King recommends a style with sharper edges, such as "a graduated bob of some type, some really smooth bangs, a really nice fringe. Naturally occurring hydrogen peroxide can also build up in the hair , bleaching the color. Reasons, Options Experts explain why some of us are destined to sport the 'distinguished' look at an early age. Cindy Joseph, model, Ford Models Inc. It's all in the attitude you bring to it," Jewell says. Typically, white people start going gray in their mids, Asians in their late 30s, and African-Americans in their mids. Contrary to popular belief, stress has not been shown to cause gray hair. She chronicled her journey back to gray at age 49 in the book Going Gray: Shampoos with a blue base can help prevent gray hair from developing a yellowish cast, says Jewell, who offers a list of products at goinggraylookinggreat. Embracing the Gray More young mothers, professionals, and even runway models are opting to "go gray," says Diana Jewell, author of Going Gray, Looking Great. By Cindy Joseph makeup line. Some clients leave some gray around their face to make a statement. Gray hair tends to get frizzy, and "a flat iron on your hair brings back the luster to it," King says. Work with a colorist to weave in highlights and use toners to minimize the transition line between your natural hair color and your former hair dye , Kreamer says.