Even celebrities are rockin' their natural roots right now.

Full disclosure: the day that they announced the closing of most Michigan businesses, I immediately checked my phone calendar - I was still two weeks away from my next hair appointment and it was far too late to squeeze one in.

75% of American women dye their hair, according to a 2008 study by Clairol. That was 12 years ago; we're gonna wager a guess that the number is even higher now.

I used Sun In Hair Lightener on my light-brown mane when I was in high school. I was working outside at the time for the entire summer and, needless to say, it turned much blonder than I had originally anticipated. It worked with my fair complexion, so I've kept it for almost the last two decades.

Even celebrities are showing their roots:

Isn't it refreshing to see a MAN showing his natural roots?! This makes me so happy!

Anyways, the pic at the top of the page is me, and I'm not ashamed to share it. There are far worse things going on in the world than not getting my hair done, and I'm gonna keep this as real as possible.

And MAJOR kudos to the other 19 women below who shared their roots with me. I'm so glad that we live in a world where a woman can be herself without fear of judgment. And now, I present to you...The Roots of COVID-19.

No Hairstylist, No Problem: 20 Women Owning Their Roots

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