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Men's Biggest Fear Is Going Gray

Men's Biggest Beauty Fear Is . . .

Surprisingly, not balding. According to a recent study by market research firm Mintel, more than half the men polled said their biggest fear about their appearance is going gray. Hair loss or thinning actually came in second. (In case you're wondering, unwanted ear and nose hair came in third.)

"Although gray hair is traditionally seen as a mark of distinction in men, the reality is many men are unhappy with their newfound gravitas," a spokesman from Mintel said. Seriously? Listen up fellas, many women think gray hair is insanely sexy on a man. Additionally, more women happen to be embracing the gray. Don't you think it's time men joined in, too?

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Bettye-Wayne Bettye-Wayne 6 years
Women tend to worry about the 'flaws' men find sexy or don't care about, looks like men are the same way!
Tonii2010 Tonii2010 6 years
Wow!! this is a shocker to me. Gray hair to me is very sexy on a man and I completely agree with Jessie with pot belly and fatness. I would thing that would be more of a concern to men then gray.
Girl-Jen Girl-Jen 6 years
I don't mind gray hair on men. It makes some of them look incredibly sexy, and the rest of them just look like themselves only with gray hair--it doesn't add to or detract from their appearance.
sourcherry sourcherry 6 years
I could bet it was balding. My boyfriend almost obsesses over it, and he tells me that his friends always complain about it too. His response to this would probably be "Well, at least they have hair!". Men :P
Jessiebanana Jessiebanana 6 years
I could never consider gray-ness a part of how sexy someone is. I would be far more concerned about the man boobs, flat bums and pot bellies fellas.
chequettex chequettex 6 years
I'm one of those girls that thinks gray hair is insanely sexy on a man, especially if he's still got a lot of hair and if it isn't too long. I hope my husband goes gray early - he says I'll drive him to it, anyway :P
Ayu Ayu 6 years
I thought manboobs would be their biggest fear, who knew!
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