Since I was about 25 I noticed a white hair in my eyebrows, now I’ve noticed more. Am I ageing already? Or is it a deficiency in something that is causing white hairs in my eyebrows?

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Posted anonymously, 26th March 2015


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  • I’ve had them since that age. It started off as a single white one and now I have a few more greys as well. I just pluck the really obvious one/s out and use a bit of pencil or shadow occasionally



  • a quick lick of mascara will hide that lol. pluck it out- no biggie



  • I have one too, I pull it out! It’s brown at the roots but white on the end? Creeps me out. I figure it’s a grey hair as it’s wirey and thicker than the rest. I haven’t spotted any grey hair elsewhere though!



  • I have them too. And not just my eye brow. I have one on my arm. And it comes out thicker than the other hairs. I pull it out regularly and it just keeps growing back.



  • A lot of people have them and unless you are up close to someone’s face you cannot see them.



  • I agree, it is in the genes. There are two of us out of 7 sisters with the lucky break, lol. I use 1000 lashes to keep them hidden.



  • I get them too – I just assumed they were like the scattered greys I keep finding!



  • I have some too and it’s only me out of my 10 sisters and they all laugh at me



  • As far as I know, it’s just a function of ageing… sorry!



  • I’d say it’s aging combined with possible sun exposure causing the lightening of hair possibly? I pluck any that I find



  • I have grey ones too which have naturally occurred and have nothing to do with any type of deficiency. I quite like them as they are very individual looking! :)



  • I have the same problem, have had white eyebrow hairs for years, the older I get, the more white hairs I have, took after my dad, my mum is 80, & hers are just starting to go white. So it is usually inherited. I use 1000hour eyelash & brow dye kit, they are available at priceline, & the chemist warehouse



  • If you are concerned about the white hairs, go an d talk to your doctor and have a full blood checkup done. That may find the answer to your worries and maybe even set your mid at ease..



  • The time you start to go white/grey is determined by your DNA and stress levels. It is not a sign of old age just a DNA clock programmed from your ancestors



  • I have an albino patch of hair too, ive had it fir a few years now, so annoying as I have to get my brows tinted. no idea what caused it. I thought maybe trauma to the roots


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