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Shit. Do I look "Witchy"?
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ChoporNot · 04/12/2021 19:37

Saw an ex-colleague in town today. Not seen her for c7/8 years. Bit of chit chat, small talk. And then "So you have embraced the grey. I thought of doing it in lockdown but was scared of having that witchy vibe... You're kind of rocking it though...." A bit of a pause, a change of subject and soon after we went our separate ways.

DIdn't think much of it then. But now it is digging at me. Do I look witchy? Midlength grey curls. A bit of frizz - then my curls nearly always have a bit of frizz.

Photos attached. Would normally be wash- day today - but playing sport tomorrow morning so eeking it out an extra day - so not an "insta-best-photo-possible.

Should I listen to the "Witchy" or the "Rocking it"? I know I look my age and don't really care. But I am just wondering if I need to rethink the length/style? I am nearly 50 (like days from being 50) so wondering if am over-thinking it cos of that...just having a bit of a crisis.

Honest opinions please?

Shit.  Do I look "Witchy"? Shit.  Do I look "Witchy"?
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MrsColon · 04/12/2021 20:20

You look beautiful. I love your hair (and bone structure)!

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ChoporNot · 04/12/2021 20:20

@Notbornwithit

No you don’t look witchy. It would probably look more conventionally pleasing if it were coloured because grey doesn’t shine. The curls look amazing though and trendy. Probably looks about the best I’ve seen real grey hair look outside of an advert

This is my issue with the curls. Unlike my 20s and 30s (hair was dark brown back then) the curls don't shine the same way.

Late 30s and early 40s I was dying it...which fucked the curls completely.

It is very salt and pepper. The colour left is sooo many shades lighter than the hair of my youth...and just mixed in with white and grey.. I look much "greyer" or even white in sunlight. Which can be a bit of a shock on the holiday photos.
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JeffThePilot · 04/12/2021 20:21

FABULOUS.

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IamGusFring · 04/12/2021 20:21

I think your hair looks fabulous!

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Craftycorvid · 04/12/2021 20:22

You say witchy like it’s a bad thing? Grin. Great hair though.

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Derrymum123 · 04/12/2021 20:22

Wow. I think you look amazing. I would pay good money to look as good as you. You rock those curls.

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Dizzybrunette445 · 04/12/2021 20:24

YOU LOOK AMAZING ! BEAUTIFUL! chefs kiss

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Goofbawl · 04/12/2021 20:24

100% non-witch. Love your hair!

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Hoppinggreen · 04/12/2021 20:25

You look Fab
And I would take Witchy as a compliment

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chickenpie1984 · 04/12/2021 20:26

I think you look fab and that hair colouring is so in atm. People pay a lot to have that colour. Definitely rock it!

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whatisthisinhere · 04/12/2021 20:27

You look great!
I aim for a witchy look myself Wink

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DeadButDelicious · 04/12/2021 20:27

Your hair looks fabulous! Loving those curls! As someone who aims for 'witchy' on a daily basis I'd take it as a compliment and not the snide way your ex colleague was intending.

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DontBeCatty · 04/12/2021 20:28

I think you look fantastic. You look pretty and cool and I love the colour and style of your hair. (It’s similar to mine 😂😂….but yours is nicer ☹️)
Unless your colleague is normally rude I wouldnt take the comment as being rude. I’d have thought it a normal jokey comment about grey hair. I don’t colour my hair as I prefer a bit of grey.

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Hewasperfect · 04/12/2021 20:29

Wow, you're absolutely beautiful. I wish but very much doubt I could look like this at age 50.

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HopingForRainbow2021 · 04/12/2021 20:29

You’re gorgeous! Absolutely lovely :)

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beebopado · 04/12/2021 20:30

Sounds like an ex-colleague, it became a joke, you know you were looking good when she made a snide comment ....jealousy

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Wizzbangfizz · 04/12/2021 20:30

You look
Amazing!

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Wilderflower · 04/12/2021 20:31

People throw rocks at things that shine.
Honestly you’re absolutely stunning! And if I was to describe you, witchy wouldn’t even come into my vocabulary 😊 I do hope I look as lovely as you when I’m turning 50!

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Gregsprinkles · 04/12/2021 20:32

Gosh, I think you look amazing. I think it's sad that your friend felt the need to do that. My hair is straight, utterly boring and yours looks fab!

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HermioneHere · 04/12/2021 20:32

I love your hair! I could kill for curls like that.

Horrible person. I never comment on other people's hair unless it's something nice to say.

The whole "embrace the grey" is so offensive. Like grey is something bad. It's natural for fucks sake. Why are people so scared of getting old... What business is it of hers what colour your hair is???

She could have said "wow, your hair looks lovely, I'm loving the natural greys coming through and you have beautiful curls," or something like that.

"Witchy" - that's just mean.

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liliainterfrutices · 04/12/2021 20:33

You look lovely and not in the least witchy. I think your friend sounds a bit clumsy in expressing herself.

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BurntO · 04/12/2021 20:33

You honestly look amazing

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SpookyScarySkeletons · 04/12/2021 20:33

Totally rocking it. And sooooooo jealous of your curls!

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Strikemepink · 04/12/2021 20:34

Definitely rocking it. You look fab!

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Changemaname1 · 04/12/2021 20:35

You are gorgeous ! Another vote for rocking it !

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