On Going Grey and Going Feral

Photo by Cristian Newman on Unsplash

The thing that nobody tells you about grey hair is that it grows in different directions than the rest of your hair. As if to say, “In my mature years, I can no longer afford to simply play by the rules. I must be my own self and go my own way. I must become a bit feral,” your hair takes a new and unexpected path.

My hair is curly type 3A, which means I have large, loose curls and it’s very obvious when one…