Individual hairs are 2 different colors and crinkly wiry since having a baby

Just after I went through the post pregnancy hair loss (oh the joys) at around 3 months post birth, it seemed that over night my hair suddenly completely changed texture (& went grey) with these crinkle cut wiry hairs sprouting out of my head, crown especially. The strangest thing is that Half the hairs have changed color and will either start at black (I've always been blonde) at the roots and then turn either white or copper half way down. It's the most bizarre thing. Or they start out white and turn black or copper, etc. Some hairs are 4 different colours. So course and wiry and so ugly 😓. As if I didn't feel hideous enough with post pregnancy body but my hair is the worst it's ever looked. What's mostly upsetting is that the new hairs growing in are this new wiry, damaged seeming hair and loads of greys...again this seemed to happen over night.

I've devastatingly depressed about it and will (happily) ride it out if it's hormones and will sort itself out. I guess I want to know if this is it now. What's more upsetting is that my baby is now 7 months old and my hair looks worse than when it was falling out in ropes and looked so thin 😢

I know it's vain but I don't even want to see people it's that bad. Please please can anyone tell me they've seen, or know someone, who has experienced this and come out the other side. This is my second baby and it didn't happen first time around.

Please can anyone shed some light or offer help?
Thank you soooooo much

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May 26, 2015
Thank you!
by: Anonymous

Thank you so much!! I don't usually like time going fast but ring on baby's 1st birthday!!!!! 😊 thanks again x

May 26, 2015
Hair changes after pregnancy
by: Anonymous

I don't know if I can say anything that could assure you or help you to get your hair back except telling you that you not alone. I've seen many different clients with similar condition after having baby. Some got their hair back after 6 months! Some got little better after a year but never got their original hair texture back. Its different from person to person. Yes, their hair color pigments changed. Texture changed, hair loss and thinning occurred, etc... In some cases, I had to even adjust their hair dye formula they use to have in salon before pregnancy.

But in most cases (80%) hair return to normal after 6-12 months. Here something to read:

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