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What happens when my… HAIR GOES GREY?

Our expert reveals what happens when your hair loses its natural colour

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ANABEL KINGSLEY is a consultant trichologist at Philip Kingsley (philipkingsley.co.uk)

The colour of your hair comes from a pigment called melanin (which is also responsible for skin colour). Produced by cells in the hair follicle (root), a decline in melanin ‘strips’ out the colour, turning it grey.

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