Posted on | November 18, 2009 | 18 Comments |

I really do love my hair. I enjoy the soft weight of it against my shoulders. I delight in brushing it across the chest (or lower down) of a lover. I am pleased that I can plait it, bun it, put it in a ponytail, curl it in fat pigtails, or just clip it back.

And I love the colour of my hair. It’s a luscious dark brown, with red and auburn highlights in the sun, and has delicate silver hairs radiating out from my temples.

*click for hair and freckles*

My hair reminds me – often – of my mothers. But while I used to assist her in dying her hair every month (to hide her grey, which she hated), I really love my silver hairs. The contrast, the strength, and the beauty of them.

*click for hair and geeky background accessories*

I started to go grey in my mid-twenties. My mother started to go grey in her thirties. My brother was starting to go grey when he was just thirteen. But it’s all about perception. While mum dyed her hair, and my brother keeps his shaved short, I call my grey ‘silver’ (because it is, really – nearly white), and don’t have the slightest desire to hide it. My hair is as it is. And I love it.

Photographs by Demeter. She really is amazing!


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18 Responses to “Silberhaar”

  1. mina
    November 19th, 2009 @ 12:23 am

    yay for hair and the way it always changes with light! HHNT

  2. Aurore
    November 19th, 2009 @ 3:10 am

    I posted about my hair too!

    Beautiful pics!

  3. frenchiestories
    November 19th, 2009 @ 3:20 am

    Sexy hair, really very sexy.

  4. Margaret
    November 19th, 2009 @ 5:29 am

    I have dyed my hair a bright red for the last year, just because I like the color I choose. But I know when I start seeing the grey/silver, I am just going to let it show. :)


  5. Petal
    November 19th, 2009 @ 6:03 am

    Nothing wrong with 'natural highlights'…your locks are gorgeous HHNT!

  6. amazedude
    November 19th, 2009 @ 10:12 am

    Your hair looks great.
    thanks for the pictures 😀

  7. nilla
    November 19th, 2009 @ 10:15 am

    Nice hair, m'dear! I love that you love every inch of you! I still have issues regarding self=image…and I do dye my locks…born blonde, I 'silvered' early as well…and I adore my self in the deep copper color which became "mine" over 20 years ago…



  8. viemoira
    November 19th, 2009 @ 12:04 pm

    Beautiful wavy strands; very sexy!! i have an odd obsession with gray hair; i used to color strands of my gray when i was a teen. i think it shows maturity and true beauty!! HHNT!

  9. Bent and Vice
    November 19th, 2009 @ 2:12 pm

    Looks so soft…ahhhh!


  10. Vixen
    November 19th, 2009 @ 4:02 pm

    I love how your hair falls across your shoulders and back. :)

  11. Emmy
    November 19th, 2009 @ 5:07 pm

    Love your hair! Against our back – it looks amazing!
    And I think the sexiest thing is when a woman accepts and grey(silver) hair and rocks it. Why hide it!
    Happy HNT!

  12. Barefoot Dreamer
    November 19th, 2009 @ 8:48 pm

    beautiful indeed

  13. wifegonebad
    November 20th, 2009 @ 12:01 am

    You do have gorgeous hair and lovely skin (I <3 freckles :>)

  14. Kyle
    November 20th, 2009 @ 12:42 am

    Silver is awesome.. I'm sure it only adds to your gorgeousness. I'm in my mid 40s and still have only 3 or 4 white hairs on my head.. got a few eyebrows and whiskers though. Until they multiply, I'll probably keep being guessed at my mid-30s.. not a bad thing, but I feel like I've earned some silver wisdom hairs 😉

  15. Elle
    November 20th, 2009 @ 1:39 am

    I wish I'd see more of your hair, but from the pics and description it does sound lovely.

  16. Kimberly
    November 20th, 2009 @ 2:39 am

    I love this post and I ADORE your attitude! HHNT, beautiful!

  17. Alisha and Brett
    November 20th, 2009 @ 3:22 am

    Very nice! Happy HNT!

  18. Curvaceous Dee
    December 2nd, 2009 @ 10:56 pm

    mina – I do love my hair, I must admit.

    Aurore – Great minds!

    frenchies – Why thank you 😉

    Margaret – I am glad I am not the only one to like the greys…

    Petal – *beams* Many thanks!

    amazedude – You always compliment me so well :)

    nilla – Deep copper sounds lovely. And you need to do what makes you happy!

    viemoira – I really appreciate the silvers and greys too, and think people look so beautiful when they let them show.

    Bent and Vice – It certainly is :)

    Vixen – *smiles* Thank you.

    Emmy – I think there's no reason to hide it. But it's something that can be marketed against, so it is.

    Barefoot Dreamer – *blushes*

    wifegonebad – I love freckles too. Thank you!

    Kyle – 'Silver wisdom hairs' – I like that. I like that a lot. Here's to more for both of us.

    Elle – I will try to do more hair photos at some point, just for you.

    Kimberly – My attitude is what it is. And it is positive!

    Alisha and Brett – Thanks!

    xx to all,


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