

According to celebrity stylist George Papanikolas, pulling out a grey won't cause another to grow in its place because "plucking one hair doesn't create two follicles in its place." That said, there's another big reason not to do it-thinning hair. "It's not generally a good idea to pluck gray hairs because over time you can damage the follicle, and it will stop producing hair," stylist Judy McGuiness explained to InStyle.

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