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50 SHADES OF GREY? MAYBE NOT

Posted by 10.11.12

Grey hair may not be as prevalent as previously thought according to a recent study by Lโ€™Oreal. For years, the cosmetics industry believed in the 50/50/50 rule of thumb, which states that at age 50, 50% of the population has at least 50% grey hair.

The Lโ€™Oreal study, which was published in the British Journal of Dermatology, found that at the age 50, the average amount of grey for men and women was only 6% to 23%. In fact, for certain parts of the world, particularly Asia and Africa, the number is substantially lower.

This is an interesting finding, given that Lโ€™Oreal is in the business of selling hair dye.

The study analyzed natural hair color of 4,192 men and women from mo

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50 SHADES OF GREY? MAYBE NOT

Posted by 10.11.12

Grey hair may not be as prevalent as previously thought according to a recent study by Lโ€™Oreal. For years, the cosmetics industry believed in the 50/50/50 rule of thumb, which states that at age 50, 50% of the population has at least 50% grey hair.

The Lโ€™Oreal study, which was published in the British Journal of Dermatology, found that at the age 50, the average amount of grey for men and women was only 6% to 23%. In fact, for certain parts of the world, particularly Asia and Africa, the number is substantially lower.

This is an interesting finding, given that Lโ€™Oreal is in the business of selling hair dye.

The study analyzed natural hair color of 4,192 men and women from mo

Read More




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