I never considered going gray. I mean, who in their right mind would intentionally sign up to look old? Not me. But then, something happened. My gray hair started coming in quicker, my hair appointments became more frequent, and one day I caught myself thinking, “What if I stopped dying my hair?” And then I did. The negative stigma around going gray is really loud. Today I want to mute that and turn up the volume on all the benefits that come along with going gray. [click to continue…]
Lisa Fennessy is the founder of This Organic Girl, a clean beauty and organic lifestyle blog. With a journalism degree from Northeastern University, she is passionate about helping women make educated decisions about what they put in and on their bodies. She decided to go gray in 2017 and writes about every stage of the process. Lisa is a leading contributor to the clean beauty movement and has been featured in Well + Good, The Good Trade, Beauty Independent, Parade Magazine, 11 Alive in Atlanta and Ronnie Citron-Fink’s latest book True Roots.