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Old 09-13-11, 09:53 AM
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Have you ever tinted your beard?

This is weird, but now that cycling has got me into descent shape, I've been thinking about tinting my beard and hair to get rid of some of the grey. Anyone ever do this? I'm a little afraid to try it... I might look foolish.
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Old 09-13-11, 09:56 AM
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No, I haven't, and wouldn't consider it either. I actually like the fact that I have gray in my chin whiskers and very little anyplace else.
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Old 09-13-11, 09:58 AM
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Nope, my hair and beard show the signs of the mature stature I've earned through years of hard work, raising a family, and countless miles on the road. I wouldn't dream of changing it. Plus the money I save is enough to get me a slice of pie or two.
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Never. Just like I won't spend money on hair growth stuff.

I take that back. Sometimes it gets tinted from a jelly donut.
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I think people are more attractive when their body is fit but their hair is gray/white. It shows they have taken good care of themselves. I enjoy watching the graybeards ride past the young bucks on hills.
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Old 09-13-11, 11:21 AM
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This is weird, but now that cycling has got me into descent shape, I've been thinking about tinting my beard and hair to get rid of some of the grey. Anyone ever do this? I'm a little afraid to try it... I might look foolish.
where are the bent riders when you need them?
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Old 09-13-11, 11:24 AM
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Only when the kids get to me with a sharpie when I'm a counselor at summer camp.
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I confess I have a few times, because my wife asked me to. The gray on head can hardly be seen, but my beard and sideburns are all gray. She like them to match the hair on my head. Also, she only tolerates my beard. Tinting it makes it more tolerable to her.
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Nope I earned every one of those greys.
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No beard (and I've been known to ride a recumbent). Used to have one but I sanded part of it off on the pavement when I went over the handlebars back in my 20s. It never grew back properly in that spot so my bearded days were over.

My hair? It doesn't go gray... it just goes.
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Old 09-13-11, 11:48 AM
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Got the chemicals in the pool all out of whack once and it turned all my white hair a yellow/green hue.
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Mustache sometimes. Mine comes in half white/half brown, and not evenly. Looks weird. Sometimes it looks like I have a"Hitler" going on. I'll take all grey of it ever evens out.
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Tried it on the neighbors cat,looked like a zebra.....they didn't like it.....
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It's raining too much to go for a ride and I don't have anything to do.
Now I have an idea. Where is the Sharpie?
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where are the bent riders when you need them?
If you tint your beard you are not allowed to ride one.
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My beard, yes. My head, no. I've had too many women tell me that my hair is beautiful... why would I want to ruin that?
I do tint my beard (mostly. sometimes I just get lazy) but not enough to cover the gray just to blend it a little
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The gray in my beard adds to my curmudgeonliness.
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In comparison to the rest of my family who have gone completely white- I am quite proud of my grey hair and beard. It is staying grey just to make them jealous.
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Old 09-13-11, 03:24 PM
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I used to when I still chewed tobacco.
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I got rid of my beard. I have vitiligo, which only manifests itself in my beard. But I have white spots in my beard which definitely put me in the graybeard category. Getting rid of it makes me look much younger.
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I really liked it when my beard turned from black to grey to white. I have very little hair left and like the lighter color. I don't think it makes any difference to anyone else.
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I don't wear a beard - I grew one briefly after my divorce from my first wife, then shaved it off in the early 1980s. I've thought about tinting my graying-but-otherwise-still-full head of hair (thank my genes), but why bother? Gray is sexy when combined with a cyclist's physique (at least my better half says so).
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