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Have Scientists Found a Way to Turn Back the Gray?

Did you ever think it might be possible to actually reverse gray hair, turning it back into the natural color it once was? It does sound rather outlandish — even fantastical — but according to scientists at L'Oréal's research and development center near Paris, the treatment could be just about 10 years away from coming to fruition.

"When hair goes gray, there is a progressive disappearance of the melanocytes (pigment-producing cells) from the hair. While there are still melanocytes in the hair, there is still hope that it could be re-pigmented," L'Oréal's Patricia Pineau told the Daily Mail. Supposedly, the process would involve some type of oral component, along the use of specially formulated haircare products. What do you think of this treatment in the works? Is it just messing with Mother Nature, or do you welcome what science has to offer when it comes to antiaging developments?

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cordata cordata 6 years
I hope this ends up working in 10-15 years. I may very well need it then!
jenni5 jenni5 6 years
Sounds good to me!!! Would rather dye my hair for fun every once in a while than dye it to cover up grays constantly!!!
shalee55 shalee55 6 years
WISH IT WAS RIGHT NOW...
shalee55 shalee55 6 years
WISH IT WAS RIGHT NOW...
mollyparnis mollyparnis 6 years
timing sounds just about right lol!
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