Plentyoffish dating forums are a place to meet singles and get dating advice or share dating experiences etc. Hopefully you will all have fun meeting singles and try out this online dating thing... Remember that we are the largest free online dating service, so you will never have to pay a dime to meet your soulmate.
     
Show ALL Forums  > Over 45  >      Home login  
 AUTHOR
 Chagal116
Joined: 11/8/2007
Msg: 163
Should men color the grayPage 4 of 27    (1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, 13, 14, 15, 16, 17, 18, 19, 20, 21, 22, 23, 24, 25, 26, 27)
NO!!!!!!!!!!!Men gray differently then women, it's subtle and more uniform then woman. Not to mention if not done professionally usually looks fake and worse then going natural. Besides they look just as sexy with the gray.
 john_Earl Shilton
Joined: 5/7/2008
Msg: 164
Should men color the gray
Posted: 7/20/2008 11:32:49 AM
Nope.

You are what you are.

And I'm bitter! My mum told me,'It's ok to still look 16 when you're 26 because when you get older you'll still look young.' Yeah right. Well, I've gone grey and I'm telling you now, 'It's tough being a George Clooney lookalike.' :)
 deere rancher
Joined: 7/9/2008
Msg: 169
Should men color the gray
Posted: 8/4/2008 7:08:07 PM
my mother is pictured on one of my profile sites
she is 72 and not a grey hair on her head

is reassuring to know many many think grey is sexy
but it doesn't really play out that way in public
i have never had anyone chase after me for my grey hair
 Vannili
Joined: 7/8/2008
Msg: 173
view profile
History
Should men color the gray
Posted: 8/5/2008 10:51:09 PM
I think it is nice.
 Sapphireeyes
Joined: 1/13/2008
Msg: 174
Should men color the gray
Posted: 8/5/2008 10:52:32 PM
If a man wants to color his hair and it makes him feel more confident..then bravo for him

However, it is like the comb-over to me...as you age there are different tell tell signs of your age and when all at once there is no grey in a face that has those natural lines in it...you go HUH! I like a man who is confident to show his grey or his bald head personally!

But then I color my hair / giggle
.
 Rider50
Joined: 4/27/2007
Msg: 177
Should men color the gray
Posted: 8/6/2008 4:08:27 PM
Don't think I would have the courage to color my hair, kinda stupid one day your walking around with gray hair and the next you have black hair, I have seen it happen, people think it's funny men trying to look younger, I have had to many compliments on my hair color to color it, that's like young kids putting shoe polish on the little whiskers they have below their nose, they want to look older and cool, I know I did it lol I like who I am and what my hair looks like, I'm in my 50's can't change that with a little hair color.
 Sapphireeyes
Joined: 1/13/2008
Msg: 179
Should men color the gray
Posted: 8/6/2008 8:20:49 PM
Oh i remember the guys who were going bald so they let the back grow out and wore it in a ponytail. I thought that looked hot on some and not so hot on others.
 STH III
Joined: 6/5/2008
Msg: 180
view profile
History
Should men color the gray
Posted: 8/10/2008 3:39:54 AM
I have dyed mine in the past, it is not dyed now. I look younger when it is dyed and get more contacts from women online. I have been thinking about it again but don't know if i will or not. One thing to remember is that if you had real dark hair when young do NOT buy the dye formula for that color, got lighter and it will look natural.
 Dancer1_4_U
Joined: 10/25/2007
Msg: 181
Should men color the gray
Posted: 1/25/2009 9:13:51 AM
Personally, I think gray hair on anyone, man or woman, makes them look older than the color of hair before the gray. Even more interesting, I also think it makes them look much less energetic; whether they are or not. Associate it to marketing, if the package looks stale, who will buy it?
 Dceeeee
Joined: 8/7/2006
Msg: 183
Should men color the gray
Posted: 1/25/2009 10:05:29 AM
I think this should be a personal decision and it's their own decision to make. having said that, it really isn't necessary as grey hair on a man is extremely sexy!!!

~DC~
 calboca
Joined: 12/29/2008
Msg: 185
Should men color the gray
Posted: 1/25/2009 5:00:41 PM
Oh yes men, please color your hair...I think it puts color in your cheeks and if you go to a salon that knows what they're doing the color looks extremely natural.
 *mandrake*
Joined: 9/19/2006
Msg: 188
Should men color the gray
Posted: 1/26/2009 1:35:06 PM
I don't color my hair....I have earned my grays! Every hair has a story to tell...should be a bestseller someday!
 Miss W
Joined: 12/4/2006
Msg: 189
Should men color the gray
Posted: 1/26/2009 1:43:45 PM
I don't mind gray. What I do mind is bad hair color on any gender. If you must color, do it right.
 BeatlesYeahYeahYeah
Joined: 5/25/2008
Msg: 191
Should men color the gray
Posted: 1/27/2009 7:06:23 AM
Although I detest that I am graying, if you don a short hairstyle your hair grows out so quickly that it's impossible to keep up with. You just look plain stupid and don't fool anyone. And to add insult to injury, there really isn't a hair dye product that looks convincingly natural -- again, you need more hair to work with to effectively add tints and streaks successfully.

Not only that, hair dye usually gives itself away, as well, because it kills any reflectiveness from giving one's coif a muted, matted appearance. I don't know that I'd be able to credibly fake it if I wanted to.

But if anyone has the silver bullet for this problem, my hearing aid is turned up to 10. (That's a joke: I'm just kidding -- my hearing aid only goes up to 5.)
 HappySimcoeGurl
Joined: 7/26/2008
Msg: 192
Should men color the gray
Posted: 1/27/2009 11:49:09 AM
If that's what they chose..but personally speaking I love a man just the way he is..gray hair....nothing wrong with that.
 cfb62
Joined: 9/17/2007
Msg: 193
view profile
History
Should men color the gray
Posted: 1/27/2009 1:00:05 PM
Very few people can get away with a head of gray hair.
If you aren't one of them who can pull of gray hair, color it!
 AmyLou1201
Joined: 12/9/2008
Msg: 194
Should men color the gray
Posted: 1/27/2009 6:28:48 PM
I agree with you! I think men who color their hair makes them look older & trying to look younger. I personally like gray hair & am not going to color mine. The rest of us ages why shouldn't our hair?
 Isabella1900
Joined: 4/17/2005
Msg: 195
view profile
History
Should men color the gray
Posted: 1/27/2009 8:36:44 PM
Personaly I like grey hair in a man.
 *topchef*
Joined: 8/2/2008
Msg: 196
Should men color the gray
Posted: 1/27/2009 8:39:21 PM
I realize this is a double standard, but I am not fond of a man coloring his hair at all. Typically, they are not very good at keeping it up (roots aren't cool) or they use a color that is inappropriate for them (too dark, too red etc). Not ALL are guilty, but many that I have come across.

Just go au naturale, we like that!!!!
 Brownlady1953
Joined: 12/12/2008
Msg: 197
Should men color the gray
Posted: 1/28/2009 6:52:05 AM
Generally, no. So many men with gray or white hair are SO SEXY and DISTINGUISHED LOOKING!
 WONDERMAN37
Joined: 6/10/2007
Msg: 198
Should men color the gray
Posted: 1/28/2009 7:24:56 AM
I don't think I will ever color my hair it will have to just get old with my face.
 lilmslefty
Joined: 9/21/2006
Msg: 199
Should men color the gray
Posted: 1/28/2009 12:29:16 PM
Definitely not! I like man with a bit of gray at the temples, sideburns or a head full. Very, very distinguished looking and SEXY! Oh, and if there's some gray on the chest, EVEN BETTER!
 santa3129
Joined: 10/13/2008
Msg: 200
Should men color the gray
Posted: 1/28/2009 12:31:36 PM
In today's competive marketplace for jobs it may just get you pass the initial interview so that you can show your talent as well as experience depending on the job your seeking. I believe I just saw a commericial that shows just that. The sad fact is no matter what chances are you will be interviewed by a younger person and if my memory serves me right I remember when I was young thinking why are all these old people around. If it gives you an edge then do it. it's hard enough to find a decent job without the gray factor being the decideing factor. I no longer have to worry about that any more thank God but I would definetly opt for the younger look if I had to. It's also in fashion to be bald and that can also make you look younger. Maybe even an earing if you want the Mr. Clean look! As far as woman that are old enough to concider dating I have never found the gray thing to be a factor. I earned every one of them! Now the fact that I have more hair on my face than my head is what I call a reverse facelift!
 Dceeeee
Joined: 8/7/2006
Msg: 201
Should men color the gray
Posted: 1/31/2009 11:52:03 AM

reverse facelift!
Now, THAT'S funny!!! ...and I agree that bald is now fashionable, and can make a man look much younger....wish we women had such an option....not to go bald, but to have an alternative to take years off of our life....*sigh*

~DC~
 tinangel53
Joined: 10/25/2006
Msg: 202
view profile
History
Should men color the gray
Posted: 2/3/2009 8:46:30 AM
I'm 55. I have no problem with my age or my appearance. I thank GOD for the amount of hair I still have much less the smattering of gray that is mixed in with it. I've worked hard for ever gray hair I have. I'll be damned if I am going to willingly, through some streak of vainity or marketing, try to undo all those years of effort and maturity. My hair, no matter the shade or amount, has no bearing on how young I feel. The idea that somehow "youth" can be regained out of a box or bottle is exactly what Madison Ave. wants us to buy into. I have a Marketing degree, believe me, this ain't rocket science. Hair coloring for men should be relegated to the dustbins of history and bad comb overs need to have some sort of local ordinances outlawing them. Those that utilize one to enhance the other have issues that need to be dealt with by board certified professionals. Grow up, Act your age and get over It!
Show ALL Forums  > Over 45  >