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MANE HELP MONDAY

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Hair emergency? SBH has your back! Check out our coif question of the week. In every issue, SBH Hair Advice columnist Jacqueline Tarrant answers your questions and helps solve some of your biggest hair concerns. Have a question you need answered? Post in the comment section below or in the “Ask A Stylist” section of our website: SBH ASK A STYLIST.

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I will turn 50 soon and I wear my hair relaxed. My gray has start to come in at the hairline. Due to medication for my thyroid, it won’t hold a set. I would like to go Natural. How should I start the process? I color it now but would be willing to let the color grow out or get a nice low-tapered cut. Please help!– Maxine

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Going Natural sounds like a good choice for you. A stylish, tapered cut would reduce the frustration of a gradual growing-out process, and you can continue to get your hair colored. Switch to a demi-perm color because it will be healthier for your hair, cover gray and last as long as a permanent color.

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