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Live, Pretty on the Outside

A girl’s gotta right to change her mind

On a summer day in 2013 I decided to grow out my gray hair, and the posts on the topic that followed brought a lot of new visitors to my blog. So now, a few weeks after that fateful day at the Walgreens hair color aisle, I need to come clean. I've been trying to figure [...]

Pretty on the Outside

5 tips for growing out gray hair

A few weeks ago a friend and I were walking towards a club when the bouncer of another place said, "Cool hair." I said thanks, and we continued walking only to find out the friends we were meeting were at the place where the bouncer had just commented on my hair. When we got to [...]

Pretty on the Outside

Worldless Wednesday- Not even with a hat

There's no hiding the gray, not even with a hat.

Live, Pretty on the Outside

Wordless Wednesday: Winning the gray revolution

Some call it platinum!

5 years old & so sure of myself
Pretty on the Outside

Breaking up with Vanity

I suppose that vanity has been my friend since childhood. I don't necessarily remember the start of our relationship, but I'm told countless stories about how, in spite of my crippling shyness, I would visit my neighbors in Puerto Rico in whatever new dress or outfit I had at the moment, simply to tell them "Me [...]

Going Gray!
Live, Pretty on the Outside

To go gray or not to…wait, what is the question?

I absolutely despise dyeing my hair. I will be 43 in six months, which will mean that at some point during that year there will have been 30 years of chemicals poured onto my poor head. That can’t be good, can it? But it’s not just about the chemicals at this point; the truth is [...]