Women's Health

The Mane Event

My Statement: Red

Maura Lynch

Women’s Health Beauty and Lifestyle Director

There was lavender—a sweet pastel I sprung for on a whim after a bitter breakup. There was platinum, which made me feel cool for the first time in my life, as if I had a black leather jacket draped over my shoulders at all times. There was every other iteration of blonde. There was chestnut. But one kept calling me back: red.

It’s not lost on me that the hair color I have deemed most is the least common (occurring

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